Exclusive Artist Review: Sarah Rae – “Crimson Rose” Single

Atlanta-based recording artist Sarah Rae has graced our platform before and left an undeniable impression on our readers. Her distinctive, ambient signature sound has paved the way for her to a thriving career, recently signing with indie label Bentley Records who is helping her gear up for touring in 2022 as well as her subsequent releases. So today, we bring Sarah Rae back into the spotlight with last week’s release of her newest single “Crimson Rose”, proving that she continues to hit the ground running from all directions.

“Crimson Rose” is a retro wave, 80s synth pop tune written about the highs and lows of human connections, and letting things go. It’s an emotional song with anthemic vocal melody placements that truly showcases Sarah Rae in the most effective angles throughout the song’s duration. Comprised of melodic alt-emo guitar swells and progressions accompanied by very multi layered synth leads, Sarah Rae’s vocals are a complete standout of their calibre that delivers a diligent range of emotions and projections. You can feel her passion, her energy and her insatiable appetite to serve up an anthemic song with unrelenting staying power. And that’s one thing this single definitely has – staying power, the power to stay with you even long after it’s over.

“Crimson Rose” is a powerful release for Sarah Rae that continues to raise the bar and reach new heights. The rising artist has really manifested into an innovative artist that is constantly climbing the incline in a way that leaves every listener with an everlasting impression. Both old and new fans will have endless love for this song and her flavorful vocal style that is made very apparent from beginning to end, especially on this distinctively atmospheric track. “Crimson Rose” released on August 4th and is available now on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and all other digital music streaming platforms.


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Exclusive Artist Review: Morningside Lane – “Temperamental” Single

New Jersey quintet Morningside Lane has been hitting the ground running with their distinctive futuristic Rock signature sound and hit the market by storm with their 2015 debut EP ‘Mellow Drama’. Flash forward 6 years with a handful of catchy singles later and MS has proven that their hard work ethics and manifestation of their style has paved the way to a thriving career for the band – catching the ears of endless Rock fans of many calibers and eras. Now, with the recent release of their smash single “Temperamental”, the five-piece powerhouse has once again raised the bar for themselves and continue to diligently innovate their craft with new and improved musical angles.

Brilliantly crossing over a distinctive approach from bands like Walk The Moon and Franz Ferdinand, Morningside Lane serves up a flavorful pot of catchy goodness with many multi layered elements that truly bring out their sound. The funky guitars and 80s style synth lead perfectly embraces yesterday’s Pop music charm with today’s more inventive aura, delivering a catchy yet futuristic melody that parallels the specific vocals quite effectively. The subtle verses are very well balanced, leaving the perfect amount of room to introduce the dynamically placed vocal melody that sets the tone throughout the song’s duration in a way that is memorable and impressionable. It’s not your average catchy Rock song, it’s a diligently-written single with unwavering staying power that will tickle the fancies of both long time fans of the band and those just discovering them now.

And that’s the major defining factor of this song – staying power. The power to stay with you even long after it’s over. The five-piece unit not only delivers a solid and tightly knit performance, but really goes out of their way to showcase their innovative style and bring every element from each member to the forefront. From smooth bass lines, rhythmic drums, twangy guitars and next-level vocal hooks, Morningside Lane shines brightly as a whole from start to finish while still being able to highlight each band member’s distinctive contributions. “Temperamental” is available now on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and several other digital music streaming platforms. You’ll be more than glad you gave title a listen.


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Exclusive Artist Review: Zizzo World – “Beautiful (feat. Nes Mburu)” Single

London-based rising Artist Zizzo World has been grinding away for several years in the music world now and has manifested into a versatile and multifaceted artist with his own signature sound and stylization. After an array of several successful releases, he has built up an insatiable fan base and continues to garner a strong presence as new fans discover his music. He has become widely known for his very distinctive ambient EDM style, and with the newest upcoming single “Beautiful (feat. Nes Mburu)” coming to fruition, Zizzo World’s career comes right to the forefront and easily stands as his best release thus far; pulling out all the stops from production value, musicianship factors and artistic merit.

Zizzo World serves up an atmospheric and hypnotically rhythmic beat that combines crucial elements of World and Roots; delivering a sound that diligently balances originality and familiarity – something that is brilliantly materialized on this track with Kenyan feature artist Nes Mburu. “Beautiful” gives every listener a taste of something fresh yet still identifiable, bringing a vintage approach merged with today’s more modern sensibility. Zizzo’s visceral vocal melodies are anthemic, coherently structured and really showcases his ability as a songwriter and performer. His vocal delivery is cohesively punctual and his attention to detail will easily grab your undivided attention from start to finish. Feature artist Nes Mburu really adds a multi layered presence on this track with his impressively high range and charismatic delivery. His vocal measures parallel brilliantly with Zizzo’s and the structure between both vocal tracks mesh in a way that is not only effective, but musically atmospheric as well. Both vocalists enhance the visceral listening experience on this song and both artists are completely a standout of their calibre.

“Beautiful” is a single with absolute staying power – where it stays with you even long after it’s over. It presents Zizzo World at the top of his game and any first time listeners of his music will be highly enticed to do a deeper dive into his career and discography altogether. “Beautiful” officially releases on August 20th and will be available on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and several other digital music streaming platforms. You can pre-save the song at this link: https://ffm.to/btfsong


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