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Weekly Discover #23

Welcome to the dazzling world of "Weekly Discover," where we proudly present our tenth edition—a true auditory adventure awaits you. This is not just another playlist; it's a symphonic voyage, a journey through extraordinary soundscapes where every note and rhythm unfolds a new chapter in the story of music.


Dive into a rich mosaic of meticulously selected tracks, each one showcasing the unparalleled artistry of our chosen musicians. From the delicate whisper of harmonies to the electrifying pulse of beats, prepare to be enveloped by a tapestry of sounds that stir the soul and awaken a deep-seated passion for musical exploration.


As you navigate this sonic terrain, anticipate encounters with a myriad of emerging talents and innovative compositions that push the boundaries of the familiar. Genres blend and transform, creating a dynamic fusion of sound that challenges conventions and expands horizons.


"Weekly Discover" stands as a testament to our dedication to celebrating diversity and innovation in music. Our platform is a lighthouse for both seasoned music lovers and adventurous explorers, offering a space where beloved classics meet hidden treasures waiting to be uncovered.


Join us on this transcendent journey, where every crescendo and whisper invites you to delve deeper into the transformative power of music. Welcome to "Weekly Discover 23," where the symphony of discovery is limitless, and the possibilities are as vast as the imagination. Let this harmonious adventure begin. 🎵


Janeuary Returns with "Back Where I Belong": A Journey of Love and Existence



On May 24, Ukrainian alternative singer-songwriter Janeuary released her latest single, "Back Where I Belong." More than just a new composition, this song is a profound exploration of love, which Janeuary believes is the only enduring element at the end of existence. With its deep, melancholic tones and heartfelt lyrics, "Back Where I Belong" marks a significant step in Janeuary’s musical journey.


Known for her heartfelt and genuine approach to music, Janeuary pours her soul into every composition. "Every time I go to the studio, I do everything to the best of my ability, just like for the last time. It’s like I’m going to die tomorrow," she says. This dedication and authenticity have earned her a dedicated following and critical acclaim.


"Back Where I Belong" is a product of sadness, maturity, wisdom, and humility. Janeuary describes the writing process as quick and natural, as if the song had always existed and she simply remembered it. The composition features a logical yet evocative choice of instruments, with the piano as her primary voice, followed by her vocals, and then the viola. These elements come together to create a hauntingly beautiful soundscape.


The song's production involved talented collaborators, including violist Maxim Oshchepkov and sound engineer Volodymyr Grigorovitch. Janeuary’s father, Andriy Kravchenko, took on the mix and mastering of the composition, ensuring it achieved its full emotional potential.


The music video for "Back Where I Belong" enhances the song's enchanting atmosphere. Produced in a minimalistic style, the video focuses on the raw emotions conveyed through the music. The interplay of light and shadows creates a mesmerizing visual experience, drawing viewers into a world of deep introspection and feeling.


"Back Where I Belong" is not just a song; it’s a profound expression of love and existence. Janeuary’s heartfelt performance and the song’s poignant lyrics make it a must-listen for anyone seeking music that resonates on a deep, emotional level. As Janeuary continues to evolve as an artist, this single stands as a testament to her sincerity, talent, and dedication to her craft.


Janeuary invites you to join her on this musical journey. "Back Where I Belong" is a reminder of the enduring power of love and the profound impact music can have on our lives. Experience the emotional depth and beauty of Janeuary's latest single and let it touch your soul.



David Moore Releases "Get The Led Out!": A Rock Journey with Seasoned Collaborators



David Moore, after a hiatus of two decades from music to raise a family, returned to the scene with a flurry of creative output. Following two folk/rock albums, Moore has now unleashed "Get The Led Out!"—an album that delves deeper into his rock roots while maintaining a distinct up-tempo vibe. This latest offering features collaborations with highly seasoned musicians, each contributing their expertise to craft a compelling rock experience.


"Get The Led Out!" pays homage to Moore's love for Led Zeppelin and classic rock from the 60s onwards. This album is a testament to Moore's musical evolution, shifting from folk rock to a more dynamic rock sound while honoring his favorite band.


All tracks were meticulously recorded at Ground Zero Studio and Ground Zero West Studio in Texas, with Moore himself taking charge of production. This hands-on approach ensured that every aspect of the album resonates with Moore's artistic vision and musical sensibilities.


