Best of 2017: Music

Best of 2017: Music

December 22 / 17

Alright. Music in 2017 was ok. I’m sure most of you might agree on that or not. There were a few artists that perked my attention, so all in all this year in music wasn’t that bad. I put together the 10 Best Songs for 2017. I hope you like it…


Shape of You – Ed Sheeran




24K Magic – Bruno Mars




Fake Love – Drake




Bodak Yellow – Cardi B.




Ascension (feat. Vince Staples) – Gorillaz




Lust for Life (feat. The Weekend) – Lana Del Ray




End Game (feat. Ed Sheeran & Future) – Taylor Swift




Baby I’m Dying – Lolawolf




Immortal – Elley Duhe




Rocket (feat. Moe Moks) – Lion Babe

Hope you like these songs. Do you think one or more songs need to be added to the list? Oh, by the way…Here is a pick of 50 yes, 50 Best Albums of 2017 by Rolling Stone. Click below to see what albums made the list. Enjoy your Friday, be blessed!

50 Best Albums of 2017 | Rolling Stone 

By Christopher R. Weingarten, Jon Dolan, Hank Shteamer, Brittany Spanos, Suzy Exposito, Joseph Hudak, Simon Vozick-Levinson, Keith Harris, Maura Johnston, Joe Levy, Will Hermes, Rob Sheffield



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New Music October 2017

New Music October 2017

October 2 / 17

First Monday….new music. Metacritic has the list of new and familiar acts that are releasing new albums for this month…

Credit source: Metacritic


2 OCTOBER 2017

Benjamin Clementine

I Tell A Fly

6 OCTOBER 2017

Alessandro Cortini


Alex Lahey

I Love You Like A Brother

Andrew Hung


[Of Fuck Buttons]

August Burns Red

Phantom Anthem

Blue Hawaii



As You Please




Jersey Devil

Kele Okereke



Take Me Apart

Liam Gallagher

As You Were

Marilyn Manson

Heaven Upside Down

Mark Kozelek with Ben Boye and Jim White

Mark Kozelek with Ben Boye and Jim White

Mister Heavenly

Boxing The Moonlight




The New Monday

Sound of Ceres

The Twin

The Black Dahlia Murder


The Darkness

Pinewood Smile

The Weather Station

The Weather Station

The White Buffalo

Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights


Lune Rouge


Wide Open

Whitney Rose

Rule 62

Wolf Parade

Cry Cry Cry

Yumi Zouma


13 OCTOBER 2017

A. Savage

Thawing Dawn

[Parquet Courts’ frontman Andrew Savage’s solo debut]

Adam Ostrar

Brawls In The Briar



Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile

Lotta Sea Lice


Morning After




Death Revenge

King Krule

The Ooz

Knuckle Puck


L.A. Guns

The Missing Peace


Beautiful Trauma

Pale Honey


Robert Plant

Carry Fire


Wait Don’t Wait

St. Vincent



There Is No Love In Fluorescent Light

Stick To Your Guns

True View

Tegan and Sara

The Con X: Covers

Terra Lightfoot

New Mistakes

The Barr Brothers

Queens Of The Breakers

The Pack A.D.


The Rural Alberta Advantage

The Wild

TJ Kong & The Atomic Bomb

Dancing Out The Door

William Patrick Corgan


[Solo release of Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan]

Wu-Tang Clan

Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues

20 OCTOBER 2017

And So I Watch You from Afar

The Endless Shimmering

Bell Witch

Mirror Reaper



Chris Barron

Angels & One-Armed Jugglers

Darius Rucker

When Was The Last Time




Mechanics Of Dominio


Walk The Earth


The Blood Of Gods

I the Mighty

Where the Mind Wants to Go / Where You Let it Go

Jessie Ware


John Carpenter

Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998


It’s Alright Between Us As It I



Margo Price

All American Made

Matthew Good

Something Like A Storm

Odonis Odonis

No Pop

27 OCTOBER 2017

10 Years

(How To Live) As Ghosts

Baxter Dury

Prince Of Tears

Bootsy Collins

World Wide Funk

Hollywood Undead


John Maus

Screen Memories

Julien Baker

Turn Out The Lights

Kelly Clarkson

The Meaning Of Life

Lee Ann Womack

The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone

Out Lines


[Twilight Sad’s James Graham, Kathryn Joseph & Marcus Mackay]

The Used

The Canyon

Ty Dolla $ign

Beach House 3


Pacific Daydream

Dates are subject to change, but you can go to for details. Enjoy the rest of your Monday, be blessed.





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Shadow Spotlight: 8 Illustrators to Watch

Shadow Spotlight: 8 Illustrators to Watch

June 12 / 17

Hello! This week is gonna be busy, plenty busy….Today with this month’s Shadow Spotlight, we have eight illustrators who you need to pay attention to.


The ABC of Nature, letter F by Mariana Rodrigues.

Mariana Rodrigues

Based in London, this unique illustrator, with a style pattern focusing on nature, has created whimsical symmetry and patterns that create wonderful and colorful designs. She has studied communications design at ESAC College of Art and Design Matosinhos, Portugal. With colored pencil, watercolor, digital manipulation, and coloring, plus some photography, these illustrations have garnered positive notes. She has worked with Country Living, Patrick Watson, Vogue Japan, and Work Club for Original Source.  To see more look here:






by Anna Kovecses.

Anna Kovesces

Beautiful, bold, child-like, and colorful. Those are four words to describe this Hungarian illustrator’s work. Kovesces has created works for Die Zeit Magazine, The Style Press, The New York Times Magazine, Hong Kong based Milk X magazine, and others.  Just drop by for more of her work.







AAAAAAHHHHHHH!!! by Oscar Ramos

Oscar Ramos

Working and living in Santiago, Chile and using Character Design and Photo Manipulation, Ramos has created a colorful and brash work of characters in the most amusing way possible. 










Merry Christmas by Andy Hau.

Andy Hau

After winning a competition to design a packaging for a promotional copy of Imogen Heaps 2009 album Ellipse, this qualified architect, with a keen eye for detail, career has skyrocketed to great leaps. With his love of architecture and graphic design, Hau is becoming a force to reckoned with. 




by Sonia Hensler

Sonia Hensler

Ms. Hensler has created a portfolio of vibrant and colorful fashion illustrations. Heavily inspired by Victorian aesthetics, combining elegance, sophistication, with just a touch of dark gothic flair. Brands like Topshop, Reem Acra, Sheer, and many others. The sky’s the limit for this fashionable illustrator. To see more of Hensler’s sophisticated illustrations go to




by Karol Banach

Karol Banach

Based in Poland, this illustrator is already going places. His works are a collection of colorful and playful patterns, with interesting and fun characters. He has collaborated with Newsweek, Costa Coffee, and Ikea. Looks like 2017 is looking very promising for Banach. 




by Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith

This Paris-based illustrator’s portfolio of wonderful portraits is gorgeous, pretty and divine. What makes Smith’s work even more unique are the gifs. The vibrant pastel colors give these illustrations a breath of freshness to it, with a hint of sophistication. To see more of her works, go to





Cool concept work by Michael Kutsche

Michael Kutsche

His works have garnered attention from the likes of Tim Burton and Sam Raimi. Looking at Kutsche’s imaginative and wow-inspired works, you can see why. His artistry has appeared in Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful, 2011’s Thor, and many others.  Want to see more?


Enjoy the rest of your Monday, be blessed.














Featured & other works by Mariana Rodrigues, Anna Kovesces, Oscar Ramos, Andy Hau, Sonia Hensler, Karol Banach, Charlotte Smith, & Michael Kutsche.