The legendary Raw Soul Express return with sensational new single ‘Fate of the World’

Raw Soul Express have released a refreshingly catchy, buoyant and daring new single that mixes addictive pop melodies with shadowy contemporary lyrics. Having been innovating the soul and funk genre since the early 1970s, Raw Soul Express have put their suaveness and maturity to use, so they can lyrically tackle salient subjects like the Black Lives Matter movement and global warming.

Raw Soul Express are uniquely able to merge pressing lyrics with a wonderful concoction of rapid saxophone playing from John McMinn that rips through speakers with a huge velocity, while Paul Mullen’s snappy keyboard playing could give Tom Coppola of Chic a run for his money. The addition of these outstanding musical components are boosted through the expectational drum and bass playing that will be impossible to get out of your head.

Raw Soul Express are respected veterans of the funk soul scene, having released their pioneering eponymous debut album in 1976. Originating in Miami, Raw Soul Express have remarkably managed to retain all of the original members since the band’s creation, an important feat considering the passion and creativity that each band member harvests. Their addition to the American funk soul scene and their musical prowess has not gone unnoticed, since they have performed in the past with iconic names such as Kool and the Gang and James Brown.

“In 1971 I answered an ad on a bulletin board in a music store for bass player wanted. I sat in one evening and jammed with the band. About three months later at 3 a.m. there was a knock at my door. Three band members woke me and asked if I wanted to be in the band. “You have to decide now” they said, we have a gig at Bethune-Cookman all black college. The bass player they had left them in a spot so half asleep I said yes. I believe I was the only hippie there that night. After doing the gig and losing about 20 lbs from pure fear and nerves not knowing what the hell I was doing, they decided to keep me and 50 years later here I am!Albie Manno of Raw Soul Express

Raw Soul Express were one of the most progressive, revolutionary bands of the 1970s by employing both black and white musicians to perform in harmony with each other, which served as a middle finger to the backwards nature of race relations at the time. With the ‘Fate of the World’ single, Raw Soul Express are incredibly able to tap into modern societal issues with a song that was surprisingly written in the 1990s.

“Because the song was written by myself and Rick some 25 years ago, I had no idea in 2019 – when I was planning to make the video in 2020 – what the images were going to be. To me it just affirms that what we’ve been doing all along is what we were meant to do. As artists I believe we should reflect on the times, may they be good or bad.”Albie Manno of Raw Soul Express

The music of Raw Soul Express has now been shared with a whole new generation of young followers that adore their music. Always the pioneers, Raw Soul Express have also crafted an exceptional music video that provides the track with supernatural and hypnotic visuals. Go check out this single if you haven’t already!

Watch the Video for Fate of the World here:

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Metal Sensation ‘In Signs’, deliver a thundering new single ‘Knock Knock’

One of the best metal songs of the year has just been released, and it hasn’t been written by Metallica or Slipknot, but by the Ukrainian band In Signs. This trio first formed in 2014 as a post-grunge band and only ever played their own self-penned material, such was the calibre of their song writing.

They released 5 infectious singles in 2020, such as ‘Blood for Blood’ which mixed the lightening guitar riffs of Deep Purple with the addictive pop melodies of The Beatles.

I listened to The Beatles, Oasis, Scorpions, Deep Purple from my childhood, so I believe they were the biggest influences. But I started writing songs being inspired by Three Days Grace who are playing post-grunge; by Dallas Green from City and Colour who are playing indie-folk. I don’t know why but these genres were mixed in my head.Arsen, In Signs

In Signs have carried on their stupefying run of form with their release of their 2021 single ‘Knock Knock’. This scintillating song begins with sombre vocals that immediately grab your attention, then pounding drums begin to creep in which gradually get louder and louder. This song then explodes into a concoction of blazing guitars, deafening vocals and thunderous drum beats that will threaten any portable speaker’s decibel limit. Despite being from Ukraine, In Sign’s command of the English Language is incredible with lyrics that perfectly encapsulate the frustration and agony of modern life.

“It’s so important to be true with people who listen to your music and this is our main goal. There are a lot of artists nowadays but not all of them are doing art. We want to prove that music is not about money, it’s about the passion of your life. I’m a closed person and making music and writing lyrics is a perfect way for me to communicate with people.” Arsen, In Signs

‘Knock Knock’ is just the first of many songs expected from In Signs in 2021 and we certainly cannot wait to see where they take their impeccably distinctive sound next.

