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Featured Artist

Featured Artist: Melanie Martinez

The Voice USA contestant Melanie Martinez is my Featured Artist this week. After being eliminated from the competition at week 5, she went on to sign a record deal with Atlantic Records and released her debut single and EP Dollhouse in 2014, before following it up with her debut album Cry Baby, with all the songs being baby-themed, but with good messages about positivity, something never seen before. (more…)

Featured Artist: Alessia Cara

19 year-old Canadian singer Alessia Cara started her career by uploading cover videos of different to YouTube at age 13, after learning to play guitar at 10. She made appearances on various radio stations and still uploading covers before being signed to Island Def Jam and releasing her EP Four Pink Walls this year at the age of 18. Her single ‘Here’ (linked below) is the perfect song for those who have anxiety about going to parties, as that’s exactly what the song is about – she explains every way in which it makes her dislike the atmosphere and music and saying that she’ll be hiding in the corner alone, relatable to some people.

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Featured Artist: Überkill

This week’s Featured Artist is a hard rock band from London, by the name of Überkill. They’ve recently released their newest EP ‘Sex On A Leash’, to rave reviews from Rolling Stone as well as other reputable and popular music magazines, with Rolling Stone saying ‘upbeat guitar riffs, their melodic hard rock, and the sexy voice of Michael remind us that the word rock’n’roll is a synonym for ‘good time”, and I couldn’t agree more. The band are also showcasing a new wave of Rock that has emerged from the underground scene in London, which will soon be making waves in the music industry.  (more…)