We are back with our New Release Friday playlist. Check out the full tracks and reviews below!
Uriah Gold | “It’s Nearly Christmas Day (Don’t Be Lonely)”
Uriah Gold just released a new track, “It’s Nearly Christmas Day (Don’t Be Lonely).” Just in time for the holidays. It is such a good holiday song. The energy is infectious and does a great job at showing off the vocals throughout. Definitely a strong start to our New Release Friday and a must add to your Christmas playlists. Make sure to give it a listen.
Cade Hoppe | “Past Time”
Originally hailing from Sacramento, CA and now based in New York, Cade Hoppe originally moved to the East Coast to pursue his academic and athletic dreams. He’d learned to play piano, guitar, bass and saxophone over the course of his childhood, but it wasn’t until 2020 when Cade started to explore the possibility of writing and release his own songs. He just released a new track, “Past Time.” The new track is really well done. He has such a great voice, and it is pushed to the forefront of the new track. Definitely a standout this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Luna Keller x Dom Malin | “Overgrown”
Luna Keller teamed up with Dom Malin for a new track, “Overgrown.” This is one of my favorites in recent weeks. I love the acoustic vibe and how it sets up their vocals in the song. Their harmonies are absolutely beautiful. Definitely a strong vocal performance that deserves to be added to your playlists. Give it a listen.
Makena Tate | “Naked”
Indie pop/rock artist, Makena Tate, crafts songs on her guitar drawing inspiration from Holly Humberstone, Joni Mitchell, and her mentor, Kate Wallace. The Santa Barbara native currently attends Berklee College of Music where she studies songwriting and performance. Makena Tate’s captivating lyrics, memorable melodies, and mesmerizing performances guide her audience on an emotional journey of self reflection to show listeners they aren’t alone. She just released a new track, “Naked.” It is really well done. She has such a beautiful voice, which is at the forefront of the song. Such a strong vocal performance that deserves to be added to your playlists.
Ocean Tisdall | “Vintage Dreams”
We have previously featured Ocean Tisdall with, “Boys Don’t Cry.” Now, he is back with a new track, “Vintage Dreams. It is really well done. The instrumentals are compelling and pair well with his vocals. He has one of those voices that just cuts through the music and almost demands attention. His range is pretty incredible. Such a standout vocal performance. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Nick Sanza | “Cry”
Nick Sanza is a Brooklyn based singer-songwriter making easy-listening pop for your fried nervous systems and mangled hearts. A gay voice for consent and empathy, Nick uplifts his audience while encouraging them to give into their nature. He just released a new track, “Cry.” This song puts his voice at the forefront of the song, which is smart, considering how strong his vocals are. He has a voice that transcends throughout the track. Production is also on point. This one deserves to be added to your playlists.
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Jerrett Franklin grew up in a small town, he moved to Nashville to pursue a music career. After writing for a few different artists in the area, he decided to branch out and give local music the spotlight. That is where the idea for Music On The Rox originated from. We are dedicated to shining a light on local music and giving a voice to those who aren’t being heard.