Debut! | “Rearview” by Shannon Quinn

Singer/Songwriter Shannon Quinn Recently Released her Debut Single “Rearview”

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Nashville, TN – With relatable lyrics like I remember everything, from the coffee shops to midnight talks, but words are just words, I guess I’m not quite her, “Rearview” is sure to resonate with anyone who has gone through a breakup.

“Confusion, lies, love, memories – these are just some of the images that kept popping up in my mind as I wrote Rearview,” Shannon explains. “I always write to speak the truth – my truth. Rearview is a story of reflection and that’s what I hope listeners take away from this song.”

“Rearview” is Available Now on All Major Music Streaming Outlets!

 

Singer/Songwriter, Shannon Quinn


About Shannon Quinn

Shannon Quinn is a classically trained singer/songwriter from Saint Thomas, Pennsylvania. As a child, her passion for music was sparked by Taylor Swift. She began taking piano lessons and taught herself to play guitar, all while competing in local talent shows. Fast forward to 2019, Shannon obtained her degree in Vocal Performance and moved to Nashville, TN.

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Careless Grooves | “No Worries” by Devin Kennedy

Los Angeles multi-instrumentalist, Devin Kennedy Releases New Single, “No Worries”

No Worries by Devin Kennedy - BRASH! Magazine BlogDevin Kennedy adds another track to his hit list on blissed-out new single, “No Worries.”
The Berklee College of Music graduate has seen rapid success since his string of singles in 2018. These days, his music is everywhere, with successful rotation on Los Angeles radio stations as well as features on “Today At Apple Playlist” in Apple stores nationwide, and BMI’s Music Monday. He’s partnered with “’Steereo’ to stream his music for over 100k listening minutes in Lyfts and Uber’s across the U.S. In 2018, he was awarded “Best New Emerging Artist” by Hollywood Music in Media and sold-out his first headlining show at Los Angeles’ Peppermint Club LA. Hard at work on new music, he calls his new single “No Worries” one of his favorite songs yet.

Recording artist, Devin Kennedy

Devin Kennedy’s chill “No Worries” is an anthem for the anti-FOMO crowd. Written and produced by Kennedy, the lite-R&B track glistens to a cool groove, the perfect backdrop for Kennedy’s wistful falsetto and soulful aesthetic. All about settling into the quiet of a moment with the one you love, “No Worries” is the perfect soundtrack to a romantic night in or a quiet dinner with friends and family. The bossanova-infused groove and layered vocals build an atmosphere of relaxation, reminding us all to be in the moment and let go of negative influences. Devin Kennedy uses his flawless songwriting and memorable sound to craft this soulful summer night single, “No Worries.”

“No Worries” is Available Now on Major Music Streaming Platforms!

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Twitter: @DevKennedyMusic
IG: DevKennedyMusic
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Bad & Sultry | “Bad Baby” by Jordyn Stoddard

Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Jordyn Stoddard, Releases New Single, “Bad Baby”

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Nashville, TN — With a bold voice and sultry track, country-pop artist Jordyn Stoddard released her melody-driven, self-penned “Bad Baby”. Produced by two-time Toronto Independent Music Award-winning Johnny Simmen, and co-written by Peyton Porter.

NashVegas.com revealed “Bad Baby” in an exclusive premiere: “Stoddard’s crystal clear vocals shine through on this track, as her lyrics prove to be honest and relatable.”

“Bad Baby” is Stoddard’s first release since her debut album in 2015, Southern Tide. The 11-song project soared to number six on Billboard’s Heatseeker chart in its opening week and reached top 40 on Apple Music’s Country Music Daily chart. Stoddard’s first single “Like Me ’Til You Love Me” was released to radio worldwide, while the accompanying music video premiered nationwide on Great American Country TV (GAC) and ZUUS Country.

“Bad Baby” is Available Now on Major Digital Music Platforms!

About Jordyn Stoddard
Born and raised in Jacksonville, Fla., the 21-year-old has already positioned herself as a triple-threat in Nashville — she sings with the soul of a seasoned veteran, strums a signature turquoise Taylor guitar and has developed her craft as a songwriter. Stoddard blends the best of country’s heart and pop’s energy, while her bubbly personality lends itself to create a unique crossover sound from a relatable artist.

No stranger to the spotlight, Stoddard has opened for The Band Perry, Brett Eldredge, Lee Brice, Jerrod Niemann, Montgomery Gentry, Michael Ray, Chris Young, Easton Corbin and more.

