Featured Artists on New Music Monday
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Today’s Featured Artists:
Karianne Jean – Cactus
Karianne Jean is a country music singer/songwriter living in Nashville TN. The debut track “Cactus” was written by Karianne Jean and Craige Stull. Karianne wrote the song about growing up in her hometown of Palmdale, CA. Karianne says “There are so many trials and tribulations of those formative years when you do all your major growing up and much of those experiences are tied to my hometown. I hope the song captures that feeling of nostalgia and reminds people of how far they’ve come in life.” Karianne Jean is currently working on her debut EP, scheduled to be out later this year. Get ready to see this amazing artist in our Behind The Music Series coming up this month.
Shawndrell – Body Werk
American R&B Singer/Songwriter Shawndrell’s music is tastefully sexy, and flirtatious while lightly clothed in heart break, and real life experiences. “Falling Again ” is a song about how hard it is to fall in love again after experiencing heartbreak. Get ready to see this amazing artist in our Behind The Music Series coming up this month.
Jessica Jade – Never Meant to be
Jessica Jade is a fresh young talent, already popular in the music business. She has been pursuing music since she was 8years old. Her passion for music comes from listening to her mum’s music, predominately RnB and Hip Hop.
Presley Sullivan – Gasoline
I’m Presley Sullivan, a 19 yr. old singer songwriter from Loganville GA. My heart belongs to country music but I love to add an edge by rocking it up a bit! The songs I write are from my own life experiences or from other peoples stories. My single Crosses and Flags was inspired by the love and respect I hold for my Country and Christianity. While watching the news I saw flag stomping and a high school coach being fired for praying before a football game. It was then that Crosses and Flags was born. “A few more crosses and a few more flags, then maybe this world wouldn’t be so mad, a little less crime and a little more bible, A little more RED, WHITE and BLUE REVIVAL!”
Naomi K – Take Me Home
Naomi K, an Australian/Dutch Singer Songwriter & Actor, living in Los Angeles! “Music has been my passion for as long as I can remember, and after being in a few bands that could never quite collectively get it together, I decided to take a leap of faith and become a solo artist.”
Kelli Kathleen – Devil in You
Kelli Kathleen is an Idaho born and raised musician, cattle rancher, artist, designer, and model. She has been singing her whole life and writing music the last 4 years. In Winter. 2015, she started production of her first EP Out of Shadow at The Wormhole Productions in her hometown, Boise Idaho. With the help of Cary Judd they turned her heartfelt lyrics and melody into beautiful music. Devil in You is her most recent song and was inspired by those charismatic devils, that make the hair on the back of your neck stand up, and fool everyone but you. Get ready to see this amazing artist in our Behind The Music Series coming up this month.
Mari Jean – How it Feels
Mari Jean is an artist who is not afraid to show her vulnerable side. She is a songwriter and performer but first and foremost, she is a dreamer who wants to share her songs with the world. Revolving around the universal world of love, and all the good and bad things that comes with that state of being, her songs will touch a chord in anyone who has been in love or wants to be… About the track… How It Feels lures you in with warm heavy beats and sultry vocals and lyrics about love that consumes you like a prey. Mari Jean’s resolution lies in the lyric “I’m the one who makes my own destiny”…
Xavier Toscano – Never Wanna Leave
Xavier Toscano believes that pop music is the soundtrack to our lives. It etches powerful memories in our minds. When you hear a song from your past, it immediately takes you back. Faded, sepia-toned memories rush in with a colorful pop. When you hear a great pop song on that road trip or at that school dance or that time just hanging with friends, you know it’s going to be a memory that lasts forever. That is why Xavier loves pop music so much. That is the power he hopes to infuse into his songs.
Careless Sons – Betty
Careless Sons are a 3 piece pop ‘n’ roll guitar band from London via Cambridge, UK. Drawing on a shared love of shameless pop melodies, we play music that sounds like your favorite pair of jeans; frayed at the edges, full of holes, but super sexy. The song will appear on our forthcoming ‘Heartbreak Major’ EP, released by Cambridge-based R*E*P*E*A*T Records on 12-inch vinyl and download from 27 May 2016.
Yaway – Beautiful
Yaway is a girl group of 4 girls aged 14 -16 years. The band was founded in 2008. They are called Bibiana, Nathalie, Hanny and Van. They have been friends since her childhood. They are “ambassadors against child poverty.” The message of the song is that everyone is beautiful in their own way. Also we want everyone to know that “Beauty” doesn’t depends on the way somebody look like and that it can’t be defined by age, gender, color, body shape or size. The real, inner Beauty is about the things that the eye can’t see. It’s about the personality and the character.
