BBC Radio 1 Fave Lucy Whittaker – Looking for Local Support Acts on UK Tour

Fresh back from performing at SXSW, BBC Radio 1 and Clash Magazine fave Lucy Whittaker is soon to embark on her first headline UK Tour. The 20 year old Electro-pop artist is asking musicians to submit links to their music and social media, in a bid to find acts to join her on various legs... Continue Reading →

Camera Soul Presents Existence

Camera Soul members L-R: Pippo, Fabio, Maria, Beppe and Alex Super-funky Bari group Camera Soul present their fifth studio album Existence - yet proving they are far more than just existing in the music world. New album 'Existence' is like an extension of last album 'Connections' just as smooth with both dance-able rhythms and down-tempo... Continue Reading →

Ludovico Einaudi Completes Seven Day Project and Sells Out The Barbican

Following his sold-out, seven-night residency at the Barbican, London, last week, Decca announced the release of ‘Seven Days Walking: Day Seven’ by Classical composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi - the climactic episode in his seven-volume collection. The work is Einaudi's most ambitious project yet, with seven albums released over as many months. Planned for release on 20th September... Continue Reading →

Voice Germany Star Kaye-Ree Releases Bob Marley Cover

Kaye-Ree, the daughter of a Persian father and a German mother who left Iran during the Iranian Revolution, has always been an artist wedged between two cultures: it influenced her eclectic musicianship, shaping the contours of jazz-infused R&B, sophisti-pop, funk-tinged classical music, and Hip Hop. The experienced singer-songwriter, known for exploring universal themes surrounding love,... Continue Reading →

Emmanuel Nwamadi – Misconceptions and Truth

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 →

Throwback Thursday: Portishead – Glorybox

Released in 1995, Glory Box by Portishead is a real sultry classic. Searching for equality in a relationship and yearning to be a partner's everything - this song cries out for a man to let a woman have a moment of taking charge. I just love the ethereal tempo, with the ravishing guitar striking through,... Continue Reading →

In Conversation with Little Brother Eli

Last year Musicvein caught a ripple from Oxfordshire band Little Brother Eli. That ripple soon turned into a wave down south as the outfit smashed out hit after hit, bringing in a tidal wave of fans. Embarking on the release of their first Live Album this month, Musicvein had to catch up with the band... Continue Reading →

Review: Tshegue – The Wheel – A Subliminal Message of Faith

Loving the new thumping track 'Wheel' by French-Congolese singer Faty Sy Savanet aka Tshegue. With a hypnotic, electronic beat - the equally heart-racing accompanying video shows the Club Etoile Rollers - some as young as 13, careering around the streets of Kinshasa, fearlessly hanging on to the backs of vehicles as Tshegue flows "Just keep... Continue Reading →

FJK Performs Majestic Set in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

A lot of artists I interview say they take their inspiration from nature and their surroundings but no one took that statement further than FKJ (French Kiwi Juice) when he performed live from Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, courtesy of Cercle. Cercle, known for filming artists in the most unique of settings, streaming it live on... Continue Reading →

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