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True Peace: Indianapolis multi-instrumentalist Daniel Walzer is quite brilliant on ‘Stand Up’

Essence of Now by Daniel Walzer

With a consistently groovy delivery which makes you feel like you are on a well-deserved holiday, Daniel Walzer skillfully has our heads moving and our bodies grooving all over the lounge with the nosy neighbors next door watching on in absolute astonishment with ‘Stand Up‘.

Daniel Walzer is an Indianapolis-based multi-instrumentalist, composer, and audio engineer, who is also the Assistant Professor of Music and Arts Technology at IUPUI.

Featuring a stellar range of skilled artists who have helped Daniel create this wonderful track, this is a real gem that is clearly made with much love and scintillating skill. It feels like he is asking us to get motivated again after a long slumber with many excuses – as we now get up and reach those lofty goals – which have our hungry hearts beating quickly, with passionate excitement.

Originally trained as a percussionist, Walzer’s recording discography includes more than two dozen albums as a session musician, engineer, and producer. Essence of Now is Walzer’s sixth album as a bandleader and showcases his production versatility on piano, drums, mallets, percussion, and audio engineer. The title commemorates the 20th anniversary of Essence of Now Records, a Midwest-based record label that Walzer started in 2001.” ~ Daniel Walzer

Stand Up‘ from the Indianapolis-based indie multi-instrumentalist and audio engineer Daniel Walzer, shows us a terrifically-made single that is from the eleven-track album ‘Essence of Now‘. This is a cinematic moment to treasure from a truly skilled and underrated music wizard – who seem to effortlessly sizzle with pride on each instrument he summons – with a world class display that might leave you quite breathless in admiration.

Hear this finely tuned new single on Bandcamp.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Those Travels: Atlanta producer/rapper Marsalis dreams of those wild times in ‘Mexico’

As he atmospherically advances our mindset with a smoothly cut freestyle-type of track to transform our constantly changing moods into the much-awaited holiday season, Marsalis imagines the party-filled summer with his beautiful crush on the road trip to ‘Mexico‘.

Marsalis is an emerging Atlanta, Georgia-based music producer, Georgia State University student, audio engineer, hip-hop artist, and brand owner. He is a skilled performer who shows us his experienced production techniques that were born from his hard work and self-belief, in his ever-increasing abilities.

Marsalis is focused on creating new waves of music that are just as enjoyable as artistic. From creating dark moody vibes to creating summer soundtracks, he is an experienced producer who is a part of the new wave of artists that create soundscapes, as well as perform on them.” ~ Marsalis

Mexico‘ from the burgeoning Atlanta, Georgia-based music producer and hip-hop artist Marsalis, is a testament to the positive outlook that has him thinking of better days away in an exotic country, to get away from it all for a while. He displays impressive ability behind the mic with a gritty and eloquently smooth delivery, that is fused with such a memorable voice that you can’t easily forget. This feels like the start of something special for the GA native who seems to have all the right tools in the box, to create something great.

Hear this new single on Spotify and follow the journey on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Keeping Things Real: Genevieve Zamora drops the excellent new single ‘No BS’ (feat. Gifted)

With her soul alive and feeling extra creative, Genevieve Zamora is back with the top shelf new hip-hop/RnB laced single called ‘No BS(feat. Gifted).

Renowned audio engineer, singer-songwriter, online class educator and proud owner of Southern Royalty Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Genevieve Zamora makes music that helps you relate to real life, as we all go through ups and downs whilst desperately needing that heart-warming uplifting feeling that helps things be better again, after a cold winter of chaos.

After being married for twenty years and having two beloved children, she has decided to get more of her music out there to the world and this feels like a renaissance to see what else there is to achieve. Her creative juices are flowing over the top of the waves and you can just sense that she doesn’t ever back down from any challenge.

This is the story of showing that you don’t play any games and this what you do is for real, you don’t have time for seeing those fake sharks bite themselves on social media while doing nothing of substance, as you are making things happen and keeping life legit.

She sings with such class and the raps bounce perfectly on a crisply produced beat that has you nodding your head, whilst your body just wants to dance and get into the mood.

No BS’ (feat. Gifted) from the inspiring and multi-talented Genevieve Zamora, is a sign of things to come from a woman who knows what she wants. Everything screams quality here and the subject matter is real, which is a welcome curve away from the usual overly embellished stories on the airwaves, that has you questioning their morals. Keeping things in reality is what this whole project is all about after all.

Stream this new track on Spotify and check out the IG for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

A new talent shines through: Chris Potter is ready for this exciting journey and asks doubters to get ‘Out of the Way’ on debut seven-track EP

His debut album had a few technical hiccups on the way to our curious ears, but Chris Potter certainly made the wait highly worth it, on the stupendously performed and produced seven-track EP named ‘Out of the Way‘.

Chris Potter is a soulful Los Angeles-based indie singer-songwriter, audio engineer and producer who creates that special mix of music that incorporates his thoughtful energy and encapsulating melodies, to formulate that magnificent rare authentic sound that gives you hope again.

All seven track are of equal quality and a particular mention must be made of ‘It Was Love‘ (ft. Margot Jezerc), which is a sweetly mixed bundle of genuine joy, that fills your heart with such happiness. Their vocals mesh like smooth wine and creamy cheese, as the taste in your mouth after listening to this single is one that you won’t forget easily.

Another gem is without doubt ‘Used To‘, as it captures that raw love feeling that has you thinking about past encounters with those special souls, that were so perfect, until you ran into various issues that took away the spark forever.

See A Way‘ is the third highlight from the new EP, as it adds a positive tone to break away from the heartbreak and fills you up with hope that love can indeed be simple and fun, just the way it should be.

Chris has that pureness in his voice that you don’t hear too often and somehow manages to effortlessly lather your anxious senses into feeling safe again and helps you drift away to a peaceful place, where everything around is calm and loving.

Out of the Way‘ from the multi-talented LA artist and producer Chris Potter, brings forth that extra sweet care and stunning creative energy that makes you forget about the doom and gloom. You get lost in time on this memorable EP that is a hug to the heart when it was most needed, from an authentic artist with only good intentions.

Hear this assortment of goodness on Spotify and see his story on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen