Fatoumata Diawara

FatoumataFatoumata Diawara aka Fatou is a Malian musician who currently lives in France. Diawara sings in her native Wassoulou language, but understanding the exact content of the songs isn’t necessary to enjoy them. She has a very beautiful voice and is a great live performer. Fatou’s voice accompanied with amazing melodies and rhythms is a sound that should be heard around the world. Her simplicity, strong culture and style are unique. To find out more about Fatoumata Diawara and any upcoming events check out this link:Fatoumata_Diawara

 

Devonté Hynes aka Blood Orange

DEV HYNES aka Blood OrangeIn this breathtaking talk and performance Dev brings to life two of the neurological conditions that make him such a gifted artist. The first, Synesthesia a condition where pathways cross to experience sounds as color- the second, more sinister- Anxiety; which is a dark and debilitating force in his life. The result; an unique musical composition and mesmerizing visual display that offer a unique glimpse into the mind of a true artist.

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Take a listen and watch Blood Orange’s music videos for “Chamakay” and “Champagne Coast” :

Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes was given the opportunity to score James Franco’s Movie Palo Alto listen to the title track:

Artist of the Day… #whatupdoe

Danny BrownDanny Brown is an American hip hop recording artist from Detroit, Michigan. Danny Brown is a great artist, he raps with alot of emotion and intensity; and is known for his individuality in the rap game. He is definitely a unique and one of a kind rapper that you oughta know. To find out more about Danny Brown, his music and upcoming events check out this link:xdannyxbrownx

 

Son Lux

Son Lux

Son Lux is a unique artist whose music speaks for itself. His new album “Lanterns” is nothing more than beautiful. “Lanterns” is an album of moments, it conveys a genius at work and is something of a masterpiece. Each song on “Lanterns” is moving and impressive. The album is more than just complex arrangements, simple and unique lyricism or an amazing mesh between classical and electronic; it is a story being told. To find out more about Son Lux and any upcoming events check out this link:sonluxmusic


Get to know Artist

Lianne La Havas

If you don’t know Lianne La Havas, the young lady with a beautiful voice and songs that convey emotion, humour, love and relationship now you do! Half-Greek, half-Jamaican and London-born, she has brought something fresh to the current music scene. “Is your Love Big Enough” is the debut studio album by Lianne La Havas. It was recently released on 9 July 2012 and peaked to number 4 on the UK chart. She opened for Erykah Badu at London’s Hammersmith Apollo and Stevie Wonder attended her latest gig in L.A. She is Musicologistblog’s Get to know Artist! If you want to find out more about Lianne La Havas check out this Link:liannelahavas

 

Get to know Artist

LISSIE

Lissie is an American indie, folk rock artist. In 2008 she was invited to be the opening act for Lenny Kravitz on his Love Revolution Tour. “Covered up with flowers” and “Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire” are Lissie’s latest work.  “Covered up with flowers”,which was released on November 2011, consists of only cover songs including three of her most popular covers: Kid Cudi’s ‘Pursuit of Happiness’, Metallica’s ‘Nothing Else Matters’ and Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance’. “Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire” was also released on November 2011. Lissie has a great voice, she has her own style and she rocks!