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NUROKSOL's music can be described as a mix of Rock and R&B, a touch of Soul, and a splash of Funk. With melodic harmonies, thunderous guitars and undeniable rhythm, their music is a combination of cadence and creative lyrics that is displayed at their live performances and captured on their albums.
Divine Providence is a collective of jazz and classical musicians formed by guitarist/bandleader Lu Fuki who felt the need to connect hearts through sound, for a challenging and uncertain time, in order to promote solidarity, freedom, and social action. “People are attracted to the authenticness of Divine Providence’s sound and unexpected uniqueness,” said Lu Fuki.
Raven Love and the 27s is a four piece mélange of old school psychedelic rock and modern alternative blues. The Detroit based band came to be in the summer of 2016 and has since crafted a unique collection of original songs, all culminating in the release of their debut album, Shameless, in November of that same year. With songs reminiscent of the seediest parts of the acid rock era, Raven Love and the 27s are poised to shake up what you think about modern rock n' roll.
Vell Mullens is guitarist and vocalist of Chicago's The Moses Gun. He's quite unique in the way he encompasses sub-pop culture, eye of the world, twisted relationship material, with a drizzle of sarcasm. His acoustic interpretations of The Gun's bombastic sonic events are in sometimes fragile, sometimes evil, but always from the gut. An unexpected level of nuanced craftsmanship is revealed when the volume comes down and the "bones" of their songs are laid bare.
Blackmail is a Hard Rock band from Detroit with a funky/ bluesy/soulful edge, & nominated for outstanding heavy rock act @ the 2017 Detroit Music Awards.
The band has been rocking the motor city with electrifying shows for over 10 years, received local & national press & airplay.
Blackmail have put out 3 cd's, Ghetto Rock, The Hard Groove, A& their latest Sonic Rendezvous, all available on iTunes, Amazon, CD baby & other music & streaming outlets.
What do you get when you cross traditional Mariachi music with Punk rock snarl and attitude? The answer: Pancho Villa’s Skull. Pancho Villa’s Skull was started by Tino Ybarra in 2011. While growing up in Pontiac, Michigan, Tino developed a love from Mariachi music through his grandfather on his mother’s side who, sang and played trumpet. He also, spent time in south Texas with his paternal grandfather who took him across the border to Mexico from time to time so, he could know where he came from. Inspired by bands like Gogol Bordello and The Pogues, both of whom looked into their own pasts to create something new, he decided to create what he calls Mariachi punk and started Pancho Villa’s Skull.
The NLR Experinece fuses hip-hop with rock, soul, jazz, and funk to provide social commentary and stir up the revolutionary within audiences.
Live shows with the NLR Experience are always high energy and full of positive vibes, thought provoking lyrics, and fun.
Nique Love Rhodes believes that music serves
a purpose beyond the artist, and is meant to bring
encouragement, hope, and good vibes to all who listen
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