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Weekly Discover (Dope Edition) #9

Greetings, music aficionados! Welcome to the ninth installment of "Weekly Discover," where we beckon you into an electrifying realm of auditory delights. As we traverse the diverse landscapes of sound, this episode promises to be a captivating musical odyssey, pushing the boundaries of genre and immersing you in a vibrant tapestry of sonic experiences.

Our purpose remains steadfast – to meticulously curate the freshest and most exhilarating tracks, carefully selected to become the soundtrack to your daily adventures. By joining us on this musical expedition, you'll have the freedom to carve out your own auditory path, unveiling hidden talents, exploring emerging artists, and rediscovering virtuosos you might have overlooked.

Music, a universal language that binds us all, serves as our guide through melodies that evoke emotions, rekindle memories, and ignite dreams. Whether you're enticed by infectious rhythms or captivated by poetic lyrics, "Weekly Discover" stands as your unwavering companion in the vast world of music.

Embark on this rhythmic adventure where genres seamlessly blend, revealing the week's most exquisite musical treasures right before your ears. Your harmonious journey awaits – let the exploration commence, and get ready to be swept away by an insatiable desire for more musical magic!

Unveiling Stockholm's Slowdisco Luminary: NEW ENTMT and "The Way Love Burns (Out)"

In the heart of Stockholm's bustling music scene, a captivating slowdisco sensation has emerged, poised to leave an indelible mark on the industry. NEW ENTMT, short for New Entertainment, introduces us to his sonic universe with the debut single, "The Way Love Burns (Out)." This fresh musical endeavor, infused with relaxed pop vibes and a sun-soaked west coast sound, invites listeners to embark on a groovy journey that transcends the ordinary.

The brainchild behind NEW ENTMT is the talented Tobias Bergholm, a Stockholm-based songwriter and producer who has spent three years in deep introspection, weaving together a collection of five tracks that delve into the complexities of life. The debut single, "The Way Love Burns (Out)," serves as the first tantalizing taste from his upcoming self-titled EP.

"Love's not only blind; it's selfish and unkind," declares Tobias, offering a glimpse into the profound themes that underpin his lyrical narratives. The forthcoming EP promises a rich exploration of life's intricacies, touching upon themes of loss, friendship, and relationships. For Tobias, this musical journey was not about simply finishing an EP but confronting the turbulence of his own life during that time. The result is a soulful and introspective collection of tracks that served as a therapeutic outlet for the artist.

While Tobias's musical roots lie in rock, NEW ENTMT marks a departure into uncharted sonic territories. "While I've always appreciated the power and simplicity of rock music, this project allowed me to explore a different creative path. I've been working with layers, nuances, and textures to create something different. Something new," he shares, highlighting the evolution and innovation that define NEW ENTMT.

"The Way Love Burns (Out)" is a testament to this sonic evolution, masterfully mixed by Jan Lundkvist, renowned for his work with artists such as Lustan's Lakejer, Webstrarna, and Orup. Brace yourselves for a track that sets a new benchmark for the slowdisco genre, as NEW ENTMT invites you to hit repeat and immerse yourself in the melodic tapestry he has meticulously crafted.

As NEW ENTMT emerges on the scene, Stockholm's slowdisco luminary, we are compelled to take notice. "The Way Love Burns (Out)" is not just a single; it's an invitation to join a musical voyage that promises to be both introspective and groovy. With Tobias Bergholm at the helm, NEW ENTMT is set to carve a unique niche in the music landscape, leaving us eagerly anticipating the release of the self-titled EP and the sonic wonders it undoubtedly holds.

Unveiling NENOVIBES: A Dance Odyssey with "You Are All My Life"

In the ever-evolving landscape of dance music, a new project emerges, shrouded in mystery and pulsating with energy. NENOVIBES, the brainchild of a seasoned expert in pop, rock, and dance music since the '90s, steps into the limelight with the debut single, "You Are All My Life." This dancefloor anthem, born out of the depths of a long lockdown period, signals the arrival of a captivating musical journey.