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Twitter: @jordyn_stoddard
IG: jordyn_stoddard
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Proceed with Caution | “Watch Out For Me” Music Video by Sydney Cope

Recording Artist, Sydney Cope, Releases Music Video for New Single, “Watch Out For Me”

Watch Out For Me Music Video by Sydney Cope

The hypnotic track makes for a simmering soundtrack to the revenge fantasy Sydney Cope effortlessly plays out. As she lurks in the background of what was once a picture-perfect relationship, she discovers her lover’s transgressions and begins to unfurl a dark and twisted plan. From taking swings with a sledgehammer to tying the offenders up, Cope’s bold actions serve as a warning to anyone that tries to cross her. Once lured into her trap, Cope reveals herself as the mastermind and sparks a fire that leaves viewers wondering what could possibly happen next.

Watch Official Video for “Watch Out For Me”

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“Watch Out For Me” is Available Now on Spotify!

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About Sydney Cope
The Dallas, Texas native has been working on her unique, genre-bending sound since she first started performing at 8 years old. Over the years, she focused on developing herself as an artist, mastering the guitar, piano, and studying vocals and songwriting. Inspired by artists like Justin Timberlake and Ariana Grande, Cope’s music has found a sound that stands at the intersection of radio-ready pop melodies, deeply introspective songwriting, and soulful urban stylings.

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Twitter: @sydneyycope
IG: sydney.cope

Lost & Found | “Miss You Again” by Jesse Hite

Singer, Song-writer, Musician, and Producer, Jesse Hite Releases New Single, “Miss You Again”

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“Miss You Again” is the third single released by Jesse Hite. This poppy tune has a melody that sticks in your head and lyrics that convey the story of lost and found love. Its glamorous synths and groovy vibe make this song listenable for everyone.

“Miss You Again” is Available Now on Major Music Streaming Platforms!

About Jesse Hite
Jesse Hite is an American artist living in France as a musician, producer, and singer-songwriter. He began writing songs at an early age, yet only now he is releasing his own music into the world. His experience exploring and living on the West Coast of America, travels through Asia and Europe, and time spent living in France has taken his lyrics and songwriting to a whole new level and depth. He has combined those experiences inside the studio and molded them into a piece of art for all music lovers to enjoy. His dream is to make his music available for everyone around the world to listen to. He wants to share his honest experiences through his intricate storytelling-like song style. Jesse has been influenced by many artists and genres, most notably the likes of the Arctic Monkeys, John Mayer, Matt Corby, and LCD Soundsystem. His songs are groovy, atmospheric wonders with poppy hooks and deep stories.

The first two singles ended up on a variety of Spotify playlist, a.o. the Spotify New Music Friday Playlists of The Netherlands and Iceland and Easy Like Sunday Morning by Double J Music, got airplay in The US, The UK, New Zealand, Germany, Norway and The Netherlands, and received critically acclaimed international press.

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Twitter: @jesse_hite
IG: jessehite
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Writer: Jesse Hite

A Serenade for the Future | “Girl” by Cory Singer

New Jersey native, Cory Singer releases his new pop/rock single, “Girl”

“I wrote this song because I have a dream that I will sing this song to my future girlfriend,” explains Cory Singer. “All girls deserve a good love song.”

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Cory Singer is an accomplished singer/songwriter/musician and theater performer. Cory has performed in arenas before thousands nationwide. He starred on BRAVO TV’s singing Competition The Kandi Factory, winning the grand prize, taking home a song penned by Grammy Award Winning Artist Kandi Burress, “I Can Do Anything”.

Cory has spent 6 years in development honing his exceptional songwriting skills, performing and working on his EP. He has penned his upcoming EP due to release Summer 2019. Cory is an exceptional songwriter and he captivates his audiences no matter the venue or event. He has had several song placements this year including “The Devil” by The Highway Women.

“Girl” is Available Now on iTunes, Spotify, & Google Play!

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Twitter: @CorySings
IG: CorySingerMusic

New Release!! | Illuminations EP by Luke Underhill

Piano Driven Singer-Songwriter Luke Underhill Radiates in Sophomore EP, Illuminations

Illuminations EP by Luke Underhill - BRASH! Magazine BlogNashville, TN – Piano driven singer-songwriter and pianist Luke Underhill has found his sound in sophomore studio EP, Illuminations. The multi-faceted musician penned every track on the new project and it is produced by Warren Huart (The Fray, Marc Broussard, Korn, Aerosmith, Better Than Ezra).

