Noble1BOF - Song Review "No Games" (feat. Carla) 

Just in time for your Summer 22 music list, comes a blended Hip Hop track that gives Hip Hop connoisseurs that hard core flex that they live for but also delivers wonderful songwriting that is descriptive and reflective, it’s called “No Games” by Nobel1BOF featuring Carla.  

The first single off of his EP entitled Benefits of Freedom is addictive with its wonderful production technique of fusing different genres to form a surgically solid track that moves you.  Fused with some Drill, Grime, and old school…

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Interview - Red Shakes w/ KiKi of Klef Notes 

Ahead of what may be one of the hottest summers for Indie Music, Klef Notes got the opportunity to speak to an artist who is heating up the musical atmosphere with guitar-driven music, unapologetic lyrics, and magnetic performances – his name is Red Shakes.  Let’s learn more about the man behind the music, what inspired him to create his brand of music, and what to expect on the Indie Music radar, when it comes to new music from Red Shakes going forward.  

(KiKi) First, introduce yourself – who is Red…

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Pattern Pusher - Song Review "Holding On" 

Fresh off the presses!!  A song that will bring the optimism – it’s called “Holding On.” Audience, I have been grooving to this for a minute, and I cannot let this alone; I had to share this with you.  “Holding On” is a song by Retro-Pop trio Pattern Pusher released March of this year and they are not letting down their fans – this is what they do!  

The lyrics sing:  This may not be L.A., no diamonds and champagne, I’m hustling for money hoping to get happy . . . just when we thought we could fly . . . I

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Interview - Elles Bailey w/ KiKi of Klef Notes 

Many journalists, after hearing the music of different artist, like to say, “they are the next BLANK.”  The artist that I am about to interview is not the next anything; she’s the FIRST one, the ONLY – she’s what others will mold their artists after to try to become what she naturally is – a force to be reckoned with.  She’s the Bristol-based singer, songwriter and bandleader, who has surgically sharp determination, laser focused talent, and unapologetic charisma and grit.  Like a phoenix, she’s fought some…

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Laughing with the Raindrops - Album Review - Voice on Shellac  

I was introduced to Laughing with the Raindrops years ago, and their music never ceases to amaze me.  What I noticed about their latest work is that it is very cerebral, yet vulnerable and relatable.  Releasing 13th April 2022, Voice on Shellac is a descriptive collection of music that imprints on your brain the purpose of memories with no fluff just practicality in the same manner that early sensibility gets a message or moral across better than an educated lecture. 

There are nine tracks that make up…

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Jayna Jennings - Song Review "Garden of Eden" 

A genuine sign of an artist is their ability to evolve with their emotions and execute those emotions from paper to vinyl with good results.  The latest record by Country Pop singer/songwriter/musician, Jayna Jennings, is a classic example of a true artist.  Featuring traditional country instruments, that are intertwined with electric guitars, “Garden of Eden” places the Country Pop envelope up to a whole other tier.  

Garden of Eden” starts off so seductively slow-paced that it plays like the listener is…

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Yana - Song Review "Reach Out" 

Czech Republic Indie Classic Folk singer/songwriter, Yana, has just released a new single entitled “Reach Out.” This song is the first single off of her soon-to-be released album Journey of the Soul.  “Reach Out” is nothing short of MOVING – gently moving.    

This hypnotizing soulful Folk ballad features a soft tempo along with emotional instrumentation that complements the lyrical storyline wonderfully.  The track’s storyline covers the topic of mental health, and how in a world where so many people are…

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Jambrains' Album Review 

The Road Less Taken

It is no secret that the music industry has been hit with a big boom of reality.  Musicians, singers, managers, label, journalists, and all within this huge industry had to adapt with the changing of times.  With this change, music had to stop, evolve, and re-emerge.  Artists who topped the Top 40 charts are suddenly neck to neck with Indie artists, and touring is the main source of BIG GIGS for all.  Honestly, it is as if there has been a balance in realms.  And while this is somewhat…

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Pamela Sue Mann - Song Review "Ouch" 

I was introduced to New York singer/songwriter Pamela Sue Mann by a friend.  And I can honestly say that she is a force to be reckoned with in the Modern Pop-Avant Garde environment.  Her latest release “Ouch” is evidence of this statement. 

It took a few listens for me to grasp the storyline, but once I delved deep into the lyrics, and closed my eyes and sonically inhaled, the picture unfolded.  “Ouch” plays from the protagonist’s point of view, where the vocalist is relating the story of a person who is…

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Dust In The Sunlight Song Review - BLUEPRINTS 

Listen to this track’s introduction, and then continue reading on!! 

What did you hear?  What did those lyrics and those surreal lyrical executions bring to your mind?  

No matter the answer – I know you were transported or trapped to standing still – you paused! 

This is “Blueprints” by Dust in the Sunlight – an Indie Pop duo from the UK.  “Blueprints” is the first single off their second EP Same World, Different Eyes.  The lyrics imply how things could be in another time and place, or better yet, how…

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