The secret identity of NENOVIBES is as intriguing as the music itself. Behind the veil of darkness lies a producer and songwriter with a career spanning back to the late 1990s. Emerging with a new identity, NENOVIBES is set to guide music lovers on a voyage of emotions and rhythm, bringing a touch of mystery and passion to every note.

Available in radio rotation and on all digital streaming platforms since November 17, 2023, "You Are All My Life" (BIT Records) is poised to captivate audiences worldwide. This debut single not only marks the introduction of NENOVIBES to the music scene but also showcases a seamless blend of pop, rock, and dance elements, creating a sound that is both unique and engaging.

The song itself, "You Are All My Life," transcends the boundaries of a traditional dance track. It transports listeners to a world where love emerges as the prevailing strength. Supported by an official video clip, the visual accompaniment adds an extra layer to the immersive experience crafted by NENOVIBES, highlighting the synergy between music and storytelling.

As NENOVIBES makes a bold entrance into the dance music universe, the anticipation builds for what this mysterious project has in store. The fusion of decades of musical expertise, a touch of enigma, and a dedication to creating an unforgettable auditory experience positions NENOVIBES as a force to be reckoned with in the contemporary music scene.

For those seeking a dancefloor journey that goes beyond the ordinary, "You Are All My Life" invites you to join NENOVIBES on a sonic adventure. It's more than a single; it's the beginning of a musical odyssey that promises to resonate with the hearts and souls of music enthusiasts worldwide. Stay tuned as NENOVIBES unravels the mysteries and delights of their musical universe, one beat at a time.

Unveiling Mia Van de Loo: A Fairytale Journey into "open book"

In the realm of rising talents, Mia Van de Loo stands as a beacon of promise, ready to enchant the world with her debut track, "fairytale." This captivating single, a prelude to her forthcoming EP "open book," is a testament to Mia's dedication and artistry. As we await the release of her EP on December 8th, 2023, and the music video for "fairytale" currently in post-production, Mia takes us on a journey behind the scenes of her musical endeavors.

Collaborating with esteemed producer and mixing engineer Laiko (known for his work with Medium Build, Sydney Rose, Cece Coakley, Suzuki Saint, Laura Elliott) and mastering engineer Eric Lagg (recognized for his contributions to Ella Jane, aldn, Erin Kinsey), Mia's debut track is a fusion of talent and passion. The collaboration with these accomplished professionals adds depth and nuance to a song that holds a special place in Mia's heart.

"fairytale" narrates the universal story of infatuation with the wrong person, the blind and naive nature of love, the realization of an uneven power dynamic, and the internal struggle to maintain sanity. Mia's ability to weave these emotions into her music reflects a depth of artistry that goes beyond her years.

As Mia anticipates the release of "open book" and the accompanying music video, she reflects on a two-year journey of building momentum for these milestones. With over ten projects written and ready for production, Mia is poised for a prolific musical career, awaiting the audience that will bring her creations to life.

Mia Van de Loo emerges as an up-and-coming singer-songwriter, infusing her art with childlike optimism, relentless ambition, and an angelic voice that reaches for the stars. Whether through her engaging social media content, intimate coffee shop performances, or the upcoming "open book" EP, Mia invites listeners to experience life authentically through her tender emotions and hopeful perspective.

To join Mia on this fairytale journey is to gain an understanding of one's emotions and to move forward with grace and hope for the future. As the world eagerly awaits the release of "open book," Mia Van de Loo's music promises to resonate not just in the ears but also in the hearts of those who are ready to embark on this enchanting musical adventure.

Unveiling the Vibes: SUPER SAIYAN JAY Takes Us on a Journey with "Staying In"

In the ever-evolving landscape of music, an artist emerges with a laid-back groove that invites listeners to escape the hustle and find solace in the comfort of their own spaces. Enter Super Saiyan Jay, the creative force behind the latest release, "Staying In." As we delve into the mellow soundscape of this single, let's unravel the essence of the track and the mind behind it.

