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Weekly Discover #20

Welcome to the immersive world of "Weekly Discover" as we kick off our twentieth session, inviting you to partake in an auditory escapade like never before. Within this enchanting expedition, we extend an invitation to traverse unexplored musical landscapes, where every beat and melody weaves a narrative yet to be unveiled.


Prepare to be enraptured by a symphony of meticulously crafted soundscapes, each meticulously designed to awaken your senses and ignite an insatiable thirst for musical exploration. Our curated selection of tracks promises to captivate, inspire, and transport you to realms of sonic wonder, where genres blend seamlessly, and creativity knows no bounds.


As you navigate this sonic journey, anticipate encounters with emerging artists and eclectic sonic experiences that defy convention. From infectious rhythms to soul-stirring melodies, each composition serves as a testament to the boundless diversity and richness of musical expression.


At the core of "Weekly Discover" lies our unwavering dedication to celebrating the artistry of musicians from all walks of life. Our platform serves as a gateway to rediscover beloved favorites and unearth hidden treasures awaiting your exploration. Whether a seasoned enthusiast or a curious newcomer, our mission remains steadfast: to champion the transformative power of music and provide endless avenues for discovery.


Join us on this melodic odyssey, where every chord struck and every beat felt beckons you to immerse yourself in the captivating realm of musical possibility. Welcome to "Weekly Discover 20" – a voyage where discovery knows no limits, and the horizon of musical exploration stretches boundlessly before us. Let the journey commence. 🎵


"Catlea Strikes Gold Again with 'Lying': A Melodic Retort to Betrayal"



In the vibrant realm of indie-pop, where creativity knows no bounds and melodies dance on the wings of imagination, Catlea emerges as a beacon of sonic innovation, captivating audiences with her infectious energy and soul-stirring vocals. With the release of "Lying," the second single off her highly anticipated album "Language Barrier," Catlea invites listeners on a journey through the corridors of love, betrayal, and self-discovery.


Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, Catlea is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose musical journey has taken her from the intimate confines of her home studio to the bustling streets of Barcelona, Spain. Collaborating closely with producer Jason Boshoff of Room to Studios, whose credits include luminaries such as Ed Sheeran, Josh Groban, and Rufus Wainwright, Catlea has spent three years meticulously crafting the sonic tapestry that is "Language Barrier."


With "Language Barrier," Catlea explores themes of love, loss, and resilience, weaving together ten alt-indie gems that showcase her unparalleled talent and boundless creativity. From the infectious energy of "Like Me," her debut single that garnered over 1.2 million streams across all platforms, to the soul-stirring melodies of "Lying," Catlea invites listeners on a journey of self-discovery and introspection.


Despite the challenges posed by distance and circumstance, Catlea's unwavering commitment to her craft shines through in every note of "Language Barrier." Recorded in both Cincinnati, Ohio, and Barcelona, Spain, the album is a testament to the power of collaboration and the universal language of music.


As "Lying" makes its way into the hearts and playlists of listeners worldwide, Catlea stands poised on the brink of stardom, ready to take the music world by storm. With her infectious charm, undeniable talent, and unwavering passion, Catlea is set to redefine the indie-pop landscape and leave an indelible mark on the hearts of music lovers everywhere.


So, as we embark on this musical odyssey with Catlea, let us surrender to the irresistible melodies of "Lying" and allow ourselves to be swept away by the raw emotion and undeniable talent of an artist on the rise. With Catlea at the helm, the future of indie-pop has never looked brighter.



"Seven and Counting: Crafting Musical Magic with 'Tonight'"



In the bustling realm of music, where creativity meets camaraderie, there exists a band that epitomizes the essence of resilience and passion. Seven and Counting, an eclectic ensemble boasting a lineup ranging from seven to nine members, has emerged as a formidable force in the music scene. Their debut studio album, aptly titled "Tonight," serves as a testament to their unwavering dedication and collective artistry.


The genesis of Seven and Counting traces back to the early days of 2015 when Vinko Baković, Boško Colić, and Daria Baković harbored a fervent desire to delve into the realm of original songwriting. Despite encountering the inevitable challenges of assembling the perfect lineup, the band persevered, releasing several demo singles over the initial three years. However, just as momentum began to gather, fate intervened in the form of a two-year hiatus prompted by the global pandemic and ensuing lockdowns.


