XRadio's Featured Artist of the Month for May, 2021 is singer-songwriter IOVA - an emerging Romanian artist on the electro-pop music scene. Her most successful songs are "Be Like Water" and "Down on my Knees", a collaboration with Romainian DJ/Producer Paul Damixie. Her newest release, "What's the Point" was released April 26, 2021.
IOVA started her musical journey when she was 11 years old when she took her first piano and guitar lessons. Two years later, she founded her first rock band and started to write songs. After having entered the television world, with the teenagers’ band LaLa Band, IOVA decided to move to Bucharest and pursue her dream of making music. Her musical path begun when she sent a demo with her music to Smiley, a producer with HaHaHa Production.
SMILEY - HAHAHA PRODUCTION: “IOVA is a complex artist, someone who is permanently preoccupied with the creation process. When she first came to HaHaHa Production she already had a portfolio of songs written by her. It’s a different genre of music, but I think she’s got so much to offer as an artist.”
IOVA released her single, Be Like Water, an electro-pop song backed up by HaHaHa Production. Her first single was followed by other tracks that entered Romanian radio charts and were successful on various digital platforms: "Down on my Knees" featuring Paul Damixie, “North”, “Work It Out” and ”Hit the Gas”. In 2020, she released several singles. The first one was “Break the Law”, followed by two more collaborations. One with Paul Damixie: “Empty Room” and the other with Seredinschi: “Totul Sau Nimic”).
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Keybone is a Nigerian songwriter, rapper and recording artist, born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He started his music journey by developing interest in conscious music and worked with great artists and producers such as Kel FST, Ella, Adonis, Jospo, MLV, Skobs, Dr Jazz, Vugar M Beats and many more. This led to the release of the albums titled Old Tapes and Going Pro, Volume 1.
Now, Keybone releases “Your Number One” as the first single off his forthcoming album titled; “Going Pro, Vol. 2“. Your Number One is a song reaffirming importance and solidifying that the pole position belongs to nobody else. A groovy tune with clear statements of reassurance about how nothing matters but his confidence in himself, Keybone cements his status as the leader of the next breakout talents of this era. Your Number One has a conscious, chilled and feel good vibe, which is already available for streaming and download. You can find this track and Keybone’s other songs on Spotify, YouTube, SoundCloud and Now on XRadio!
XRadio is happy to present to you the XRadio Featured Artists of the Month for March 2021, 19-year old guitarist/singer/songwriter/producer Christopher Justin. Justin is from Auckland, New Zealand and influenced by acts such as AC/DC, Deep Purple, Trapeze, Stevie Ray Vaughan, John Mayer and Guthrie Govan. He has been composing his own music since the age of 8. At nine, he formed the Auckland- based band Slipstream as their singer-songwriter and guitarist, playing only original material. In 2017, Justin co-produced Slipstream’s self-titled debut EP.
In late 2019, Christopher Justin recorded and produced his self-titled solo debut album ‘Christopher Justin’. The album was released in August 2020, with three singles released in mid 2020. This album has been played on radio stations across the world; including Singapore, Europe, Indonesia, Japan, Australia, United Kingdom, USA, Canada, South America, and New Zealand.
XRadio is happy to present to you the XRadio Featured Artists of the Month for February 2021 – Singapore rock band, Alien Anomaly. The band just finished recording their first album, Ethereal Material. Alien Anomaly wrote and recorded the entire album under lock down in Singapore. You can purchase a digital copy of the album from their Bandcamp page. The album is also available on Spotify. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram and make sure you catch their single, You’re The Virus, We’re The Cure in heavy rotation this month on XRadio!
The XRadio Featured Artists of the Month for January is Everafter!
This UK rock band burst onto the East London scene in Autumn 2010, as brothers Alexis Daperis (lead vocals/guitars) and Stefan Daperis
(bass/backing vocals) teamed with their friend Tim Wiltshire (drums) launched the three-piece power rock group, Everafter. By February 2011 the first gig was booked at The White Hart Hotel in New Cross, South London. Over the next few years Everafter honed their live performances by playing key venues in London, including Water Rats in King's Cross, The Half Moon in Putney and The Standard Music Venue in Walthamstow. It was over this period that Everafter wrote the songs and defined the set that would become their debut album, "Everything Is One". In September 2013, the band were signed to independent label Hummdrumm Records.
