New Music: Mackenzie Thoms ‘Do Me All Again’

With depth that accompanies wisdom, the grit of anxiety and influences of yesteryear’s troubadours, enter Mackenzie Thoms: an artist whose debut (“Conviction”) premiered on NYLON, climbed to #1 on Hype Machine’s popular chart and was included in Spotify’s coveted New Music Friday playlist.

“Do Me All Again” is Mackenzie’s follow-through.  More troubled love adorned with silky trappings of a down-tempo ballad, the chilling harmonies and gospel undertones ahead will exercise the hair from your arms. From beginning to end, the music enchants; the lyrics mesmerize and his smooth, R&B melodies alone is enough to make any casual listener an immediate devotee.   Continue reading New Music: Mackenzie Thoms ‘Do Me All Again’

Special Interview: Mackenzie Thoms catches up with Mackenzie Thoms.

ljpIcn7sTell us how it all started. What had you first interested in music? When I was growing up, my mom was always singing around the house. I think that definitely sparked an interest a little later in my teens. When I was fourteen years old I was listening to the song “ No diggity” by Backstreet in my room and started singing along. Immediately I fell in love with the power of music and the ability to sing. It took me awhile to sing in front of people but when I became more comfortable and confident, I told myself that one day I would become something special. It hasn’t been an easy road but I truly think that as long as you believe and have a passion for what you do anything is possible. Continue reading Special Interview: Mackenzie Thoms