Arthur Fowler Releases “Disappearing”

Arthur Fowler Releases “Disappearing”

No Comments 12 December 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Arthur Fowler is an alternative acid folk singer, songwriter, and producer who recently released “Disappearing” off of his second album, Here I Am Again, following up from his 2014 release, What Keeps Me Going.

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The Jay Clark Band Releases “Turning It Up”

The Jay Clark Band Releases “Turning It Up”

No Comments 14 November 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

The Jay Clark Band is a southern rock group from Dayton, Ohio consisting of Jay Clark, Rob Carlson, Dwayne Russell, and Coby Utterback.

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Talia Covers “Bastards Of Young” by The Replacements

Talia Covers “Bastards Of Young” by The Replacements

No Comments 2 November 2017

Talia is a French grunge rock group consisting of Alice Thomas (bass), Nicolas Costa (guitar/vocals), and Hervé Goardou (drums). Since releasing their latest album Thugs They Look like Angels in 2015, the band needed a bit a change.

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Free Willy Releases ’ Remember the Alamo’

Free Willy Releases ’ Remember the Alamo’

No Comments 27 September 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Free Willy (W.B.Jones) is a singer from Texas who loves to play heart-warming acoustic/vocal mixes of original Bluegrass crossover and Americana selections. After writing songs for years, Jones wanted to take his skills to the next level by recording his music and sharing it with the world.

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Lucy Monciel & Shahed Mohseni Zonoozi Release “Destiny”

Lucy Monciel & Shahed Mohseni Zonoozi Release “Destiny”

No Comments 11 September 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Lucy Monciel & Shahed Mohseni Zonoozi are artists whose style ranges from what they call world fusion electronic to contemporary classic. With their latest track “Destiny”, the interesting mix of those two genres is revealed.

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DISCOVER: Silhouette Rising, Sarah Ragsdale, and MaWayy

DISCOVER: Silhouette Rising, Sarah Ragsdale, and MaWayy

No Comments 31 August 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Today we have three artists to share with you! Silhouette Rising, Sarah Ragsdale, and MaWayy.

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Michael P Cullen & the Soul Searchers Release “Black Coffee and Cigarettes”

Michael P Cullen & the Soul Searchers Release “Black Coffee and Cigarettes”

No Comments 21 August 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Michael P Cullen & the Soul Searchers is an alternative rock band from Sydney, Australia that consists of Michael P Cullen (vocals. Guitar), Tim Powles (drums, percussion, vocals), Andy Sharpe (bass), James Harland-Wright (guitar), and Craig Wilson (keyboards, vocals).

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Sluka Releases ‘Colorful Radiation’

Sluka Releases ‘Colorful Radiation’

No Comments 1 August 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Sluka (Christopher Sluka) is a rock artist currently living in San Diego, California who’s similar to musicians like Imagine Dragons, David Bowie, The Beatles, Coldplay, and Radiohead. He’s a vocalist, songwriter, musician, and performer who has already recorded eleven studio albums.

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American High Releases ‘Bones in the Attic, Flowers in the Basement’

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American High Releases ‘Bones in the Attic, Flowers in the Basement’

No Comments 7 July 2017

American High is a Californian rock n roll quartet inspired by bands like The Beatles, Nirvana, and Green Day. Listening to their album, Bones in the Attic, Flowers in the Basement, there’s no doubt that those influences are true. Playing track number five, “September,” you can hear the similarity to The Beatles classic rock n roll sound. American High’s music and lyrics have an optimistic perspective on the personal, the social and the political.

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Once Around Saturn Releases “Fortress Of Love” ft. Amanda Easton

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Once Around Saturn Releases “Fortress Of Love” ft. Amanda Easton

No Comments 28 June 2017

Once Around Saturn (Dan Kelso) is a pop artist from Australia who has been making music since 2014. With his latest single “Fortress Of Love” featuring Amanda Easton, off of his EP These Promises, you can quickly feel the 80’s vibe similar to the styles of artists like Genesis and A-ha. Whenever we hear music that sounds “different”, our attention is immediately drawn, and Dan accomplished that 100%.

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The Burning Peppermints Release Music Video for “Don’t Try To Lie To Me”

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The Burning Peppermints Release Music Video for “Don’t Try To Lie To Me”

No Comments 19 June 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

The Burning Peppermints is a psychedelic garage punk band from Birmingham, Alabama who’s bringing the punk of the early 2000’s back to the present with their newest single “Don’t Try To Lie To Me.”

