American jazz vocalist CeCe Gable had a busy 2020 releasing her full-length album More Than A Song and a winter solstice tune “Once Again It’s Winter.” Each featuring a different line up except one defining player and collaborator, bassist Harvie S. The choice standards on More Than A Song range from Porter to Arlen/Mercer to Jobim and beyond, all expressive vehicles for Gable’s supple vocal instrument. The single is an original collaboration by Gable and pianist accordionist Corky Bennett. The two have created a breezy bossa nova that is guaranteed to warm the chilled season with hopes of sun-kissed summers ahead.
“East of the Sun,” also a [...]
The Neighbourhood is an American alt-rock band that is now releasing their fourth studio album called Chip Chrome & The Mono Tones. Produced by Danny Parra and The Neighbourhood, the eleven tracks represent their first studio album in two years. Inspired by the iconic David Bowie album Ziggy Stardust, the band’s frontman Jesse Rutherford takes on the persona of the supposed character, Chip Chrome. Rutherford explains, “Before we started this album, I asked myself what my opinion was about our music, our band, and our fans, and I realized I didn’t really know—and that scared the shit out of me,” [...]
Gracie Convert is a British/French vocalist and songwriter based in London. Her contemporary R&B sounds have garnered support from tastemakers such as Notion Magazine, Guap Mag, and Earmilk and received National radio backing from the likes of Jamz Supernova (BBC 1xtra), Tom Robinson (BBC6), Jyoty (RINSE FM) and BBC Introducing. Convert is now releasing an emotional lockdown ballad titled “Sat in My Bedroom.”
Opening with a dreamy descending vocal part sung in harmony, “Sat in My Bedroom” begins its tale with Convert’s bedroom tinged singing leading the way. The bright electric guitar is lightly strummed to a steady drum pattern. There is [...]
Alexandra Conunova is releasing Vivaldi: Le Quattro Stagioni, on which she is joined by a chamber orchestra for a compelling reading of Vivaldi’s masterwork. Though this is one of the most performed compositions in the classical world, Vivaldi: Le Quattro Stagioni captures the extremely sensitive and imaginative subtitles the composition celebrates about nature’s power and beauty. Alexandra Conunova’s violin playing is the perfect guide through this magical journey through the four seasons. Conunova’s goal in presenting the well-known melodies was to bring joy and fulfill an artist’s role, which is [...]