Today's Video Share: Back Together by Lynz Crichton

 Lynz Crichton is an independent award-winning singer-songwriter from Nottingham in the UK and her style is reminiscent of female musicians like Jewel, Grace Potter and Amy MacDonald. She is part of the new wave of independent musicians, where friends of her music are at the center of everything she does. Her recent double EP release was called 'We Made This' and was born out of a project where Lynz would include her Crichton Clan at every step of the way. She recorded acoustic demo's of as many songs as she could within the first 90 days of 2018, and then asked the Crichton Clan to vote on which ones they wanted on the EP. The response blew her away, and very quickly she realised that her followers wanted to be part of the creative process. The Limited Run of CD's sold out within two weeks and now Lynz wants to share her music with you too. This music video for Back Together was the very first single Lynz ever released. If you'd like to be part of the next project inside the Crichton Clan, go to https://www.subscribepage.com/WOSradio or head over to www.lynzcrichton.com

Twitter Handle: LynzCrichton




Today's Video Share: Keep it Simple by Briget Boyle

This music video was filmed in a single session in Oakland. This song has a very special place in my heart. I wrote it shortly after my now-spouse and I started dating. It is so fitting that this is my first video, since I don't think I could have made this album happen without Harlow's support. 

Director and edited by Jared Swanson (http://jaredswanson.tumblr.com/

My short bio: Briget Boyle is a songwriter, vocalist, and guitar player based in Oakland, California. As part of a full schedule of performing, teaching, and touring, Briget and a talented group of guest musicians have just finished recording Briget's second album, The Next Line, which will be available on Sept. 21, 2018. Briget's first solo record, The Parts Interior, came out in 2014 and was hailed as "emotionally resonant" and "sorrowful and redeeming."

Twitter Handle: briget




Today's Video Share: Comfortably Numb by Red Dirt Skinners' Sarah Skinner

Described by Roots Music Canada as “The Pink Floyd of Folk Music” the Red Dirt Skinners are the multi-award winning, multi-instrumentalist husband and wife team of Rob and Sarah Skinner.

The first act in history to achieve accolades at both the British Blues and British Country Awards, the duo’s unique sound also won them folk/roots album of the year in several polls across the UK and North America and saw them nominated duo of the year at the International Acoustic Music Awards.

With male and female harmonies blending together as one voice and Sarah’s trademark soprano saxophone solos, you will be swept along by the refreshingly different sound of the Red Dirt Skinners.

If you like songs influenced by Pink Floyd, Simon and Garfunkel, Supertramp, Crosby Stills and Nash, David Bowie coupled with some epic storytelling, humour and heartfelt emotions, you'll love the Red Dirt Skinners.

Award winning Sarah Skinner on Soprano Sax. Reproduced with kind permission Pink Floyd Publishing.

Twitter Handle: reddirtskinners

Today's Video Share: Bring Me Home by Maini Sorri

Maini Sorri is a Swedish-Finnish singer, musician and songwriter living in Sweden who has composed music since she was 8 years old. She has studied song, piano and music theory and is a Bachelor of Arts. She has recorded her own songs and performed them in concerts and on radio and Swedish TV. 

Maini's discography contains 5 albums, 3 extended plays and 19 singles. Bring Me Home is the title track from her pop/rock/dance album with release on September 20th. Bring me Home is based on a true story that Maini told Gary Cornman from USA. Maini was lost in the dark behind an endless electric fence. Gary surprised Maini by writing a poem about her adventure that Maini then composed.

Bring Me Home is Co-Produced by Brian Lanese & Orlando Mestre, USA and mixed, mastered and engineered by Brian Lanese. All instruments are performed and recorded by Orlando Mestre. Brian Lanese is a three time Emmy Award winner and lead singer in the multiple Grammy-nominated LA band Permanent Ability. Band's guitarist Orlando Mestre has participated in "America's Got Talent" and toured around the world.

Label is Reya music. Video produced by Levmusic that really told the story of the adventure and added amazing nature scenes to it.

Twitter Handle: mainisorri

Today's Video Share: Angels Are Among Us by Elaine Peacock

Written by Kim Martin
Sung By Elaine Peacock
Recorded at Two Birddog Studios by Steve Bankey
Mastered by Gerry Peters

In spring of 2015 God Sent me an angel!! While visiting us our guitar player, Dave Bergquist, he called an old friend of his in Minneapolis, Kim Martin!! A few weeks later she called asked to write a song for me! She sent me a song “Angels Are Among Us” about when angels are among us we never walk alone, and as a breast cancer survivor, this song has great meaning to me! It touched my heart and I loved it, so Dave put chords to it! After practicing, we went to the Two Bird Dogs Studio, owned by Steve Bankey in Dakota Dunes SD and recorded a scratch vocal and instrumental!  

