You Live and You Learn: Maria Mena’s healing Journey

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Following the success of Maria Mena’s debut album, “Another Phase”, in her home country Norway, the gifted singer-songwriter from Oslo has developed quite a following throughout Europe. With her delicate voice, heart-on-the-sleeve songwriting, and lush pop arrangements, she is certainly an artist on track to advance within the global music … Continue Reading →

Melody Gardot – Sunset In The Blue

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Jazz singer and songwriter Melody Gardot has released her fifth studio album, entitled “Sunset In The Blue”. Together with producer Larry Klein, she’s crafted a beautiful follow-up to the critically acclaimed “Currency Of Man”. The album cover of “Sunset In The Blue” features a bold painting by Pat Steir, while … Continue Reading →

Melanie C

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British pop star Melanie C has released her self-titled eighth studio album. Once nicknamed Sporty Spice when she rose to fame as a member of the Spice Girls, the best-selling girl group of all time, Melanie C went on to become the most prolific solo artist out of the group. … Continue Reading →

Review: Bon Jovi – 2020

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As we enter the last quarter of 2020, a million people have already died from the virus, white supremacy is more prevalent than ever before, and a significant number of people are unemployed. In a time like this, American rock band Bon Jovi has a new album for us, named … Continue Reading →

Shannon LaBrie – Building

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Singer-songwriter Shannon LaBrie has released her new EP, “Building”. The Nashville-based musician is best known for her amazing songs “It’s Political” and “Alcohol” from her acclaimed “War & Peace” album in 2016. LaBrie is a great vocalist and a brilliant songwriter with writing credits on Robert Randolph & The Family … Continue Reading →

Review: Alicia Keys – Alicia

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With the release of her seventh album, Alicia Keys shows that she still has her feet firmly on the ground and her heart in the right place. Delayed by almost half a year due to the pandemic, this eclectic mix of musical style and passion was definitely worth the wait. … Continue Reading →

Ava Max – Heaven & Hell

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Rising pop star Ava Max is set to release her highly-anticipated debut album, entitled “Heaven & Hell”. Born in Milwaukee in 1994, the ambitious singer of Albanian descent gained worldwide fame in 2018 with her breakout song “Sweet But Psycho”. The smash hit, which topped the charts in about 20 … Continue Reading →

Review: Joy Denalane – Let Yourself Be Loved

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Having earned the reputation as Germany’s Queen of Soul throughout her two-decade-long career, Joy Denalane successfully secures her title with fifth studio album, “Let Yourself Be Loved”. Making her US debut on the legendary Motown Records, this album reflects the label’s historical greats, including Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye, in … Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Cook – Aftermath

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Singer-songwriter and radio host Elizabeth Cook releases her long-awaited sixth studio album, “Aftermath”. Making a move from traditional country music to synthesized pop, this new record continues the change in direction taken by her previous album, “Exodus Of Venus”. Originally from Florida, Cook comes from a musical family, with her … Continue Reading →

Review: Gregory Porter – All Rise

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For many, 2020 has been a year of chaos. This includes Grammy-Award-winning jazz singer Gregory Porter, hit hard by his brother’s virus-related death in May. Yet, besides all the drama, it’s also a year of celebration for Porter. 2020 marks the tenth anniversary of his debut album, “Water”, as well … Continue Reading →

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