New Music Friday — Mar. 13, 2020

March 13, 2020

DATIN | “We Fight (Color Purple)” feat. 1K Phew, Wande

Christian Hip hop, rap; Menace Movement — STREAM / BUY single

Datin, core member of the Menace Movement collective, is one of the most sought after artists on the Christian hip hop scene today. His 2016 debut LP The Roar garnered Top 20 Billboard chart positions and he’s never looked back since. Collaborators 1K Phew & Wande are up-and-coming standouts on Lecrae‘s Reach Records label.


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FUTURES | “Dance Like It’s Done” & “Believe Again”

Christian, Worship/praise; Influencers Music — STREAM / BUY Reborn EP

For Futures, the worship movement at Influencers Church—a Hillsong family church—their desire is to raise up a tribe of fearless dreamers that would influence their worlds for Jesus with a creative expression that is captivating and powerful. A global effort, Influencers Church has sax campuses in Australia, and four in the Greater Atlanta area.


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THE KING JAMES BOYS | Living on a Promise

Christian, bluegrass; Morning Glory Music — STREAM / BUY album

Founded in 1994, The King James Boys are an all gospel, bluegrass band blending southern gospel harmonies with modern bluegrass sounds. Their 2018 single “Was Nots” landed on the Bluegrass Today Gospel chart for 13-weeks, while “The Master’s Standing By” gave The King James Boys their first #1 radio single in February of last year. “Superwater” followed, by garnering the #1 spot on the Singing News Bluegrass Gospel chart in March 2019.


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TEREM | “Keep On”

Electronic, Hip hop; Illect Recordings — STREAM / BUY single

A first-class beat maker and producer, Terem—who makes his home in France—is renown for garnering sync placements by some of the world’s leading brands such as Microsoft, Nestea, MTV, FOX Sports, ESPN, NBA, L’Oreal, Tommy Hilfiger, Service Now, Cover Fx, Android & Apple Apps and Gary Vee TV, among others. Making beats since 2000, Terem claims heavy influences from jazz and soul. Production notables include projects with top French acts such as Rockin’ Squat (Assassin), Oxmo Puccino, Kohndo (La Cliqua), Namor, Elodie Rama, Dj Atom and Dj Greem from C2C and US artists (Sareem Poems, James Gardin, Red Pill, Ozay Moore, Melodiq, Braille, Trek Life, LMNO, Moka Only, Sene, Deep Rooted, and more.


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COCO O’CONNOR | When I Was Your World

Americana; Bonfire Recording Company — STREAM / BUY album

Coco O’Connor, one of Bonfire Recording Company‘s most recent signees, is also a 2019 International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMA) winner for Country/Bluegrass Song of the Year (“The Devil, a Wounded Man, and Me”—This ‘Ol War, 2018). She has enjoyed placements on The Craig Ferguson Show, PBS, The History Channel, and National Geographic and recently opened up for Jim Lauderdale, Oak Ridge Boys, Phil Vassar, and Mark Wills.


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STEPHEN MOUGIN | “I’m Gonna Ride”

Bluegrass; Dark Shadow Recording — STREAM / BUY single

A multifaceted artist and businessman, Stephen “Mojo” Mougin is the founder of Dark Shadow Recording, and best known musically as principal guitarist for Sam Bush. Dark Shadow, located in Nashville, is label home for bluegrass, folk, and country artists such as award-winning Becky Buller and up-and-comer Rick Faris.


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CARLEY ARROWOOD | “Dear Juliana”

Bluegrass; Mountain Home Music Company — STREAM / BUY single

Carley Arrowood is an award-winning fiddler, singer, and songwriter from the mountains of North Carolina—winning the 2017 IBMA Award for Instrumentalist of the Year. Recently signing with Mountain Home Music Company, Arrowood is branching out to create her own music, with an anticipated debut long-player later in 2020.


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JB & JAMIE DAILEY | “Nobody’s Darlin’ But Mine”

Bluegrass; Pinecastle Records — STREAM / BUY single

Father-son traditional bluegrass duo including legendary dobro player JB Dailey & guitar master Jamie Dailey of Vincent & Dailey fame.


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