Yet, adversity proved to be a catalyst rather than a deterrent for Seven and Counting. Emerging from the shadows of uncertainty, the band harnessed their collective resolve, spending the subsequent two years immersed in a creative frenzy. Within the confines of rehearsal rooms and studios, they meticulously crafted a musical tapestry infused with the raw energy of rock, the soulful melodies of blues, and the rustic charm of country music.


"Tonight," their inaugural studio offering unleashed upon the world on March 30, 2024, stands as a testament to their artistic evolution and sonic prowess. Comprising ten original compositions, the album embodies a kaleidoscope of genres, each track a testament to the band's diverse influences and individual contributions. From the electrifying riffs of rock to the poignant lyricism of blues and the infectious hooks of pop, "Tonight" transcends boundaries, offering a sonic journey like no other.


What sets Seven and Counting apart is not merely their musical proficiency but their unwavering camaraderie and shared passion for storytelling through music. Each member brings a distinct voice and perspective to the table, enriching the band's sound with a tapestry of emotions and experiences. It's this synergy that infuses their music with authenticity and resonance, resonating with listeners on a profound level.


As they continue to captivate audiences with their infectious energy and magnetic stage presence, Seven and Counting stands as a testament to the enduring power of music to unite, inspire, and uplift. With "Tonight," they invite listeners to embark on a musical odyssey, where every chord strummed and every lyric sung serves as a testament to the indomitable spirit of creativity.


In a world fraught with uncertainties, Seven and Counting serves as a beacon of hope, reminding us that amidst the chaos, music remains a steadfast companion, offering solace, catharsis, and a glimpse of brighter tomorrows. So, tonight, let us immerse ourselves in the melodic tapestry woven by Seven and Counting, for in their music, we find both refuge and revelation.



 Unveiling the Future of Pop: Joshua Pearlstein's Debut Single "Heartless Binge"



In the ever-evolving landscape of music, there emerges a new voice, one that reverberates with the echoes of classic pop yet ventures into uncharted territories of sonic exploration. Meet Joshua Pearlstein, a 19-year-old prodigy hailing from Atlanta, GA, whose debut single "Heartless Binge" is not just a song, but a bold proclamation of his arrival onto the music scene.


At first listen, "Heartless Binge" captivates with its infectious hooks and pulsating beats, but beyond its surface allure lies a deeper narrative woven by Joshua's profound understanding of music as a medium for storytelling. Drawing inspiration from icons like Michael Jackson and Prince, Joshua's musical journey began early, nurtured by a passion for melody and rhythm that set him apart from his peers.


However, it was during his high school years that Joshua truly found his voice, delving into the realms of songwriting and production while exploring the complexities of the human experience. Music became his sanctuary, a cathartic outlet through which he could articulate his innermost thoughts and emotions.


Now a freshman at Berklee College of Music, Joshua is sharpening his craft under the guidance of industry veterans, all while making waves with his distinctive sound. His audacious vision for the future of pop music is palpable, driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence reminiscent of the greats who came before him.


"Heartless Binge" serves as a testament to Joshua's artistic prowess, seamlessly blending elements of classic pop with contemporary sensibilities to create a sound that is uniquely his own. With each note, he challenges the status quo, daring to push boundaries and redefine the very essence of pop music.


As he embarks on this journey of musical discovery, Joshua Pearlstein stands poised to leave an indelible mark on the industry, inspiring future generations of musicians to follow their passions and embrace the power of artistic expression. "Heartless Binge" is just the beginning, a tantalizing glimpse into the boundless potential of an artist on the brink of greatness.


So, let us rally behind Joshua Pearlstein, championing his ascent and spreading the word about his groundbreaking debut single. Together, we can usher in a new era of pop music, where innovation reigns supreme and creativity knows no bounds. The stage is set, and the spotlight awaits – let the revolution begin.



