New Music: Water Seed – “Retro Electro”



Some new goodness out from the musical outfit dynamo Water Seed! Make sure to add this to collection and make sure that whenever Water Seed is in or near your town you make your way out to experience the sounds!

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Water Seed Launches: “Hit Me With Your Best Vent”(Fan Contest)


As part of the gear up to their latest release Wonder Love, Part 2 GFM Fave New Orleans/Atlanta musical gumbo collective Water Seed launches a contest for their fans: “Hit Me With Your Best Vent”.

Water Seed is providing the opportunity for fans to quite literally send in their best vent which lines up very well with the first single from Wonder Love Part 2 “Vent”. So fans and friends make sure to send in your best vent clips and you could be the lucky winner of $250.00 in cash and several other prizes.

Contest ends Sept 30th.

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All submissions will be posted on Water Seed’s Social Platforms and promoted via their network too.

Wonder Love Part 2 will feature soul crooners Dain Harris, Jon Bibbs, Lara Bell and Kev Choice and will be released world-wide on Oct 22nd, 2013.

Water Seed Kickstarter Campaign – Wonder Love Pt. 1 & 2


Fresh off their rousing performance at last week’s Essence Festival, New Orleans based Water Seed ramps up to present an inspiring and musically innovative Kickstarter Campaign.

Culled from the audio universe that is “Wonderlove” pt. 1 (Water Seed’s third studio album) and the soon to be released Pt. 2, Water Seed seeks to present these sets on vinyl that is not only sonically warm but also visually colorful. To support the endeavor make sure to head over to their Kickstarter page.

GFM Fam in D.C, NY and Boston make sure to catch them out on tour later this month. Make sure to be on the lookout for Wonder Love Part 2 early this Fall as well as, Water Seed’s next video “Feel Like I Do”. Which will be dropping soon.

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.

New Video: Water Seed – “I Really Don’t Care That You’re Leaving”

You ever been in that relationship when the “best news” your significant other could ever say is, “I’m leaving”? Hell, you would volunteer to hook them up with someone else if you found an enemy you truly despised. If this is your living hell and this video is the comedic commentary of your present existence, you may wanna check out Water Seed’s current single, I Really Don’t Care That You’re Leaving from the Wonder Love 1 album available on iTunes and also see them at the Dogwood Festival in Atlanta on April 20th.

Hope is a music enthusiast and continual student of photography. Also known to rock out a quiet church or elevator with her current ringtone, Tom & Jerry’s Uncle Paco, “Crambone”.

Efficacy: Water Seed


Check out this fantastic latest installment of the Efficacy Series curated by friend to GFM Fiona Bloom. This episode features the New Orleans based musical outfit Water Seed. Checkout the free flowing convo in the vid as well as their latest release Wonderlove here. The Wonder Love Part 1 new EP drops March 12th, 2013.

About Water Seed

Brought up on the roots and traditions of the musical city of New Orleans, Water Seed has become one of the undergrounds best kept secrets. Crossing genres, social status, and age lines, Water Seed continues to reach fans of every demographic. Starting with a tight grooving bottom, surrounded by stylish harmony and depth, and topped with a bold horn and vocal presence Water Seed is built like the perfect woman. They hit the stage with a sassy grace and easily commands any crowded room.