Midlands Musician George Simpson Makes Country Debut

After a 2 year hiatus in releasing music, Midlands musician George Simpson is back with new Country single 'Finding Myself'. A fork in the road during 2015 saw George take time out to recollect his thoughts and take on a new direction in his music. Listening to previous songs, 'It's Our Lives' in particular (Get … Continue reading Midlands Musician George Simpson Makes Country Debut

Will Sawney Works His ‘Magic’ on New Instrumental Track

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 Will Sawney Works His ‘Magic’ on New Instrumental Track

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