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Just when folks thought we were losing R&B, Suthurn Faze blesses us with this lighthearted

rhythmic tune titled, "Undercover". It is mysterious with its dark keys and deep stacked vocals; it is also nostalgic like 112 in the Bad Boy days; and there is no shortage of sexy even down to the last eight seconds which feel like a passionate rendezvous in elegant hotel. You'll enjoy "Undercover," but let's get into why you'll like this song...

Bop: If you've had a chance to listen to Suthurn Faze's catalogue on Spotify, you'll hear a wide range of solid and soulful music from hip hop to eclectic instrumentals, and even this bippity bop, "Undercover." Sexy and relatable; the lyrics provide imagery that make this song about an illicit affair feel like a legitimate fairy tale. Suthurn Faze even gave us a few rap bars toward the end of the song to show his versatility. Overall, a solid song with a lot of love to offer.

Airpods Quality: The mix on the song is a bit cloudy, however, the stacked vocals make the song sound that much more intimate, hot, and heavy. I'm not sure if the intention was to make the song feel like a really sexy meeting at the bar, but that's exactly the vibe. There are a few moments where the vocals come in hot, but are quickly swept up by those nostalgic stacked harmonies reminiscent of the early 2000s when Case and Jaheim were flooding the radio with those stacked tracks of Hood Nigga Harmonies©.

Knock Value: This song has a nice bit of bass that you can grind and wind to. As mentioned, it is very sexy song. Being someone's Undercover lover is a heart-palpitating and gut-wrenching affair; and that anxiety shows up through the knock of this song and the long breathy pause at the end that feels like an extended climax. What a ride...

Misogyny Meter: I give credit to an artist that can add so much sexy energy into one song. It feels consensual but naughty; it feels raunchy but soulful. Suthurn Faze definitely checked off quite a few boxes with this one.

Overall, this song is really good, it just needs proper mixing to pull the fullness of those vocals out. We want to hear how great this artist sings the first time we listen. Luckily, I have the honor of being able to really dissect a song and listen to it a few dozen times before I even begin writing about it. This time gives me a chance to honor the music, respect the artist's hard work, and properly review the music. This song just needs the right mixing and I could definitely hear this song on the radio or even in a movie during a really hot and heavy scene between the protagonist and their secret lover.

Give Suthurn Faze a listen if you'd like a good mix of music to vibe out to. His entire catalogue is really decent. We always have room for improvement and as an independent artist, you have even more space to grow and change.

Great song, Faze.






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Think "Honeysuckle Rose" or "Country Strong," Tobin Kirk has a beautiful collection of country music to get your boots moving! Tobin Kirk has a beautiful voice that carries so much soul, so much energy, and so much love throughout this songs. This is a highly anticipated song review for Plan-A Radio and for Country Music lovers because selecting which Tobin Kirk song we were going to review was really hard. Tobin has a John Prine-inspired catalogue that is made of pure steel; Tobin Kirk is secure in the type of music he creates and is able to deliver a versatile catalogue, while still remaining true to his beautiful craft of Country Music.

Bop: YES!! "Get To Work" is a Country gem. The strings are plunky without crashing into each other on the track. And Tobin Kirk's voice is unbelievably gorgeous. He is assertive and his doughty delivery make for the perfect love song. "Get To Work" feels like the perfect song to play when Sam meets Kissin Kate in the Disney film, "Holes." Tobin sings about his natural ability to be a preservationist, a fixer, a love-maker. "Get To Work" is simple and kind. It is a beautiful admission of love through service; something we all hope to have when we fall in love.

Airpods Quality: You will LOVE listening to this in your airpods. None of Tobin's music is mixed cheaply. You can tell he invested in his music to make sure he gets the best quality sound from his songs. Every song on Spotify is velvet to the ears. There is no popping or cracking in his mix, there are hardly any banana sounds in ANY of his songs, which is super hard to be mindful of unless you have a thoughtful engineer. "Get To Work," especially, strums its way into our hearts over here at Plan-A Radio.

