Sophia Danai’s “Come Thru” is a soulful fighter’s song, by an artist who has made it through a tumultuous time in her life to create music that is all her own. The singer and songwriter found her own path, and the track is a personal, rootsy reflection on that time in her life.
Omega The Poet is going to be a Grammy-nominated recording artist some day, the neo-soul rapper says, and his new single “Down In The East” is a track in the right direction for the up-and-comer.
Six phenomenally talented women rule Fresh Indies this week, including bülow, Sara Phillips, The Aces, Madilyn Bailey, Daniela Andrade, and Kim Edwards.
Royal Wood is one of my favorite Canadian artists. The passionate singer and songwriter has an unmistakable timber that’s rich and inviting, and “Something About You” is his buoyant new single from his new album, Ever After The Farewell.
Sophie Simmons makes her musical premiere with “Black Mirror”, a brooding pop song with a beating heart that’s plaintive and fierce, with a rock sensibility that drives the track to higher ground.
This week, for Fresh Indies Vol. 7, I’ve got six incredible new tracks for you enjoy, spanning old-school R&B, country, folk, and pop music. Featured tracks include Carlos Vara’s “Numb”, Audra Mae’s “Open Arms”, Leah Daniels’ “1st”, Towne’s “Let Me Let You Go”, Stephen Babcock’s “Atlanta”, and “Dancing” by Slow Skies.
Vancouver’s Derrival teamed up with Shades of Blue actor and Disney star Sarah Jeffery for their single “Ghosts Of Our Past”, and the lively pop ballad is massively catchy, with an electric crescendo that features fantastic harmonies.
Fresh Indies returns this week with six new songs: Sam Woolf and the Como Brothers’ “On It”, Mahalia’s “Proud Of Me” featuring Little Simz, James Sayer’s “Givin’ it All For Free”, Femke’s “Four Letter Word”, “Like You Like That” by L Devine, and “Hold Your Kite” by GoldFish & Sorana.
Edmonton’s Scenic Route To Alaska are set to release their new LP, Tough Luck, in March, but until then “How It Feels” sets the scene with a “no holds barred” video inside the wrestling ring.
Iskwé released her single the “The Unforgotten” this month, featuring Canadian icon Tanya Tagaq, and the track is an inspiring, and darkly rousing call for understanding, unity, and respect. Blending Indigenous, rock, and electro pop music, “The Unforgotten” is moving and textured, and driven by Iskwé beautiful, rising vocals.