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Weekly Discover #15

Step into the enchanting realm of "Weekly Discover", where every beat tells a story, and every note is a gateway to a new adventure. As we embark on our twelfth expedition, we extend a heartfelt invitation to you, dear voyagers, to immerse yourselves in a symphony of captivating sounds.

Prepare to be transported beyond the confines of genre limitations as we weave a spellbinding tapestry of melodies and rhythms. Our mission? To handpick the most exhilarating tunes, each meticulously curated to craft the perfect soundtrack for your daily escapades.

In this boundless landscape of musical exploration, you are the navigator of your own auditory journey. Dive into the depths of undiscovered talent, traverse the peaks of virtuosity, and let your senses dance to the rhythm of innovation.

For music is more than mere sound; it is the language that speaks to the soul, igniting passions, evoking memories, and painting dreams in vibrant hues. Whether your heart beats to the pulse of infectious rhythms or resonates with the poetry of lyrical ballads, "Weekly Discover" stands as your unwavering guide through the symphonic labyrinth.

So, fellow travelers, heed the call of the melody and join us as we traverse the harmonious expanse of this rhythmic odyssey. Let us unveil the hidden treasures of the week, where every discovery is a testament to the boundless creativity of the human spirit. Embrace the journey, for in the realm of music, there are no limits—only endless possibilities and a relentless thirst for more.

Breaking Boundaries with Emma Forgette: "Counting to 3"

Nestled in the vibrant landscape of Ocala, Florida, Emma Forgette emerges as a rising luminary in the country music sphere. With her latest single, "Counting to 3," already released on February 16, 2024, she has embarked on a musical journey that promises to resonate with audiences far and wide.

"Counting to 3" is not just a song—it's a testament to Emma's unwavering spirit and undeniable talent. Through its compelling narrative, Emma asserts her autonomy, giving voice to a protagonist who sets clear boundaries and demands respect. While rooted in timeless country themes, the track's infusion of modern elements, from electric guitar to contemporary vocal stylings, breathes new life into the genre.

Emma's artistic journey has been a tapestry woven with diverse experiences, from her roots in New Jersey to her current home in Ocala, Florida. Drawing inspiration from her surroundings and life's ups and downs, she has crafted a sound that is uniquely her own—a fusion of classic country themes with modern sensibilities.

Reflecting on the creation of "Counting to 3," Emma shares, "I wanted to craft a track that empowers listeners to assert their worth and stand tall, all while maintaining a playful and bold demeanor." Her journey from her origins in New Jersey to her current home in Ocala has imbued her music with a rich tapestry of experiences, resulting in a sound that is as authentic as it is captivating.

As "Counting to 3" continues to make waves in the music world, Emma Forgette invites fans and newcomers alike to join her on this exhilarating adventure. With each note and lyric, she leaves an indelible mark, solidifying her position as a trailblazer in the ever-evolving landscape of country music. So, whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or a curious newcomer, dive into the enchanting melodies of Emma Forgette's "Counting to 3" and discover the magic for yourself.

Red Barnett Soars to New Heights with "Rise"

Hailing from the enchanting landscapes of Reykjavik, Red Barnett returns with their highly anticipated third release, "Rise". Following the critically acclaimed albums "Shine" (2015) and "Astronauts" (2020), the band continues to captivate audiences with their cinematic soundscapes and emotive melodies, delicately woven into acoustic arrangements.

Comprised of Asgeir Asgeirsson on guitar, Finnur Beck on bass, Haraldur Sveinbjornsson on guitar and vocals, Hannes Fridbjarnarson on drums, Dadi Birgisson on keyboards, and Diddi Gudnason on percussion, Red Barnett is a collective powerhouse of talent and creativity.

