Joe Downer: From Metal to Americana

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Award-winning Americana artist and songwriter Joe Downer was born in the United Kingdom, but calls the DMV home. He moved to the States when he was young and settled in the DMV area, where he’s lived ever since. At 15, he got his first guitar and has not looked back since. Downer loves the area, and attributes a big piece of how his sound and self has developed to the DMV area and community, which he describes as “vibrant and supportive.” Learn more about Joe Downer’s inspiring story with contributing writer Jaci Jedrych, including his journey from rock and heavy metal to indie folk, how music helped him overcome dark seasons in his life, and why he believes music is the great healer.

Ariel Hill Sees Self Love Differently in “First”

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Ariel Hill’s first single of 2022, “First” examines the reasons why love begins with yourself and exudes outward. “First” is the lead single from the forthcoming album, Moonstruck, a culmination that represents two years of songwriting and production work for Houston, Texas-based producer, songwriter multi-instrumentalist, and singer, Ariel Hill. […]

Alexia Christian is Ready to Embrace Herself with ‘Single Life’

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More to Watch By Charlie Maybee Rockville, Maryland-born and Shippensburg, Pennsylvania-based pop rock musician, Alexia Christian, is not here to play games with her new single “Single Life,” which released March 18. “’Single Life’ is about the celebration of being single. We live in a world where being single is not always accepted,” Christian writes. […]

Cy Noel Can’t Control Her Emotions Lately

Cy Noel "Out of Sight"

Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross On February 23, New York City-based producer, DJ, and songwriter Cy Noel released her latest single, “Out of Sight,” which reflects on the painful journey of finding yourself after an unexpected breakup. The melodic electro pop track is distinct and memorable, uniquely blending genres to create a sound all of […]

February Tells You to ‘Stick Around’

February "Stick Around"

Recent Articles By Margaret Adams From his new two-track EP, Candy, February has released his new song, “Stick Around.” This is the Indiana native’s first release since his 2021 album, Ghosts of Lovers and Hollywood Dreams.  “Stick Around” is an exciting, genre-bending track that continues to get better with each listen. The electric guitar take […]

Ebb and Flow with James Francis King’s New Single ‘alive’

James Francis King "Alive"

Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee https://youtu.be/APkj25Zy3pgThis reading of Alchemical Records content provides a multimedia experience for our audience while increasing the accessibility of our content to persons with hearing loss, low vision, dyslexia, physical or motor disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. James Francis King is back with a new laid-back contemplative single titled […]

Chris Mallett Releases Magical Wedding Song, ‘Live Out My Days with You’

Chris Mallett "Live Out My Days with You"

Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross https://youtu.be/l62maQUiPikThis reading of Alchemical Records content provides a multimedia experience for our audience while increasing the accessibility of our content to persons with hearing loss, low vision, dyslexia, physical or motor disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. D.C.-based indie pop artist Chris Mallett released his latest single, “Live Out […]

LaVance Colley: ‘Continue to Grow and Evolve No Matter How Much People Try to Make You Feel Like You Don’t Matter’

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Los Angeles-based artist LaVance Colley is gifted with a voice that has the power to immediately stop listeners in their tracks. His sound is best described as “the fervor of a gospel vocalist with the versatility of jazz and the heart of rhythm and blues.” Learn more with contributing writer Cynthia Gross, including Colley’s favorite celebrity moment, advice for aspiring musicians, and the special message he would like to share in honor of Black History Month.

A Look Into the Mental Diary of Estella Dawn’s New Single ‘Salt’

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More to Watch By Charlie Maybee https://youtu.be/i9HrEiSmaigThis reading of Alchemical Records content provides a multimedia experience for our audience while increasing the accessibility of our content to persons with hearing loss, low vision, dyslexia, physical or motor disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. Denver based electro pop musician, Estella Dawn, has returned with a […]

Lisa Heller Tackles Diet Culture with ‘cheetos n coke’

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More to Watch By Charlie Maybee https://youtu.be/1ONvbmnjkmA This reading of Alchemical Records content provides a multimedia experience for our audience while increasing the accessibility of our content to persons with hearing loss, low vision, dyslexia, physical or motor disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. LA-based electro pop musician, Lisa Heller, released a brand-new single […]