The band’s main influences include Nirvana, Metallica and Green Day. “Everything Is One” also benefited from the production prowess of the Grammy-nominated Chris Tsangarides, an Everafter fan that produced the likes of Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath and Judas Priest. Following the release of the band’s first album and a succession of gigs, Everafter played a show to the inmates inside Wormwood Scrubs prison,
In Spring 2019, with new drummer and friend Ivan Sheppard, Everafter completed their second album: “Remember”. The band moved into a heavier direction with the latest studio recordings and the album showcases the strength and diversity of the band’s song writing. This time Everafter collaborated with producers Raz Olsher, Andrea Gottardo and the late Chris Tsangarides to create a powerful ten track album, paving the way for the band’s place in rock history. Over the last year they have been incorporating the new songs into their set and getting airplay on TotalRock Radio and Trust The Doc Radio Show on Exile FM.
You can catch Everafter on YouTube, Spotify, Facebook, Twitter and more. And now you can catch them on XRadio! This is the XRadio Featured Artists of the Month: Everafter!
More info: https://xradio.zone/fam-january-2021-everafter
XRadio is proud to bring you Pinfinger – XRadio’s Featured Artists of the Month for December 2020!
Pinfinger is a three-piece rock band from London. Their style merges rock, punk and metal into a dynamic assault on the senses. “83 Days” is their debut single, released on September 30th, 2020 – the anniversary of the 1999 Tokaimura nuclear accident. In that disaster, a 35 year old technician named Hisashi Ouchi was exposed to the largest amount of radiation ever recorded in documented history. He was kept alive against his will for 83 agonising days before dying of multiple organ failure.
“We wanted to find a story to match the aggression of the music and there’s no more horrific experience than the fate of Hisashi Ouchi.”
83 Days is available to stream now or high quality download from 83p on Bandcamp.
XRadio presents to you for your listening pleasure the Featured Artists of the Month for November 2020: Dedi SOLO!
This up-and-coming independent hip hop artist from Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA has self-released a few singles, including Chasing that Money and S.O.L.O. (Souljas Only Live Once).
Inspired by Master P’s No Limits record label and growing up listening to 2Pac, C-Loc, Lil Boosie and Max Minelli, Dedi says he is driven be successful and driven by family. He says he want “to be the guy in the family that everyone could call on when needed” and be able to be there. The sky is the limit for this independent artist!
You can catch him on YouTube, Spotify, Facebook, Twitter and more. And now you can catch him on XRadio!
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XRadio is proud to bring you The Chronicles of Manimal and Samara – XRadio’s Featured Artists of the Month for October 2020!
The Chronicles of Manimal and Samara (TCOMAS) are a London-based duo formed in late 2019 by Andrea Papi and Daphne Ang. Inspired by the musical innovations of Kraftwerk and TOOL and the poetry of Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf and Jim Morrison. TCOMAS continues to fill a gap in music by bringing together music, literature, art and history into a space where poetry and the spoken word meets electronic and rock. The London duo have carved out a niche in music with their extensive, mysterious and atmospheric soundscapes which defy the rigid categorization of musical genres. In particular, the pair incorporates the literary (poetic and dramatic) into their music whereby spoken passages alternated with lyrical poetry forms the central element of the vocal component. Their experimental style has been recognized by several notable music blogs.
The Chronicles of Manimal and SamaraWe are The Chronicles of Manimal and Samara – a London based duo.
Our upcoming release (16 October 2020), “Mata Hari” (meaning “sun” in Malay) reimagines the sound of the ‘80s in the year 2080. The song is told through the eyes of an artist, who creates a painting as a declaration of love and as a testament to the intensity of emotions and feelings (for another) when words and action were inadequate.
The track has been inspired by synthesizer maestro Giorgio Moroder and innovators like Depeche Mode, Stanley Kubrick, and Air.
Official Website: https://tcomasmusic.myportfolio.com