The journey of Red Barnett began as a solitary endeavor by Haraldur Sveinbjornsson, who penned the initial songs while studying in Lund, Sweden. The debut album, "Shine," garnered widespread acclaim, earning the Icelandic Music Awards for Best Icelandic Alternative Album in 2015. With the success of "Shine" propelling them forward, Sveinbjornsson enlisted the musical prowess of his closest friends, birthing Red Barnett as a band.

Drawing inspiration from atmospheric cinematic sounds and vintage guitar bands, Red Barnett crafts music that transports listeners to ethereal realms of emotion and introspection. Their sophomore album, "Astronauts," recorded in the legendary Rockfield studio in Wales, solidified their place in the music world, earning accolades and praise from critics and fans alike.

Now, with "Rise," Red Barnett ventures into new territory, embracing a faster, more spontaneous approach to songwriting and recording. The album, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Sveinbjornsson at his personal studio in Reykjavik, captures the raw essence of the band's creativity, with no demo recordings—only pure, unfiltered expression.

"Rise" delves into the depths of the human condition, exploring themes of melancholy and dreaminess against a backdrop of soaring melodies and haunting vocals. Each track is a sonic journey, inviting listeners to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of emotion woven by Red Barnett.

With "Rise," Red Barnett ascends to new heights, cementing their status as one of Iceland's most compelling musical exports. Soaring on the wings of their collective genius, they invite audiences to join them on an unforgettable musical odyssey—one that promises to uplift, inspire, and leave an indelible mark on the soul.

Dive into the Depths of Sharkrock with Bonnethead's Debut Single "Night Time"

Prepare to be swept away by the tidal wave of sonic innovation as Jacksonville, Florida's own sharkrock sensation, Bonnethead, emerges onto the scene with their electrifying debut single, "Night Time." Led by Alison Caskey on vocals and bass, Nick Garcia on vocals and rhythm guitar, and Alex Henriquez on lead guitar, Bonnethead is poised to make a splash in the world of indie rock with their unique blend of shoegaze-infused melodies and infectious energy.

Formed amidst the vibrant backdrop of Jacksonville, Bonnethead draws inspiration from a diverse array of influences, ranging from indie rock luminaries like Alvvays and The Strokes to the dreamy sounds of Men I Trust and No Vacation. Their debut single, "Night Time," serves as a testament to their eclectic musical palette and unwavering dedication to pushing boundaries.

Recorded in the intimate confines of a home studio and expertly mixed and mastered at Friends of Friends Recording, "Night Time" is a mesmerizing journey through the changing landscapes of life and love. With its introspective lyrics and ethereal melodies, the song invites listeners to immerse themselves in the solace of the night, finding comfort and clarity amidst the chaos of the world.

But beyond just crafting captivating music, Bonnethead harbors a bold ambition—to propel sharkrock to the forefront of the music industry. With "Night Time" as their first foray into this uncharted territory, they aim to redefine the boundaries of genre and carve out a space for themselves in the hearts of music lovers everywhere.

As Bonnethead prepares to unleash their sonic tsunami upon the world, one thing is clear—this is just the beginning of an exhilarating journey into uncharted waters. So, grab your surfboard and get ready to ride the wave of sharkrock with Bonnethead. The night awaits, and with it, the promise of musical discovery like never before.

Embark on a Musical Journey with The Nomadic's "Treading Water"

Prepare to be swept away by the mesmerizing melodies and evocative storytelling of Sydney-based band, The Nomadic, as they unveil their latest single, "Treading Water," from the upcoming album "New Horizons." Following the success of their debut album, "My Mind is Racing," released in January 2022, The Nomadic continues to captivate audiences with their unique blend of Americana-infused alt-rock.

Led by singer-songwriter Rob Gaylard, who recently returned to his native Sydney after five years in the bustling indie rock scene of New York City, The Nomadic is a powerhouse of Australian rock talent. Joining Gaylard are Miles Thomas on drums, Oliver Thorpe on guitar, and Brendan Clark on bass, with Dan Frizza lending his magic touch as producer.

