Skip to main content

#IndieMusic Dino Jag - You Make Me Feel So Good (Independent - 28 October 2016)

#IndieMusic
Dino Jag - You Make Me Feel So Good
(Independent - 28 October 2016)

Buy the EP

Recently released Dino Jag's EP You Make Me Feel So Good is an accomplished release that should establish his reputation internationally. It's full of catchy pop anthems like Two Young Hearts. The lyrics cover well worn romantic territory, but it's his impassioned and expressive delivery that elevates the material, along with imaginative arrangements that never sound like the same old, same old.

Dino Jag gives us a little bit of everything pop in this EP collection, including a quasi-country-rock turn on You Make Me Feel So Good...one that morphs into a bit of disco on the bridgek. It's the most original of the tracks, and one that feels idiosyncratic. Breakthrough, the title track, is a piano ballad, showcasing a nice upper range to his voice.

This is pop music that looks back to the classic era of the 1970s for its inspiration. Dino gets funky in Nothing But You, with a driving beat that wants to push you out of your seat, and slips into a retro Motown-ish mode for Sweet Summer Smile, where his voice is warm and muscular around the beats.

My Life Is Changed is the ballad of the EP, and again it's his nimble vocals that make the standard inspirational pop song more than the sum of its parts. He's got a nice range as well as control over tone that colours the notes.

A star in his native South Australia, Dino Jag first hit the music scene more than a decade ago in 2005 with a cover of Play That Funky Music that reached the charts in Australia and Scandinavia. This release is intended to be his definitive foray this side of the globe. It was recorded at the legendary Sunset Sound Studios in Hollywood with Grammy Award Winning Producer Jeff Bova. Back kup musicians include Aaron Sterling (Drums - John Mayer), Corey Britz (Bass - Bush), Tim Pierce (Guitar - Bruce Springsteen), Jeff Bova (Keyboards - Michael Jackson), Carroll Hatchet (Backing Vocals - Bette Midler) & Bernard Fowler (Backing Vocals - The Rolling Stones).

Websites:
Artist Website: http://www.DinoJag.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DinoJag
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DinoJag

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company Spring 2013 Toronto Performances

From a media release:

The new season brings
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company
to new heights and new audiences

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
April 25-28, 2013 - Annual Toronto Season - World Premiere of Portales

TORONTO : Following on the heels of Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company's (EESDC) 30th anniversary year where its production Aguas/Waters was named one of the top five dance shows of 2012 by NOW Magazine, the early months of 2013 are full of excitement and possibility for Esmeralda and the company, which brings the finest flamenco and Spanish Classical Dance to Toronto stages.

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
Company dancers Esmeralda Enrique and Paloma Cortés perform Spanish Classical dance with the celebrated Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir for A Night in Madrid featuring the Iberian flavoured music of composer Luigi Boccherini who made his home in Spain. His work is infused with the sounds of Spanish and gypsy folk music.

March 20-24 …

NU MUSES 2017 Luxurious Fine Art Nude Calendar Now Available

From a media release:

NU MUSES 2017 Luxurious Fine Art Nude Calendar Now Available
24 Fine Art Prints from Celebrated Photographer David Bellemere Available In Three Limited Edition NU MUSES 2017 Calendar Packages

“What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment” -Michelangelo

Buy the collections
Check them out at Art Basel, Miami - December 1-4, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – November 22nd, 2016 – NU MUSES, the luxurious 2017 fine art nude calendar, is now available to purchase in three unique limited edition collectors packages. Drawing inspiration from the Pirelli calendar of the 1970s, NU MUSES is set to celebrate the forgotten art of the classic nude and capture the elegance and romance of the female form.


The NU MUSES limited edition art piece is a sublime collectable calendar, featuring nude photographs of 12 of the world’s most stunning models, captured by famed photographer David…

Guitar Rock | Happy Freuds - Echo Of Sounds Independent: May 31, 2019

Guitar Rock
Happy Freuds - Echo Of Sounds
Independent: May 31, 2019
Stream/Buy on Bandcamp
Stream it on Spotify

With tight musicians and intriguing lyrics, Happy Freuds delivers high energy guitar rock with stylistic flair on Echo Of Sounds, their debut release. Produced with a minimum of overdubs or fixes, the album consists of a mix of original material, rearrangements of works from others and selected, less known, classic rock.

A kinetic rhythm section is the bones of the music, offering interesting patterns that augment sometimes unexpected harmonic changes. It's brainy rock, in other words, meant for music lovers who can appreciate the quality. Teo's vocals are raspy and expressive, growly when necessary - perfect for the musical mode. Teo also covers lead guitar, adapt at ear worm leads, with a tone that can be clean or dirty as required

Their sound ranges from straight up hard rock in tracks like The Mountain to the pop-flavoured acoustic Background Noise and folky To …