Single Review: “3:28am” – Prime Panda

I was speaking to Neil March, fellow Fresh On The Net moderator about this band over lunch this weekend and he had only positive things to say about them…. They have played his Vanishing Point gig, and he said they were amazing.  This is their new single, and it’s stunning.  The overall production is stunning, …

Blog interview: Claudia Balla

Congratulations on the release of “Why (Don’t You?) how does it feel?  Thank you very much. I am glad the track is finally out. What’s the story behind the song?  The main idea is that the narrator addresses her/his nemesis, whose identity is not reveled throughout the song, and pleads a ceasefire so that she/he …

Album Review: “The Things In The Past”- Ikumi Koyama. Words: Sammy Stein

The Things In The Past  Ikumi Koyama Ikumi Koyama is a Japanese pianist and singer from Yokahama, Japan. This debut recording introduces Koyama to a wider audience. Koyama began learning piano aged just two and later studied jazz piano at Shobi University, enrolling as an exchange student at New York City College for a semester, …

Album Review: “Motherland Journey” Blue Lab Beats. Words: Del Osei-Owusu

Blue Lab Beats – Motherland Journey Sky Reflections  The first track on this opens with with an instrumental, you could just imagine this as a concert entry music… The way that this starts off is uplifting, and I love it. I love the the synth chords start out, and I really need to find out …

Single Review: “Shade Of Green” – Lizzie Esau

Lizzie Esau returns with a song that explores her using spoken word at the beginning of the track… There are so many things I like about this song it sounds like everyone’s walking into a rehearsal or live stage and then sitting down to get this song going..  Lizzie’s talent for writing a catchy melody …