"Treading Water" emerges as a languid yet compelling narrative, reminiscent of the introspective stylings of The War on Drugs. The song begins with a simple acoustic guitar progression, gradually building momentum with urgent guitar riffs and atmospheric overlays. As the music envelops the listener, there's a sensation of being submerged underwater, with the haunting refrain "I can feel it seeping through my brain" echoing through the depths.

At its core, "Treading Water" explores themes of feeling trapped and 'stuck' in life, with lyrics that speak to the pressure of trying to keep afloat amidst the currents of existence. The chorus, with its poignant plea to "spend a lifetime treading water... trying to gently float to shore," encapsulates the tension and yearning for liberation that permeates the song.

Accompanying the release of "Treading Water" is a visually captivating music video, contrasting the suffocating confines of a corporate environment with the boundless freedom of the ocean. Through haunting imagery and poignant storytelling, the video serves as a powerful complement to the song's narrative, depicting the protagonist's escape from the monotony of everyday life.

With "Treading Water," The Nomadic invites listeners on a journey of introspection and exploration, where the ebb and flow of life's currents converge with the timeless allure of the open sea. So dive in, let the music wash over you, and embark on an unforgettable voyage with The Nomadic.

Side Chain Returns: Unveiling "Equipoise Delirium"

After a five-year hiatus, Side Chain emerges from the shadows with their latest offering, "Equipoise Delirium." This dark and melodic hard rock anthem serves as a triumphant return for the band, delivering a potent blend of their signature sound with an irresistible radio-friendly vibe that is sure to captivate audiences.

Formed in 2015 by guitarist Dustin Miller and drummer-producer Stephen Shatzer, Side Chain quickly evolved into a powerhouse ensemble with the addition of friends John Kyzer on bass, James Pennington on vocals, and Nathan Cameron on guitar. Together, they embarked on a musical journey that saw the release of their debut album, "Alchemy," and a string of singles that left listeners hungry for more.

"Roll the Dice," a mellow yet dramatic metal tune, showcased Side Chain's ability to craft mesmerizing compositions that take listeners on a journey from hypnotic beginnings to explosive climaxes. However, tragedy struck when longtime friend and bassist John Kyzer passed away, leaving the band reeling from the loss. Despite the grief, Side Chain persevered, eventually releasing "Subterfuge" as a tribute to their fallen comrade with the help of friend Mike Helmbeck.

As they navigated through the challenges of grief and loss, Side Chain found a renewed sense of purpose and determination. With Mike Helmbeck joining the band, they set out to write new material, culminating in the release of "Anomaly" in 2019—a song hailed as their best yet, with its radio-friendly appeal and electrifying energy.

Now, in 2024, Side Chain returns to the spotlight with "Equipoise Delirium," a haunting composition that showcases the band's evolution and growth over the years. From its dark and brooding melodies to its infectious hooks, the song is a testament to Side Chain's unwavering commitment to their craft.

With "Equipoise Delirium," Side Chain invites listeners to join them on a journey through the depths of their musical psyche, where darkness and light converge in a whirlwind of emotion and intensity. So, brace yourself for an unforgettable sonic experience as Side Chain once again stakes their claim as one of the most compelling acts in the hard rock scene.

Unveiling Tonsil's Raw and Fiery Debut: "TETHERBORN"

Masked alternative rock singer Tonsil ignites the airwaves with his scorching debut single, "TETHERBORN," set to release on February 9th. A blistering take on the process of recovery, this electrifying track marks the beginning of a new era for Tonsil, as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery and musical exploration.

Drawing inspiration from a diverse array of influences, including alternative, electronic, metalcore, and cinema score composers, Tonsil defies genre boundaries to create a sound that is uniquely his own. With his impressive vocal range and gritty voice, Tonsil delivers a performance that is both captivating and cathartic, inviting listeners to immerse themselves in his deeply personal narrative.