"Tom Tikka & The Missing Hubcaps: Revving Up with 'Wrecking Ball'"



In the ever-evolving landscape of music, where creativity reigns supreme and collaborations spark magic, Tom Tikka emerges as a luminary, weaving sonic tapestries that captivate the soul and stir the imagination. With his latest offering, "Wrecking Ball," Tom Tikka & The Missing Hubcaps invite listeners on a journey through the corridors of nostalgia and innovation, where echoes of the past converge with the promise of tomorrow.


Featuring a lineup of seasoned musicians, including lead vocalist Nicklas Nyman, lead guitarist Lauri "Lappe" Holopainen, and the multifaceted talents of Tom Tikka himself on guitars, backing vocals, and bass, "Wrecking Ball" is a testament to the enduring power of camaraderie and creative synergy. With Janne Saksa on drums, this ensemble delivers a sonic experience that transcends boundaries, weaving together elements of rock, pop, and nostalgia-infused melodies.


As the driving force behind the project, Tom Tikka draws inspiration from his illustrious career as a former Sony/BMG songwriter and his acclaimed work with Carmen Gray. With "Wrecking Ball," Tikka reunites with his comrades from Carmen Gray, infusing the track with the same raw energy and infectious charm that defined their previous collaborations.


"'Wrecking Ball' is a great song, very reminiscent of Carmen Gray," Tikka explains. "So, I decided to call two of my fellow Carmen Grays: the lead guitarist Lappe and the lead vocalist Nicklas. They thought it was a great idea!"


Scheduled for worldwide release on May 10 by One Media, "Wrecking Ball" promises to delight fans of Carmen Gray and Tom Tikka alike. Drawing on Tikka's signature blend of heartfelt lyricism and irresistible melodies, the track serves as a fitting addition to his illustrious discography, which includes three critically acclaimed albums and six Top 10 hits.


As a two-time ISSA Award winner and nominee for the Josie Music Awards and Hollywood Music in Media Awards, Tom Tikka stands at the forefront of the contemporary music scene, pushing boundaries and redefining genre conventions with each new release.


So, as the world eagerly awaits the arrival of "Wrecking Ball," let us celebrate the boundless creativity and unwavering passion of Tom Tikka & The Missing Hubcaps. In their music, we find solace, inspiration, and a timeless reminder of the transformative power of art.



Unleashing Defiance: Josh Tavares' "Evil Genius" Takes a Stand



Greetings, music aficionados! Today, we're diving into the electrifying world of Josh Tavares and his latest anthem of defiance, "Evil Genius." Born from a desire to break free from the shackles of control and oppression, this powerhouse track is a rallying cry for those who refuse to be held back by the forces that seek to confine them.


For Josh, "Evil Genius" is more than just a song—it's a declaration of independence, a testament to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity. Penned during a period of feeling stuck and controlled, the track channels raw emotion into a potent blend of pop, rock, punk, and alternative influences, creating a sonic landscape that is as exhilarating as it is empowering.


As a seasoned TV Producer, Josh has spent years honing his craft behind the scenes, all while harboring a burning passion for his own musical endeavors. Despite the demands of his professional life, he refused to let his creative ambitions take a back seat, pouring his heart and soul into each note of "Evil Genius."


Produced by the acclaimed Aaron Hutchinson, whose credits include artists like Allie X, Ellis, and Daniel Romano, "Evil Genius" packs a punch from start to finish, with its infectious hooks and anthemic chorus leaving listeners craving for more. But it's not just the music that sets this track apart—it's the message of defiance and self-empowerment that resonates with audiences on a deeply personal level.


For Josh, "Evil Genius" marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in his musical journey. Serving as the lead single from a two-part EP series, it offers a tantalizing glimpse into the artistic evolution of a talent on the rise. With each lyric and every riff, Josh invites listeners to join him in breaking free from the chains of conformity and embracing the boundless possibilities of self-expression.


So, dear readers, prepare to be swept away by the electrifying sounds of Josh Tavares. With "Evil Genius," he invites us to stand tall, defy the odds, and unleash the power within. The stage is set, and the spotlight beckons—let the revolution begin.



