Adriel Cruz, Christmas, holiday, World Renegade Music, Syntax Creative - image

Adriel Cruz - Christmas Time Again

After 2019's "Very Cali Christmas," Adriel Cruz returns to holiday music this year with an all-new fun, joy-time jam, "Christmas Time Again," alongside a 2021 remix of the aforementioned tune. This year's new track—even considering its synth-heaviness…
Tammy Rogers, Thomm Jutz, Americana, folk, Mountain Fever Records, Syntax Creative - image

Tammy Rogers & Thomm Jutz - "The Tree of Life"

In this relatively simple, guitar-fiddle musical offering, the tandem of Tammy Rogers & Thomm Jutz release their second single as a duo, "The Tree of Life." Intentionally stripped-back sonically, the song pays homage the very beginning…
Sam Hart, Christin Hart, CCM, Christian music, Aromaphone, Syntax Creative - image

Sam & Christin Hart - "There is Hope"

Husband/wife duo Sam & Christin Hart deliver "There is Hope" amid widespread chaos, unemployment, depression, suicide, financial strife, polarization, mistrust of authority, relational brokenness, etc. Co-written by Erin Echevarria, Chelsea…
Quiet Bear, folk, singer-songwriter, Old Bear Records, Syntax Creative - image

Quiet Bear - "Razor Thin"

Quiet Bear’s newest is the soundtrack to our wrestling with, “What we don’t want to do.” It opens pairing an ethereal female voice (Legend Ozora) in contrast to the familiar grain of Anthony Hoisington’s vocals. Collectively, the…
Rel McCoy, lofi, chillhop, beats, Illect Recordings, Syntax Creative - image

Rel McCoy - "Because of You"

Rel McCoy's latest lofi, chillhop effort is his most creative to date in "Because of You." Without any other context to go on, the "you" referenced in the title must be of significant inspiration. Crunchy hip hop beats flow underneath crispy…
James Gardin, Terem, Illect Recordings, hip hop, rap, dance, Syntax Creative - image

James Gardin & Terem - "Damage"

"Damage" was the new, launch-track for James Gardin's 2020 compilation, The Groove Collection. Staying true to the "groove," the dance-inspired hip hop joint is just a good-time, feel-good, "get your back up off the wall" kind-of jam intended…
The Kingdom Heirs, Sonlite Records, southern gospel, Christian music, Syntax Creative - image

The Kingdom Heirs - I Feel a Good Day Coming On

Putting an exclamation mark on a summer that saw The Kingdom Heirs welcome audiences back to their performing home at East Tennessee’s famed Dollywood and a new tenor singer, the storied quartet is releasing their full-length album, I Feel…
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Kaboose - "Masquerade"

In this technological age we can easily be engulfed in following opinions from anywhere. This can create a virtual mask as we shy away from being who we truly are inside. We fish for compliments, we we try to one-up the next, ultimately leading…
Chris Jones, Night Drivers, bluegrass, acoustic, folk, Mountain Home Music Company, Syntax Creative - image

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers - Make Each Second Last

He’s been called a singer-songwriter who happens to front a bluegrass band, and though the choice is a little more deliberate than that phrase might suggest, there’s still a nugget of truth in the observation, and it arguably applies more…
Terror Firma, electronic, jazzhop, lofi, Illect Recordings, Syntax Creative - image

Terror Firma - Murky

Showcasing his sonic diversity, the mastermind that is Terror Firma pulls out an all lo-fi repertoire on new EP, Murky. In recent previous projects, Terror brought deep, grinding, hard-hitting beats married with funk and soul. Murky is swingy,…
Lee Street Lyrical, folk, Americana, Travianna Records, Syntax Creative - image

Lee Street Lyrical - "I'll Never Be a Mountain Girl"

Lee Street Lyrical marks their Travianna Records debut with new single, "I'll Never Be a Mountain Girl." While the narrator/lead performer makes appeals to her love interest to join her "by the sea," the heart of this song is really about making…
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Ronny Hinson - "The Lighthouse" (50 Year Celebration)

Written by Ronny Hinson in 1970, “The Lighthouse” was originally recorded and released by The Hinson Family in 1971. But it was a live album by The Happy Goodman Family, Wanted LIVE (also in 1971), that propelled the song to the top of…