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Alchemical Records Playlist Updates: Week of April 30, 2022

By Daniel Warren Hill

There is much great music in the world today! You may have noticed we are fans of a little bit of everything. Unfortunately sometimes we just don’t have enough time to give each track the attention we feel it deserves, but here are some tracks we just don’t want to sneak through your radar.

Find these tracks and other great music on our Alchemical Records Multigenre Mixture playlist on Spotify and YouTube.

Diquan Julius was awarded the 2022 Wammie Award for Best Funk Song “Let’s Dance,” and now it is available as part of a five song EP called Retrospective, and it is available now so check it out! 

Andrew Southworth wrote, recorded, mixed, and mastered his latest single, “Life is Short.” Impressed? You should be. It is one of 12 singles from his newly available 19 track album Doublethink, which Southworth also produced entirely himself. You’ll want to dig deeper into this talented producer/artist.

Kyle Daniel is a talented Southern Rock and Country artist who made his debut in 2018 with his self titled EP. Now releasing of “Everybody’s Talkin'” from his forthcoming with searing guitar solos by Drew Smithers of Marcus King Band, folks will be talkin’ about his forthcoming full length album, Kentucky Gold, coming this October. 

Emarosa will do to Alt Pop with “Preach” what Hozier has done with Folk, Soul, and Blues in “Take Me to Church” by tying together our concepts of faith, love, and our place of worship into one place. “Preach” provides an uptempo and optimistic foundation for telling your partner, “You don’t have to preach to me,” because I’m already aware of my obligation to you and am committed to our love. 

We’ve been following Caitlin Min Fa’s pop influenced sounds and positive messages since 2020’s “Younger Self,” and with every new release we’ve enjoyed learning a little more about this Melbourne, Austrailia based artist while learning a little more about ourselves. To “Do It Like That” is to be yourself.

This brings us back to a time when Delirium was a band that found its way onto a number of movie soundtracks as well as the soundtrack to every late night drive. “Birdsong” shares its name with Sarah P.’s forthcoming EP exploring feelings related to losing a loved one. Considered her most mature work to date, Birdsong will be available on all major platforms on May 13, 2022.

The title single from recording artist Neoma’s 13 track album, HYPERREAL (available now),  contains bilingual pop vocals and a pulsating dance beat that blends her global influences and extensive performing and touring musician as a former resident of Cuenca, Ecuador now based in Denver, CO.

“I’ve got ’69 Ways’ to love you if you want me to,” says U.K. based Tech House / Dance House producer and DJ Andrei Laszlo. Celebrating the possibility of a chance meeting in the club and taking that energy from the dance floor to someplace a little more private.

We only recently came across L.A. based Joyeur’s music with the release of of “Window Shopping” earlier this year, but we’ve really enjoyed her complex narratives told not only with encompassing arrangements and vocal performance but also with creative  visual elements like the video for “Underbelly” exploring the hidden layers of the people and the world around us. 

Daniel Warren Hill

Daniel Warren Hill is an American musician, writer, and motivational speaker. He is best known as the frontman for Washington DC area Alternative Rock band YellowTieGuy, as co-founder of Capitol Groove Collective, and increasing the exposure of artists on a global scale through his work with Alchemical Records. 

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