Good Day Noir Family,
our “E.A.Poets Approved/Bands We Like” section is dedicated to Brian Mackey. I discovered this artist while shuffling songs on Spotify and I really liked the vibes of his music.
Beautiful atmospheres those created by Brian Mackey.
Clear and clean guitars caressed by the hands of this fine guitarist.
Melodies that touch the heart with a chord progression that constantly manages to arouse emotions.
Nostalgic and intense melodies.
You listen to these songs like when you read a book and turn the pages quickly because you want to see how the story ends, and once you get to the end you can’t wait to press the play button again.
Marvelous sounds and arrangements that do not forget any small nuance.
This artist is minimalist, with just a few elements is able to support the song very well.
The sound of the guitars is beautiful and the strings with their poignant melodies are able to create even more pathos.
His voice, with its warm and melancholic timbre, adds that something extra to the magnificent songs of this talented artist.
Keep The World Alive is Brian Mackey’s Single Out Now!
A talented storyteller!
Singer-Songwriter, Brian Mackey, voices what often goes unsaid with warmth and vulnerability that is reminiscent yet new. He’s often been told his sound combines a healthy balance of Pop, Folk, Rock and Americana with an incredibly unique voice.
Brian began recording his 2nd album at Sony Tree Studios in Nashville. Anticipating the launch later this year, he released “Keep the World Alive,” written to highlight life changing amid the COVID19 pandemic. Artists include, Jeff King, Guitar (Reba McEntire) and Tammy King, Violin (Steel Drivers). Stand out tracks to come are, “My Only Friend,” “Even Though I Try,” “Count The Stars” and “Bird In A Cage.”
The album comes after a period of touring and single releases. In 2018 + 2019, Brian toured with Kate Voegele + Tyler Hilton on their EU tour, Howie Day, Tyler Hilton and American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks. The tours supported, “Promise Me”, “Don’t Own Much”, “Underwater” and “Learn to Be” produced in LA by Jon Levine (Rachel Platten, Andy Grammer). Huffington Post, boasted the headline “Sublimely Gorgeous Music.” He’s also toured with David Bromberg, Ron Pope in and Jon McLaughlin.
In 2015, Brian released his first album “Broken Heartstrings,” yielding his hit single, “Are You Listening,” featured by gamer Gronkh with PlayStation 4 game Until Dawn. It became a runaway hit in Germany peaking at #8 on the AC Charts US, Top 25 German iTunes, “100 Most Sold” Amazon Germany, and resulted in sold out shows throughout the country.