Entries by Musicians And Melody

MISSION

By ReverbNation Antonio Marquet Smith (aka Mission) was born August 30th, 1989 in Greenville, MS. After living in Mississippi for 9 years, Mission and his family moved to Sacramento, California. As a child Mission has always had an ear for music, along with a strong passion and the gift to rap. He started writing and […]

5 BEST MAJOR LAZER SONGS

By Marv Watson Major Lazer is worldwide. Here’s a guide to the best songs from Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire. Since forming in 2009, Major Lazer has pounded its way to the top of the festival bill with its combination of dancehall, moombahton, trap and electronic. Founded by electronic music impressario Diplo, Major Lazer began […]

CODE ORANGE

By Gregory Heaney, AllMusic Evoking the frantic fury of metalcore progenitors like Converge, Code Orange are a metal band based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2008 as Code Orange Kids while its members were still in high school, the band originally formed as a more traditional punk outfit before exploring the realm of heavier […]

JUDAH & THE LION

By Timothy Monger, AllMusic Judah & the Lion are a folk-pop trio based in Nashville, Tennessee. Singer/guitarist Judah Akers met mandolinist Brian Macdonald and banjo player Nate Zuercher through mutual friends and the three began playing together in late 2011. Initially aligning themselves with the Christian music scene, their debut EP, First Fruits, was a […]

LEE FOSS’ DEBUT ALBUM ‘ALCHEMY’ IS THE SPRING WEEKEND SOUNDTRACK YOU NEED

By Matt Medved, Billboard Lee Foss’ first full length solo album Alchemy has now seen the light of day. We’ll forgive him for the wait — the Chicago DJ/producer has plenty on his plate with newly launched label Repopulate Mars, not to mention his Hot Creations and Emerald City imprints with Hot Natured co-conspirator Jamie Jones. “Deep Congo” […]

JACOB BANKS

By Ariana Marsh and Interscope Records Born in Nigeria and based in England, 25-year-old singer/songwriter Jacob Banks creates soul music that’s uncompromisingly honest but thrillingly cinematic. A self-taught musician who began singing, playing guitar, and writing songs at the age of 20, Banks got his start at open mic nights around Birmingham in 2011 and […]