In the meantime, a musician in Nashville, Gerry Peters of Midi Magic Studio contacted me through LinkedIn and wanted to work with me! The rough track was sent to him. After receiving the final instrumental track, I returned to the studio to record the song! Steve then sent it to Gerry for mastering and harmony!  

Gerry Peters then made a video to go with the song and released it in 2017! 

Elaine is an award-winning singer/songwriter/entertainer from Elk Point, South Dakota! Visit her website www.elainepeacock.com

Twitter Handle: elainepeacock53

Today's Video Share: I am Weak and So Are You by Valeska Rautenberg

Aerial Minds is the first of a cycle of four EPs by Berlin indie musician Valeska Rautenberg: Each dedicated to one of the four elements.
Every song is a facet. An element. But whole on their own. The video to 'I Am Weak And So Are You', the opening song, is a world of images showing what the song looks like to Valeska.

Let’s start with air: All four songs, though they vary in genre (from Darkpop/Trip-Hop to Storytelling Piano-Tunes), explore the EP’s main theme; the element air, capturing the intangible, ethereal and unthinkable in their own very unique ways.
It gets political, deals with loss, falls in love with human weaknesses and much more.

Today's Video Share: Love Spell by Josie Day

Josie Day is a pop artist currently residing in San Diego, CA. Originally from Malta, she moved to the United States in 2003 to pursue her musical aspirations. Having worked with many cover bands throughout her career, her musical influences have broadened immensely, so she draws inspiration from many different genres in her songwriting.
"Love Spell" is a feel-good pop/rock song about being in love. The video was shot and edited by Josie herself, starring her husband Jonathan and two dogs, Obee and Lilly.

Twitter Handle: josiedaysinger

Today's Video Share: Often by Loren Cole

If there is one thing you can learn from Loren Cole, it’s to question everything. The singer-songwriter came of age in the digital world, but even she finds the whole social media landscape a bit exhausting. Her forthcoming debut album, For the Sake of Being Honest (out Aug. 24), serves as a reminder that what matters most is what is happening right here, right now. She’s only 22, but her mind is sharp and her songwriting is sharper. She’s shared stages with the likes of Jewel, The Accidentals, Mike Mains, Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers and many others. This is only the beginning of a very promising career.

The album was produced by Henry Was, son of the pioneering musician, producer and record exec Don Was (The Rolling Stones, John Mayer, Stevie Nicks) out of his Santa Monica studio.

Loren Cole is young, but wise beyond her years. For the Sake of Being Honest is a mighty collection of truth, steeped in life-affirming epiphanies that only come from living with eyes sincerely open. Her shrewd and engaging examinations of relationships and coming-of-age are culled through detaching herself from a world of narcissism and toxicity. Her talents are captivating, and if this is her beginning, she's got a long career peeking up over the horizon.

Twitter Handle: thisislorencole

Today's Video Share: Baby Boy by Carina Lewis

Seattle Neosoul/ RnB artist Carina Lewis, is a voice to be reckoned with. A life fully lived has culminated in music steeped in honesty, passion and pain. Her deep and sultry vocals mesmerize and seem to have the power to tame the rowdiest of crowds.

“Baby Boy,” was written as a lullaby for Carina’s son and has also become an anthem of a mother’s struggle to love both herself and her child to the very best of her ability.

The song has recently been released as a single in her usual soulful style peppered with electronic elements. This video version, however, is a poignant behind the scenes look at who Carina really is.

Today's Video Share: Hear That Sound by Louise D'Arcy

My name is Louise D'Arcy. I'm a singer songwriter from Australia and this is my very first music video for my song 'Hear That Sound'. We filmed it in my sister's photography studio with help from family and friends of my niece and nephew. The song itself was written in response to all the news stories coming in from overseas regarding gun related deaths and violence so it inspired this song which is essentially a fictional story about a real issue of Gun Culture which influences youth and future generations.

Twitter Handle: LouiseDArcy1

Today's Video Share: A Place for the Heart by Maaike Siegerist

Inspired by the film Cloud Atlas, ‘A Place for the Heart’ tells the story of the characters played by Halle Berry and Tom Hanks, who are trying to come together. The video was shot in Venice and Camber Sands – places that connect with the imagery of seafaring in the lyrics – and alludes to Cloud Atlas’ theme of reincarnation.

