New Music Friday — Nov. 15, 2019

November 15, 2019

AARON BURDETT | “Rockefeller”

Bluegrass, Organic Records — STREAM / BUY single

Officially listed as “one of the top-10 most important musicians of western North Carolina” (WNC Magazine) alongside Doc Watson, Steep Canyon Rangers, and The Avett Brothers. This marks Burdett’s fourth Organic Records recording, which have spanned since 2014.

K.I.N.E.T.I.K. & TEREM | “Come Back Home”

Hip hop/Rap, Illect Recordings — STREAM / BUY single

K.I.N.E.T.I.K. has been known for spitting on prestigious stages such as BBC Radio 1, Secret Garden Party & Strawberry Fair Music & Performing Arts Festival. Terem is renown in beat making for 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.

YANCY | Not About the Weather

Christian/Christmas, Yancy Ministries — STREAM / BUY single

After several recent CCM releases, Yancy returns to her beloved Little Praise Party series after a five-year hiatus with a Christmas song inspired by “thinking of my friends that live in places where they won’t get a ‘white Christmas,'” says the energetic artist. Excelling at making fun songs for kids to sing and perform, this new single will have the whole family moving and grooving this holiday season!


Electronic/Hip hop, Jawn Stockton — STREAM / BUY album

Swoope takes the lead again—this time behind the controls of the production booth instead of the microphone. Bringing his experience into the Jawn Stockton collective, Swoope is a chart-topping rapper, earning Top 5 positions on Billboard and recently receiving a GRAMMY nomination for album Sonshine and single “All The Time.”

RICK FARIS | Breaking in Lonesome

Bluegrass, Dark Shadow Recording — STREAM / BUY album

Best known for his guitar-work with GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass group Special Consensus, Rick Faris has recently signed a solo deal with Nashville’s Dark Shadow Recording (owned by touted producer and Sam Bush band member Stephen “Mojo” Mougin). Under Special Consensus, Faris has also contributed to recent IBMA award-wins for Performance of the Year and Album of the Year.

PATRICK DOPSON | “God is Able”

Christian/Gospel, Oilonit Music — STREAM / BUY single

Dopson’s Open The Heavens garnered a Top 10 Billboard gospel hit and found himself featured on the famed WOW series CD & DVD top songs-of-the-year compilations (“Keep Me”). His follow-up single, “God Is,” also reached Top 20 Billboard chart success. In addition to releasing music, Dopson is music pastor under Tony Evans in Dallas, TX.


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