"Conor Kavanagh: Unveiling Musical Magic with 'Keep Me Up At Night'"



In the verdant landscapes of Meath, Ireland, a musical prodigy is poised to take the world by storm. Conor Kavanagh, a 26-year-old virtuoso hailing from Athboy, emerges from the shadows of his drum kit with an electrifying debut that promises to leave listeners spellbound. Armed with a melodic prowess that transcends genres and a voice that echoes the legends of rock, Conor is ready to unleash his musical odyssey upon the world.


Formerly known as the rhythmic backbone of Priorland, Conor Kavanagh now steps into the limelight, armed with a treasure trove of original compositions that showcase his unparalleled talent and boundless creativity. As a multi-instrumentalist, Conor assumes the role of a one-man band, weaving intricate tapestries of sound that captivate the senses and stir the soul.


For those who revel in the anthemic grandeur of U2, infused with the raw authenticity of Sam Fender and the timeless charm of Bryan Adams and The Boss, Conor Kavanagh's music is a revelation. With each track, he invites listeners on a journey through the corridors of everyday life, where joy and sorrow intertwine, and humor dances hand in hand with introspection.


Amidst the acclaim garnered by local radio darlings like 'Stranger' and 'She's in Red,' Conor unveils his latest sonic gem: 'Keep Me Up At Night.' This infectious anthem, destined to be the sound of summer, exudes warmth and vitality, inviting listeners to lose themselves in its irresistible melody and infectious rhythm. Available across all social media platforms by early May, 'Keep Me Up At Night' is poised to become a fixture on playlists worldwide.


But Conor Kavanagh is not content with merely conquering the airwaves; he's set his sights on the stage, armed with a new live show that promises to dazzle audiences far and wide. As the summer of '24 beckons, Conor stands ready to traverse the length and breadth of the musical landscape, leaving a trail of adoring fans in his wake.


So, take heed, dear readers, and lend your ears to the musical marvel that is Conor Kavanagh. With his infectious charm, boundless talent, and indomitable spirit, he's poised to redefine the very fabric of contemporary music. Whether you're a seasoned aficionado or a casual listener, Conor's music promises to enrapture, inspire, and leave you yearning for more.


In a world fraught with uncertainty, Conor Kavanagh emerges as a beacon of hope, reminding us of the transcendent power of music to heal, uplift, and unite. So, let us raise our voices in harmony and celebrate the arrival of a true musical maestro. Conor Kavanagh has arrived, and the world will never be the same again.



Unveiling "Sensational Freak": Mad Jaiba's Raw Debut Single



Welcome, music enthusiasts! Today, we embark on an exhilarating journey into the sonic universe of Mad Jaiba, a dynamic alternative rock band hailing from the vibrant roots of Veracruz, Mexico. Their debut single, "Sensational Freak," emerges as a poignant reflection of the tumultuous times we find ourselves in, offering a powerful critique of the evolving landscape of human connection in the digital age.


Born amidst the darkness of a global pandemic, "Sensational Freak" captures the essence of our modern-day existence, delving into the complexities of parasocial relationships that emerged during a time of physical disconnection. Through introspective lyrics and electrifying guitar riffs, Mad Jaiba paints a vivid portrait of the new attention economy, inviting listeners to contemplate the implications of our increasingly interconnected yet emotionally distant world.


As Rubén, Miguel, Emiliano, Cristián, and Pepe pour their collective creativity into each note, "Sensational Freak" emerges as more than just a song—it's a manifesto of unified expression, a testament to the power of music to transcend boundaries and spark meaningful dialogue. With influences ranging from traditional to contemporary, Mad Jaiba weaves together a tapestry of sound that is as captivating as it is thought-provoking.


But beyond their musical prowess, it's the synergy of Mad Jaiba's members that truly sets them apart. Each member plays a fundamental role in the band's composition, bringing their own unique talents and perspectives to the table. From Rubén's creativity to Miguel's dedication, from Emiliano's style to Cristián's harmony, and from Pepe's humor, they form a formidable creative force, crafting authentic and unparalleled content that resonates with audiences on a profound level.


Join us as we dive headfirst into the electrifying world of Mad Jaiba. With "Sensational Freak," they invite us to confront the complexities of our modern existence and embrace the transformative power of music as a vehicle for change and self-discovery. So, dear readers, buckle up and prepare to be swept away by the raw energy and passion of Mad Jaiba. The stage is set, the spotlight beckons—let the music begin.



