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I The Victor's "Tongue & Stutter" Fall Jam You're Looking For

I The Victor are the Atlanta Based New Comers sure to rock your socks this Fall.

With a running start into the game this year including a tour with The Orphan The Poet, support shows with Vinyl Theatre and Vesperteen, a DIY west coast tour, and a handful of slots on Vans Warped Tour this past July. The solo project was created by Atlanta’s Rebecca Ramos, who co-produced “Tongue & Stutter” in addition to directing, writing & editing the music video.

Check out the music video below!

The track is the lead of three singles and videos to precede a new EP in early 2019.

About the single, Ramos states: “Tongue & Stutter is about individuality, really. We’ve been playing it live for a little bit and I always sum it up as a song about growth and making the intentional decision to be who you are and not be afraid of some of the risks that may come with that. I’ve grown so much since past ITV songs, I just wanted to write about not being as afraid to dive into the unknown, especially if the driving force is being more free and better off for it. There are dozens of little moments in the lyrics that mean the world to me or that exemplify little breakthroughs — not trusting a phone is in reference to my newfound disregard for social media and the numbers game, getting out of ‘the woods’ and into my own life instead of following people’s opinions and living for others, etc. I feel like Tongue & Stutter really led me through some growth I didn’t realize I needed; each section is it’s own little betterment of my headspace and that’s why I’m so excited to have it lead off this whole new era for I The Victor.”

To follow this exciting sky rocket of I The Victor, check out their social media below!

I The Victor:
Facebook // Twitter // Instagram

Mansell Drops New Album, "Mantra"

Atlanta based alternative trio Mansell have just released their debut full length album, Mantra

The group formed back in 2014, featuring Holden Fincher (Guitar/Vocals), Trent Bilodeau (Bass/Vocals), and Grayson Arias (Drums/Vocals). The three all came from various styles of music in the Atlanta music scene, but have come together to blend their alternative and indie roots into a sound all their own. 

Mantra features some really interesting songwriting, and I find the record to be a solid dark pop album. From one moment to the next you're not sure whether you'll get an ambient soundscape, or a catchy pop refrain. Don't take my word for it though, listen to what Holden Fincher had to say about the record.

"It’s a record of consciousness. Specifically within ourselves, our environment and people in our lives, as well as our perception of the world as it was all expanding in various ways. Dissecting it all and wondering what it’s all made of and what it will make for us later on."

If all this has you saying "this is right up my alley" then you can listen to Mantra right on this very page!

If you're anywhere near Atlanta, then you can check Mansell out live on November 25 for their album release show at The Vinyl in Atlanta!

Mansell: Website // Facebook // Twitter // Instagram

Kanayo King Releases New Song

Blooming from Atlanta, Georgia, multifaceted Nigerian-American rapper, songwriter, and producer Kanayo King has just granted his fans the long anticipated “Pot a Gold,” a follow to his single “Tonight.”

Produced by EMAK, the masterpiece reached upward of 11,000 listens on Soundcloud almost overnight. The new, shooting star doesn’t make fan-favorites. He's a fan-favorite. Both “Pot of Gold” and “Tonight” will be featured on his forthcoming EP The Kanayo Complex, due for release later this year.

His hard, hip-hop like vocals laced with synthetic vocals over smooth, percussive beats gives makes his sound uniquely reflective of both pop and trap music and would be most favored by fans of Migos, Fetty Wap, Future, Rich Homie Quan, and Desiigner. 

Check out "Pot Of Gold," below!

Kanayo King had this to say, "It's the greatest love story never told. The record explains a previous situation that I was in, but creates an opportunity for my story to actually be heard. Too often, we don't get to vocalize our side of what happened. Sometimes pride gets in the way, sometimes we just don't know how to say what needs to be said. The record is full of unapologetic apologies that explain a man’s bag full of broken hearts.” 

Kanayo King started songwriting and producing music at a young age. Due to the complex nature of his music, his songs spread like wild fire throughout the city, becoming “club bangers” and “street hitters.” In May 2016, he released his single, “Tonight,” produced by EMAK. The hit generated over 35,000 plays on soundcloud. Kanayo King plans on using success to promote his The Kanayo Complex

Check out the links below for more!

Kanayo King: Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Soundcloud