A never-ending journey – Looking Down by Michael Matera
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A never-ending journey – Looking Down by Michael Matera

Michael Matera is a Boston-based electronic music artist with over twenty years of history in the world of music. He started his career as a guitarist but quickly discovered his ideas needed more varying sound sources. Currently, a multi-instrument utilizing with equal ease guitar, bass, synths and a lot of programming, Matera has been steadily expanding his catalog of releases with ‘Looking Down’ being the latest one made available digitally. Spanning over 10 tracks and around 40 minutes the album…

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Riff Reign bring us back to the golden years of rock and roll with the ‘Magician’

Riff Reign is a six-piece rock band formed in 2014 by guitarist and bass player David Wright. With a long history in making music and playing in bands for almost 30 years but eventually giving up music to focus on his local government career, he got back to playing in 2012 at the age of 64. Hailing from Worksop, United Kingdom Riff Reign have self-released a total of six albums plus a bunch of smaller releases. Not bad at all…

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Welcome to the rather ‘Happy’ world of Ilko Birov

The past few years we’ve been closely following Bulgarian (but Vancouver-raised) singer-songwriter Ilko Birov. His warm voice, sincere lyrics, flawless guitar skills and his signature mixture of country, blues and acoustic indie have always been a reason to go and see him live whenever we could. Regularly performing around Bulgaria, touring Italy and growing an impressive catalog of originals, alongside his awesome renditions of artists like Cash and Dylan, it was honestly high time we got a full-length album from…

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Music for the heart not just for the ears – Always Introspective by Chris Martin

If you spend as little as an hour browsing the music on Drooble chances to find your new favorite contemporary folk singer-songwriter artists are high. There are so many gems waiting to be discovered in our library and it’s always a pleasure for us to do the virtual crate digging for you and take a closer look at something that has really grabbed our attention. Today we present you, Chris Martin. Based in Melville, USA he’s a singer-songwriter who’s heavily…

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Ricardo JP explores the darker side of dance music in ‘Hits & Trips’

We receive ‘Hits & Trips’ by Ricardo JP in the middle of a week that’s rocking the moodiest weather possible and before hitting play we kind of hope that the music will indeed take us on a trip somewhere. Can’t hide the fact that we’re slightly afraid from the ‘hits’ part as honestly who’s not tired of posh and basic tunes that serve no other purpose but take over the music programs of radio and TV stations. Thankfully, the music…