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Be More Kind – Frank Turner Music Tips New Music New Releases 

Be More Kind – Frank Turner

A former member of punk rock band Million Dead, Frank Turner turned his attention to folkier, acoustic music after the demise of the hardcore outfit. He has since transformed himself into a singer and songwriter of consequential folk-punk rebel songs (that cover topics as such atheism, excessive drinking, and the power of rock & roll). Drawing press comparisons to Billy... Read More
Singularity – Jon Hopkins Music Tips New Music New Releases 

Singularity – Jon Hopkins

On his own and with collaborators such as Brian Eno, Coldplay, Massive Attack, and Herbie Hancock, English producer Jon Hopkins blends his classical training and passion for electronic music into lush arrangements and soothing ambiences. As the 2010s drew to a close, he established himself as an Ivor Novello and Mercury Prize-nominated composer and musician. Growing up in Wimbledon, Hopkins... Read More
Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose – Plan B Music Tips New Music New Releases 

Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose – Plan B

British MC and actor Plan B (real name: Ben Drew) came to notice with “Cap Back,” a playful, Wiley-referencing track produced by Roll Deep’s Wonder that appeared on the 679 label’s Run the Road compilation in 2005. Signed to 679’s roster, the London native proceeded to release a handful of singles across 2005 and 2006, which culminated in his debut... Read More
Staying at Tamara’s – George Ezra Music Tips New Music New Releases 

Staying at Tamara’s – George Ezra

Hertford-reared, Bristol-based singer/songwriter George Ezra possesses a deep, resonant, and emotionally weathered voice that belies his considerable youth. Influenced by similarly precocious troubadours like Bob Dylan and Hank Williams, Ezra was just 19 when he issued his debut single, “Budapest,” a warm, amiable, and soulful slice of classy folk-pop that invoked names like Willy Mason, Ben Howard, Ray LaMontagne, and... Read More
Accidentally On Purpose – The Shires Music Tips New Music New Releases 

Accidentally On Purpose – The Shires

An English duo with a knack for crafting pitch-perfect American country-pop in the vein of Lady Antebellum, Kacey Musgraves, and Florida Georgia Line, the Shires came into existence in 2013 after Hertfordshire guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Ben Earle, a struggling solo artist who had toured with KT Tunstall, posted “there must be a country singer somewhere” on his Facebook page.... Read More
DON’T PANIC – IT’S CANTREL EDM, Dance and House Features Hip Hop and Urban Indie Pop Rock Music News Music Tips New Music New Releases Singer/Songwiters Spotlight On 

DON’T PANIC – IT’S CANTREL

KZN-based Cantrel releases his brand new single ‘Panic’ Cantrel is Neil Breytenbach (from Prime Circle) and ‘Panic’ features local rapper Velosity and vocalist Lauren Laing. The single was mixed and mastered in Germany, and the Alternative Electronic Pop song is a powerful release from the local star and grabs the listener from the first few seconds, turning them into a... Read More
Music Hit Box Announces Monsters by Australian Electronic Rock Duo SkullClub EDM, Dance and House Features Hip Hop and Urban Indie Pop Rock Music News Music Tips New Music New Releases Singer/Songwiters Spotlight On 

Music Hit Box Announces Monsters by Australian Electronic Rock Duo SkullClub

SkullClub, a recently formed duo who fuse the sounds of heavy rock and electronic music are signed to Sony Music and based in Brisbane, Australia. The duo is Matt McGuire, producer, drummer, audio engineer and manager and John Third on guitar, keyboards and electronic controllers, who together combine electronic sounds with live instruments. Matt McGuire has has toured regularly since... Read More
Music Hit Box previews blue rock Mileage 51’s debut album EDM, Dance and House Features Hip Hop and Urban Indie Pop Rock Music News Music Tips New Music New Releases Singer/Songwiters Spotlight On 

Music Hit Box previews blue rock Mileage 51’s debut album

Dubai based Mileage 51 play blues-rock that nods to its American and British roots. Their first album Stone Unturned celebrates the classic retro sounds underpinning today’s music scene. On lead vocals and guitar is Lorne Riley Jr. Lorne is from Chapleau in Ontario in north Canada. As a student at Carleton University, Lorne played in the Blue Cotton Seals Band,... Read More
The Music Hit Box presents Will Guest’s latest releases EDM, Dance and House Features Hip Hop and Urban Indie Pop Rock Music News Music Tips New Music New Releases Singer/Songwiters Spotlight On 

The Music Hit Box presents Will Guest’s latest releases

The new EP Only Life and single Coming Home will soon be released by UK singer-songwriter Will Guest, who was inspired by music including 70s and 80s funk, rock and acoustic songs by artists such as Damien Rice and David Gray. Will Guest, known for the humour in his performance, is from Northamptonshire where he started composing and performing in... Read More