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Hidden Gem: Saints of Valory *upbeat alternative Pop/Rock

April 8th, 2014 by | Alternative/Indie, Concert/Festival Review, Hidden Gem, Music Video, Pop, Rock |

1957299 saints of valory 617 409 600x397 Hidden Gem: Saints of Valory *upbeat alternative Pop/RockI don’t know how I discovered this band, I just found four of their songs on my iTunes that I downloaded in December and finally got to. But wow, Saints of Valory‘s four song Possibilities EP is some great upbeat fun that I enjoy very much! This rock/alternative/pop band signed to Atlantic Records and are a hit!

Stream the Saints of Valory‘s Possibilities EP to understand the hype, my favorites are “Kids”, “Long Time Coming” and “Back Up”.

Oh wait, now I remember how I might have discovered them! When I was really into ”Royals” covers, I think I came across theres and became a fan of the band. Watch their Saints of Valory‘s acoustic cover to “Royals”, the harmonized vocals are hot and makes you want to sing along to Lorde‘s catchy lyrics!
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Watch: Sebastian “De-Lor” Mikael performs “Gonna Be Real” (acoustic)

November 29th, 2012 by | Music Video |

sebastian mikael 2 579x600 Watch: Sebastian De Lor Mikael performs Gonna Be Real (acoustic)Swedish-born Sebastian “De-Lor” Mikael performs “Gonna Be Real”. The artist formerly known as De-Lor is now known as Sebastian Mikael and what a talent he is. We featured him on our Best You Never Heard 5 mixtape back in December 2011 and since then, he’s been in the studio working on new music.

Watch Sebastian Mikael‘s acoustic performance of “Gonna Be Real” to understand how talented this musician is. (more…)

Video: Weapons of Audio – Night Light (acoustic)

March 5th, 2012 by | Music Video |

 Video: Weapons of Audio   Night Light (acoustic)So my friends and housemates Weapons of Audio collaborated with Jam In The Van and did several acoustic songs. Here’s the first video JITV released in which WOA performs their hit single, “Night Light”, acoustic.

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PAZ – Beautiful Lies *hip-pop future radio single! (mp3+video)

December 14th, 2011 by | Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop |

artworks 000014964657 gqsq73 original 600x600 PAZ   Beautiful Lies *hip pop future radio single! (mp3+video)If you don’t know PAZ, it’s time you learn his name and his genre-blending laid back fun music. He recently dropped, “Beautiful Lies”, the first single off Young Broke & Fameless II, set for release early 2012.

If you like Andy Grammer‘s “Keep Your Head Up“, then you will really like this hip-pop song.

Lyric music video to “Beautiful Lies” by PAZ after the jump. (more…)

Jhameel – Pursuit of Glory *acoustic

December 7th, 2011 by | Alternative/Indie, Pop |

Pursuit of Glory Jhameel   Pursuit of Glory *acousticHere’s the final installment from Jhameel‘s Waves series. It’s an acoustic song called “Pursuit of Glory” and is a sweet end to a great 5-week series from the rising indie/alternative pop band.
Waves by jhameel

Sid Sriram – 2 AM Prayer

October 10th, 2011 by | Alternative/Indie, R&B |

289536 200051640053923 105492369509851 584597 4521199 o1 300x200 Sid Sriram   2 AM PrayerI’m sorry Frank Ocean, Sid Sriram is better. After spending an entire afternoon listening to all 41 of his YouTube videos, I am convinced he’s the best vocalist out there right now; not only making originals but covering other artists songs. I fall in love with anything he touches.

Check out the video for “2 AM Prayer” after the jump, and look for the free download in the description.

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VIDEO – VIBE “Take a Little Time”

August 22nd, 2011 by | Hip-Hop/Rap, Music Video, Pop |

319634 127782297318317 104042583025622 157637 7883388 n 600x600 VIDEO   VIBE Take a Little TimeHey BananaBeaters new & old, I’m back with a little more news about the upcoming VIBE album. With school in the morning, my summer has literally ended. Stress is building up, I miss summer already, and this song couldn’t come at a more perfect time.

VIBE recently recorded a new live video of their new song “Take a Little Time” and I’m here to get it to you. Relax, enjoy and watch the video after the jump.
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Video: VIBE – “Still a Kid (at Heart)”

August 12th, 2011 by | Hip-Hop/Rap, Music Video, Pop |

chrisyoung rossy 485x279 Video: VIBE   Still a Kid (at Heart)Listen up kids, my name is TheMisterMistress. This is the first post from yours truly, and this is too fitting. If you spent any time on a trampoline, drank a kool-aid, or gave a punch for passing a VW bug this summer, this is right for you.

Acoustic duo VIBE, consisting of Chris Young the Rapper & Rossy, bring a tease of their new album. This one is called “Still a Kid (at Heart)” and the words are true. Turn up your drink to this and live life like you did when you were 12. Read more to see the music video!
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Hidden Gem: ROSSY *acoustic hip-pop

July 19th, 2011 by | Hidden Gem, Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop |

 Hidden Gem: ROSSY *acoustic hip popROSSY jumped onto the scene last summer when he collaborated with Chris Young The Rapper on “Move Slow” last Summer. Then in June, they collaborated again on “Twist Another One Up“, a catchy Summer anthem. In July, Rossy released The Crush (DOWNLOAD), a dope 4-track hip-pop project that is a must-download.

ROSSY reminds me recently of Dave Patton as he’s got catchy summer fun vocals, chill acoustic instrumentals and potential for mainstream success. Anyways, here’s the 4-track project, The Crush. My favorites are “Move Slow” and “Everybody Wants To Hook Up”, both featuring Chris Young.

Follow ROSSY on: facebook / twitter

Introducing Windoview

April 6th, 2011 by | Pop |

Windoview 600x600 Introducing WindoviewWindoview is not a typical artist we feature on here. An acoustic trio of 17 year olds from the suburbs of Philadelphia. Perfect for summer time, warm nights, bonfires, and beach fun. These guys definitely lock in on that Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz and Eric Hutchinson vibe, yet perform with their own style and originality.

Guitars, harmonicas and ukuleles?  Yessir, Windoview is definitely a musical breath of fresh air. I find it hard to explain why I like them but something about the vocals and acoustic instrumentals interests me in Windoview.

They have recently finished their debut album, Pine Island, which is available on iTunes. Here’s my two favorites from the album.
Windoview – City Lights
Windoview – 4am
You can listen to the full album on their bandcamp page. Be sure to follow Windoview on facebook and twitter.
Bonus:
Since were on the subject of dope acoustic music, here’s a campfire acoustic version of one of my favorite songs by The Knocks, “Dancing With The DJ“.
The Knocks – Dancing With The DJ (Campfire Acoustic Version)


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