https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYtgaKNCkYo What's not to love about this Reggae summer jam by Hector Mario and Alejandro Irizarry. The video shot on the beautiful west coast of Puerto Rico (Playa Jobos) works in harmony with this song of unrequited love. Musicvein caught up Hector and Alejandro (childhood friends) about their collaboration. Musicvein: Hector! What a great debut... Continue Reading →
In 2015 Emmanuel Nwamadi secured his spot on BBC's The Voice, the show that would radiate his talent to some 8.5 million viewers. The UK press herald him as having a 'soulful voice' likened to 'Seal' and 'Barry White', but the artist himself felt otherwise and rather misunderstood. Taking a few minutes out of his... Continue Reading →
If you haven't heard us at Musicvein harping on about French Band L'Impératrice and their infectious music - seriously, Where on earth have you been? OK, OK so we're a little late to the party but since hearing 'Erreur 404' last year, we were hooked and desperately wanted to know more about this mysterious band! Well,... Continue Reading →
Last week Musicvein reviewed the single 'Mad' by El'Tee featuring 'Temple'. Intrigued to find out more about the ex X Factor contestant, Musicvein tracked him down for an interview.
Here's what 21 year old Luke Thompson aka El'Tee had to say.
On the Musicvein radar this week is the up-coming, bright and shining Diamantina!
Hailing from London, not Brazil as the name would have you think, Diamantina's new single 'Origami' hit the Musicvein inbox last week and has been given some heavy rotation.
It's not often that Musicvein gets instrumentals in the inbox but when 'Magic' came through by DJ Will Sawney, we couldn't let it pass us by. Being presenter of Soul Groovin' Radio Show, Grenada, you can really feel the summer breeze weaving through this track. Chilled and light with just the right touch of funk... Continue Reading →
Last week DJ LJ Looper, producer and owner of 101 BPM, dropped his latest podcast and boi was it a banger! Featuring a guest set from Los Angeles superstar DJ Akira The Don, blending artists like Blink-182, Lil Pump and Bill Withers with his trademark Future Bass and Hip Hop sounds, this is a podcast you... Continue Reading →
UK The Voice star Howard Rose was robbed following a gig in Bromley, London last Thursday night. Taking to social media Howard Rose expressed his frustration and deep self-annoyance, at having left three guitars in his van overnight only to have them stolen the next day. "My acoustic and two electric guitars were stolen from my... Continue Reading →
There's something intriguing about the music created by London trio Iron Islands, that Musicvein had to catch up with Martin Andrew of the band to find out more. MV: Tell us more about Iron Islands, How did it all begin for you guys? II: "I met Al (bass player) around 12/13 years ago as he played in... Continue Reading →