Known by the moniker Super Saiyan Jay, the artist introduces us to a different side of his musical repertoire with "Staying In." This latest release takes a nice, laid-back, and mellow approach, offering listeners a sonic escape into their own realities. The song beautifully captures the sentiment of finding peace within the confines of one's mind and embracing the tranquility of staying indoors.

Super Saiyan Jay recently graced the stage with a memorable performance at a venue alongside other talented artists and creatives. The single, recorded in a West Palm Beach studio, is a testament to the artist's commitment to delivering a laid-back and contemplative vibe. Collaborating with a team of creatives, the production of "Staying In" reflects a shared vision of creating a musical space for introspection.

The thought process behind "Staying In" revolves around providing a laid-back feel, an anthem for those who prefer the comfort of their own company. The track encourages listeners to find solace indoors, allowing their minds to wander through both the good and the bad. It's an ode to those moments when we all need to escape reality, even if just for a little while.

In the artist's own reflection on the track, he offers a profound insight: "Most of the time there is nothing to say. Gone is the mind, that's the time that I'm free." These words encapsulate the essence of "Staying In," inviting listeners to immerse themselves in the freedom of their thoughts and the tranquility of their own company.

As we embark on this musical journey with Super Saiyan Jay and "Staying In," we find ourselves in the company of an artist who not only crafts music but curates an experience. It's an invitation to catch a vibe, let the mind wander, and revel in the freedom of staying in. The beats are laid, the atmosphere is set – now, it's time to escape into the soundscape of Super Saiyan Jay's "Staying In."

Unveiling the Dark Tale: Robin Shaw's "Jekyll and Hyd

In the vibrant tapestry of the music world, one name is making waves with a sound that transcends genres and captivates audiences. Robin Shaw, a solo artist hailing from the UK, has etched his mark with his latest record, "Jekyll and Hyde." In this blog post, we delve into the intriguing details surrounding the creation of this hauntingly beautiful piece and the artist behind it.

Robin Shaw is not just a solo artist; he's a storyteller, a lyricist who weaves narratives through his music. Since 2016, he has collaborated with producer Chris Hall, creating a musical synergy that is both powerful and emotive. The duo's latest venture, "Jekyll and Hyde," was brought to life in the heart of West London, Shepherds Bush, at Pirate Studios.

Robin Shaw's journey is peppered with unique moments, such as being featured in New Jersey magazine 'WeAreJersey' as one of the first UK unsigned artists. Notably, the lyric video for "Jekyll and Hyde" has become a sensation on TikTok, currently holding the number one spot. With over 350,000 streams across all his music and 17,000 specifically for "Jekyll and Hyde," Robin Shaw's impact is undeniable.

The artist has garnered praise from various corners, with reviews highlighting his lyrical prowess and ability to connect with listeners. Reviews describe his storytelling as "phenomenal" and note the maturity in his music, particularly evident in tracks like "Today's Generation" and "Yours Sincerely."

At the core of this record is a dark and theatrical theme inspired by an intense conversation with an ex almost a decade ago. Robin Shaw employs the metaphor of Jekyll and Hyde to convey the concept of 'two personalities,' a theme reflected in the song's lyrics and the doubled-up voice of "Jekyll and Hyde." References to the film 'Wizard of Oz' add depth to the narrative, creating an eerie and villainous atmosphere.

"Jekyll and Hyde" is not merely a song; it's an experience crafted by Robin Shaw's artistry and storytelling prowess. With a growing fan base and critical acclaim, Shaw is undeniably an artist to watch. As he continues to enchant audiences with his spells of melodies, the world eagerly awaits the next chapter in the musical journey of Robin Shaw.

