Featured Artists

Big KRIT Goes to Washington (CBC)

Big KRIT was recently in DC for the annual Congressional Black Caucus. Kimberly Hayes sat down with the artist to discuss his experience at this year’s con conference. Watch the video and download Big KRIT’s new album that dropped today. a Direct Link: https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/4eva-is-a-mighty-long-time/id1291119038?mt=1&app=music&at=10ln9M   Click to read more »

Her Name is, JANEY BROWN…A Musical Force Ready to Launch – Featured Artist

It never ceases to amaze me how connected we truly are and if you have an open heart you can really allow so much positivity into your life. Such is the case with our new Featured Artist, Janey Brown who came my way via a BFF who took a yoga/meditation class in Santa Monica at the wonderful […] Click to read more »

Singer Angela Moyra talks New Album, “Fickle Island”, Touring and Her Inspiration, Jack Johnson

Our new featured artist, Angela Moyra just released her new debut album, “Fickle Island” first in the Netherlands, her origins,  and now here in the States. Although Angela has her own unique sounds, listeners who are fans of Corinne Bailey Rae and Jack Johnson will likely gravitate to Moyra’s music. Recently, the artist played in New […] Click to read more »

“Ice Cream Everyday” by Amel Larrieux is a Nourishing Collection of Soulful Gems

Who doesn’t want “Ice Cream Everyday”? This is the  title of Amel Larrieux’s new album that dropped on Tuesday, which is a beautiful melange of soulful, and nourishing gems that fuel the soul, both lyrically and musically. From the opening track and first single, “Afraid”,  the listener is introduced to the incredible flow of lyrics […] Click to read more »

Featured Artist, Anna Rose Shines on Sophomore Album, “Behold A Pale Horse” Live tomorrow at Bowery Electric, Wednesday, August 7th

Whether singer Anna Rose is rocking out, singing the blues or inflecting poetry to one of her eleven new tracks off of her sophomore album, “Behold A Pale Horse”, it’s clear the singer is present, confident and in a good place. The clarity of Rose’s voice can be heard on a diverse pooling of 70’s […] Click to read more »

The Brand New Heavies move it FOWARD this Summer with an eclectic mix of Funk, Soul, Dance and Jazz

If you’re like me, then you’ll remember tuning into the radio back in ’92 and hearing the throaty and soulful vocals of N’Dea Davenport singing, “Never Stop”, and thinking who is this, I must know now! Upon learning that is was the debut of UK band, The Brand New Heavies, at the height of the […] Click to read more »

Private View by Swing out Sister

A “Private View” into the ever-evolving group Swing Out Sister: Q&A with Corinne Drewery By Steve V. Rodriguez

Swing Out Sister are back with a new album, “Private View”. After 25 years in the business, the duo continue to create fresh reinterpretations of past gems that result in a sound that is timeless. My recent phone conversation with lead vocalist, Corinne Drewery was like chatting with a dear friend you haven’t spoken to […] Click to read more »

Six60 interview

Six60 are a rock band at the core, but integrate Dubstep, Soul, Electronica and Reggae creating a fresh sound you’ll keep revisiting

New Zealand band, Six60 turned heads at the recent CMJ festival in New York, conjuring up a modern day Red Hot Chili Peppers with their eclectic sound and dynamic live performances. The band is celebrating the year anniversary of their debut self titled album this month, touring North America and Europe. Songs to check out […] Click to read more »

Q&A with San Francisco Jazz Chaunteuse, Veronica Klaus on her new album, early influences, meeting Diana Krall and moving beyond the ‘transgendered’ label

Progressive Pulse: First of all congratulations on your new cd, “Something Cool”! I’ve read you’ve tried to capture the spirit of your live shows while trying to reach a larger audience. Are you happy with the final product? Sample our favorite tracks from “Something Cool” here… Klaus: Thank you so much!  I’m really happy with […] Click to read more »

Q&A with hot new British dance artist, Bright Light, Bright Light

PROGRESSIVE PULSE: Do you go by Bright Light, Bright Light, Rod Thomas or both? How did the name come about?? BLBL: Well Rod to my friends! Musically now, Bright Light Bright Light. It’s a quote from Gremlins, one of my favourite films. I wanted to find a moniker that suggested something shiny and pop, that […] Click to read more »