The Q&A; Little Brother Eli “A spectrum of influences!”

One of the new faces of modern blues and rock is called Little Brother Eli. A new duo with Alex Grew on lead vocals and guitarist Joshua Rigal. The band is inspired by modern rock, as well as blues, soul and hip hop – with rock as their main ingredient. The band has played together for a…

The Q&A: Kendra Morris´ second coming!

Kendra Morris´ cover of the Chris Isaak classic “Wicked Game” resembles Pink Floyds classic “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” and made me fell instantly in love with her soulful sound. I later learned that she also covered the Pink Floyd classic in her Tuesday Cover Project. To explain the project: Kendra Morris released a brand…

The Helena Jesele Q&A: It´s the real deal!

As promised on this blogs Facebook– and Twitter account I was doing an interview or Q&A, as I choose to call it here on my blog, as a follow-up to the Helena Jesele blog post! Now it´s ready – and here it is.  To quote Helen Jesele “It´s the real deal!” I read somewhere that you…

The amazing rise of Rebekka Karijord!

Rebekka Karijords single “Use My Body While It´s Still Young” knocked me off my feet the first time I heard it. The song was her first single from her then forthcoming album “We Become Ourselves” – a two-part concept album about nature, and the relationship between men and women. The single is huge with it´s…

The Jem Warren pre- and post album release interviews

My first encounter with the music of singer-songwriter Jem Warren was through Twitter. I checked out his debut EP “Lifeblood To My Soul” and some clips through YouTube and checked out the Jem Warren homepage. I loved what I heard, took some time to get into him and the EP – but when he hit…

There´s something about Franky!

There really is something about Franky Manzos debut single “MJs Coursing” Is it the intro to her single – a little AOR inspired – until her voice and the beats kick in? Is it the dry simple piano line? The slightly auto-tuned vocals? The cool 70s inspired “Oh, beep-beep, Oh beep-beep” bridge in the middle of the…