[Indie/Neo-Soul] Markus Mann – On The Inside

Markus Mann
On The Inside

Markus Mann has recently released his sure-to-be-hit “On The Inside”. With elements of neo-soul, reggae, and hip hop, the eclectic sound of this track is reflective of the myriad of cultural influences Markus has absorbed over the years.

Currently located in Amsterdam and having been raised in both Trinidad and the United States, Markus’s sound is as unique as his journey has been thus far.

“On The Inside” is the first of a series of singles that Markus is set to release in the new year.

Check it out below and keep up with his progress on Instagram and Twitter

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Zach Zoya Provides Dope Visuals for “Superficial”


To follow up his release of “Superficial” earlier in 2017, Montreal-based hip-hop/RnB artist Zach Zoya has released the music video accompanying the track. Premiering on Exclaim! on December 6th, Zoya has put forth a video that serves was the perfect partner for the nighttime-tailored track, putting together some dope evening vibes to boot.

To promote the release, Zoya recently performed a handful of shows across Quebec, including stops in Quebec City and Montreal. Zoya’s live performances are known to be ones of high energy and great vibes, leaving fans with a memorable concert experience.

With all this buzz surrounding Zach Zoya, it should come as no surprise that he’s signed to one of Quebec’s premier record labels in 7ième Ciel. Over the years, 7ième Ciel has helped promote and establish many Quebec artists, including Dramatik, Koriass, and more.

Check out Zoya’s music video, you can thank us later.

This kid’s doing great things, so be sure to follow him on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. That way, you won’t miss out next time he stops by your city!

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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (December 2017 Round #5)

Holiday hangover? We’ve got a cure in the form of an Indie Dojo. If you can muster up enough energy to press play that is.
’Belle Mt.
Hollow’
’Courtship
Perfect People’
’Steve Benjamins
Purification Ritual’
’Stevie Wolf
Who’
’The Maria’s
I Don’t Know You’
’King Princess
Sunburn’
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[Music Ninja Radio] Episode 97: Ash’s Best of 2017

Music Ninja Radio is a weekly podcast recorded and broadcast live on San Francisco’s BFF.fm  from 4-6PM PST every Friday. 

Music Ninja Radio
Episode #97: Ash's Best of 2017

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We had a very rare episode to close out 2017 featuring all my favorite tunes of the year and a special guest appearance from former co-host Ninja Dom, in town from London. I started this playlist with about 12 hours worth of music and ended up focusing on tracks from my favorite albums of the year. To round it all out, I mixed together 11 of my favorite 2017 house tracks. We have some even more comprehensive end of year lists from our staff coming to the website later this week so stay locked. Thanks to everyone and anyone who rocked with Music Ninja Radio in 2017! – Ash

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Superstar Singer BING Wows with “Hanging On”

Bing
Hanging On

Coming all the way from Beijing, China, famous Chinese singer BING made her English-singing debut in early December with “Hanging On”. Debuting on Huffington Post to high praise, BING  is already made an positive impression in the North American market, showing that she has the musical talent and ability to succeed in both China and America.

Using her alluring voice, BING puts listeners through an epic emotional journey on “Hanging On”, using varied instrumentation and styles of production to give listeners a never-before-heard experience. The melding of both Western and Asian styles proves compelling and infectious, creating a song with a chorus that has listeners singing along well after the track has finished.

While not much is known about BING just yet, her identity being hidden behind the mask she wears, she has certainly shown herself as a future star that’s worth paying attention to. Her Instagram is further proof of this; giving fans a glimpse of her fashion-forward style and visuals that have caused her to be so successful already in China.

Don’t believe us? Check out her song right here, and see for yourself why she’s a star in the making.

Also follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, to keep up to date on every move she makes. You won’t be disappointed.

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[Get Crunk] Friday Party Playlist (Vol 277)

Friday is finally here. Christmas is just a few days away and you’re likely going to be traveling or partying it up before you have to spend time with your family. For any and all of those occasions we’ve got you covered with music – and don’t worry there’s no holiday jams in this. Fresh free downloads in this week’s volume come to us from Mozado, Kaizen, Ryden, BROHUG, Kedzie and many more. All twelve of these treats should satisfy your aural palate for the weekend. We’ll be back next week with another batch, but for now – Merry Christmas!

’BOiCE, Feline – Soaking Lovers’
’Mozado – Home For The Night ft. Rosé’
’Kaizen –
Sanctuary’

’Another One Bites the Dust (I am Sid Remix)’
’Ryden – Shining (ft. Rapta)’
’Tchami – World To Me (KOOS Remix)’
’Be BROHUG’
’Kedzie & Superwet – Venom (Original Mix)’
’Doctor P – Tetris (Casey Jones X Bassly Flipped It)’
’MY BAD – Trouble (feat. Delaney Kai)’
’Kelela – Frontline (Heritage Bootleg)’
’Hajj – Pay Homage Remix’
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[Electronic] Mickey Valen & King Deco – Move That Body

Mickey Valen & King Deco
Move That Body

“Move That Body” isn’t a Christmas song, but then again you’ve been bombarded by holiday music since before Thanksgiving. We’re switching things up for you with a smooth original from Mickey Valen and King Deco that dropped on Lowly Palace.

The soulful R&B infused electronic gem is just what you need to take a break from the usual sounds of this time of year. “Move That Body” will take hold of you with its infectious grooves and whisk you away for just over three minutes; that is unless you engage the repeat function which we wouldn’t blame you for. We’ve done it, now it’s your turn!

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