New selections plus previously released singles are the meat of Offering For Anxious, the Brownswood Recordings debut for Washington, D.C.-based artist Diggs Duke. This track, "Born From You", feels like an introduction to a fuller song yet unheard. I'm enjoying the introductory thoughts of sweet reminiscence. I'm willing to wait for it. Here's "Born From … Continue reading Diggs Duke “Born From You”
The new Sleeper Agent track debuted on Rolling Stone last week, and it's since grabbed on a hold on my ears. Nice to hear that Tony Smith & company can repeat that infectious and raucous sing-along pop, especially since this with be their first major label release (RCA). Here's "Waves" from Sleeper Agent's forthcoming 2014 … Continue reading Sleeper Agent “Waves”
Celebrating his December 7th birthday, New York-based artist BARON released the official video for "The Remedy", one of my favorite tracks from his 2012 set, RadioHeart. Directed by Stephanie Verzi and David Powers, here's "The Rememdy" by BARON. Purchase the audio single and remix at Bandcamp.com, as well as the RadioHeart EP.
Next up in our Holiday Q&A series for 2013, we caught up with Austin-based musician Benjamin Crowley aka Artificial Earth Machine to find out about his holiday plans. Readers of this blog first connected with him back in July with the release of his EP, Between Spaces which is available as a free download at … Continue reading Holiday Q&A 2013 with Artificial Earth Machine
So contributors Enda Guinan and Rich Lopez helped me bring together a list of recommended audio experiences from 2013. Since we did one post in the summer and one in the late fall, here's the list of albums if you missed it. Feel free to go back and read the other posts linked above if … Continue reading Groove Loves Melody’s List of recommended albums for 2013
Philly-born vocalist Brayton Bowman and Florida-born/NY-based producer, Drew Ofthe Drew connected through Berklee College of Music in Boston. The two have stirred up another pop-"kiss goodbye" as an upbeat flip side to Brayton's first release, "Privacy" earlier this year. This one is entitled, "Done", and like "Privacy", it's also a free download at Soundcloud..for now.
Austin-based producer/performer Chris Medders aka Eversive aka Brother Wolf kicks off the next leg on the Holiday Q&A. This time, I'm checking in with Austin-based producers and DJs on their holiday plans. Chris and releases from his imprint Sole Glow Collective have been in the Groove Loves Melody mix a lot this year, so let's … Continue reading Holiday Q&A 2013 with Eversive / Brother Wolf
Photo by Jason Janik. If there's one local person to study for work ethic in getting his music out, that would be Wanz Dover aka Blixaboy aka Jack Dover. The multi-instrumentalist/producer has been involved with the underground techno, industrial, and post-punk scene in Dallas area since the 1990's and he stays busy. Let's catch up … Continue reading Holiday Q&A 2013 with Wanz Dover
Aaron Wayne Leming is a currently a senior Journalism major at University of North Texas. Aaron is also gaining attention throughout and outside Dallas as a tech house music producer. He came to our attention earlier this year because of a IDestiny remix of one his tracks. Let's take a look at what the holidays … Continue reading Holiday Q&A 2013 with Aaron Wayne
One post that got a lot of attention here at Groove Loves Melody during 2013 was a rift between UK musician David Philips and Red Bull about possible theft. That rift has since been smoothed out between both parties. I've featured a lot of David Philips' music here at the website because I appreciate his … Continue reading David Philips “When She Told Me”