"At the heart of 'TETHERBORN' lies a message of healing and resilience," Tonsil shares. "Against the backdrop of a futuristic desert landscape, the song speaks to the struggle of overcoming past trauma and refusing to let pain dictate our actions. It's a battle against the survival instinct that keeps us tethered to our past, and one that I believe we all have the power to overcome."

Based in mid-Missouri, Tonsil has been rapidly gaining traction on TikTok, where he has garnered a devoted following with his impassioned covers of popular songs. From the haunting melodies of TikTok musical composer Jorge Rivera-Herrans to the anthemic tunes of Paramore and Ashnikko, Tonsil's versatility as a vocalist shines through in each performance.

With "TETHERBORN," Tonsil invites listeners to join him on a raw and visceral journey—one that delves deep into the complexities of the human experience and emerges triumphant on the other side. As the first of several highly-anticipated singles, "TETHERBORN" sets the stage for what promises to be an exhilarating musical odyssey.

"TETHERBORN" is not just a song; it's a declaration of defiance and empowerment—a rallying cry for anyone who has ever felt trapped by their past. So, mark your calendars and prepare to be swept away by the impassioned fervor of Tonsil's debut single. This is just the beginning of an electrifying new chapter in his musical career, and the world is ready to listen.

Introducing Stuart Lawrence's Enigmatic Journey: "Paradise"

In a world where the music industry often glorifies youth and glamour, Stuart Lawrence stands as a testament to the timeless power of creativity and perseverance. At the age of 59, Lawrence makes his mark with his second single, "Paradise," a poignant track that encapsulates his rich vocal quality and introspective lyricism.

"Paradise," the first of six songs from Lawrence's upcoming album, offers listeners a glimpse into a world of warmth and serenity. With its old-school indie vibe infused with Lawrence's unique style, the song invites listeners on a journey of self-discovery and reflection.

"Paradise" serves as a testament to Lawrence's newfound courage and self-discovery. Diagnosed with ADHD later in life, Lawrence found solace and healing in music, using his creativity as a means of expression and self-understanding.

Originally from Oxfordshire and now residing on the south coast of England, Lawrence's journey is one of resilience and determination. Despite early setbacks and challenges, he pursued a degree in Law and ultimately found his true calling in music.

As Lawrence embarks on this new chapter of his musical career, he invites listeners to join him on a journey of self-discovery and healing. With "Paradise," he proves that it's never too late to pursue your passions and embrace your true identity.

So, as the first notes of "Paradise" fill the air, let yourself be carried away by the timeless allure of Stuart Lawrence's enigmatic journey. This is just the beginning of what promises to be a remarkable musical odyssey.

Unveiling Marie Möör et Les Autres Couleurs' Poetic Journey: "The End Hollywood"

Embark on a captivating sonic journey with the latest EP, "The End Hollywood," by the French electronic music duo Marie Möör et Les Autres Couleurs (The Other Colors). Released on February 21, 2024, this three-track masterpiece is a testament to the duo's artistic prowess and experimental spirit.

"The End Hollywood" is more than just an EP; it's a poetic odyssey that transcends musical boundaries. Lead vocalist Marie Möör's enchanting lyrics intertwine seamlessly with composer Laurent Chambert's intricate soundscapes, creating a mesmerizing blend of electronic and symphonic elements.

Breaking free from conventional genres, "The End Hollywood" offers a refreshingly unique sonic experience. Laurent Chambert's innovative production techniques layer pulsating rhythms with ethereal melodies, inviting listeners into a world of sonic innovation and discovery.

Each track on "The End Hollywood" invites listeners to delve deeper into themes of introspection, transformation, and rebirth. From haunting melodies to pulsating beats, the EP is a multi-dimensional exploration of the human experience, leaving an indelible mark on the listener's soul.

Don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Marie Möör et Les Autres Couleurs. "The End Hollywood" promises to captivate your senses and redefine your perception of electronic music. Prepare to be spellbound.