KFIR- Cheap Thrill
KFIR- Singer/songwriter (ASCAP), Performer, was Born in Haifa Israel and started his career as a professional Ballet dancer. While dancing around the world and on the biggest stages such as the Metropolitan Opera house and later Broadway, kfir felt the need to start expressing him self in more than just his body, he decided to add his voice. Growing up with an artist mother singer her self it felt so familiar a natural progression. “Though I’m always a mover in body, I’m an artist/creator in heart!” Surrounded by music his entire life from classical to rock pop even world folk Kfir was craving to create his own, “This music is my life and my goal is to make people dance, think and enjoy who they are and others around them. “My wish is to create albums and enough musical material for tours and stage shows that are encompassing the elements of the biggest opera house in the world that turns into the biggest dance club, combine music visuals and all the arts of live performance”
Celeste Buckingham – Loving You
At the young age of 20, Celeste Buckingham has already achieved Platinum level status in Eastern Europe and is now, having moved to the US, poised for equal success nationwide with her new single, “Unpredictable.” Her last single, “Run Run Run”, which now has over 18 million views on YouTube and was a radio hit in Europe leading her to winning the MTV European MusicAward, It further received heavy airplay on Radio Disney, leading her to be nominated for Best New Artist in the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards. In addition to her musical success in Europe, she also starred in a feature film, and then went on to become the youngest judge of the X Factor worldwide, at age eighteen. She was also the second youngest star to grace the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine, following Lindsay Lohan. She is currently represented by CAA, and is an official L’Oreal ambassador. She is also involved in social and humanitarian causes.
Samantha Preis – Here we Are
an American singer-songwriter. Soulful and introspective, she weaves her spell with captivating melodies and inspired lyrics. Her music touches upon consciousness, morality, and the human condition, and her unique approach to songwriting separates her from the average “singer-songwriter”. Samantha’s haunting melodies are pulled from a place deep within and have found their way into the hearts of audiences at home and abroad. Samantha is based in London, England and has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.
Secondborn- Say Love
Secondborn started in 2014 as just a recording project between friends. They wanted to write music they wanted to hear. It took off from there and they began to recruit members and became a full band. Say Love, A single from their 2nd EP Symbols, has become a fan favorite. The song is about loving yourself and not wasting anymore time being afraid to be who you are. Secondborn is currently working on their first full length album due out this summer.
Meredith O’Connor – Stronger featuring Garrett Clayton
O’Connor teamed up with Garrett Clayton (“Teen Beach Movie”) and Madeline Stuart, a well-known model with Down Syndrome who walked the runways at the Fall 2015, and Spring 2016 New York Fashion Weeks, for the new music video for the song “Stronger”. The track is from her debut album “I Am Meredith O’Connor” produced by Grammy award winner Kenny Ortiz, and co-written by Heather Holley. Meredith is currently on tour in the US, passionately championing for anti-bullying and mental health, which has taken her to schools and theaters across the country and around the world.
Laura Cavacece – Fun and Games
Singer, Songwriter, Performer, NFL Anthem Performer, Producer, Vocal Coach, Founder of Canada’s Largest Vocal Competition- Hidden Talent Canada. Laura Cavacece (Pronounced:Kava-See-See) was born on June 2nd 1989 in Toronto, ONT. She has achieved more success than any other up and coming unsigned recording artist from Canada so far! From songwriting and vocal demoing tracks for Beyonce, Alexandria Burke, Fifth. Harmony and Nicole Scherzinger to performing annually at the NFL games In New York! Cavacece has just released 2 new singles titled, “Go Now” and “I’ll Forgive You” in summer of 2015. A very long, awaited and excited move in the industry for Laura supported by her family, friends and most importantly- her fans!
Kevin Andreas – Give It To Me
“All of my music is directly related to personal experiences and I try to convey certain emotions as I felt them at the time of writing any given song. “Give It To Me” was written about a desire to spark up a relationship in which we had drifted apart. I tried to inject some energy with this song and I think it comes through to the listener.”
Dronk – Descuida
Dronk is a hard rock band from Dominican Republic with 5 years which have characterized for their energy on escenario. They recently release a video of their song Descuida, which is about how playing with fire too long can get you burned; obviously with irony and lots of distorted guitar solos. Most of their work have been recorded in Spanish, but also has prepared special show with songs and covers in English language. Santo Domingo.