Troy Johnston

Bursting at the seams with a vast array of gorgeous organic guitar, piano and percussive tones yet ultimately held together by the voice of its creative force, Caterina J’s new record Reborn is anything and everything but an ordinary extended play. In five freeing tracks that allude to sensuality and introspections that cross the boundaries normally set
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There are few marriages of song and video as perfect as you find with Elsewhere’s “The Pledge”. The Boston trio’s new single release benefits the Alzheimer’s Association and has a less than cheerful subject matter, but Elsewhere produce a well-rounded musical and visual package that is uplifting rather than leaving viewers and listeners mired in
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Joy is not felt less exquisitely because the moment flies by. However, there is no point to joy if it’s not shared with the wider world, and luxurious artist Rich Nana is pure adulterated joy. The 66 year-old sex goddess is not only promoting the fact that dreams come true at any age, but she
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“Super Cool” is the most recent release from Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin based artist, AV Super Sunshine. If you’re familiar with any of AV’s previous work, it falls in line, from a stylistic standpoint. AV Super Sunshine is a colorful personality, often accompanied by his mysterious female counterpart. According to AV, himself, his newest single
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Haunted by the strings that guide its signature harmony from the moment we press play forward, Izzy Outerspace’s “Jump” is as close to an album-defining track as her new record Amazon contains outside of its title cut, but cosmetics aren’t the exclusive reason why. A vocal-driven yet multidimensional affair, Amazon is strikingly subtle but undisputedly packed with more emotionality
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HEwas recently released his new single ‘WHOLEthing’ on his Spotify page, in egalitarian tradition like many young artists since the Covid-19 pandemic hit. The song could easily be described as post-modern rap and neo-West Coast R&B, inspirational elements of Luniz, Sugar Hill Gang, and Cypress Hill undoubtedly in the mix while the goofy irreverence of
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“Does She Know” – by Lecretia Ann, from – Better Thangs, is not the average country song because there is a story to it that will unfold here to describe why and help shed more light on this terrific singer and songwriter from South Carolina with some attitude to go with her down home country
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Pop singer/songwriter Heidi Webster takes the remnants of what she might perceive as baggage and makes them all work in her new gem “Masterpiece”. Featuring a blended music bed that stirs murky tones with bright ones, Webster’s keen reminder that our imperfections are meant to be, and to listen to the voice that reminds us
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Peter!! Your new song “Under the Mistletoe” is a dreamy holiday song!! How did it come about?! Were there any challenges in the making of it that you can share with us?!  Thanks!  Glad you’re enjoying it as much as I enjoyed singing it. My wife wrote the song and said she drew inspiration from
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A mysterious door. A vixen’s key. The constant essence of mortality surrounding us in the cryptic white visuals filling the screen, juxtaposed with a black-clad rock n’ roll band. There’s something viciously dark about the new music video for Pretty Awkward’s single “Bored,” but unlike some of the other releases I would describe similarly, there’s
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Harrington easily joins top tiered Singer/Songwriters with the performance of his new Single “Over the Mountain”, but seems intent with his musical composition to get one foot on a more commercial-savvy platform – ripe for Christmas. Hence the single effectively blends a solid beat in the background, coupled with traditional Caribbean-styled keyboarding and an electric
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Defined as much by the thrust as it is the texture of its instrumentation, Covers is definitely no ordinary cover album. Whether he’s crooning to a sophisticated club beat in “That’s the Way Love Goes” or straddling something a little more temperamental in “Being With You” alongside Lisa G. Allen, Ronnue is a picture of self-control in
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When you’ve got the kind of tonal presence that a band like Scythian does, all you need is a moderate groove like that of the song “Sail Away Johnny” to set forth an emotionality few of your closest rivals are going to be capable of competing with. A tempered attitude is key when making something
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“Mundane” is the latest single from Indian singer/songwriter Mali. From her sophomore effort Caution To The Wind, Mali’s drive for perfection is almost accomplished. And maybe it’s not perfection she seeks, but rather to find meaning in her life. “Mundane” for all its memorable bells and equally enamoring whistles, is at its core, a song
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Louis Miller is a man on a mission in the new single “Drop on the Leaf,” and I think that mission is to create an emotional center through melodicism – or even the absence of. From the moment we press the play button on “Drop on the Leaf” forward, there’s a constant juxtaposition of texture
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In today’s fast-paced world, the most provocative individuals among us tend to be the multi-hyphenates, and in the case of author-motivator-model-entrepreneur-actress (and proud New Yorker) Sharon “Champagne” Terry, covering all the bases has never been optional. Champagne’s most recent work, a pair of urban fiction releases in The Goddess of Lust, Love & Infatuation Part 1 and Blissful
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Pulling from country, classical and even some 1960s pop, the colorful songs on Canyon Drive can make the listener look through the world through a dream, rosy-colored pair of glasses. Canyon Drive, the new album from Los Angeles’ Lisa Marie Claire sounds warm and inviting even when she’s singing of past heartache. You can’t help
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