FIONA AMAKA Unveils the Electrifying "Magnetic Zone"

Prepare to be swept away by the magnetic allure of Fiona Amaka's latest single, "Magnetic Zone." This captivating track has been described as an irresistible journey that beckons listeners to hit replay, eager to experience its uplifting energy time and time again.

Fiona Amaka is a London-based singer-songwriter and guitarist whose "rock'n'soul" sound is a testament to her eclectic musical influences. From her early days with the band Bittersweet to her solo endeavors, Fiona's music is characterized by her unique bluesy vocals and driving rock guitar.

Drawing inspiration from an eclectic array of artists including Skunk Anansie, Smashing Pumpkins, and Tracy Chapman, Fiona's musical style defies genre boundaries. Her soulful melodies and introspective lyrics resonate with listeners around the globe, captivating audiences with their raw emotional power.

Recorded in London, "Magnetic Zone" was brought to life with the expertise of producer and session guitarist Andy Zanini. The track's throwback classic rock vibe seamlessly merges with pop/rock elements and an Americana/country edge, creating a dynamic sonic landscape that is uniquely Fiona.

At its core, "Magnetic Zone" is a song about love and attraction. Fiona's emotive vocals and heartfelt lyrics explore the intoxicating allure of magnetic connections, while also delving into the risks and consequences that come with such intense emotions.

With its cool soft arrangements and beautiful melodies, "Magnetic Zone" is a must-listen for fans of indie rock and soulful ballads alike. Join Fiona Amaka on her musical journey as she continues to captivate audiences with her electrifying sound. Experience "Magnetic Zone" now and let yourself be drawn into Fiona Amaka's captivating world of music.

ADIK ANGEL Soars "Up So High" with Ambient-Electro Magic

Dive into a world of enchanting melodies and captivating rhythms with Adik Angel's latest release, "Up So High." This fresh new music and video, unveiled on YouTube on February 25, 2024, promises to transport listeners to new heights with its ambient-electro instrumental soundscape.

"Up So High" is more than just a song; it's a sonic adventure crafted amidst the stunning landscapes of the Swiss Alps. With its atmospheric voices weaving through layers of melodies like colors on a canvas, this track is a testament to Adik Angel's boundless creativity and talent. Produced in both 2020 and 2024, "Up So High" is a standout piece from Adik's album "On the Move," showcasing her ability to blend diverse styles seamlessly.

Hailing from Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Adik Angel draws inspiration from a myriad of musical styles, including Pop, Electro, Dance, and Hip Hop. Infused with Balkanic and Oriental rhythms, her compositions are marked by simple yet authentic melodies that resonate with listeners. Whether it's the nostalgic vibes of "Heartbeat (Remix)" or the dreamy ambiance of "Stardust," Adik's music reflects her eclectic taste and artistic vision.

Adik Angel's musical journey began at a young age, surrounded by the rich tapestry of shows, rehearsals, and classical music concerts. Raised in a musically-inclined family, she learned to play classical piano at a tender age and soon began composing her own melodies inspired by the likes of Mozart and Bach. It wasn't long before she discovered her passion for electronic instruments and the dynamic world of Pop and Rock culture.

With a background in Professional Classical Music Piano and Theory, as well as Contemporary Pop Music, Adik Angel is a true virtuoso of the music world. Her meticulous approach to production, from crafting melodies to arranging and mixing, sets her apart as a versatile and skilled artist. Not content with limiting herself to performing, Adik has also ventured into the realms of recording and production, honing her skills at prestigious institutions such as the Geneva SAE and Lake Side Studio in Vevey.

"Up So High" is a testament to Adik Angel's creative prowess and unwavering passion for music. With its evocative melodies and captivating rhythms, this track invites listeners on a mesmerizing journey through sound and sensation. Embark on a musical odyssey with Adik Angel and let "Up So High" elevate your senses to new heights.


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