Watch the Lyric Video for Knock Knock here:

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Website: https://www.insignsband.com/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6lbOAXU3IC5HuZhykxWCkD?si=ajHsPXe-SmyPNgYv2zD8-A
Apple Music: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/in-signs/1340508600
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/InSignsMusic/videos

Ruth Brosnan’s single ‘Electric Gold’ is a mantra for COVID-19 key workers

Ruth Brosnan has composed a track which encompasses the struggles of the pandemic, from restrictions, to the bravery and dedication of front line workers.

It’s an upbeat song, despite the potentially gloomy subject, which spreads a clear message of escapism and hope.

This motivational and passionate dance track is perfect for fans of the 80s decade, though it gives a modern twist with electronic elements throughout.

The music is impossible not to dance to; exactly what the nation needs in this difficult and draining time. With Ruth’s music, the pop style, no-nonsense track will get us back on our feet and keep our chins up!

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ruth_brosnan/?hl=en

Website: https://ruthbrosnan.com

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/1DZW6KvND9HzEiXjDdWnqr?si=8HUGivXeSLyGEU1_7zb32w

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Simon Collins’ new album ‘Becoming Human’ is a prog rock gemstone

Simon Collins has merged together an exciting mix of futuristic electronics, personal and engaging lyrics and the blasting, undeniable undertones of prog rock.

His latest album, ‘Becoming Human’, allows us to transcend on a journey filled with expressive meaning. The title track itself describes a character transformation- what is it truly like to be human? Check out the video below:

Previously within the genre of prog rock there has been a sense of disconnection between the writer and the instrumentals. However, Simon Collins effortlessly merges his abilities as a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist to form what can only be described as a major force of the genre.

Simon’s legendary father Phil Collins has clearly adapted him to a musical way of life, unsurprisingly learning to play drums at the age of 5. Following in his footsteps, we can certainly expect to see lots more from this musical fanatic.

Links to Simon’s socials are below:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simoncollinspage

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simoncollinsmusic/

Website: http://www.frontiers.it/album/5621

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New single ‘The Quest’ establishes InHibit as an influential alt-rock act

‘The Quest’ – a stunning new single from InHibit, which is out now – is the perfect mix of twanging guitar, sliding melodies, and overall pretty exciting tunes.

Despite being only 21, InHibit (Noah Roovers) has been divulged in the world of music since he was 5 years-old just starting to learn piano. He described himself as a poet, though his songs determine him as a true music composer; his 400,000 YouTube views, all accumulated in less than a month, also categorise him as something very special.

Alongside his single ‘The Quest’, we now also have stunning visuals in the form of a video. It can only be described as astonishingly eye-popping – see for yourself.

The track gives the vibes of late 90s rock, not unlike the style of Nirvana. But we can expect to see much more from InHibit, as he’s releasing not only further musical content but a book and a collection of poetry.

For more info and updates, follow his socials below:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inhibitofficial/

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Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-665546627

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Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIHadk3BW40&feature=youtu.be

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Meet Tia the Sydney Singing Sensation

Meet Tia Beale the stylish 20-year-old, who hails from Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Surrounded by a household filled with a rich tapestry of music playing as she was growing up, thanks in part to her heritage of a Barbadian father and an Irish mother, Tia has already established herself as a musical talent to watch, after receiving shout-outs from industry tastemakers such as Muso TV. Still living in the family home, she is surrounded by a veritable zoo of animals, indeed her beloved dog, Evie, has been known to make cameo appearance on her photo shoots! Released last year via MGM, Tia’s official launch party for the EP is on 3rd April at Sydney’s Planer Restaurant.

Check out Tia’s Coke & Mentos Music Video

Hot on the heels of the unveiling of her debut single Coke & Mentos last month, Sydney singer-songwriter Tia Beale’s debut five-track EP, TIA, has just hit streaming sites, with a physical CD release, distributed by MGM, also available. Recorded in collaboration with music industry veteran Steve Clisby (who has jammed with Jimi Hendrix and played alongside Kool & The Gang and Chaka Khan), who also acted as producer, Tia’s EP traverses a variety of genres, from the gentle balladry of Do It Over, to the dance floor pop of Coke & Mentos, synth and syncopated beats of Synergy, and hip-hop-flavoured Keep On Coming Back.

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Website: https://www.tiabeale.com