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Tylerhateslife - mental health.

According to Tyler, this wasn’t even supposed to be a song. "I literally just made a TikTok duetting lloyiso singing, 'All time low,' by Jon Bellion, and it blew up!" To date, more than 2k videos have been made using the sound on the platform,…
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Japhia Life - "The Fan"

Represent. For an emcee that's been flowing for the better part of two decades now, Japhia Life finally enters 2022 with new single, "The Fan." A simple hook line—"Represent / Gotta represent"—is all this track needs to draw the listener…
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The Primitive Quartet - Through the Years, Vol. 5

Last year, The Primitive Quartet and Mountain Home Music Company began the Through the Years series, which is bringing the beloved gospel group’s music to new generations of listeners through streaming services and digital sales platforms…
Sareem Poems, Madi, hip hop, rap, Illect Reordings, Syntax Creative - image

Sareem Poems & Madi - Aint No Time

Beat maker Madi delivers a punchy, swinging rhythm for Sareem Poems to observe past, present, & future on "Aint No Time." Although there's harkens to the past, this is a song about the now. Past and future will have their moments, but what…
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Hammertowne - "You Can Learn a Lot From a Song"

Hammertowne reminds us all that a song is much more than just a "song." While some of us already know this truth, to many, music may just be traveling from one ear and out the other. However, if we all took a moment to stop and ponder the meanings…
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Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road - "A Little Bit of Bluegrass"

Legendary bluegrass songstress Lorraine Jordan returns with her faithful band Carolina Road to release new single, "A Little Bit of Bluegrass." As the song title insists, Jordan & Band remind the listener that just "a little bit of bluegrass"…
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Mason Via - "Love Train"

On the heels of his debut Mountain Fever Records long-player, Mason Via keeps-on steaming ahead on the right track with single, "Love Train." Considering Via's musical background, his current role in Old Crow Medicine Show, and the fact that…
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Soul'd Out - He Said I Could Come

After a recent signing with Godsey Media and a re-branding, Soul'd Out returns with album, He Said I Could Come. Opening track, "You're Gonna to See Me Through" starts the record off on an upbeat, positive tone with funky electric guitars, a…
Sivion, Newselph, DJ Manwell, Illect Recordings, Syntax Creative, hip hop, rap - image

Sivion, Newselph & DJ Manwell - The Best (Remix)

When I first heard Newselph’s remix to “The Best” (original version from the 2013 release of the album, Group Therapy), I was blown away by how he flipped the timing and the cadence through the placement of the drums and sample. Has brought…
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Fireside Collective - Across the Divide

“When the world shut down and the music industry came to a halt,” recalls Fireside Collective singer and mandolinist Jesse Iaquinto, “we decided to head to a cabin in the Smoky Mountains. We didn't know when we'd be back on the road,…
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Dave Adkins - We're All Crazy

About the focus track, "Dear Departed" | This medium-tempo alt-country style track is classic Dave Adkins, and is a great song to represent his new Mountain Fever Records long-player (Aug. 5, 2022). Rhythmic banjo and southern harmonies lay…
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Pinecastle Records - Ultimate Bluegrass Gospel

With bluegrass' already close ties to rootsy gospel music, it's not a surprise that a seasoned acoustic label known for producing enduring bluegrass across all spectrums is releasing a project titled, Ultimate Bluegrass Gospel. Lead by Pinecastle…