The album's title track, "Get The Led Out," stands as a collaborative effort with Chris McConville, infusing the spirit of Led Zeppelin with Moore's own musical identity. Each song on the album reflects Moore's journey and experiences, celebrating life and paying tribute to lost friends and bandmates.


"Get The Led Out!" by David Moore is more than just an album—it’s a testament to perseverance, friendship, and the enduring power of rock music. With its heartfelt tributes and energetic compositions, Moore invites listeners on a journey through his musical influences and personal stories. This release cements Moore's place in the rock genre and promises a thrilling experience for both longtime fans and new listeners alike.


David Moore's "Get The Led Out!" is a celebration of rock music’s timeless appeal, crafted with passion and dedication. Dive into this album to rediscover the essence of rock 'n' roll and join Moore on a musical journey that spans generations.



Tally Koren Takes You on "The Downtempo Experience": An Epic Journey Through Music



Tally Koren, the acclaimed independent artist known for her emotive vocals and captivating melodies, has unveiled her latest musical offering, "The Downtempo Experience."


This EP features a collection of seven original songs and covers, showcasing Koren’s distinctive style set against a backdrop of downtempo electronic production. Each track promises listeners an epic musical journey, blending heartfelt lyricism with atmospheric soundscapes.


According to one fan, "Tally’s music excites each cell in my body, with her angelic voice. Listening to her is like escaping to a fairy tale." Such testimonials underscore the impact of Koren’s music on her listeners, resonating deeply with its evocative storytelling and enchanting melodies.


"The Downtempo Experience" by Tally Koren is more than just an EP—it’s an invitation to embark on a sonic adventure filled with emotion, introspection, and artistic innovation.


With each track, Koren showcases her ability to blend genres seamlessly while staying true to her unique sound and vision. Whether you’re a longtime fan or new to her music, this EP promises to captivate and leave a lasting impression.


Tally Koren’s "The Downtempo Experience" is a testament to her artistic evolution and dedication to crafting music that touches the soul. Dive into this EP to experience a fusion of heartfelt lyrics, atmospheric arrangements, and Koren’s spellbinding voice—a combination that makes each track a musical gem worth discovering.



Sunstroke Rain Unveils "Life is Sacred": A Captivating Collaboration with Mera Bhai



In a serendipitous meeting of musical minds, Swedish artist Sunstroke Rain and UK-based producer Mera Bhai joined forces in September 2023 to create a mesmerizing new single titled "Life is Sacred". This indie electronic pop gem, now available on major digital platforms since its release, embodies a seamless blend of their diverse musical influences and creative energies.


Sunstroke Rain, the artistic alias of Karin Turesson, is celebrated for her genre-blending approach to electronic dance music. Drawing inspiration from magnetic synths and direct lyrical narratives, she has made a mark in the European music scene. Her impressive resume includes collaborations with renowned artists such as Nina Persson (Cardigans), Robyn, and Tingsek, as well as compositions for symphonies, films, and television.


Mera Bhai, also known as Karthik Poduval, brings a wealth of creativity and versatility to the collaboration. As a founding member of the psychedelic band Flamingods and a prominent figure in the Asian Underground collective Daytimers, his productions are celebrated for their diverse influences and innovative soundscapes. His work has been featured in prominent music publications and platforms, solidifying his reputation as a forward-thinking producer and DJ.


The synergy between Sunstroke Rain and Mera Bhai was immediate and powerful. Spending four intense days in Mera Bhai's London studio, the duo seamlessly fused their distinct musical backgrounds and inspirations. The result is "Life is Sacred", a track that exudes freshness and creativity, capturing the essence of their collaborative spirit.


"Life is Sacred" is set to make waves in the indie electronic music scene with its infectious melodies, hypnotic beats, and thought-provoking lyrics. Produced by Mera Bhai, the track showcases Sunstroke Rain's evocative vocals and Mera Bhai's knack for creating immersive sonic landscapes. It promises listeners an exhilarating sonic journey that blurs the lines between electronic pop and indie sensibilities.


This collaboration not only highlights the individual strengths of both artists but also celebrates their shared commitment to pushing artistic boundaries and creating music that resonates on a profound level.



