Roundup: The Hot Half Dozen for September 21, 2020
Gun for a Mouth, single and video by David Poe. It’s the first song from his forthcoming album Everyone’s Got A Camera (2021). “Gun For A Mouth” follows a handful of single releases including “Who Built The Wall” and “What The President Said” that fired up social media, shared by the likes of Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda, and T Bone Burnett. Video at https://vimeo.com/435203254/53af14277e
Tonight, single and video by Alaina Castillo. Alaina’s solo roller skate dance party under neon lights in the video embraces her e-girl, antisocial influence as well as the tracks infectious melody with a message of the power of solitude. Video at https://bit.ly/362uhIl.
All Figured Out. Album by Derek Brown. World-famous saxman Derek Brown’s 3rd studio album, composed and arranged by Derek features nine high-energy tunes, blending Derek’s love for exciting improvisation with the drive of an arena rock concert. Available at https://derekbrownsax.com/store
Hymn, single and video by Observe The 93rd. An alt-rock look at mental health and school shootings. Very well done, very raw, and very, very powerful expression by the duo vocalist/guitarist Derek Henry and drummer Dylan Zepp from their new EP, Alive. Wow. Stream at https://spoti.fi/2FZaHkW video at https://bit.ly/2RQMIqM.
Mirla, solo album by Simon Mejia. The new Monte project by Mejía, founder of Bomba Estéreo, has released a debut album of ambient electronic synths, soft charanga melodies, Columbian tribal music, and Colombian nature sounds in seven-tracks which will blow your mind. Put on your headphones. Video https://bit.ly/3j4hcBC.
Me and My Babe Video release by Irene Diaz of the song we previewed last week.