Maaike Siegerist is an award-winning Dutch jazz and ‘dark folk’ artist with airplay on BBC Radio 6. She moved to the UK to study songwriting in Bath, where she recorded her debut album Born Before the Wind, from which ‘A Place for the Heart’ is taken.

Twitter Handle: maaikesiegerist

Today's Video Share: Someone to Hate by Sam Hatmaker

Sam Hatmaker is a singer/songwriter rooted in country music, but influenced by rock, pop, and folk. At 20 years old she has a story to tell, and in this video she shares her song about overcoming bullying and judgment. Sam discovered her passion for music at a young age, and fell in love with the way country music tells a story after growing up performing in shows at Dollywood. She has been signed to Warner/Chappell Nashville since 2015, and is currently recording music with producer Nathan Chapman.

Twitter Handle: samhatmaker

Today's Video Share: Sparks are Flying by Samantha Sargeant

Samantha is a singer from Kingston New Hampshire. I chose her as the one to sing an album that I produced featuring some of the very best songs written by songwriters with exemplary talents. I am going to have the album presented to record labels, after a period of several months where we get some feedback through social media as well as shows Women of Substance Radio. The musicians on this recording are formerly and / or currently in the following bands.....Elton John, Ringo Star, David Lee Roth, En Vogue, Pink, The Pointer Sisters, Paula Abdul......and the mastering was done by a 6 time Grammy award engineer. It is a finished product, a master recording, not a demo. In addition to performing with 2 different bands, Samantha also works days as a horseback riding instructor for kids at Verrill Farms in New Hampshire. She is 28 yrs old, is married, and has a 6 month boy, and she is most definitely a high character individual, and a woman of substance. Physical CD's are available at no charge to anyone. They are promotion only tools. Facebook page is Samantha Sargent. She was 5 months pregnant when we did the video although you can't tell.......we ended the video with a scene that showed a pregnant woman.....not something you would normally see in a music video. But it has "substance" because of it. Thank You.......Lee Gianangelo / Producer

Today's Video Share: Lost by Franziska Bosch

ZIS. is a versatile singer/songwriter from Berlin. Her music is a mixture of Pop and Rock Songs with catchy melodies and detailed instrumentation. Live, ZIS. convinces with campfire-romance in her voice and a touch of retro, that contrasts her metaphorical and mainly dark-coloured lyrics. ZIS. released her first EP „Mind in Motion“ in January 2016. With her Single „Lost“ she gives a preview of her second EP „Broken Compass“, which was released on June 1st, 2018.

Today's Video share: Let's Go Out by Tall Poppies

Tall Poppies match neat, melodic indie pop with darker, creative notions. Australian identical twins Susan and Catherine front the band on bass and guitar, spinning tales of life from both sides of the planet in dual harmony alongside Diarmuid, pulling at heart strings on violin and Doug Fink injecting the energy on drums.

The band bear similarities to Kate Bush and Camera Obscura, with influences including the likes of The Smiths, David Bowie and Belle and Sebastian.  Working with London based producer Brian O'Shaughnessy  (produced Primal Scream's ‘Screamadellica’) as well as with Paul Tipler (Elastica, Idlewild, The Horrors, Stereolab), the new album 'Let's Go Out' was formed and released 22nd June 2018.

This is the official video of the title single, 'Let's Go Out' it's all about seizing the day and soaking up the most of a Summer night.

www.thetallpoppies.com

Twitter Handle: thetallpoppies

Today's Video Share: You and #Metoo by Bently Kalaway

It was a great honor to present my original song “You and #MeToo at the Maui Women’s March on January 20, 2018. I am forever grateful for Maui’s own Teresa Shook for taking personal action that resulted in mobilizing millions of women around the world to step forward and create change.  Her legacy continues to reverberate in the #MeToo and #Time’sUP movements. She has inspired women all over the world to speak up and take a stand for what matters to them.

Today's Video Share: Lonely For You by Georgia Greene

Georgia Greene is a 21 year old Los Angeles based vocalist and songwriter whose aim is to connect us to all we have in common. Her angelic voice and clever songs are beautifully melodic, honest, pure and heart-breaking. With influences like Joni Mitchell and John Mayer, Georgia relishes the stage and the opportunity performance gives her to further connect with her audience. Her video depicts what it's like to be utterly alone, while in love.

Twitter Handle: GeorgiaMGreene