Toto Bona Lokua Return with New Album Bondeko

Here at Musicvein we love nothing more than to get a tasty treat in the inbox, and this weeks morsel of ear candy comes from a trio better known as Toto Bona Lokua. The trio, who are French-Creole Gerald Toto, Cameroon's Richard Bona and from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lokua Kanza, first released their debut album … Continue reading Toto Bona Lokua Return with New Album Bondeko

Review: Soulfully Yours Tour in Birmingham

Following months of planning, Mousehouse Promotions finally brought together the Soulfully Yours Tour 2017 and as Shalamar sung, it was a 'Night to Remember'. Featuring Gwendolyn Collins, Kenya (USA), Arthur Miles and Camera Soul (Italy) - this was the perfect opportunity for Musicvein to head over to Birmingham and soak up some Jazz, Blues and … Continue reading Review: Soulfully Yours Tour in Birmingham

Review: Imelda May Live at De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Irish songstress Imelda May has had a whirlwind of a year since releasing album Life. Love. Flesh. Blood. Receiving rave reviews, nominations for awards and appearing on numerous prime-time shows while extensively touring the UK and Ireland. With all the buzz around Imelda, Musicvein had to venture to the City of Leicester to catch her … Continue reading Review: Imelda May Live at De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Musicvein Video of the Week: Erreur 404 by L’Imperatrice

Our Video of the Week 'Erreur 404' comes from French group L'Imperatrice and since hearing the track a couple of weeks ago, it's been on heavy rotation in the Musicvein office! 'Erreur 404' starts off with a simple beat before dropping off into a heavy bass-led melody. Fans of deep house and artists like Kings … Continue reading Musicvein Video of the Week: Erreur 404 by L’Imperatrice

Album Review: Gravity by Matt Bianco

Like the finest aged cognac Matt Bianco's music has developed an air of elegance and superiority evident in the band's new album 'Gravity'. Encompassing a heavyweight rhythm ensemble, individually noted for backing up artists like Natalie Cole, Jamie Cullum, George Benson, Sting and Jamiroquai - 'Gravity' is the jazz renaissance album we've been waiting for. … Continue reading Album Review: Gravity by Matt Bianco

Review: Be Your Man by Rhys Lewis

Today Rhys Lewis releases a 4th song, 'Be Your Man', from his debut album due out in 2018. Stripped back and bare compared to his other offerings, 'Be Your Man' shows a softer side to Rhys' normal edgy and funky tone, the song highlighting the vocal range he has to offer. Accompanied by piano 'Be … Continue reading Review: Be Your Man by Rhys Lewis

Review: Wolves by Karuna

Nothing but praise for the Liverpool quartet going by the name of Karuna - whose third single 'Wolves' is due for release this Friday 30th June. Follow poetic lead singer Rosa as she takes you on a journey in her mind fighting demons of fear which metamorphosize into wolves. Hear the racing heartbeat of Ed … Continue reading Review: Wolves by Karuna

Jupiter Falls – Faces In The Sand

It's been years since I've listened to a great Rock Band and when I say years I mean going back to the times when Guns N' Roses, Thunder and The Law were among my 90's teen playlist. Since then, and it's a personal opinion, Rock music had evolved into a noise, thrashing of guitars and … Continue reading Jupiter Falls – Faces In The Sand