Category New Artists

MusicMafia presents South London-based singer Jodie Abacus

Jodie Abacus

Jodie Abacus

One of the most explosive new talents to emerge from the UK of late, South London-based singer Jodie Abacus arrived this year like a gust of fresh air with debut track ‘I’ll Be That Friend’. With an innate knack for marrying classic RnB and funk within a modern context, Jodie is the latest artist to usher in a new wave of “future soul” that has seen him earn comparisons to artists such as Thundercat, Jamie Woon and The Internet.

With only a handful of tracks out so far but already winning widespread critical and blog support as well as BBC Radio 1’s illustrious ‘Best of British Record of the Week’, Jodie has the potential of becoming not just another hotly-tipped artist for 2016, but one who can twist and influence the year’s entire spectrum of sound.

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MusicMafia presents Southern Californian band, Boroughs

Boroughs

Boroughs

In the span of less than a year, Boroughs have become one of Southern California’s most exciting and sought after Americana roots musical collectives. The four-piece blends elements of country rock, gritty folk and soulful Americana reminiscent of the likes of early Neil Young, Ryan Adams, and Wilco.

Charismatic singer-songwriter Kyle Neal poignantly sings stories of heartbreak, confusion, and love while guitarist JD Carrera adds an atmospheric back country feel to the record. Bassist Derrick Wong and drummer Tyler Johnson round out the four-piece with one of the most methodical rhythm sections in Americana music today.

After only a few months of playing Los Angeles area shows, Boroughs caught the attention of engineer/producer John Spiker of Tenacious D...

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MusicMafia presents 18 year old King’s Lynn based singer/songwriter Soham De

Soham De

Soham De

Soham De is an 18 year old King’s Lynn based singer/songwriter and has been performing for about 2 years, doing various gigs, including supporting Gabrielle Aplin at the UEA on her ‘English Rain’ UK tour and Kal Lavelle and playing at venues such as The Bedford, The Junction, The Waterfront, Selwyn College as part of Cambridge University’s 2015 Mayball. Soham has also had radio play on his songs including mutiple plays (and live performances) on BBC introducing in Norfolk amongst other radio stations.

His music is mainly fingerstyle guitar with some percussive elements, influenced by artists such as Ben Howard, Bon Iver, John Mayer, Gabrielle Aplin, Jack Johnson, of Monsters and Men and more.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20gDqxyDKyc (My Original song, ‘Houses Ma...
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MusicMafia presents New UK Artist Basheba

MusicMafia presents New UK Artist Basheba

Basheba

Hailing from North West London, singer/songwriter Basheba brings us a unique, combination of drum & bass, blues, Soul and gospel.

Basheba has been perfecting her craft from a young age, writing since the tender age of 14. Basheba was born and raised in London by her British Dad and Bajan Mum, Basheba say she is ‘inspired’ by her Bajan roots and believes her love of music stems from the passion the people of Barbados have for music. Spending every school holiday in Barbados she feels she is as much British as she is Bajan.  Basheba started her own label Y.O.B Records (which stands for Youth of Britain) in late 2013. Basheba started the label as a way to create her own platform, with the intention of helping other artists get their foot in the door of the UK music industry.

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Brighton based artist Greg Simpson releases debut EP ‘Vices’

Brighton based artist Greg Simpson releases debut EP ‘Vices’

Vices – Forest Floors Artwork

Vices is the Brighton based alternative-rock project of Greg Simpson. Recorded and produced entirely by Simpson in his bedroom, Vices has created their first EP, ‘Forest Floors’, which displays a variation of ambient and in-your-face composition with influences drawn from blues, experimental rock and indie as well as beat generation lifestyle & literature.

‘Forest Floors’ is set to be released digitally through their Bandcamp on the 19th of October and delves into the themes of bitterness, drugs, recklessness, self-discovery and sex.

