🎵 Hive Open Mic 74: “Protection” | Weekly Update + New Spotlight Artist

Hive Open Mic ( #openmic ) is a global community celebrating live music on Hive. Each week is a new event, encouraging musicians to share songs with an international audience.

🎵 Weekly Update

Celebrating 74 weeks of Hive Open Mic


The 74th consecutive Hive Open Mic event ran from September 5-11, 2021, with the theme: Protection. This theme was selected by Spotlight Artist: @susamusic, who is a youthful ray of sunshine, and a fantastic song carrier. It feels fitting to start the highlights with the song she shared this week.

Cada Día / Every Day (Cover) by @susamusic

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@susamusic shows us how she finds protection in her life. She carries the song with stunning beauty, through multiple voices in harmony.

No hay más grande protección que la suya, gran elección esa canción, te ha quedado de maravilla! —@alinares

🌟 Spotlight Artist

Edekia (Original) by @auelitairene

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@auelitairene gives us an original song that feels like heaven on earth. I resonate deeply with her message and melody — I sense the medicine in the music, giving us gifts of divine grace. The glimmering sun and the flowing water gives the song a striking brilliance that furthers the beauty of the music.

WOW, what a post! What level, is to give a guideline, you are an extraordinary example to follow. Job! Dedication! Love! Talent! Music! Admirable true story! —@mipiano

I am pleased to acknowledge this musician as this week's Spotlight Artist. As a token of appreciation, I'm happy to invite her to choose our community's Hive Open Mic theme for our upcoming week 79. @auelitairene, please choose a theme that will inspire and enliven us as we explore new territory as artists. Just name it in the comments below, and we're good to go!

🔥 Bright Newcomers

Habla la Naturaleza / Nature speaks (Cover) by @lois2021

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@lois2021 performs as a daddy-daughter duet. I feel there is good medicine in this music. I sense it in the message, the melody, and the energy these artists bring to the song - it all feels potent and powerful to me. I honor their protective efforts, sharing their musical gifts to remind us to be protectors of our planet, so all may grow and flourish.

La música de mi país es hermosa, por un momento viajé a Venezuela, gracias a ambos, les deseo muchos éxitos y bendiciones 🙏😃 —@fernanblog

Que bueno que se hayan tomado el tiempo para proyectar temas que vayan en pro del ecosistema y de el futuro. Tienes una linda voz y este estilo venezolano te queda muy bien. Felicidades. —@almeidamusic

Todo Va a Estar bien (Cover) by @smarielys77

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@smarielys77 shares a song that includes both English and Spanish lyrics. I think her multi-lingual speech is a sign of high intelligence and also high respect. I appreciate the overall message in this song and the beauty I feel listening to her singing.

¡Feliz día! Que hermosa canción nos has traído en esta semana de Protección. Gracias por recordarle a la comunidad a través de tu bello canto que Dios siempre está con nosotros, y si estamos bien con él en cuerpo y alma de seguro Todo Va A Estar Bien. Felicitaciones por este post y Dios te bendiga. —@armandolnrs

Your voice is sweet and touches my heart 🥰😍 —@galih.amenk

Running To You (Cover) by @tildy

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@tildy joins us for the first time with a Nigerian song, by Chike. I like the vibration I feel as I listen to pretty singing and a message that speaks of love and devotion.

I am so happy to have visited your post and to know through your singing this music so far from my land. I loved it, what's more, I wanted more. I will be looking forward to what you will bring us next week. Good day! —@jesuslnrs

La Vida (Original) by @Williepicana

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@williepicana raps for us, revealing another facet of his vast and various musical talents. I appreciate his articulate delivery of words, and the thoughtfulness behind them.

Espero que seas feliz (Cover) by @bellaclop

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@bellaclop offers a vocal performance that is energetic, vibrant, and resonant. I am impressed with her finesse. As always, I feel grateful to get to know an artist through the music that connects us.

