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Artists You Should Know: Reni Lane and Matthew P

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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Artists You Should Know: Reni Lane and Matthew P

With so much to catch up on, I'm having a hard time choosing what to blog about right now. I missed a lot of GOOD music during my hiatus including a shit-ton of up and coming artists that deserve a shot based on sheer talent alone.  Here's are a couple of those artists to watch out for.

Reni Lane
Reni Lane -  New Album/Free Remixes - Reni Lane is a super talented classically-trained singer/songwriter from Oregon, raised in Virginia who now lives in New York City. Her album Ready was just released on Custard/Universal/Motown Records and features a blend of pop and rock beats all brought together by Lane's lovely vocals.  Reni Lane's voice and musical style is PERFECTLY suited to remixers, who already have hopped on the bandwagon.  "Place For Us" is the first single released from the album and you can even download 4 free remixes by RAC, Monsieu Adi, Will Eastman and Glitter&Blitz + 1 remix of "Runaway Train" also by Glitter&Blitz. That's quite the package deal! Download her album on iTunes OR 7Digital (for $5.00). She's on tour now so check her out if you get the chance. Check out a video mix here using the Glitter&Blitz remix of "Place For Us." Hot.

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Matthew P
Matthew P - Keep On Swimming - UK Singer/Songwriter Matthew P is as talented as he is good looking.  His voice calls to mind a little bit of James Morrison mixed with Daniel Merriweather and a dash of Calvin Harris (the voice...not the music).  His EP, Swimming was released on January 25th and features 5 lovely stripped down, soulful tracks.  While you can't find this EP in the U.S. right now, hopefully that will change.  For now, go listen to these five 30 second clips. You won't be disappointed! If you like what you hear you can even download a free track on his Facebook or MySpace pages, called "Keep On Swimming." It's a cute track sung beautifully by Matthew P. Matthew is going on tour in April throughout the UK so make sure and check him out! Watch the video for "End Of The World" HERE.

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