SESSLER/ZEEB: Embracing the Magic of Progressive Rock in "If You Believe Me"



SESSLER/ZEEB, the dynamic German duo consisting of Kurt Seßler and Werner Zeeb, has once again graced the music scene with their latest single "If You Believe Me". Fusing elements of progressive rock with a distinct pop sensibility, this track is a testament to their musical synergy and passion for creating captivating melodies.


Kurt Seßler takes the helm as the songwriter and vocalist, bringing heartfelt lyrics and evocative storytelling to the forefront. His partner in musical exploration, Werner Zeeb, is a multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire, responsible for crafting the intricate musical tapestry that defines their sound.


The journey of SESSLER/ZEEB began in 2021 when Kurt Seßler envisioned transforming his lyrical ideas into fully realized musical compositions. Familiar with Werner Zeeb from their school days, Seßler recognized Zeeb's talent and approached him to bring his songs to life. Thus, the duo's creative partnership was born, marked by mutual respect and a shared dedication to musical excellence.


Drawing inspiration from iconic bands like Genesis, Yes, Saga, and Toto, SESSLER/ZEEB infuses their music with echoes of classic rock greatness. Their broad musical tastes, ranging from jazz to blues, contribute to a rich tapestry of influences that shape their distinctive sound.


The single "If You Believe Me" embodies the essence of progressive rock, blending intricate instrumental arrangements with poignant lyrics that explore themes of belief and resilience. Rooted in the idea of embracing magic and trusting in one's abilities despite life's challenges, the song invites listeners on a journey of introspection and empowerment.


Recorded in Zeeb's intimate studio environment, "If You Believe Me" showcases Werner Zeeb's prowess as a multi-instrumentalist, meticulously crafting each musical layer to complement Kurt Seßler's soulful vocals. The production reflects their commitment to capturing the essence of their musical vision while staying true to the genre's roots.


At its core, "If You Believe Me" celebrates the magic of perseverance and self-belief. It encourages listeners to trust in their dreams and embrace the journey towards achieving them. With its melodic charm and thought-provoking lyrics, the song resonates with those who appreciate heartfelt music that inspires and uplifts.



Discovering Jack Ferry: "Get What You Want"




Jack Ferry, a multi-talented musician based in London, has recently captured hearts and ears with his latest record, "Get What You Want". This introspective track delves into the age-old question: if you could have everything you desire, would it truly bring happiness?


Recorded entirely in Jack's home studio, "Get What You Want" showcases his prowess as a solo artist. Jack handles a myriad of instruments including guitars, bass, keyboards, drums, and even trumpet, demonstrating his versatility and dedication to crafting a rich musical tapestry.


Drawing inspiration from luminaries such as They Might Be Giants, Paul McCartney, and Elvis Costello, Jack Ferry blends elements of alternative rock with poignant lyrical introspection. His music resonates with those who appreciate thoughtful songwriting and emotive melodies.


"Get What You Want" was not only performed but also produced by Jack Ferry himself. He was joined by Kelly Morris on backing vocals, adding depth to the melodic layers. The meticulous mixing was handled by Jake Wild, ensuring a polished sound that highlights Jack's vision.


As Jack Ferry continues to carve his niche in the music industry, "Get What You Want" stands as a testament to his artistic depth and musical ambition. With its universal themes and captivating sound, the song promises to resonate with audiences seeking both introspection and sonic delight.


"Get What You Want" is more than just a song; it's a journey through introspection, woven with melodic threads that linger in the mind long after the music fades. Jack Ferry's ability to craft music that speaks to the soul ensures that his name will be one to watch in the evolving landscape of indie rock.


For those craving a blend of introspective lyrics and infectious melodies, Jack Ferry's "Get What You Want" is a must-listen. Dive into his musical world and discover the emotional depth and musical craftsmanship that define this talented artist.



Alex Bayly Returns with "The Weary": A Journey into Parenthood



Alex Bayly, the acclaimed singer-songwriter, has unveiled his latest musical offering, "The Weary". This poignant single marks his first release following the birth of his son, continuing a journey that began with his debut album "Ley Lines" in 2019 and progressed through the well-received EP "Skipping Stones" in 2021.