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Matteo Scher Releases “New York And Me”

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Matteo Scher Releases “New York And Me”

No Comments 16 June 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Matteo Scher is a pop/piano rock singer and songwriter from New York who just released his latest single “New York And Me” off of his EP Something Good.

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Freddie Nelson Releases “Hey Doll”

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Freddie Nelson Releases “Hey Doll”

No Comments 16 June 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Freddie Nelson is a rock artist, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who just released his newest single “Hey Doll” off of his album Shake The Cage. Inspired by bands like Queen, Muse, My Chemical Romance, The Killers, and The Beatles, Freddie came to international attention in 2010 when he collaborated with virtuoso guitarist Paul Gilbert (of Racer X and Mr. Big) on the album United States.

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The Long Dark Road Releases Self-Titled EP ‘The Long Dark Road’

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The Long Dark Road Releases Self-Titled EP ‘The Long Dark Road’

No Comments 2 June 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

The Long Dark Road is a Toronto based heavy group consisting of Jeremy Cavan (guitars, vocals), Rufus Cavan, (bass), Toby Cavan, (drums), and Vanin Feral (guitar.)

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Jody Cooper Releases “One”

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Jody Cooper Releases “One”

No Comments 25 May 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Jody Cooper is a German singer and songwriter who has finally made his way to the United States in support of his most ambitious project so far, Serenades and Odes to a Cracked World. Joey states, “With everything that’s happening in the world, the time has come for people to start engaging with the problems around them in an attempt to make a positive change. This album is my attempt.”

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Laust Sonne Releases “Reckless”

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Laust Sonne Releases “Reckless”

No Comments 18 May 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Laust Sonne is a Scandinavian multi-instrumentalist, composer, and singer from Copenhagen, Denmark. After playing drums in the Danish rock band D-A-D, releasing two albums with his band Dear, and playing drums and guitar in Bugpowder, Laust is now focusing on solo music.

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Adam Mishan Releases “Boomerang”

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Adam Mishan Releases “Boomerang”

No Comments 18 May 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Adam Mishan is an independent artist who created a new and refreshing pop-rock jam titled “Boomerang.” He began his musical journey over a decade ago. According to Adam, he started out with a natural talent, meaning his voice wasn’t always perfect.

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Eric Anders Releases Anti-Trump Album, ‘Eleven Nine’

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Eric Anders Releases Anti-Trump Album, ‘Eleven Nine’

No Comments 15 May 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Eric Anders is a singer/songwriter from California who got into writing and recording songs in his late thirties. On April 20th Eric released his ten-song anti-Trump album, Eleven Nine.

All processed from the album go to Lambda Legal, which is the oldest and largest national legal organization “whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.”

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GaBso Releases “All In My Hand”

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GaBso Releases “All In My Hand”

No Comments 4 May 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

GaBso is a well-known pop/EDM artist from Israel who can be compared to artists like The Weeknd, Sia, and Kanye West. Off of his first English EP, Made Me Wanna Change My Name, he recently released “All In My Hand.”

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Shawna Virago Releases “Gender Armageddon”

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Shawna Virago Releases “Gender Armageddon”

No Comments 17 April 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Shawna Virago is a solo anti-folk/folk-punk acoustic artist from San Francisco, California who recently released “Gender Armageddon” off of her latest album, Heaven Sent Delinquent via Tranimal Records.

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Jacob Didas Releases ‘Lucid’

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Jacob Didas Releases ‘Lucid’

No Comments 11 April 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Jacob Didas is an alternative hip hop artist from Honolulu, Hawaii who does the vocals, piano, keyboard, and production for his music.

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January Zero Releases ‘The Long Radio Silence’

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January Zero Releases ‘The Long Radio Silence’

No Comments 6 April 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

January Zero is a Virginia melodic indie folk rock consisting of Gareth Phillips (guitar, vocals, piano, synth), Dan Piccolo (drums), Jim Roll (organ), and Noelle Beverly (vocals).

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Ivan Beecroft Releases “Believe”

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Ivan Beecroft Releases “Believe”

No Comments 29 March 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Ivan Beecroft is a retro rock/90’s grunge pop artist from Melbourne, Australia. Believe it or not, he plays the drums, bass, guitars, piano/synths, and vocals for his tracks! After releasing his last album Dirty Lie, Ivan recently released the single” Believe” that will be off a new album that he has in the works.

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Tipsy in Chelsea Releases “Laugh ‘Til I Cry”

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Tipsy in Chelsea Releases “Laugh ‘Til I Cry”

No Comments 24 March 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Tipsy in Chelsea is a 60’s and 70’s inspired pop group consisting of Trish Thompson (vocals), Dean Falcone (guitar/keys/vocals), Blake Parris (bass), and Paul Barrie (drums/percussion).

