Fresh New Music #15

As the world of music continues to evolve and expand, we’re constantly discovering new and exciting recording artists across a wide range of genres. 

Whether you’re a fan of pop, rock, hip-hop, electronic, or any other style, there’s always something fresh and innovative to discover. 

That’s why we’ve put together this list of upcoming recording artists who are making waves in the music industry with their unique sounds and styles. 

From indie darlings to mainstream breakouts, these artists are poised to become the next big thing in music. 

So, without further ado, let’s dive in and explore the exciting world of emerging recording artists!

JZZY – Scribbles

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Jzzy is not your average 21-year-old. She is a talented singer-songwriter from India, now based in Los Angeles, who is making waves in the music industry with her debut EP, ‘Scribbles’. This collection of next-gen alt-pop songs showcases her rebellious spirit and multi-visionary talent. Jzzy is a self-styled artist who is unapologetically herself, and her music reflects that perfectly.

The EP consists of four tracks: ‘FOMO’, ‘Reminisce Me’, ‘I’ll Start With Your Name’ and ‘HELMET’. The latter was released earlier this year in January, and it’s a fun bop with a groovy bass that will get you dancing. ‘FOMO’ is an angsty anti-pop song with a little punk vibe, while ‘Reminisce Me’ is a soft ballad that’s nostalgic and beautiful. ‘I’ll Start With Your Name’ is a dark pop song that’s glitchy and full of feminine rage. With these four tracks, Jzzy gives us a glimpse into the chaos-y and unpredictable world inside her head.

Jzzy is an artist who knows who she is and what she wants to say. She considers herself an artist from birth and has been honing her craft for years. After graduating from high school in India, she attended the NMIMS School of Performing Arts for one year before the pandemic hit. She then had to work from home, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise because it allowed her to focus on her music and release seven singles since August 2020.

Jzzy’s music is a reflection of her personality, which is charismatic and relatable. Her lyrics are authentic, and her melodies are infectious. She has a ‘do it or die’ attitude, and that’s what sets her apart from other artists. She’s not afraid to take risks and be vulnerable, and that’s what makes her music so compelling. Jzzy is the kind of artist who will inspire you to be yourself and pursue your dreams with passion and dedication.

In conclusion, Jzzy is a rising star who is here to make her mark in the music industry. She’s a talented singer-songwriter with a rebellious spirit and multi-visionary talent. Her debut EP, ‘Scribbles’, is a perfect introduction to her music, showcasing her authenticity, vulnerability, and infectious melodies. Jzzy is an artist who knows who she is and what she wants to say, and that’s what sets her apart from others. If you haven’t listened to her music yet, you’re missing out on something special.

MAGDALIA – Tunnel Vision

Magdalia, a singer-songwriter from Melbourne, is known for her emotional and unique tone of voice, as well as her affinity for storytelling. Her name is inspired by her grandmother’s middle name and a mine in Stawell, Victoria. Magdalia describes her aesthetic as ethereal and soft, drawing influences from artists such as Florence & the Machine, Sia, Catie Turner, and Dido, as well as musical theatre performers.

In collaboration with Elizabeth Drummond and Jarred Young during her Cardinia Music Residency in 2022, Magdalia released her latest single, ‘Tunnel Vision’. The song builds upon the musical themes set in ‘Great Expectations’ and offers a funky tune and hard-hitting lyrics. ‘Tunnel Vision’ is a powerful anthem for anyone who has been let down in love and tells the familiar story of a friend ‘taking’ from a relationship until there is nothing left. Magdalia expresses her frustrations, concluding she wants “nothing to do with” a friend that is “rare but flawed”.

Magdalia’s soulful voice has been compared to that of Florence & The Machine, Taylor Swift, and Lorde. According to Necessary Outlet, she has “one hell of a belt register”, while You! Me! Dancing! describes her voice as filling “all spaces in a majestic way”. With her latest single, ‘Tunnel Vision’, Magdalia once again showcases her talent for storytelling, weaving dark-pop instrumentation with soulful lyrics.

Magdalia’s music is intimate, heartfelt, and deeply personal. Her ability to intertwine vulnerability with a pop groove is a testament to her skill as a songwriter. With each release, she creates a space for listeners to reflect on their own experiences and emotions. As she continues to hone her craft, Magdalia is sure to become a household name in the world of music.

In addition to her music, Magdalia has also participated in various music residencies and workshops. Her dedication to her craft is evident in the quality of her work and the emotional depth of her lyrics. With her unique voice and storytelling abilities, Magdalia is poised to make a significant impact on the music industry in the years to come.

