JOKIA, Christian, gospel, black gospel, Syntax Creative - image

JOKIA - "Let Him In"

JOKIA releases new single "Let Him In" on the heels of 2020's "Yahweh," which garnered Billboard airplay and indicator chart #1s for multiple weeks in addition to amassing #4 in Billboard gospel digital sales. Following the same successful formula,…
Cas Metah, Sintax the Terrific, DJ Sean P, Illect Recordings, hip hop, rap, Syntax Creative - image

Cas Metha & Sintax the Terrific - Mere Mortals

About the focus track, "Alright" | The recently formed tandem of staple Illect Recordings emcees Cas Metah and Sintax the Terrific are due to drop their anticipated full-length Mere Mortals (July 2, 2021), similarly named for the project's debut…
The Farm Hands, bluegrass, acoustic, Pinecastle Records, Syntax Creative - image

The Farm Hands - 4.0

About the focus track, "This World of Mine" | "This World of Mine" by The Farm Hands is quintessential bluegrass, created by one of the genre's true-to-roots outfits. Expressing the blues of a love hopeful, and love lost, this medium-tempo slow-swing…
The Royal Halls, alt-country, Americana, folk, Old Bear Records, Syntax Creative - image

The Royal Halls - Center of the Frame

After their April 2021 debut single release "Lonely Eyes," The Royal Halls—comprised of founders J. Reynolds and Brennan Blowers (plus a group of lifelong friends)—release their much anticipated LP, Center of the Frame (June 25, 2021). The…
Amanda Anne Platt, The Honeycutters, folk, Americana, Organic Records, Syntax Creative - image

Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters - The Devil / Rabbit

Like any good novelist, singer/songwriter Amanda Anne Platt knows not to reveal everything at the front of a story. So it’s taken until now, with the third release of paired singles from her deconstructed project, The Devil/The Deep Blue Sea,…
Mason Via, Mountain Fever Records, bluegrass, acoustic, folk, Syntax Creative - image

Mason Via - "Big City"

A recent Top 40 American Idol finalist and latest signee to Mountain Fever Records, the 23 year-old Mason Via (pronounced VIGH) has acoustic music in his roots (and blood) and leads with debut single "Big City." Perhaps a nod to his transition…
The Talleys, southern gospel, Christian music, Horizon Records, Syntax Creative - image

The Talleys - "If Anybody Knows" (Live)

“If Anybody Knows,” written by songwriting great Geron Davis, was recorded on The Talley's very first recording for Horizon Records in 1998. It was their first hit radio single and catapulted the group into the top tier of Southern Gospel…
Japhia Life, hip hop, rap, Heartsville Music, Syntax Creative - image

Japhia Life - "Attributes of Mercy"

Spiritually-sound lyricist/emcee Japhia Life returns with a new, Kanye-like inspired track. Sonically, the minimalistic approach vibes with fusions of old church organs, jazz piano, and markably of note no drums, percussion, or beats. The flow,…
Flatland, Zach Jones, Christian music, CCM, worship, praise, Smallman Music, Syntax Creative - image

Flatland feat. Zach Jones - "Savior King"

The Omaha-based church offers this new original worship tune, "Savior King," that's all about declaring Who God is—a foundational tenant to the purpose of praise in song. Flatland (the church's name/artist moniker), feat. lead Zach Jones,…
Quiet Bear, Old Bear Records, abient, instrumental, electronic, synthesizer, Syntax Creative - image

Quiet Bear - Chroma

Brothers McClurg member Anthony Hoisington shews his exemplary songwriting skills and prowess for storytelling to focus on his natural instincts as a gifted arranger/orchestrator on new album Chroma. With a veritable arsenal of pianos, synthesizers,…
Rick Lang, Dark Shadow Recording, Kati Penn, bluegrass, acoustic, Syntax Creative - image

Rick Lang feat. Kati Penn - "White Dove of the Desert"

"White Dove of the Desert" was written by Lang after personally visiting the Tucson, AZ cathedral, a national historic landmark that was established in the year 1700. Captivated by the history and "magic" of the structure, says Lang, "I just…
Merle Monroe, Pinecastle Records, bluegrass, acoustic, Syntax Creative - image

Merle Monroe - Songs of a Simple Life

The wait is finally over, as critically-acclaimed band Merle Monroe releases their highly-anticipated sophomore album, Songs of a Simple Life. Available via Pinecastle Records, the project includes 12 new recordings, each spotlighting the IBMA-nominated…