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Moa Munoz

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Recently Swedish Native, Moa Munoz, has been discovering her own voice, and it’s booming with talent. At the beginning of her music career, she was in the all girl Kiss tribute band called Priss and in the hard rock band, Dead Heroine, as the lead vocalist. Her debut song “Soldier” as a solo artist is a power anthem for people who work hard for what they want and what they believe in. “Soldier” is a personal representation of her due to her confidence in move to a different country with the goal of pursuing her dreams. After “Soldier”, she continued putting out single after single. My personal favorite is “My Name is Doubt.” The chorus is relatable to every person: “I’m lighting up insecurities, you’re never getting rid of me, My Name is Doubt.” Moa’s music has a great rock feel with elements of electronic music which brings out all the layers of her music. Her style is reminiscent of great rock artists like Evanescence and Linkin Park. If you need more powerful rock women, give Moa a listen. Moa Munoz is always releasing her next creative art piece soon after her last, so she never leaves her fans waiting.

Zen Thomas

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Singer songwriters of the likes of Zen Thomas, are truly a gift. Zen is currently residing in and performing all over Los Angeles. He began his live performance career in Los Angeles as a street performer on the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica. Now he is performing in local coffee shops, bars and even hosts performances in his own home. Recently he put on a benefit concert at his house with his roommates to raise money for recent devastations that have occurred specifically in Puerto Rico and Las Vegas. If you have a chance to hear him, DON’T WASTE A MOMENT … DO IT. He seems to never hit a wrong note which is especially impressive considering the number of his vocal runs, a signature of his style. Zen’s main influences are John Mayer, Bruno Mars, Earth Wind and Fire, and Daft Punk. Knowing of his influences, you can understand how he found his excellent blues/funk/pop inspired sound. His voice possesses a shining quality and his guitar stylings perfectly complements his vocals. His video series called Superhero Sessions consist of Zen covering various artists, his rendition of Allen Stone’s “Bed I Made”, from the series, is especially fabulous! Zen’s goal is to put smiles on peoples faces and let them enjoy what they hear, which he certainly has and continues to accomplish. Truly ya’ll, you need to check this guy out.