Track Listing

  1. Passenger’s Window (3:56)
  2. Catholic Funeral (3:43)
  3. Pavement (4:20)
  4. Lungs (3:15)
  5. Reinvention (3:32)
  6. Thieves (2:45)
  7. Like Dogs, Not Gods (3:31)

Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicesUK

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MusicMafia presents French singer-songwriter, Mahrnie

MusicMafia presents French singer-songwriter, Mahrnie

Mahrnie

Mahrnie, is a singer-songwriter living in London.
She started doing music when she was 5 years-old at the music conservatoire in Burgundy, France. Mahrnie discovered her love of performing at an early age but it is only when she moved to London, 2 years ago, that she started to write her own songs.
Mahrnie recently started working with new producers (Grammy Award winning producer Dom Morley, Db Clifford, Dave Gerard, Alex Bayly…) and she is recording new songs, doing an even more cinematic and darker music.
You can see her first video of her song Raving (in my head) BELOW
You can also listen to her music via her Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/mahrnie with previous songs too.
mahrnie.com with further information such as my shows, airplay, press re...
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MusicMafia presents Canadian songstress Mieke

MusicMafia presents Canadian songstress Mieke

Mieke

When Mieke wrote her debut EP she thought she wrote these songs about someone else.
It turns out she needed to hear them most of all.
Mieke has been in problematic situations with producers and major labels over the last few years; either people tried to take the project in direction that felt artificial, or she had to sign on for a career without creative involvement. She needed to make something honest and raw. Something strange and vulnerable. Something thoughtful and free. Something that was authentic to where she’s at. For this EP Mieke worked with Don Kerr and Howie Beck (Feist, Hayden, Bahamas), people she trusts. Don records out of his house so they did the vocals in his dining room and the instruments in his basement...

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MusicMafia presents Bristol based artist Leo Wood and his new single Justification

MusicMafia presents Bristol based artist Leo Wood

Leo Wood

Leo Wood is an up and coming Bristol based artist who has spent the last year collaborating with local producer Fortune to create her first EP, Deeper Rise. It delivers a soulful merging of Folk and electronic composition inspired by artists from Bristol’s bass scene like Massive attack and other influences including Bonobo, Lana Del Ray, Jessy ware and London grammar.
The single ‘Justification’ was released on the 9th July and the full EP launch will be on the 20th July -free download. The EP has been highly commended and the single ‘Justification’ got upload of the week on BBC introducing last week.

Originally from Devon, Leo Wood is a keen artist of both the folk and electronic pop scene...

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Milo McMahon announces his new EP, "Who I Knew" out on the 14th July

Milo McMahon announces his new EP, "Who I Knew" out on the 14th July

Milo McMahon

Milo McMahon today announces his new EP, “Who I Knew” which is out on the 14th July and will be supported by a tour across Canada and Europe.
You can go to Soundcloud to hear first single “Caveman” or download for free!
The songs blend aspects of alt folk, surf core, and what my treeplanting buddies call screef rock. His music is derived from his transatlantic upbringing – from Milo’s early years in Ireland to his summers plugging trees in northern Canada.
Nearly 5 years ago, Milo McMaho made the full-time commitment to his musical career by moving from Dublin to Toronto, eventually settling in Montreal...
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Milo McMahon announces his new EP, “Who I Knew” out on the 14th July

Milo McMahon announces his new EP, "Who I Knew" out on the 14th July

Milo McMahon

Milo McMahon today announces his new EP, “Who I Knew” which is out on the 14th July and will be supported by a tour across Canada and Europe.
You can go to Soundcloud to hear first single “Caveman” or download for free!
The songs blend aspects of alt folk, surf core, and what my treeplanting buddies call screef rock. His music is derived from his transatlantic upbringing – from Milo’s early years in Ireland to his summers plugging trees in northern Canada.
Nearly 5 years ago, Milo McMaho made the full-time commitment to his musical career by moving from Dublin to Toronto, eventually settling in Montreal...
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