As the 2016 year comes to an end, a new legion of artist are pushing to the front with singles and EPs that seem promising going into the new year. With legend after legend being taken away, we must give attention to the new voices of the generation. The way music is consumed today it is easy to miss all the amazing talent actively werking. Lucky you have programs like Cookies and Lemonade which keep you updated on the new records coming out! I have compiled a list of 10 artist you should put an asterisk beside for 2017. These artist range in musical style and content. Simply click on image to go to respective Soundcloud page. Enjoy.
Thankful for all the great music being released as 2016 comes to an end and the streak continues with Yasiin Bey's 'December 99th' album. After going through much drama with South Africa where he has been detained since top of the year for attempting to leave country with a world passport. He has now been deemed an "undesirable person" by the country's home affairs department and will not be allowed to return.
The unfortunate events have led to new music solely produced with Ferrari Sheppard. The entire project was recorded in South Africa. Long time fans of Yasiin will rejoice to hear new music. The project is streaming on Tidal and tonight you can watch the exclusive concert. With such a story behind the music would it make you want to listen to the album more or does it matter? Give the album and listen and share comments .
Patchwerk Recording Studios is known for supplying artists with that sonically superior sound that will set them apart from the competition. During a session in Studio 1019 you are supplied with a certified tracking engineer that will assist in bringing your record to life.
The IdOMUSIC® Social Sessions Sunday is coming up this weekend, and we have a few artists scheduled to hit the stage. One of five acts you will see for this extended edition is Trendz Morrison.
Trendz Morrison was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and raised in Miami, Florida. He was known for his clothing line and throwing parties for the hottest artists in Miami, and Trendz always had a passion for various types of music, with hip-hop being his love. His influences include Nas, Tupac, and Mos Def. He worked on refining his rapping skills, leading to the release of his first mixtape, "Live Slow, Die Old." Once Trendz started building his fan base, he decided to direct his own videos and strengthen relationships with DJs and producers.
He took this positive energy and moved to Atlanta to start working on a new wave with some friends. Never forgetting his roots, Trendz travels back and forth to Omaha and Atlanta to help build the platform for his city. His journeying between the two cities has led to the latest mixtape, Alwayz F.E.A.R, meaning "Face Everything And Rise."
Trendz is a true hip-hop artist with a clear message: "You can make it out of anywhere and be somebody great. Simply follow your dreams. I'm not going anywhere. The music is my best friend, and God is good, man."
Get a preview of Trendz Morrison below, and stay tuned for more spotlight stories leading up to this weekend! Have you purchased your ticket yet?
Meet another one of our spotlight artist performing at IdOMUSIC® Social Session Sunday taking place tomorrow December 21st! He goes by the name of Mercury Jackson!
Mercury Jackon is a one-man rock band!
Known monogamously as Mr. Jackson. He is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, producer, and DJ. He is nothing short of a powerhouse. He makes the music he loves, and the people love it just as much. Born in sunny southern California, and raised in the relentless bass scene of Atlanta. He is a taste-maker and party commander with a priority for making people move.
Mercury Jackson is a genre busting hit maker with an in your face mix of electro and hip hop.Every song on his upcoming release is huge and phenomenal. With an undeniable amount of pop appeal and love for hip-hop; He effortlessly fuses two worlds together in the DJ booth, or in the recording studio. Mercury Jackson knows how to make people feel emotion on the dance floor.
2015 will be a big year for this young hit maker. Armed with hard hitting bass loaded hip-hop
anthems, and big beat epic club bangers, this young star is on fire.
The upcoming IdOMUSIC® Social Session Sunday event taking place December 21st will have some awesome performances including hip hop artist Zulu Faz.
Born in Zimbabwe, Zulu Faz moved to Worcester Massachusetts in elementary school. Fighting common stereotypes of being from Africa, classmates at school would ask him if he had lions running around in his backyard. Overstanding the ignorance, Faz found his creative outlet early in art creating graphics for him and his brother Kevin’s fledgling label Folcal Point Entertainment. Creating a niche in the city among hip-hop listeners, Faz and his brother began churning out mixtapes with local talent over their original beats. Selling beats here and there around Worcester was a start but they had aspirations to move to Atlanta and make a name for themselves. Moving to Atlanta in 2007, Faz got an internship at Stankonia Studios where his brother Kevin was working as a sound engineer.
Faz worked day and night at Stankonia he observed the recording of Big Boi’s solo album and continued to work at their own home producing for other area artists. Bad fortune would strike Faz when his apartment would burn down due to faulty wiring in the complex. All of the equipment that Faz and his brother used and recorded on was lost in the fire. They lived in a motel for a week. Within a year, Faz worked and saved up enough to regain all his equipment to get back to work. In the midst of change, Faz started to freestyle and write verses. The first song he wrote was “Chasing Dreams”. Admittedly he thought most of the songs were of poor quality, Faz took an athletic approach into improving his musical quality. Armed with a regimen of practice, Faz committed himself to iterating the process of how to write thorough, thought provoking songs. The result of the process was his debut mixtape, DJ Burn One & Zulu Faz Present: Rhode Scholar Vol. 1. Named after the prestigious scholarship awarded to exceptional academia, Faz embodies the spirit of a scholar studying and staying true to the DNA of hip hop music.
Don't miss his performance Sunday at The Music Room!
Join Patchwerk Recording Studios Sunday, October 19th at The Music Room for our new monthly event called IdOMusic® Social Sessions.
We create the platform for today's music makers and music enthusiast to socialize and build new relationships. Up and coming artist here is your opportunity to grow your fan base as well as receive an education from seasoned veterans. Everyone who REGISTERS has the option to be added to our IdOMusic® Talent Directory and contacted for a spotlight interview during our Social Session. We have a few surprises for those in attendance so get there early. *hint hint*
Event Date: Sunday, October 19th 2014
Event Time: 6:00p
Purchase tickets ------>http://bit.ly/1neEiHn
Location: 327 Edgewood Ave, Atlanta, GA 30312
Interested in bringing an IdOMusic® event to your city? Contact us!
A new service Patchwerk Recording Studios will be offering this fall is Focus Groups. Here is your opportunity to play a part in the process of a project! Interested in voicing your opinion? You are invited to participate in a focus group discussion in helping choose the next songs for an R&B artist's next EP. During this meeting, you will have the opportunity to share your opinions and thoughts about a music release before it reaches the public. As a participant in any Patchwerk focus group, your views and opinions are extremely valuable in helping our clients improve the quality of their music.
The focus group will be held on Friday September 5th from 11am until 1pm at
Patchwerk Studios. Light snacks and beverage will be provided. Please be assured that
anything you say during the focus group will be kept strictly confidential, and
that Patchwerk will not release any information that can be linked to you. If you are interested in participating call 404.874.9880 to reserve your seat. 10 seats are available.
We hope that you will be able to join us for this important discussion.