"The Weary" encapsulates Bayly’s distinctive songwriting ethos, blending evocative acoustic guitar riffs with introspective and resolute lyrics. This new track, mixed by Nick Harris of the renowned London live venue Green Note, showcases Bayly’s knack for weaving heartfelt narratives into soul-stirring melodies.


Supported by a dedicated fan base through a successful Kickstarter campaign, "Ley Lines" was released on limited edition vinyl, underscoring Bayly’s commitment to his craft and connection with his audience. Sold-out performances at iconic venues such as Sebright Arms and Ronnie Scotts, alongside appearances at Sofar Sounds and support gigs for artists like The Last Dinosaur and Amy May Ellis, further cemented his reputation as a captivating live performer.


"The Weary" emerges as a heartfelt exploration of Bayly’s journey into parenthood. Through delicately layered vocals and his trademark fingerstyle guitar and banjo playing, Bayly navigates themes of stability, introspection, and the profound changes that accompany fatherhood.


Alex Bayly’s "The Weary" is not just a song, but a heartfelt reflection of life’s evolving chapters, encapsulated in melodies that linger long after the music fades. With its blend of lyrical sincerity and musical craftsmanship, Bayly invites audiences to join him on a journey of introspection and discovery.Alex Bayly’s "The Weary" is not just a song, but a heartfelt reflection of life’s evolving chapters, encapsulated in melodies that linger long after the music fades. With its blend of lyrical sincerity and musical craftsmanship, Bayly invites audiences to join him on a journey of introspection and discovery.


For those drawn to soulful storytelling and melodic prowess, "The Weary" is a must-listen. Dive into Alex Bayly’s musical universe and experience the emotive power of his latest offering.



Blue Coffee: Exploring New Realities with "Birth"



Blue Coffee, the eclectic musical ensemble hailing from Marseille and its surrounding areas, has recently released their latest single "Birth". This new track delves into profound themes of transformation and emergence, encapsulating the essence of new beginnings and the inevitable passage of time.


The origins of Blue Coffee trace back to a poignant moment in 2017 when the passing of a mutual friend, a fellow musician, brought together Gautier Rodriguez (singer/guitarist), Nicolas de Bank (drummer), and Sébastien Tourel (bassist). United by a shared passion for music, they soon found themselves joined by Aurélie Cestari (co-singer, later departed) and François Debiol (guitarist). This convergence of talents sparked a creative synergy that laid the foundation for their musical journey.


By early 2018, Blue Coffee began their collaborative efforts, reimagining older compositions from Rodriguez and de Bank while crafting new material that reflected their collective vision. Their debut EP, "Silent", emerged from these sessions in December 2019, followed swiftly by the more expansive album "In and Out", recorded through a series of weekend sessions from late 2019 to early 2020.


Blue Coffee's musical evolution continued with the strategic release of singles rather than full albums, beginning with "Last Dance" in 2022. This approach allows them to explore each track individually, highlighting its unique narrative and sonic landscape. "Dolphins", released in April 2023, marked another step in their journey, paving the way for their latest offering, "Birth", released in April 2024.


At its core, "Birth" is a contemplative piece that grapples with the moment of realization when new realities dawn upon us. It explores themes of transformation and introspection, resonating deeply with listeners through its evocative lyrics and layered musical arrangements. Recorded with meticulous attention to detail, "Birth" showcases Blue Coffee's commitment to crafting music that is both introspective and immersive.


As Blue Coffee continues to captivate audiences with their introspective lyrics and intricate melodies, "Birth" stands as a testament to their artistic evolution and creative prowess. With each release, they invite listeners to embark on a journey of self-discovery and contemplation, guided by their distinctive blend of indie rock sensibilities and heartfelt lyricism.


Blue Coffee’s "Birth" is more than just a song; it's a narrative of growth and exploration. It invites listeners to reflect on their journeys and embrace the inevitability of change. With their rich musical tapestry and profound storytelling, Blue Coffee promises to leave an indelible mark on the indie music scene, one track at a time. Explore the depths of "Birth" and immerse yourself in the musical world of Blue Coffee. Experience the transformative power of their latest single and discover why their music resonates with audiences seeking authenticity and introspection.



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