"TMF Precha: Igniting Ambition with '100 Million'"



In the dynamic realm of hip-hop, where beats pulse with energy and lyrics echo the voices of the streets, TMF Precha emerges as a beacon of ambition and resilience. With their latest collaboration on "100 Million" alongside Nate Setto and KXNG Crooked, TMF Precha delivers verses that transcend mere music, igniting a fire within listeners to chase their dreams unapologetically.


"100 Million" is more than just a song; it's an anthem of ambition and perseverance. With its inspiring message of working towards success and a better life, the track resonates with audiences from all walks of life. Nate Setto, KXNG Crooked, and TMF Precha deliver verses that speak to the hustle and grind, encouraging listeners to push forward in life and achieve their goals without caring what others think.


TMF Precha's involvement in "100 Million" is a testament to their multifaceted talents and unwavering commitment to the craft of hip-hop. As the founder of Now Entertainment Magazine, TMF Precha brings a unique perspective to the track, infusing it with authenticity and depth.


Recorded under the skilled production of WavyDavy, "100 Million" exudes a raw energy and infectious rhythm that captivates listeners from the first beat. Each verse, meticulously crafted and delivered with precision, serves as a testament to the collective talent and creative synergy of Nate Setto, KXNG Crooked, and TMF Precha.


As TMF Precha himself eloquently puts it, "'100 Million' is more than just a song; it's an anthem of ambition and perseverance." With its empowering message and infectious beats, "100 Million" stands as a testament to the transformative power of hip-hop and the enduring spirit of those who dare to dream big.


So, join TMF Precha, Nate Setto, and KXNG Crooked on this exhilarating journey through the corridors of ambition and perseverance. Let "100 Million" be the soundtrack to your hustle, your grind, and your unyielding pursuit of success.



Unveiling "The Violence Within": The Arcane Insignia's Acoustic Metal Revolution



Greetings, music aficionados! Today, we're delving into the mesmerizing world of The Arcane Insignia, a dynamic duo hailing from the bustling streets of New York City. Combining the raw power of Metal with the delicate elegance of Classical music, The Arcane Insignia is redefining the boundaries of sonic exploration with their latest album, "A Violent Whisper."


Led by the multi-talented Lodrö Nyima on vocals, composition, guitar, percussion, and piano, and accompanied by the virtuoso cellist Noah Heau, The Arcane Insignia is a force to be reckoned with in the music scene. Their sound, a fusion of Prog Rock and Classical influences, draws inspiration from iconic acts such as A Perfect Circle, Opeth, and Porcupine Tree, while paying homage to classical composers like Chopin.


What sets The Arcane Insignia apart is their commitment to an entirely acoustic aesthetic, defying conventional expectations of both Classical music and Metal. With a lineup comprising cello, vocals, 7-string classical guitar, acoustic percussion, and piano, they deliver a hard-hitting, Metal-inspired sound that is as captivating as it is unique.


"A Violent Whisper," the duo's latest endeavor, is a poignant tribute to love and loss, conceived as a dedication to Lodrö's late partner. Each track is imbued with raw emotion, seamlessly blending the touching quality of Classical music with the visceral intensity of Metal. From the haunting melodies to the thunderous percussion, every note serves as a testament to the power of music to evoke profound emotions and stir the soul.


The album's lead single, "The Violence Within," serves as a compelling introduction to The Arcane Insignia's sonic universe. With its sweeping orchestral arrangements and haunting vocals, the song invites listeners on a journey of self-discovery and resilience, urging them to find their inner strength even in the face of adversity.


As Lodrö aptly puts it, "The true purpose of Art isn't to embellish the ordinary to make it seem extraordinary but to undress the ordinary to reveal its innate extraordinary nature." With "A Violent Whisper," The Arcane Insignia accomplishes just that, offering listeners a glimpse into the depths of the human experience through the transformative power of music.


So, dear readers, prepare to be enchanted by the spellbinding sounds of The Arcane Insignia. With "A Violent Whisper," they invite you to join them on a musical odyssey unlike any other, where Classical elegance meets Metal fury in a symphony of emotion and expression. The stage is set, the curtains rise – let the journey begin.





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