I FORGET MYSELF – Repine Forest

I Forget Myself’s music has been described as deeply personal and introspective, exploring themes of self-discovery, nostalgia, and longing. His songwriting often draws from his own life experiences and struggles, and his lyrics are raw and honest, inviting listeners to connect with his emotions and thoughts.

 In Repine Forest, I Forget Myself continues to showcase his songwriting skills with poignant and heartfelt lyrics that are accompanied by his unique vocal style, which effortlessly shifts between soft and haunting to powerful and emotive.

Apart from his music, I Forget Myself is also known for his engaging online presence and dedication to his fans. He frequently interacts with his followers on social media, sharing updates on his music, personal life, and creative process. He is a strong advocate for mental health awareness and often shares his own struggles with anxiety and depression, encouraging his fans to prioritize their well-being and seek help when needed. His authenticity and vulnerability have endeared him to a growing number of fans, who admire him not only for his music but also for his openness and compassion.

With Repine Forest, I Forget Myself has once again proven himself as a versatile and talented artist who is unafraid to experiment with different styles and sounds. His ability to seamlessly blend various genres and create a unique and cohesive musical experience is a testament to his creativity and musicianship. As he continues to evolve as an artist and expand his fanbase, I Forget Myself is undoubtedly one to watch in the indie music scene.

In conclusion, I Forget Myself is a multifaceted artist who has made a name for himself through his powerful and introspective music, engaging online presence, and unwavering dedication to his craft. With the release of his fifth album, Repine Forest, he has once again demonstrated his ability to create compelling and evocative music that resonates with listeners on a deep and personal level. Whether through his music, writing, or online content, I Forget Myself continues to inspire and connect with his growing fanbase, leaving a lasting impact on the indie music scene.

MIRON – Too Deep

Miron’s music is a testament to his artistic vision and passion for rock music. He draws inspiration from a wide range of musical genres, including folk, indie, and blues, to create a unique and captivating sound that resonates with listeners.

His ability to combine meaningful lyrics with raw and emotive vocals has set him apart from other artists in the genre. With each new release, Miron continues to evolve and push the boundaries of his musical style, while staying true to his roots as a rock musician.

Miron’s music is a reflection of his personal journey as an artist, as well as his experiences as a human being. He writes about love, heartbreak, and the struggles of everyday life, connecting with audiences on a deep and emotional level. 

His live performances are a true testament to his artistry, as he delivers powerful and captivating performances that leave audiences wanting more. Miron’s talent as a musician and performer has been recognized by many in the industry, and he continues to gain momentum as one of the most promising artists in rock music today.

With a unique and authentic voice, Miron is a breath of fresh air in the world of rock music. His music is honest, raw, and deeply personal, drawing audiences into a world of emotion and passion. With each new release, he continues to captivate listeners and solidify his place as a rising star in the industry.

TASHA BLACKMORE – Confessions By Candlelight

Tasha Blackmore is a rising star in the music industry, with her unique blend of pop and country music. Hailing from Northumberland, Tasha’s music is influenced by artists such as Taylor Swift, Aaron Lewis, and Rascal Flatts. Her personal playlists are full of dance tracks, showcasing her eclectic taste in music. Her infectious humor and charm make her stand out from the crowd, making her one to watch.

Tasha draws inspiration from her personal experiences to create honest and relatable lyrics that resonate with listeners. She strives to craft music that people can apply to their own lives, and her passion for music shines through in every note she sings. After taking a break from music to study at university, Tasha made a comeback in 2021 with the release of her singles “High Time” and “Last Goodbye,” which were both featured on BBC Introducing in the North East in the first week of their release.

In 2022, Tasha continued her momentum with the release of her single “Brown Eyes,” which showcased her versatility as a vocalist and songwriter. The country rock-inspired song was also featured on BBC Introducing in the North East, further cementing her status as a rising star in the music industry. Tasha’s music is an excellent blend of pop and country, with a hint of rock, making it appealing to a wide range of audiences.

Tasha’s latest single, “Confessions by Candlelight,” is an emotive country-pop ballad that showcases her songwriting versatility. The song is full of vulnerability and truth, and it demonstrates Tasha’s ability to create music that tugs at the heartstrings of her listeners. With her unique blend of pop and country music and her undeniable talent as a songwriter and vocalist, Tasha Blackmore is poised to become one of the biggest names in the music industry in the coming years.

Overall, Tasha Blackmore is a rising star in the music industry, with a unique blend of pop, country, and rock music. Her personal experiences and emotions are reflected in her music, making it honest, relatable, and appealing to a wide range of audiences. With her infectious charm, humor, and talent, Tasha is definitely one to watch in the coming years.

