The Queen of the Blues Is Back on the Road, and Heading to D.C. – Shemekia Copeland Headlines Columbia Blues Festival

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Shemekia Copeland took a necessary break to give birth to and begin raising her son. However, she had no way of knowing the furlough would be exacerbated by the pandemic. Copeland is now ready to be back in front of audiences, including at the Columbia Pike Blues Festival in West Arlington on June 18. In honor of Black Music Month, join contributing writer Eric Althoff as he sits down with Copeland to discuss the show, preview her upcoming album, and delve into topics of motherhood, America’s violence problem, and more.

Sam Brace Cuts Loose on Debut Album “Fever & Bones”

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Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee Rock singer-songwriter, Sam Brace, just released his debut solo album Fever & Bones which merges an alternative energy with classic guitar tones that are atmospheric in nature. For fans of Foo Fighters, this is the kind of high-octane, but thoughtful kind of rock that is a straightforward, no nonsense good […]

Scott the Pisces and Binx Declare that “Summer 22” is Here!

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Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee Scott the Pisces and BINX have collaborated on the hottest summer jam of the year aptly titled “Summer 22”. Remotely produced from the artist’s bedrooms, it manages a ton of fun and good vibes that flow like sunshine. Writing about the song’s intent, Scott writes that it “harnesses the euphoria […]

Alchemical Records Playlist Updates: Week of May 21, 2022

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More to Watch By Daniel Warren Hill Happy Saturday! It’s time for another installment of our weekly playlist update highlights. These are some tracks that we want to make sure you get a chance to check out, but for one reason or another we were unable to get into more detail about in other areas […]

louderman gets existential with “God Is In My Bed Tonight”

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Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee UK based singer-songwriter, louderman, gets existential in his new single “God Is In My Bed Tonight”. The song takes a more cinematic approach in composition with dramatic orchestra strings and choral background singers creating a larger-than-life sound rooted in the vibrations of a church. Written during the pandemic, the song […]

Cory Driscoll Offers His New Album “Eureka Springs”

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Having been writing songs for twenty years, Jacksonville artist Cory Driscoll is no stranger to producing music. He formed the post-punk band Curious Animals in 2008, followed by the post-rock band Young Adult in 2012. His solo EP debut came in the form of 2018’s Tropical Depression, reflecting a […]

The Collection Forges Ahead with ‘Won’t Stop Yet’

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill “Won’t Stop Yet” is the first release from The Collection in 2022, following a trio of singles released in 2021, a trio of independently released albums since their debut in 2011, and an assortment of EPs and singles released throughout their history. Their indie-pop stylings endear them to fans […]

Steven Curtis Feels the ‘Cold’

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Recent Articles By Jaci Jedrych 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. Accumulating over 20,000 fans and millions of streams before an album […]