Terry Blade transforms Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit’ into a ghostly jazz impression
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Terry Blade transforms Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit’ into a ghostly jazz impression

If you have been following our writings here maybe you’ve noticed lately we’ve been talking a lot about Terry Blade. Besides being one of the most interesting artists we’ve come across in the ever-growing Drooble community, he’s incredibly talented and also quite prolific. He literally keeps putting out new music and it’s always worth listening to and writing about. After a promising single that evolved in a beautiful, dark and emotionally-charged EP, he’s now back at it with a new…

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Country Livin’ by DubJay is a laidback hip-hop journey about living life to its maximum

DubJay is a hip-hop artist hailing from Mount Vernon, Texas and today we’re listening to Country Livin’, his most recent single. Since 2016 DubJay has been extremely prolific, with over 300 singles, collaborations, one EP and one full-length out. With such an immense back catalog of music we knew from the start we’re dealing with an artist who’s found their path. We’re more than glad to have him on Drooble and to be joining him for a ride through his…

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Puerto Rican artist Tito Mission is back in the game with a Latin pop banger

We are no experts in Latin music but we can definitely spot a pop hit when we hear one. ‘Por Mamao’ is the latest single of Puerto Rico-based singer-songwriter Tito Mission, who’s returning to the scene after two years of absence. And boy what a return this is. ‘Por Mamao’ is a hot, slow-burning pop track with massive-sounding production. It’s built from hard-hitting and detailed percussion, stomping bass, beautiful guitar textures and sparse, and perfectly performed melodic vocals and carefully…

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Darkness and sincerity meet in ‘The Unlovable’ by Terry Blade

Terry Blade is a singer-songwriter who self-identifies as an openly queer artist of color. We’ve heard him in a recent solo piece pre-release ‘The Broken’ so we were kind of aware of his tools of the trade and the overall line of his work. However, his debut ‘The Unlovable’ manages to step on the minimal but solid foundation of his guitar- and voice-centered singer-songwriter music, with strong indie and R&B-influences, to throw us even deeper in his sincere, definitely dark…

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From the big lights of country music to the depths of goth metal – Remembrance by Carpe Noctum

Chris Goble is a multi-genre Queer performance artist from the SF Bay Area. Their musical journey started from their aspirations to conquer the country music scene as a singer-songwriter in Nashville, the music city of the world. However, as their understanding of themself as a person evolved and their actual creative needs changed, they started pursuing something different and mastering their craft as a bassist, guitarist, and vocalist. Right now we catch Chris exploring the dark and shadowy realms of…