LINNÉA – Blue Crystal

Linnèa is an upcoming pop/rock artist who is bringing back the authentic sound of the 90s while fearlessly crossing boundaries and calling out BS through her lyrics. Her first single, Blue Crystal, released on April 11, 2023, is a testament to her powerful sound and her ability to take the listener on a journey of conquering fears and discovering self-worth. Her EP Fixation, which is set to release later this year, promises to delve deeper into the dark territories of mental health and heartbreak.

Linnèa is a solo artist based in Chester, who has been in bands in the past singing covers or someone else’s lyrics. After studying music at Brighton Institute of Modern Music, she became the lead vocalist for bands like ‘party-rock pioneers Hari Deb which were influenced by Dead Weather. Her achievements include BBC Introducing support and headlining Archie’s Stage at the YNOT festival. Linnèa still works closely with Mark Docherty, the lead guitarist in both previous bands, and he does all the instrumental tracks for her on the new EP.

The music video for Blue Crystal will be released on April 11, 2023. The vocals for the single were recorded in Linnèa’s home studio in Chester, while the instrumental track was recorded by Mark Docherty at his home studio in Liverpool. The EP was a distraction project for Linnèa from her anxiety, with Mark producing backing tracks while she recorded vocals. However, when the first single for Fixation was written, it felt right to work towards something bigger.

Linnèa’s music is heavily influenced by the 90s and early 2000s pop/rock sound. Her EP Fixation takes a classic tale of a girl meets a boy, the boy leads the girl on and turns it into a powerful anthem. Blue Crystal, the first single from the EP, talks about being fixated on something to the point where it consumes your mind, making it difficult to think clearly. The track is a tribute to the best of noughties garage pop/rock, with a simplistic structure and over-the-top guitar sounds reminiscent of The White Stripes.

In summary, Linnèa is an upcoming pop/rock artist who fearlessly calls out BS through her music. Her EP Fixation promises to take the listener on a journey of conquering fears and discovering self-worth. Her music is heavily influenced by the 90s and early 2000s pop/rock sound, and her first single, Blue Crystal, is a powerful anthem that showcases her authentic sound. With a music video set to release soon, Linnèa is an artist to watch out for in the coming months.

BURNING RIVER – Ignition

Burning River is a Cleveland-based hard rock band that aims to bring rock n roll back into the mainstream music scene. Composed of Stanley Piecuch on drums, Nicholas Lattanzio on bass, Keith Altman on vocals, and Joseph Hozian on guitar, the band draws inspiration from classic rock legends like Led Zeppelin, Rush, and AC/DC, as well as modern metal influences. 

Their sound combines riff-driven distorted guitar, groove-laden drum beats, melodically complementary bass notes, and soaring vocal stories, resulting in a unique rock n roll fingerprint that pays homage to the past while presenting a fresh and modern take on the genre.

As a co-equal group of musicians with a mission, Burning River hopes to rekindle public interest in rock music by channeling the musical titans of the past and infusing their music with a similarly infectious energy. They believe that with a vintage influence and a modern sound, rock can once again sit alongside pop, hip-hop, and country as an equally valuable genre. The band has been pursuing local festival gigs and car shows, with their biggest festival to date being Oktoberfest in July. They recorded their single, Ignition, at Superior Sound Studios in Cleveland, Ohio, with Jacob Kirkwood handling primary recording and Jeff Koval of Sta-Level Recording tracking vocals and mixing and mastering.

Ignition is Burning River’s first release, and it emphasizes the fundamental sound of the group with straightforward guitar-driven rock n roll. The song serves as a response to modern musical oversaturation and the perceived lack of classic rock in mainstream musical culture. Through their music, Burning River hopes to reintroduce classic rock with a highly energetic new lease on life, catering to a modern audience. Despite being their first time in a studio together, the band had a blast experiencing the ins and outs of the business and fully fleshing out their desires for a permanent release.

As Burning River’s Joseph Hozian puts it, “We hope Ignition carries its vintage influence and modern sound to a new generation of listeners. In doing so, we as a band hope to bring rock n roll back to the forefront of mainstream music.” With their passion for classic rock and commitment to keeping the genre alive, Burning River is a band to watch out for in the future.

TJ DOYLE – Meant To Be Together

TJ Doyle is a solo artist who creates socially responsible music that aims to help people make sense of themselves and the world. His music is described as melodic, compelling, and infused with Americana sensibilities. The band members who accompany him on his music are David Raven on drums, Lance Morrison on bass, TJ Doyle on guitars, Tim Pierce on electric lead, and Phil Parlapiano on keys.

With several successful chart-topping songs and two albums under his belt, TJ Doyle’s music has been praised for its melodic yet powerful delivery and strong Americana sensibilities. He has a worldview that emphasizes the importance of caring for the planet we live on, and his music reflects this ethos with a sense of responsibility and fun. 