Parade.com exclusively premiered Underhill’s debut radio single “Long Way Home” this week calling it a ‘spirited and triumphant song.’ “Chicago native Luke Underhill brings us along for one amazing ride on “Long Way Home.” Rolling piano erupting into full-on energy and inspiring lyrics expertly delivered by Underhill make this song a must listen.” Read the exclusive. TBK Magazine also premiered “Yet Again” and Vents Magazine premiered “Rooftops”.

Underhill is staged to perform “Long Way Home” on NBC’s Today in Nashville on April 19th and Chicago’s WGN on May 10th.

Illuminations Track Listing
“Long Way Home” | Written by: Luke Underhill, Andrew Capra
“Yet Again” | Written by: Luke Underhill
“She May Be” | Written by: Luke Underhill
“Rooftops” | Written by: Luke Underhill
“Katie’s Song” | Written by: Luke Underhill

“When I first heard Luke’s voice and read his lyrics I knew I had to work with him,” said producer Warren Huart. “Luke is the artist I’ve been waiting for ever since I first heard The Fray’s demo of “Cable Car” sitting in a Studio Car Park in a Ford F150 Truck. Luke reminds me of everything we want in an artist. I’m so excited for people to hear his music.”

Illuminations EP is now available on iTunes, Spotify, and all other digital retailers!

singer, songwriter, musician, Luke UnderhillAbout Luke Underhill
Earning a reputation as the contemporary ‘piano man,’ the Chicago native’s emotional renditions of his songs have already earned him comparisons to a young John Mayer – while some more upbeat arrangements inspire exciting flashes of early Bryan Adams. Since the release of his debut studio EP The Left Side in 2017, Underhill has worked diligently to hone his skills as a songwriter, musician and artist. The 5-song EP embodies Underhill’s vision for his music and portrays how much the versatile artist has come into his own in the past year.

With diverse influences ranging from Gavin DeGraw and Bruce Springsteen to Ed Sheeran and Ben Folds, the multi-talented 23-year-old singer/songwriter, Luke Underhill, is making his mark in the format.

As an independent artist, Underhill’s fanbase has grown significantly since his debut. With more than 113K streams on Spotify, 816K YouTube views and more than 20K followers on social media, the singer-songwriter has certainly struck a chord with his story telling ability and unique sound.

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Twitter: @lukeunderhill_
IG: lukeunderhillofficial
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Diary of Taking A Stand | “Driving to Standing Rock” Music Video by Raye Zaragoza

Driving to Standing Rock by Raye Zaragoza - BRASH! Magazine BlogSinger/songwriter/musician, Raye Zaragoza recently released the stunning new visuals to her single “Driving to Standing Rock”. The video premiered on Billboard, written on her journey to Standing Rock and has since become an anthem for standing up and fighting for what you believe in. The video diary was taken during the singer’s national stadium tour with Dispatch this summer, where she performed as a one woman band to hundreds of thousands.

Zaragoza is known for her viral music videos which collectively garner almost a million views. She has been deemed as a voice for young women from a multi-cultural background. Zaragoza’s past anthem “In The River” has been awarded No.2 protest song by a person of color by Paste Magazine. She has also been featured on numerous Spotify playlists including, Cyndi Lauper’s Protest Songs playlist. Zaragoza will also be doing an upcoming TedTalk about multi-culturalism in the entertainment industry.

Watch Official Music Video for “Driving to Standing Rock”

“Driving to Standing Rock” is Available Now on iTunes & Spotify!

 

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Photo credit: Terry Bruce Herring

About Rate Zaragoza
Raye Zaragoza is an award-winning singer-songwriter who carries an acoustic guitar and a message. Her quiet yet powerful song “In the River,” written in response to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota, resonated strongly with listeners and went viral in late 2016, garnering half a million views on the video, national media coverage, and a Global Music Award and Honesty Oscar.

 

Raye’s debut album, Fight For You (independent, 2017), displays her compassion, dedication to justice and equality for all, and keen eye for the seemingly small daily moments that become our most meaningful memories. About the record, Raye says, “This album is about finding yourself and finding your voice. It’s about maturing and realizing that you can make a difference if you so choose.”

