Reggae/SKA

Music Submission, BRYAN ART

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BRYAN ART
Bryan Art is a good-vibes singer, a witty songwriter, meticulous producer, renowned guitarist and a multifaceted artist specializing in lively music with a positive message. He has given outstanding performances on several local and international shows including Jamaica Jazz and Blues, Rebel Salute, ATI, Fully Loaded, St. Mary Mi Come From, Unity Splash among others. His international appearances as a solo act include major music festivals around the world, tours of the Caribbean, the United States, Canada and Europe.

​Bryan Art first came to prominence not as the singer we know and love but as a budding guitarist and touring member of the legendary Fire House Crew. With Firehouse, Bryan gained immeasurable experience supporting top flight Artistes including Luciano and Sizzla for several years and later with Bushman as band leader and guitarist of his Grass Roots Band. He also did a short stint with the world renown Black Uhuru and also Michigan and Smiley.

​2001 was the year Bryan Art took the bold step, adding new dimensions as recording Artiste and co/producer of his first single titled “Soon Come Back” for FIWI Music Label. By 2002 his name was on the lips of many music lovers and was rightfully named “Best New Artiste” by ER / TVJ (Television Jamaica). By then Bryan Art was signed to Chris Smith Management who also housed five and six-time Grammy nominees Nelly Furtado and Tamia respectively. Along with the Gumption band he was privileged to perform on both named artiste’s successive official remixes and as such release several hits including “Rock and Come In” 2004 and “Get It” in 2005.

​Presently, having come full circle the very prolific songwriter who has also penned songs for artistes such as Etana, George Nooks, Singing Melody, Bushman, and Luciano, etc. has now embarked on a collaborative project with the said Gumption Production team now touring as I-kronik.

Bryan Art’s expanding sources of inspiration credits Dennis Brown, Beres Hammond, Toots Hibbert as well as Stevie Wonder and Al Green to name a few.

Bryan Art (Bryan Grant); born in St. Ann, Jamaica.

Left on Tenth

Left on Tenth
Left on Tenth is group of eight friends who started playing music together on 10th Ave. in Bozeman, MT in 2016
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Left on Tenth
Playing on BBS Radio between talk shows
CD Information
Left on Tenth, song titled, Dogrose
CD Name: 
Dogrose - single
Song Names: 
Dogrose

Music Submission, Ben ace

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Ben ace

An Akure born Nigerian Ben Ace’s R&B and Afro pop plus mix genre singer and songwriter have garnered acclaimed by mediablackstars, music king organization and lu helping hands. His single “Angelina” earned him an award nomination and also his album “sky and stardom” when he uses the name kidoben_ace gained a lot great reactions by fans due to his versatility type of music. He headlined Akure, ondo state biggest music carnival with over 4000 people in attendance and also attended shayopro and friends music concerts.

Music Submission, Trevor Bystrom

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Trevor Bystrom

Trevor Bystrom is known for his multi-cultural sound, which blends elements from many genres, including world, rock, reggae, latin, and blues. He and his band create world melodies and afro-rhythms using many unique instruments from a wide range of cultures, including flute, violin, didgeridoo, ngoni, Weissenborn slide guitar, and world percussion. 

The group fuses sounds and rhythms from around the globe to create memorable songs with captivating instrumentation and inspirational lyrics. The band's original music largely centers around current and persisting social and environmental issues. It acts as a call for listeners to break their acceptance of the status quo and become individual ripples for positive change in the world. Their message appeals to a sense of communal responsibility, protection of the earth and all living beings, and a movement towards sustainable living!

Sound a-likes: String Cheese Incident,Manu Chao,Rusted Root, Paul Simon (Graceland), Ben Harper, Xavier Rudd, Jack Johnson

Music Submission, PrymEvyl

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PrymEvyl

PrymEvyl is a Nigeria Afro Hip-Hop/Dancehall artist.

Music Submission, Shipyard Wreck

BIG BAD MAN Album
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Shipyard Wreck

Shipyard Wreck is a blues-rock band out of SouthCoast Massachusetts and has had a long list of band members over the years. The band was founded by James M. Gagne in the year 2000 shortly after graduating high school along with bandmates and has carried the band's spirit until current day. The band revolves around excellence in musicianship amongst all members, having fun with music, crafted lyrics delivered by a soulful, powerful voice and striving to always entertain no matter what it takes to get it done. 

The band has evolved into what it is today performing covers and original songs to many public venues & private events. In 2005, "Reflect & Shine", a ten song original album was released and spurred on  the beginning of SW's real creative spirits. In December of 2017, the band released nine brand new songs and one remake of an older song called "Lighten Up" on the album entitled "Lucy Goosie" featuring the hit ska-rock song "Can't Take It No More". October 2019 will debut BIG BAD MAN, a 13-song album produced by James Gagne and Jon Evans at Brick Hill Studio, that is sure to be a hit with songs like "When Beauty Can't Fade", title-track "Big Bad Man", heavy-sounding "Nine Shots of Death" and the acoustic-jazzy "The Two of Us". 

Currently, the band is consisted of James M. Gagne on lead vocals/guitar/harmonica and a revolving cast of excellent musicians usually ranging from Thom Hiller on guitar/vocals, Rob Massoud on keys/bass, Nick San Filippo on keys, Dan Rapoza on drums and Geoffrey Fortin on drums. Studio engineer of "Lucy Goosie" joined in on the band's latest recording on guitars. 

The band continues to entertain people all over and hopes to gain national & international success one day. 

Music Submission, Rachael Owojori

Mutlu

Mutlu
Mutlu, the Philly based musician of Turkish descent is known to cohesively blend elements of soul, folk and rock within his music.
Artist or Band Name: 
Mutlu
Playing on BBS Radio between talk shows
CD Information
Mutlu, song titled, Lifeline
CD Name: 
Lifeline - single
Song Names: 
Lifeline

Music Submission, The Alcapones

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The Alcapones
The Alcapones is an organic, mountain-loving ska/reggae band from the beautiful Front Range area of Colorado. We were hoping to expand our listening audience and thought you might like to check out our music, and if you dug it, potentially give it a play!
 
You can find the recordings from our two albums Happy (2014) and Mountropolis (2017) here at our Bandcamp or at various other streaming services such as Spotify and iTunes.

Music Submission, Jr. Dread

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Jr. Dread

Jr. Dread is a singer/songwriter/producer whose musical background manifests through his own music. Born on the island of Barbuda and having won a reggae performance at the age of 10, Jr. Dread was rewarded with a plane ticket to the U.S. to continue along the path of music. With knowledge and love of old world reggae, hip hop and many more, Jr. Dread began mixing and DJing in clubs throughout the U.S. at the age of 14. Jr. Dread has been writing and producing his own music for some years now. His lyrics range from party to conscious while riding over unique beats. 

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