Unveiling French Caviar's Electrifying Fusion: "Hard For The Money"

Step into the dynamic world of French Caviar, where two French DJs, Hubert and Jean-Mi, merge their creative forces to redefine the boundaries of EDM. With their latest release, "Hard For The Money," they transform Donna Summer's 1983 classic into a Nu-Disco and House Music masterpiece. Let's embark on a journey that fuses 80s nostalgia with contemporary club beats, exploring the unique blend of humor, electro, and diverse musical influences that define French Caviar.

Conceived in 2022, French Caviar is the brainchild of Jean-Michel Berlier and Hubert Moste, two Lyon-based DJ friends who share a passion for music and a penchant for offbeat humor. Jean-Mi, a stalwart figure in the French clubbing scene, boasts an illustrious career that includes performances at renowned venues and major events, both nationally and internationally. Hubert, on the other hand, is a multifaceted musician, songwriter, and producer with a background in classical piano and a rock-and-roll spirit.

Jean-Mi's extensive DJing experience, paired with Hubert's diverse musical talents, forms the foundation of French Caviar's innovative sound. Their friendship, creativity, and critical spirit converge to bring a fresh and high-quality dimension to the electronic music landscape.

The musical influences shaping French Caviar are as diverse as the duo itself. From Disco and Funk to Soul, House, and Rock, Jean-Mi draws inspiration from legends like Michael Jackson, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, and Laurent Garnier. Hubert, a guitar virtuoso, adds his rock sensibilities influenced by Pink Floyd, the Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, David Bowie, and Elton John. This eclectic mix of influences is the secret sauce that flavors French Caviar's sonic palette.

Hubert's journey from Lyon to New York City, where he befriended Grammy Award-winning producer Sandy Vee, added another layer to French Caviar's musical exploration. The Guitar Show concept, developed during Hubert's residency at "Le First" club in Lyon, and his experiences as Kid Cudi's lead guitarist further enrich the duo's sonic experimentation. Now based mostly in LA, Hubert brings a unique blend of international influences to French Caviar's sound.

French Caviar is more than just a musical collaboration; it's a sonic adventure that pushes the boundaries of EDM. With "Hard For The Money," they invite listeners to experience the convergence of 80s nostalgia and contemporary beats. French Caviar's journey, fueled by friendship, humor, and an unyielding passion for music, promises to continue breaking conventions and delivering electrifying soundscapes to dance floors around the world. Keep an ear out for the next chapter in the evolving story of French Caviar.

"Worth It?" - TANG.'s Ode to Uncertainty and Nostalgia

In the heart of Hong Kong's vibrant music scene emerges TANG., an independent recording artist whose latest single, "Worth It?," encapsulates the emotional whirlwind of bidding farewell to one's past while grappling with the uncertainties of the future. Penned in the bustling streets of New York just before his permanent relocation to Hong Kong, the song not only marks the end of an era for TANG. but also resonates deeply with those in his hometown who are contemplating similar life-altering decisions amid political unrest.

The narrative begins on the streets of New York, where TANG. found himself at the crossroads of past and future. "Worth It?" serves as a poignant memoir, chronicling the artist's internal struggles and insecurities in the face of imminent change. As the song was penned just before TANG.'s permanent relocation to Hong Kong, it captures the emotional turbulence of leaving behind a city that had become a significant part of his identity.

The sentiments echoed in "Worth It?" are not unique to TANG. alone; they resonate deeply with the people of Hong Kong. After years of political unrest, the city is at a crossroads, and many are contemplating leaving for good. TANG.'s lyrical exploration of uncertainty and frustration reflects the collective emotional landscape of his hometown, where individuals grapple with the weight of their decisions against the backdrop of a changing political climate.

"Worth It?" is a collaborative masterpiece between TANG. and his longtime friend and collaborator, Samir Martinez, a Bronx-based recording artist from Honduras. The lo-fi and chillwave-inspired R&B track, produced by Attila Orosz, captures the essence of TANG.'s emotions on the eve of his birthday and the eve of a significant life change. The personal and introspective lyrics offer listeners a glimpse into the artist's mind, creating a musical space where vulnerability and authenticity intertwine.

