Musicians We Support
It’s hard to be an Independent Musician. Most of them work full-time jobs to fund their passion for Music. In an ideal world, this would not be the case, but unfortunately it’s the harsh reality we have to face in the Music industry. This is where Tunezy comes in. Although we haven’t launched our website yet, we have already started to work with Musicians behind the scenes. I want to introduce to you T.S. Miller. We found out about him through the YouTube grapevine and have been impressed with his Music ever since. He brings a unique acoustic sound to songs that originally have an electronic sound like “Pumped Up Kicks” and “Stereo Love”.
T.S. Miller is from Boston, MA and has a whopping 37,744 subscribers on YouTube. He joined YouTube about 2 years ago and has amassed a large following with a very “home-made” appeal. He is an example of the many unsigned Musicians out there who are choosing to go Independent because of the way the Record Labels have been treating people. The Music industry is going through some major overhaul right now so it’s an exciting time to be part of it all. Stay tuned to find out more about all the great artists we are working with!
To mark our first Featured Musician section, it seems apt to talk about the successes of, inarguably, the hottest artist across the world today, Adele. With her incredible album, 21, which is nominated for multiple Grammys, she’s made her mark as one of the most influential and remarkable singers who, similar to the Jazz legend Billie Holiday, has the ability to tell the story through her songs that keep you completely engaged and entranced.
YouTube Artist, PeterLeeJohnson, from Seattle, Washington, is also a pretty impressive virtuoso at his instrument of choice - the violin. Having learned to play the violin from the age of four, Johnson now posts up a variety of covers of popular songs transcribed to the smooth, beautiful sound of the violin. His cover of “Someone Like You” by Adele is absolutely stunning - it seems like only a stringed instrument could carry out and express the delicate timbre of her voice and do it justice. The pizzicato verse Johnson does near the end of the song is a testament to his musical prowess and his ability to interpret seemingly unrelated musical aspects with each other. One of the biggest challenges violinists have is making sure that they’re in tune of the key they’re playing. Johnson manages not only to stay in tune, but produce exquisite embellishments that elevate Adele’s masterpiece to a whole new level. Music is all about progression and this cover of “Someone Like You” certainly is.
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