TJ Doyle’s music has been recognized for its socially responsible message, and he was nominated for the prestigious Round Glass Award in the Rock Song category for his song “Anonymous.” His music is not just entertaining but has a deeper purpose of promoting wellness, environmental consciousness, and peace. With his latest EP, TJ Doyle continues to use his music as a vehicle to inspire listeners to think about the world and their place in it, and to bring about positive change through their own actions.

Recorded and produced by TJ Doyle, his latest single “Meant To Be Together” features all the band members who have worked with him on previous releases. David Raven on drums, Lance Morrison on bass, TJ Doyle on guitars, Tim Pierce on electric lead, and Phil Parlapiano on keys all bring their unique talents and collaborative spirit to create music that is greater than the sum of its parts. With its catchy melodies, thoughtful lyrics, and strong musicianship, “Meant To Be Together” promises to be another successful release for TJ Doyle and his band.

Overall, TJ Doyle and his band continue to make music that is socially responsible, entertaining, and thought-provoking. Their unique brand of Americana sensibilities, catchy melodies, and socially conscious lyrics have captured the attention of listeners and critics alike. With the release of “Meant To Be Together,” TJ Doyle shows that he is not resting on his laurels, but continues to push the envelope and inspire positive change through his music.

NATIIVE – Try Again

NATIIVE’s musical journey began at a young age, and he has become a skilled producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. His unique sound, which blends elements of house, pop, and hip-hop, has earned him a loyal following in the electronic music scene. NATIIVE’s debut EP, “Good For Now,” set to release on July 7th, 2023, is a significant milestone in his career and showcases his growth as an artist and producer. With the release of his first single “Try Again,” NATIIVE and Kwesi create a deeply introspective and empowering track, reminding listeners of the power of perseverance and self-discovery.

“Try Again” explores the feelings of isolation and self-doubt often experienced by artists, resonating with anyone seeking inspiration in their own lives. The song’s lyrics delve into the struggle of letting go of the past and the importance of embracing solitude as a necessary aspect of creativity while urging listeners to maintain balance through connection. NATIIVE and Kwesi’s candid exploration of emotional struggles fosters a sense of understanding and compassion for those grappling with mental health issues.

With “Try Again,” NATIIVE offers a powerful musical experience and poignant commentary on mental health. The song’s raw emotion creates a space for reflection and serves as an important reminder that we all have the capacity to persevere in our own journey of self-discovery and personal growth, ultimately emerging stronger through the process.

NATIIVE’s talent extends beyond his own music, as he has also written for some of the biggest names in the industry. His unique sound and skills as a producer and songwriter have brought his music to a wider audience. As he continues to develop his sound and grow as an artist, NATIIVE’s debut EP is sure to be a significant milestone in his career, showcasing his talents and establishing him as a rising star in the electronic music scene.

NATIIVE’s passion for music is evident in his work, and his “do it yourself” attitude and perseverance have brought him success in his musical journey. His dedication to his craft and willingness to take risks has led to the creation of a unique sound that is both fresh and familiar. With his debut EP set to release in July 2023 and collaborations with talented artists like Kwesi, NATIIVE is poised to make an even bigger impact in the music world.

NINNI – Have Fun

Ninni is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist hailing from Italy. He is known for his unique style that blends together various genres and musical cultures. Ninni’s latest single, “Have Fun”, was released in April 2022 and showcases his talent for creating music that is both catchy and thought-provoking.

In “Have Fun”, Ninni experiments with song structure and takes inspiration from classical music to create a 6-minute track that doesn’t follow the typical verse-chorus-bridge format. The song is a fusion of English and Neapolitan and features a variety of musical influences from different cultures. The lyrics of the song explore the idea of how we often feel powerless in the face of suffering and remind us to remain empathetic toward others.

Ninni is a talented musician who not only writes and sings his own songs but also plays a range of instruments including the electric guitar, synthesizers, mandolin, and strings. He recorded, mixed, mastered, arranged, and produced “Have Fun” himself at his Home Sweet Home Studio. This demonstrates his skill and dedication to his craft.

In addition to his solo work, Ninni has also collaborated with other artists and has recently started an important collaboration on the American front. His music is gaining popularity both in Italy and internationally, and he is quickly becoming a rising star in the music industry.

Ninni’s music has been inspired by a variety of artists and genres, including Radiohead and Queen. His unique blend of musical influences and styles makes his music stand out and has garnered him a growing fanbase. With his talent and passion for creating music, Ninni is sure to continue making waves in the music industry for years to come.

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