Outright Geekery Music spotlights
It’s new music Friday and I’m here to tell you about some amazing singers and bands that you may not know about but should be listening to. So here are this week’s Outright Geekery’s music spotlights.
Bad Mary are a high octane four-piece group from Long Island, New York. They are led by powerhouse lead singer Amanda Mac, with Mike Staub on bass/vocals, Bill Mac on drums and David Henderson on guitar. The band draw influence from the likes of Blondie, Green Day, & The Ramones to create their own strain of Punk.
The band have release one full length album entitled, Better Days, and three EPs, Killing Dinosaurs (2015), We Could have saved the World (2016) and Glitterbomb (2017). Bad Mary are the perfect band for punk fans looking for that 70s sound without sounding dated.
Amongst Thieves are a 5-piece post hardcore band from York, UK. They are led by vocalist Josh Nash, with Alex Morgan & Ricky Kwong on Guitar, James Thurlby on Bass and Andy Ackroyd on Drums. Together they produce intense and hook filled anthems with atmospheric moments. Josh Nash’s versatile vocal rage provides a giant soundscape.
The band have released two successful EPs, Revise. Reform (2014), & March for The Sun (2015) along with their self-titled debut in 2017. Amongst Thieves have an intense sound, that is perfect for fans of Escape the Fate and Bring me the Horizon. Follow them on Twitter.
Vovkulaka are a metal band from the Ukraine. They infuse hard hitting metal with dubstep/EFX with some amazing results. The official band members are Naya G and JuleZ (Dance/Percussion/Drumset). Ivan provides Guitar and In the Box on Bass/Dubstep/EFX. Vocals come from VolK who has appeared on every track released so far. The band are yet to release a EP or Album but have released a series of hits on Spotify and YouTube.
Vovkulaka means werewolf in Ukrainian, which explains Volk’s look and the bands identity. This is a band new to the music scene only starting in 2016 and with a unique sound. I recommend listening to Vovkulaka if you’re a fan of Lordi and experimental metal. Follow them on Twitter.
Sara de Ville
A change of pace from the previous bands mentions, Sara is a smooth jazz singer from Belgian. Sara began her solo career in 2009 and released her debut EP, Look at me now, before releasing her first full length, Paradise, in 2010. Since then she has released a variety of singles with the latest on 6th November 2017 with, Christmas Promise. Sara de Ville is the perfect artist to listen to if you want to unwind and experience the relaxing world of Jazz.Follow her on twitter.
Shinobi Ninja is a genre-twisting band from Brooklyn, New York. The band consists of 6 members – Baby G (Vocals), Duke Sims (Vocals & Guitar), Alien Lex (Bass), Terminator Dave (Drums), DJ Axis Powers (Turntables & Backing vocals), & Kid Shreddi (Guitar & Backing Vocals).
The band flawlessly bend genres like Rock, Punk, Hip Hop, and Electronic. The end product is unique, high-energy and brilliant. They have been active since 2008 and produce four EPs, two mixtapes and four studio albums their latest being, Bless Up (2017). Follow them on twitter.
Shinobi Ninja are for fans of Enter Shikari, Rage against the machine, Black eye peas, & Red-hot chilli Peppers.
These are the bands I think you should checkout this week as they are amazing and talented.