Indolore Pays Homage to Paris with New Single “Way Home”
It’s time to tip our hats to the backdrop of our adult lives, the city that witnessed our everyday grind and our quests for new opportunities. The city where our children took their first steps, their first falls on its rugged sidewalks. The city that bore witness to our love stories, our leaps of faith, our moments of despair, and our triumphant stands. It’s time to celebrate the beauty and temper of this city, to which we owe our growth as resilient warriors. To Paris! To our golden years! Indolore.
Following an exhilarating expedition to Nashville in May, where he collaborated on an extraordinary EP with the likes of Jack Lawrence (known for his work with Jack White, The Raconteurs, and The Dead Weather) and Andrija Tokic (Grammy-nominated producer of Alabama Shakes), Indolore is back on home turf to pay tribute to his city, Paris. He does this by releasing a new single that straddles the line between eternal youth and a flash of wisdom, aptly titled “Way Home.” This melodic gem is set to hit the airwaves on October 13.
“Way Home” serves as the inaugural single from Indolore’s forthcoming EP, “Paris,” slated for release by the year’s end. This musical journey echoes the sentiment of love and longing for the vibrant and irascible city of Paris, where Indolore’s evolution as an artist has taken root. Recorded live at Studio Taitbout in Paris on June 5 & 6, 2023, “Way Home” showcases the collaborative brilliance of Amédée Flament on keyboards, Antoine Delecroix on electric guitar, Sébastien Richelieu on bass, Thibault Lecocq on drums, and Indolore himself on acoustic guitar and vocals. Engineered and mixed by Antoine Delecroix, the single is a heartfelt tribute to the iconic city that has been instrumental in shaping Indolore’s artistic journey. With the alluring single “Way Home,” Indolore invites listeners to embark on a lyrical odyssey, exploring the soul of Paris and the memories etched within its every street. As we await the release of his EP “Paris,” there’s no doubt that Indolore’s poetic and musical prowess will continue to captivate us.
Eleyet McConnell‘s Debut Single “Gettin’ By” Hits the Airwaves
The musical journey of Eleyet McConnell, a dynamic collaboration between Angie (Eleyet) McConnell and Chris McConnell, is officially underway with the release of their debut single, “Gettin’ By,” marking a significant step in their artistic evolution. This release was out on October 6th, is a tantalizing glimpse into what promises to be a thrilling musical adventure. Eleyet McConnell defies the constraints of traditional genres, offering a sound that’s both refreshing and unbound by categorization. Rooted in personal experiences and raw emotions, their music boasts powerful lyrics and dynamic melodies, establishing a connection that’s intensely relatable and emotionally charged.
Angie McConnell, a product of rural Ohio, brings a soulful, bluesy quality to their compositions, influenced by her family’s musical traditions. In contrast, Chris McConnell, with a wealth of experience playing bass in various bands, infuses the duo’s work with his own unique musical influences, resulting in an original fusion of country and rock. The couple’s musical journey began in 2013 and their chemistry, both musically and personally, has flourished over time. Now, united in marriage and perfectly synchronized on stage, Angie and Chris are set to share their distinctive sound with the world.
“Gettin’ By” stands as a potent debut single, exemplifying the duo’s formidable songwriting skills and magnetic on-stage presence. With lyrics that explore the human condition and music that exudes a blend of nostalgia and innovation, Eleyet McConnell is poised to make a profound impact on its listeners. This single release on October 6th is just the first chapter in Eleyet McConnell’s musical story. The duo is currently hard at work on their debut album, “Crazy World,” scheduled for release in the near future. As they continue to push the boundaries of artistic expression and introduce their unique sound to a global audience, Eleyet McConnell undoubtedly has the potential to become a musical force to be reckoned with.
Matthew Ruddy: A Multi-Talented Musician Shaping His Unique Sound
In the world of music, the pursuit of a unique style is a journey that countless artists embark upon. Matthew Ruddy, a professional saxophonist and accomplished musician, is carving his own path in the industry, blending a diverse range of influences to create a sound that’s distinctly his own.
Matthew‘s musical journey began early, stemming from a deep-seated passion for instruments that took root when he was just a primary school student. Initially, he delved into the world of music through the ceilidh school, where he experimented with instruments like the tin whistle and the banjo. He actively participated in festivals, adding to his growing musical repertoire. However, it wasn’t until secondary school that Matthew truly found his calling with the saxophone and piano. As he honed his skills, his passion for performing intensified. His dedication led him to become a part of North Lanarkshire’s Schools Wind Ensemble, giving him the opportunity to perform at prestigious venues like the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow and Motherwell Civic Centre.
Matthew’s journey through music continued to evolve. He performed at local venues, including the Showcase Cinema, before venturing into paid gigs at places like Braehead Shopping Centre and Mar Hall Golf and Spa Resort. With a burgeoning saxophone career, he later pursued formal education in music, earning a Higher National Diploma (HND) in music at Glasgow Clyde College.In 2020, Matthew furthered his musical education at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. However, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted his traditional sources of income. As the pandemic waned, he embraced the Ibiza sax trend, collaborating with DJs in clubs, at weddings, and functions to rekindle his livelihood.
Now, having completed his formal education, Matthew Ruddy is venturing into uncharted territory. With a newfound passion for songwriting and singing, he’s gearing up to release an album that encapsulates the knowledge and experiences he’s gathered throughout his musical journey. This forthcoming album promises to be a genre-defining collection, a testament to Matthew’s evolution as a multi-talented musician seeking to leave his indelible mark on the world of music.
Breathing New Life into Reggae: A Hamburg-Based Producer’s Journey
In the heart of Hamburg, a rising reggae producer is on a mission to infuse the genre with the timeless spirit of old-school authenticity. With a commitment to real musicians and live recordings, this producer is poised to bring a fresh perspective to reggae music.
Hailing from Hamburg, this musician, composer, and producer has embarked on a creative journey that breathes new life into reggae. His latest “Free N Easy Riddim” endeavor, the second reggae single, is a testament to his dedication to crafting reggae tunes that exude an authentic holiday vibe. It all began with the bassline and drums, setting the foundation for what was to come. The rest of the composition unfurled naturally, with a catchy guitar melody emerging from a spontaneous improvisation.
What sets this producer’s work apart is the collaboration with the “Evolution Band” of the renowned artist “Gentleman.” This marked the producer’s first foray into working with professional musicians in the roles of composer, arranger, and producer. The recording session unfolded in the hallowed confines of the “planet earth studios” in Berlin in 2022, ushering in a new chapter in reggae music. With a commitment to preserving the rich legacy of reggae while injecting it with a contemporary twist, this Hamburg-based producer is charting a course that promises to captivate reggae enthusiasts and newcomers alike. As the reggae scene evolves, this producer’s dedication to authenticity and live recordings is a breath of fresh air that reinvigorates the genre.
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