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Jackson Whalan – Circles (Mac Miller Cover) feat. Alanna Sinclair

LISTEN STORY When I was recording a cover of “Circles” by Mac Miller for my friend Alanna, she insisted that I sing on it with her. Out of my comfort zone, I agreed! It’s the rare type of experience when your eyes fill up with tears from the music you just made. The original song itself is quite emotional. With everything that’s going on, the ups and downs that come with doing music, and struggles with sadness, this felt like the perfect song to cover. I felt connected to Mac Miller when I was singing his lyrics. We were so happy with what we did that I continued to produce the track, determined to release it, replaying the instruments with

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The Complexity of Artificial Spotify Streams

It’s deeply concerning that anyone could add any artist’s music to a bot-driven Spotify playlist, which could result in that artist’s music being removed. Spotify is trying to crack down on fraudulent streams and paid campaigns that offer guaranteed streams and playlist placements, but what if it’s not the artist’s fault? What if someone just wants to mess with an artist’s music? What if a song is added to a fake-streaming playlist without the artist’s participation or involvement? I am curious to know if any other artists in my circle have experienced this issue.

Mindset – A Lo-Fi Lyrical Rap Song

Rapping whatever comes to mind is an important exercise for me. My song mindset is out now wherever you listen Sometimes, rapping is a way for me to let out whatever comes to mind. It’s therapeutic, like a journal entry. It also leads to funny lines and wordplay that you

About Jackson

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Jackson Whalan is an American lyricist and producer known for his high-impact rapping, music production, live performance and collaboration. He has independently released over 100 songs, including LPs, EPs, singles and features, while touring extensively, both solo and with a live band.