Writing about social issues comes naturally to Raye. “As a woman of color in America, social issues are things you deal with and see every day of your life,” she says. “I write about my experience and oftentimes my existence has been laced with injustice.”

Raye performs her music all over the United States as well as across Europe, where she spent five weeks touring in summer 2017. Her music has been featured on Democracy Now! and on numerous lists of the best modern-day protest songs, including those by Paste Magazine, What Culture, and Overblown. She has also performed live sessions for Paste and Daytrotter.

At SXSW 2018, Raye spoke about her loyal fanbase and maintaining an independent career on a panel entitled “Serving the Sacred Bond” hosted by PledgeMusic. Zaragoza has just finished a national tour, where she was supporting Dispatch and Nahko and Medicine for the People, including dates at Red Rocks and Central Park Summerstage. Check out her website for her upcoming tour dates.

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Facebook.com/RayeMusic
Twitter: @rayezaragoza
IG: rayezaragoza
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Intimate Kisses | “Those Cherry Lips” by Jerrica Alyssa

Jerrica Alyssa’s Sensual Single, “Those Cherry Lips,” is the Seductive Urban Pop Track You’ve Been Waiting For!

Those Cherry Lips by Jerrica AlyssaThe latest single, “Those Cherry Lips”, Canadian singer/songwriter, Jerrica Alyssa, is a rhythmic pop meets urban R&B vibe undulates beneath her sultry vocals, dripping with passion and anticipation. It’s the perfect chill track to put you in the mood, and Jerrica’s female-forward reflection of two people meeting in the middle is lush with empowerment and sensuality. A low-tempo beat hums under layers of vocals and hushed breathing, building a sense of heat and movement into every second of the vibrant arrangement. It’s the kind of sound that will make you want to light the candles, turn up the music, and lose yourself in someone you love.

“Those Cherry Lips” is Available Now on Spotify!

About Jerrica Alyssa
The Vancouver native is more than just a charismatic performer, she spent her college years studying Genetics at the University of British Columbia and stretching her musical abilities with her training at ARCT, Royal Conservatory of Music. After making the brave move to Nashville to chase her dreams, she started doing voiceover work for TV and film and has toured the world sharing her talents in places like China, Japan, UK, and Polynesia. Her voice has inspired the masses with appearances on Canadian Idol, and Variety’s Got Talent, but despite all these early accomplishments she’s only just beginning. Recently she’s allowed her solo career to take center stage, collaborating with Joseph Magee (Pitch Perfect, Miley Cyrus, Whitney Houston) on tracks for her upcoming debut release.

Singer/Songwriter Jerrica Alyssa

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Twitter: @JerricaAlyssa
IG: JerricaAlyssa
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Motivation From the Growth | “Love, Future You” by Derek Sallmann

Derek Sallmann Releases New Feel-Good Track, “Love, Future You”

“Love, Future You,” was co-written with LA songwriter Kyler England (who also contributes background vocals on the track), and packs a powerful pop punch with its hooky atmospheric sound. The feel-good track is a love letter to yourself, reminding you to power through the hard times because the future will always be brighter. The melody simmers with its hand-clap rhythm, ethereal synths, and layers of vocals cascading across the chorus. Altogether, it creates beautifully produced indie-pop sound that makes you feel as if you’re floating on air. It’s a track that will truly leave you looking forward to what the future brings.

Love Future You by Derek Sallmann

“Love, Future You” is Out Now on Spotify!

Singer/Musician, Derek SallmannAbout Derek Sallmann
A native of Waukesha, Wisconsin, Sallmann first picked up one of his dad’s guitars when he was only 13 years old. In that defining moment, a musician was born. He began writing songs, eventually releasing his debut album, All Seasons, in the winter of 2016. It wasn’t long before he started hitting the stage at various venues and festivals across the country including becoming a fan-favorite at the world’s largest music festival “Summerfest” in Milwaukee and building a steady and dedicated fanbase. His songs have garnered him many accolades including winning the Shepherd Express “Best of Milwaukee” competition for “Best Acoustic Musician” in 2017 and a Wisconsin Area Music Industry nominee for “Best New Artist” in 2016. After experiencing success with his debut release, Sallmann spent time in Los Angeles working with producer Bill Lefler (Ingrid Michaelson, Cary Brothers, Joshua Radin) on his upcoming EP, Love, Future You out later this year.

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Twitter: @DerekSallmann
IG: DerekSallmann
YouTube.com/DerekSallmann