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Americana/Alt-Country Duo, Silver Lake 66,  Releases “Let Go Or Be Dragged”

Americana/Alt-Country Duo, Silver Lake 66,  Releases “Let Go Or Be Dragged”

No Comments 13 March 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Silver Lake 66 is an Americana/Alt-Country duo consisting of Jeff Overbo (guitar, vocals) and Maria Francis (guitar, vocals, percussion) who currently live in Portland, Oregon after living in Los Angeles, California for nearly a decade.

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My Silent Bravery Releases An Acoustic Version of  “Face to Face”

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My Silent Bravery Releases An Acoustic Version of “Face to Face”

No Comments 7 March 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

My Silent Bravery is an alternative pop/rock artist from Boston, Massachusetts consisting of Matthew Wade. Encouraging and empowering each Braveheart (his fans) to find their own voice and follow their dreams, Matt released his latest single “Face to Face” off of his new album Breakthrough (Acoustic.)

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John HickMan Releases 1960/1970 Inspired Track “Hello Hello”

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John HickMan Releases 1960/1970 Inspired Track “Hello Hello”

No Comments 7 March 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

John Hickman is an indie rock/classic rock/alternative rock singer and songwriter from Maui, Hawaii who believes that with the right inspiration and skill set, musical dreams can be done at any time in life. It’s positivity like that, that you hear within John’s newest single “Hello Hello.”

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The Psyatics Release “Famous Monsters”

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The Psyatics Release “Famous Monsters”

No Comments 3 March 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

The Psyatics are a three-piece rock n’ roll/garage/punk band from Las Vegas, Nevada consisting of Rob Bell (bass guitar/vocals), Jack Ball (guitar) and Mark Baertschi (drums).  Since forming in 2012, the band has already toured Japan and Western United States.

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Mama K & the Shades - “Too Wide”

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Mama K & the Shades - “Too Wide”

No Comments 1 March 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Mama K & The Shades are a unique band with sounds that range from a touch of funk, jazz, R&B, rock, and more, all the way from Austin, Texas! Consisting of Kelsey Garcia, Willie Barnes, Johnny Storbeck, David Thacker, Lee Braverman, Chris Barnes, Wesley Gonzales, Joseph Morrow, Dustin Hunter, and Donald McDaniel, when you listen to this group you’ll feel like you’ve taken a blast from the past into a world of funk.

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Here’s Why And How You Can Promote Independent Artists

Here’s Why And How You Can Promote Independent Artists

No Comments 24 February 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

You’ve put all your hard work into writing songs, finding the right bandmates, creating that catchy new tune, finding places to play gigs, creating some awesome merch, and even found the perfect photo for your new album/single release. But what do you do next? Share your music with the world.

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Alt-Country/Americana Group, Justin Allen and the Well Shots, Releases Video For “Angelina”

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Alt-Country/Americana Group, Justin Allen and the Well Shots, Releases Video For “Angelina”

No Comments 23 February 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Justin Allen and the Well Shots is an Alt-Country/Americana group from Nashville, Tennessee consisting of Justin Allen (vocals, guitar, songwriter,) Alex Haddad (lead guitar, backing vocals,) Chris Sanders (drums,) and Kyle Wierzba (bass.) After releasing their album White Oak & Kerosene, the band shortly released a video for their single titled “Angelina.”

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GEA Releases “Pink”

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GEA Releases “Pink”

No Comments 19 February 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

GEA (Laura Avonius) is an indie pop/experimental singer and songwriter from Helsinki, Finland. If her edgy and creative artistry within her photos didn’t catch your attention, her music surely will.

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Jared KF Jones Releases Inspirational New Track, “Turn Up The World”

Jared KF Jones Releases Inspirational New Track, “Turn Up The World”

No Comments 1 February 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Jared KF Jones is a pop, R&B, and dance artist from Randolph, Massachusetts. He’s also a very inspirational person, and that shows in his latest single “Turn Up The World.”

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von Konow Releases ‘Lieder’

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von Konow Releases ‘Lieder’

No Comments 30 January 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Art rocker von Konow is an artist from Finland who recently released his newest eleven track album titled Lieder.

The album is a story of Konow’s journey, all through music. “When I started to plan the concept of the album I came up with the idea of completely liberating myself from the traditional form of a rock band. This allowed me to broaden the sound and to expand the boundaries of storytelling by sheer music,” said Konow.

