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THE RECLUSIVE BLOGGER'S TOP FORTY BEST SONGS OF 2019

Hi, friends, it is that time of the year again, the year-end music roundup where I recap all of my favorites from 2019. It has been a mega year for tuneage, and like always, my list usually boils down to what struck and got stuck in my ears the most. The listicles here tend to…

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ELECTRO-POP DUO MAGDALENA BAY RELEASE GLOSSY POP JAM "OH HELL"

Magdalena Bay is a rising Electro-pop duo signed to Luminelle Recordings, comprised of Mica Tenenbaum and Matthew Lewin. The singer-songwriter and producer duo have written music together since high school. The band derives inspiration from such artists as Charli XCX and Carly Rae Jepsen just released a brand-new single called "Oh Hell". The track's subject…

INTERVIEW WITH CANADIAN ALTERNATIVE ROCK TRIO THE MAN WHO

The latter half of 2019 saw Canadian band The Man Who not only finish a string of tour dates supporting Indie Rock musician, Banners. But reissue their EP, Bet on You, and release two new music videos, "Down" and "Natural Villain". They also played a show in Los Angeles for School Night at Bardot. Ahead…

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INTERVIEW WITH ENGLISH SINGER AND SONGWRITER KARIMA FRANCIS

Critically acclaimed English Singer-Songwriter Karima Francis having made a name for herself with her blend of captivating and honest lyrics intertwined through haunting melodies rooted in folk-rock. The singer who first started in the music industry at age thirteen, teaching herself, drums, guitar, and finally songwriting all by eighteen. Seeking new inspiration from her London…

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CELEBRATION OF BLACK CINEMA PRESENTED BY CRITICS CHOICE ASSOCIATION

Monday night at The Landmark Annex for the first year ever was the Celebration of Black Cinema presented by the Critics Choice Association. The first years' honorees were not only celebrating Black film making and the first black filmmaker Oscar Micheaux. They celebrated Eddie Murphy with a career achievement award, Nia Long, Kasi Lemmons, and…

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THE RECLUSIVE BLOGGER’S FAVORITE MUSIC ROUNDUP VOLUME 5

Howdy! It's volume 5 of my music roundup! As per usual this post will highlight my favorite songs that I've been listening to. It's a short one but let's get into it! 1. THE JAPANESE HOUSE // "CHEWING COTTON WOOD" English artist Amber Bain aka The Japanese House has dropped a stunning new track. The song "Chewing Cotton Wood" is a…