The genesis of "Worth It?" lies in an after-dinner conversation about life between TANG. and Samir Martinez. The song serves not only as a farewell to New York but also as a celebration of a decade-long journey in the city. The cover art, shot in TANG.'s old neighborhood in New York City, holds a special place in the artist's heart, evoking the aesthetics of one of his favorite films, "Metropolitan."

As TANG. navigates the emotional terrain of leaving behind one home for another, "Worth It?" becomes a universal anthem for anyone facing the challenges of change and uncertainty. Through his music, TANG. invites listeners to reflect on their own journeys and contemplate the question that resonates in the hearts of many: Is it worth it? In capturing the essence of personal and collective struggles, TANG. solidifies his place as a storyteller whose melodies echo the shared experiences of a generation grappling with the complexities of our ever-evolving world.

Unveiling the Psychedelic Soundscape: Jayden Keita's "Garden"

In the sprawling musical landscape, emerging artists often bring a fresh perspective that resonates with a diverse audience. Enter Jayden Keita, a talented singer, songwriter, and artist hailing from the heartland of Minnesota but currently making waves in the vibrant music scene of Tampa Bay, Florida. With a compelling narrative that music saved his life, Keita dives deep into the human experience with his latest release, "Garden."

Jayden Keita's musical journey began in the hallowed halls of the church choir, weaving through school choirs, musical theater, and eventually finding its way to the acapella stage in college. Three years ago, Keita took the plunge into a full-time solo music career, marking the genesis of his artistic exploration.

The creation of "Garden" is a fascinating journey in itself. Initially conceived as an electronic track, the song underwent a metamorphosis, embracing the organic energy of a live band. Recorded in Nashville, TN, by Andrew King and a group of talented session musicians, the vocals found their home in Tampa, FL, at Grand Bay Recording Studios. The meticulous mixing was handled by Skyler the Engineer.

"Garden" draws inspiration from the psychedelic rock sounds of Tame Impala and MGMT. Keita aimed to capture the immersive experience these bands provide, where vocals and instrumentation create a trance-like atmosphere, allowing listeners to deeply feel the emotions conveyed.

At its core, "Garden" is a reflection on the universal struggle of comparison. Inspired by a conversation with a friend, the song delves into the tendency to focus on others' achievements, akin to tending to their gardens, rather than nurturing our own. It's a poignant reminder that personal growth flourishes when we concentrate on our own goals.

As Jayden Keita continues to build his catalogue and shape his sound, "Garden" stands as a testament to his commitment to authenticity, self-discovery, and connecting with listeners on a profound level. In a world where comparisons often overshadow personal growth, Keita's music serves as a reminder that tending to our own gardens can lead to the most beautiful blossoms.

So, immerse yourself in the psychedelic soundscape of Jayden Keita's "Garden" and let the music be the guiding light through the labyrinth of life.

Navigating the American Musical Landscape: Trick Shooter Social Club's "Moving Forward"

In the vast expanse of American music, where genres collide and narratives unfold, Chicago's Trick Shooter Social Club emerges as a distinctive voice with their latest EP, 'Truck Stop Dangerous.' At the helm of this roots-rock ensemble is guitarist Larry Liss and frontman Steve Simoncic, who, after years of navigating the Chicago music scene, found common ground in a shared passion for gritty guitars, barroom fiddles, and storytelling.

A Journey Through Americana Landscapes

'Truck Stop Dangerous' serves as a sonic road trip through iconic American landscapes. The EP weaves tales of fictions and legends, paying homage to the birthplace of the blues, Elvis, and proletariat poetry. Trick Shooter Social Club's celebration of stomp and clap American rock-n-roll is not just musical; it's oddly literate, a little whiskey-soaked, and world-weary, always leaving room for redemption.

The band's musical mosaic encompasses roots, alt-country, and blues, forming a unique sound that can be best described as garage rock with a conscience. Trick Shooter Social Club embraces the spirit of American rock-n-roll, infusing it with a literary sensibility that sets them apart in a crowded musical landscape.

Late-night recording sessions in a Chicago studio, filled with the aroma of tacos and the echoes of passionate arguments, served as the crucible for Trick Shooter Social Club. Larry Liss and Steve Simoncic, the creative forces behind the band, found inspiration in this unconventional setting to craft a storyline of edgy Americana. The Social Club adds layers to this narrative, bringing a diverse musical flavor to the table.

Trick Shooter Social Club's journey extends beyond their hometown of Chicago. They've shared stages with national touring acts, including the Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame members Peggy Young and the Survivors (featuring Spooner Oldham). From Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago to Pianos in NYC and the iconic Whisky a Go-Go in LA, the band has left an indelible mark on stages across the continent.

As Trick Shooter Social Club continues to evolve, their latest record, "Moving Forward," promises to be a pivotal chapter in their musical journey. Rooted in the rich tradition of American music yet unafraid to venture into uncharted territories, the band invites listeners to join them on a sonic exploration of the diverse landscapes that shape their sound.

In the realm of Trick Shooter Social Club, 'Moving Forward' is not just a title; it's a mantra—a declaration of resilience, growth, and an unwavering commitment to the craft. So, buckle up and embark on a musical journey with Trick Shooter Social Club as they navigate the vast, ever-changing landscape of American roots-rock.

Vamoosery Unveils a Sonic Odyssey: 'Moving Forward' Debut Album

Prepare to be swept away on an extraordinary musical journey as Vamoosery, the groundbreaking female-fronted alternative prog-rock band from Coventry, UK, proudly unveils their long-anticipated debut album, 'Moving Forward.' With enchanting vocals, soaring guitar solos, and dynamic compositions, Vamoosery's debut is a genre-blurring fusion of alternative progressive rock that leaves an indelible mark on the musical landscape.

Vamoosery's debut album is not just a collection of songs; it's a sonic voyage meticulously crafted to delight the ears and stir the soul. With a blend of classic and modern influences, the ten-track masterpiece takes listeners on an exploration of alternative progressive rock, showcasing the band's prowess in seamlessly merging pop sensibilities with impactful messages.

'Moving Forward' is a testament to Vamoosery's ability to blur genre boundaries. The album's melodic, pop-blended tracks, such as 'Archaeologist,' 'Pieces,' 'Listen,' and 'You Are Always Near,' showcase the band's versatility. The title epic, a mesmerizing 14-minute double parter inspired by "No Quarter," adds an epic dimension to the album, demonstrating the band's willingness to push musical boundaries.

Vamoosery's journey traces back to their inception as 'Go.Rebuild,' where they first took the stage in a 'battle of the bands' competition. Over the years, the band evolved, leaving their mark on the local rock scene with singles like 'Running' and a resonant rendition of the traditional Christmas song, 'O Holy Night.' In 2018, they embarked on their inaugural UK tour, showcasing their commitment to sharing their music far and wide.

With enchanting female-led vocals, soaring guitar solos, and dynamic compositions, Vamoosery's sound resonates with the likes of Evanescence and Paramore, yet is infused with progressive rock sensibilities. 'Moving Forward' is a musical journey that appeals to fans of 'Neal Morse,' 'Big Big Train,' 'Nightwish,' and ‘Paramore.’ It's a unique soundscape intertwined with impactful messages, seamless time signature changes, complex harmonies, and captivating melodies—a dynamic experience that leaves listeners yearning for more.

As Vamoosery celebrates the release of 'Moving Forward' on December 1st with a live performance at the Arches Venue in Coventry, it's clear that this isn't just a band; Vamoosery is a force of artistic innovation. With their debut album, they're ready to take music enthusiasts on a transformative odyssey—one that breaks barriers, defies expectations, and establishes Vamoosery as a formidable presence in the world of alternative prog-rock. 'Moving Forward' is available on all major streaming platforms, with a physical edition available on their Bandcamp. Don't miss the chance to be part of this musical revolution!


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