Knock Value: This song is all guitar and percussion-- no bass. But that doesn't, AT ALL, take away from the beauty of this song. If you like bumping music in your car, you like bumping music in your car, the presence or absence of KNOCK in the song won't take that away. With that, "Get To Work" is a song that doesn't necessarily knock but it does. This song does its job to establish Tobin Kirk as one of the stars on the rise in the Country Music industry. It is hard to break into the Country Music industry, but if anybody has a shot at being the next Willie Nelson or Luke Bryan, it is Tobin Kirk.

Misogyny Meter: Play this around your main when he starts acting up so you can let him know, "Tobin Kirk said whatever needs done, he'll do it! What's your problem??" 😂. This is such a beautiful song from the first guitar strum to the last word of Tobin Kirk's lyrics, "Get To Work" hand-delivers us a beautiful record; almost a wedding song. "Get To Work" is thoughtful and melodic and invites listeners of all genders to enjoy the beauty that is being selfless in love.

It is an honor when genres other than Hip Hop come to Plan-A Radio for a review because it gives us a chance to truly highlight the diversity in music that still exists. Tobin Kirk is a brilliant artist (ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT). He makes country music that is consistent and thoughtful, but is really beautifully written, delivered, mixed and mastered for a listener's enjoyment.

Check out Tobin Kirk's music and be sure to follow Tobin Kirk on all platforms below!







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An artist with a large catalogue of music gives a lot to choose from when reviewing their music. It is like navigating a museum of inspiration; the love songs, the heartbreaks, the joy, the turn-up, and the come down; all elements of a multifaceted artist. Parry Tunes has a great selection of music to choose from. While his most recent single, "Go Parry" is fun and entertaining, the song that leapt out was "Lovely." Invited by a beautiful piano harmony, "Lovely" gives a great blueprint of the kind of artist Parry Tunes is; he is melodic and thoughtful in this song. There is a distinct influence from Future in this song, but Parry Tunes promises that this song will be lovely.

Bop: Immediately, you are greeted by a beautiful piano harmony that pulls at your heartstrings. It is a somber melody that is accompanied by a funky snare and Parry Tunes' kind vocals. He holds his voice in a gentle way that holds space for the synth and trap production. This is absolutely a bop; especially if you're into Trap'n'B type music.

Airpods Quality: The production of this song is very solid. The keys are incredibly inviting to your ears, and how the beat swings from left to right; "Lovely" is delight to listen to. Parry Tunes' vocals do not overpower the song, they work in pretty perfect synchronicity. This is a song you can add to any playlist. It reminds me of something Gunna or Lil Baby would hop on.

Knock Value: This is a really dope ass song. It has a decent amount of knock value but the keys and the strings are so addicting, it also feels like a chill beach vibe. Parry Tunes has a wide range of music that will have your car knockin throughout the streets. Songs like "Go Parry," "Flexinn," or "Yao Ming" will put you in your zone with heavy 808s and pseudo-dark lyrics. But "Lovely" is a different kind of vibe. The knock value is well built into the song. It won't have your speakers THUMPIN, but it will put you in the mood if you're into Lil Durk or, as mentioned earlier, Future.

Misogyny Meter: This is a party song, so it's for everybody. It is beautiful and melodic, but encouraging and fun. The essence of rap is not lost in the melody; it is amplified by the lyrics. Parry Tunes does a great job of making an inclusive song with a truly beautiful production.

As I always say, please take the time to link up with the artists we review. Especially those that have great production value in their songs. Independent artists, like Parry Tunes, work hard to have their music heard and to be able to collaborate with folks in the world. The more we work together, the more we can break through without needing to sign our lives away. Parry Tunes has a great body of work available to listen on all platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music. He has worked hard to release music consistently and his growth is very evident. The production of his work has improved incredibly over just the last year, so I am excited to see what he has in store for us in this last half of 2022.

Stay connected to Parry Tunes via the social links below!

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