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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 →

BJ Barham and American Aquarium are not afraid to speak out

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Frontman BJ Barham and his band American Aquarium have shown that when it comes to social and political topics, what you need is a lot of empathy and some rocking country music to start the conversation. The band’s latest album, “Lamentations”, has shown the true depths of Barham’s songwriting and … Continue Reading →

Clairdee inspires with A Love Letter To Lena

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To be truly inspired is an experience many crave for. To be moved to the point of inspired expression is a feat worthy of admiration and acclaim. For jazz singer Clairdee it was her youthful captivation by a woman who demonstrated remarkable prowess as a vocalist, actress, and civil rights … Continue Reading →

Isaac Carree raises the stakes with No Risk No Reward

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It has been seven years since singer-songwriter and producer Isaac Carree released his last album. After what was a well-received debut and sophomore effort in the form of 2011’s “Uncommon Me” and 2013’s “Reset”, which both opened at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Charts, many have anticipated a third … Continue Reading →

Katie Pruitt dares the Confrontation with Societal Expectations

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“Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women.” Thus the first lines of the traditional Catholic Prayer. For a teenager in suburban Atlanta who was raised by a devoutly Catholic family however, Katie Pruitt perhaps felt overwhelmingly far removed from the sainted figure. … Continue Reading →

Yuna presents a modern approach to Pop Music

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Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna has constantly reimagined the image of a pop star throughout her musical career. She began writing songs at age 14, started performing publicly at age 19, and signed her first record deal at age 24 with an indie label in New York. Yuna has released two international … Continue Reading →

Emeli Sande’s new album REAL LIFE radiates infectious positivity

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In 2012, a few days before the release of her first album, British singer-songwriter Emeli Sande said in an interview: “These days nothing lasts. Music is like fast food – you’re in, then out.” However, throughout her decade-long career, Sande has shown that her own music is more like soul … Continue Reading →

Common allows Love to lead the way

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It’s been over 25 years since he released his debut album, “Can I Borrow A Dollar?”, and eleven albums later, Common doesn’t look like he is about to hit the brakes anytime soon. It’s hard not to pay attention to a Common song when it comes on. He has that … Continue Reading →

Grace Carter’s Music turns the Darkness to Light

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British singer and songwriter Grace Carter could be the “Saving Grace” in this topsy-turvy world. The songs she has published so far, like her 2017 debut single “Silence” and other piano-inspired releases like “Heal Me”, undress vulnerability to the bone, daring listeners to shed their worn heartache and beat new … Continue Reading →

Charlie Cunningham explores a Variety of intricate Emotions on his new Album

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In early 2017, Charlie Cunningham announced his presence as an inventive singer-songwriter to watch, with his debut album, “Lines”. The Bedfordshire-born and London-based artist captivated with intimate lyrics and agile guitar playing, using a unique guitar-tapping technique that he learned and perfected on a two-year sojourn in Spain. Cunningham’s impressive … Continue Reading →

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