The Los Angeles-based quintet — singer Caughthran, guitarist Joby J. Ford, guitarist Ken Horne, bassist Brad Magers and drummer David Hidalgo Jr. (replacing Jorma Vik, who departed the band in 2016) -has lost none of its pugnacity. V is as hard-hitting, confrontational and relevant as ever. And while it may or may not sound more grown-up than their vein-bulging early releases, they will not apologize either way.
Next time you’re feeling like the world has you down, listen to Felix Cartal and “Hold Tight.” The Vancouver producer knows a thing or two about stamina. He’s been in the game for nearly a decade, carving his own path in this crazy dance music world, building a loyal fan base track by track, unafraid to challenge himself with new sounds. His latest tune, “Hold Tight,” is a sweeping dance-pop ode to staying the course. It’s funky and uplifting, easy listening for those moment when you need a little something extra to make it through. – Billboard
The eight piece reggae supergroup, have unveiled “Fire In The Sky” – the poignant new track from their forthcoming album Poetry in Motion, out October 27th on ATO Records. The song comes paired with a cosmically inspired, da Vinci-esque lyric video – watch here via Huffington Post, who praise its “addictive melody and lyrics that speak to you on a deeper level than you can explain”.