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Former American Idol Contestant, Camille Peruto, Releases “Crooked Roads”

Former American Idol Contestant, Camille Peruto, Releases “Crooked Roads”

No Comments 24 January 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Camille Peruto is a South Jersey-based pop singer and songwriter who just released an inspiring song off of her album From the Sea to the Sky, titled “Crooked Roads.”

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Luxury Mane Releases “Hard to be Easy”

Luxury Mane Releases “Hard to be Easy”

No Comments 11 January 2017

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Luxury Mane is an award-winning art rock/indie rock group from St Petersburg, Florida who just released their latest single “Hard to be Easy” off of their newest album, Lux Runnin Out.

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Seneko

Seneko

No Comments 11 January 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Seneko (Stan Olshefsk) is an indie rock/Americana singer and songwriter from New Canaan, Connecticut.

But Stan isn’t the only one who makes the magic happen. Seneko’s band also consists of the talented JT Corenflos (acoustic guitar), Pat Buchanan (electric guitar), Kyle Scholten (bass and background vocals), Mike Rojas (keyboard), and Paul Scholten (drums.)

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J-Anthony Releases “Official”

J-Anthony Releases “Official”

No Comments 11 January 2017

Written by: Melanie Gomez

Ever hear a track about a guy who’s NOT ashamed to let the world know he found his perfect woman? Well look no further, Toledo’s pop/rock/funk singer and songwriter, J-Anthony, released a track all about it, titled “Official.”

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Rock Artist (Dino Jag) Releases New Single “You Make Me Feel So Good”

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Rock Artist (Dino Jag) Releases New Single “You Make Me Feel So Good”

No Comments 7 January 2017

By: Melanie Gomez

After releasing the successful track “Two Young Hearts” in the U.S. and Australia, Dino Jag has a new song to show the world.  His new track “You Make Me Feel So Good” is an upfront feel good song. Once you start listening to it, you’ll want to hear more.

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Charity Ekeke

Charity Ekeke

No Comments 7 January 2017

By: Melanie Gomez

Growing up in Nigeria, Charity Ekeke would save her gift money to buy a Record Song Book every six months. This book featured songs from The Beatles, Jimmy Reeves, Nat King Cole, Cliff Richards, The Everly Brothers, Tom Jones and more.

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Michael Van & The Movers

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Michael Van & The Movers

No Comments 7 January 2017

By: Melanie Gomez

Michael Van & The Movers is a country band from Point Richmond, California that consists of Michael Van (coustic guitar, vocals), Pete Ahonen (electric guitar, banjo, vocals), Alan Bond (mandolin, fiddle, vocals), Larry Lawson (bass), and Bob Skye (drums, harmonica.) Their special guests include Mark Berhard Stevenson on steel guitar as well as Noah Duvernell and Paul Ohnemus on drums.

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Steve Hussey and Jake Eddy

Steve Hussey and Jake Eddy

No Comments 7 January 2017

By: Melanie Gomez

Steve Hussey and Jake Eddy is an American bluegrass/country duo from Washington, West Virginia. The talented duo plays a good amount of instruments themselves, which is what makes the duo so special. Steve Hussey plays acoustic guitar, guitalele, and ukulele while Jake Eddy plays acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, guitalele, upright bass, and the dobro.

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Thorin Loeks

Thorin Loeks

No Comments 7 January 2017

By: Melanie Gomez

Thorin Loeks is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and traveler who was born 1990. His music style and songs can be described as soulful indie-folk, but what’s interesting about Thorin is his is influences. One of his biggest influences for his music is exploring the world.

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Natalise + the Sunset Run, “The Lucky Ones”

Natalise + the Sunset Run, “The Lucky Ones”

No Comments 7 January 2017

By: Melanie Gomez

Natalise, better known as Natalise + the Sunset Run, is an artist who’s inspired by musicians like Coldplay, One Republic, Adele, and John Legend. Creating music since she was a kid, she eventually began being recognized for her music on popular networks such as MTV, VH1, Oxygen, and The CW.

For Natalise, music was her way of expressing her own experiences whether it be love and/or heartache. In her latest song titled “The Lucky Ones,” she tells a story about feeling grateful to be alive.

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The Asheville Symphony Orchestra “Asheville Symphony Sessions”

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The Asheville Symphony Orchestra “Asheville Symphony Sessions”

No Comments 25 December 2016

By: Melanie Gomez

The Asheville Symphony Orchestra is an orchestra established in 1960 that performs and promotes music for enjoyment and education of the people of Western North Carolina. The group of people in this orchestra used to perform without a conductor or manager, but now in 2016, there is a full time conductor and manager.

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