Case (Cover) by @mayorkeys

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@mayorkeys jumps in with a keyboard performance that is fresh and expressive. I like the overall sound he achieves, and I'm glad for his arrival in this community.

Scars to your beautiful (Cover) by @nazam

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@nazam joins us for the first time, delivering an empowering message. The message in this song resonates with me, and I imagine we can all relate with it: "We're stars and we're beautiful."

This is an awesome entry. Love the way you were having fun with the song. —@starstrings01

⭐ Gold Stars

Yo Te Protegere / I'll Protect You (Cover) by @emilmadrid

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@emilmadrid brings an emotional tenderness through a song that touches my heart. I highly admire the song lyrically as well as musically, and I especially admire the gentle sensitivity that this artist gives as he expresses the song.

¡Bravo amigo!. Que buena composición y muchas gracias por compartir la historia que te inspiró a traernos esta melodía tan melancólica. Creo que yo tampoco podría borrar fácilmente una situación como esa de mi memoria, pero me alegra cuando la gente usa estos sentimientos contribuyendo también al arte. Muy bueno todo en esta publicación. ¡Que tengas feliz semana!. —@jesuslnrs

Canción Infantil / Children's Song (Cover) by @irissol

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@irissol delivers a wonderful message and a positive vibration. This artist has a very special way of stirring my emotions. So often as I listen to her, I find myself with tears in my eyes. I adore her singing, and her graceful, cheerful presence in this community.

Sálvame / Save Me (Cover) by @jhoxiris

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@jhoxiris delivers a duet with @jesuslnrs, bringing sweet singing. I so enjoy the call-and-response section of this song, weaving two voices together. This song is beyond beautiful. It is a total pleasure.

Omg!!! espectacular que gran sorpresa verles en esta semana cantando una canción tan bonita y que se que muchos nos recuerda la infancia. Y me gustó esta versión con el cuatro, siempre tan originales y talentosos amigos, Felicidades para nuestro admirado @jesuslnrs y para ti @jhoxiris, tu voz es potente nos encanta. Bendiciones para ambos, esperamos ver más de ustedes juntos 🤩🥰💫🙏😇 —@musicandreview

Extraordinaria voz amiga @jhoxiris. Felicitaciones. Acompañada con guitarra hubiese tenido mayor resonancia. Pero tu voz recoge todo. Saludos. —@jpulido0306

Héroe / Hero (Cover) by @jesuslnrs

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@jesuslnrs performs a popular ballad with excellent singing and superb stage presence. This man is one of our community's most active participants, most generous listeners, and most improved artists over time. The progress he's made as a musician is totally awesome! I believe his star qualities are beaming through, all bright and shiny.

Top notch performance! Both in singing and expression, a star 🌟 —@mipiano

Saludos mano. No puedo ver el vídeo. Te lo bloquearon. Revisa a ver qué pasó.Saludos —@joseguira


💫 Acknowledgements

Today's weekly update showcases a small selection of songs that stand out to me personally. Numerous other songs can be celebrated, beyond this list of newcomers and gold stars. My intention is to acknowledge the excellent artistry, the supportive community involvement, and above all else: global harmony—this is what our community stands for.

Behind the scenes, Hive Open Mic moderators devote many hours each week to listening, commenting, curating, and creating for this community. The moderation task is a big undertaking, and I'm thankful to @mipiano and @jesuslnrs for their active involvement this week. Additional thanks goes to the OCD Community Incubation Program, who rewards our musicians with generous upvotes.

I am grateful to each of the Hive musicians who expressed themselves this week through the Hive Open Mic community. It is beautiful to witness the connections we create through the songs we carry and share. I believe the entire world benefits through the harmony that music gives to us. I appreciate the listeners among us, supporting the musicians, through claps, finger snaps, comments, and upvotes. Thank you.

🌞 Invitation


Hive Open Mic - Week 75 is underway now.

This week's invitation is: “Madurez Digna.”


Join in. Enjoy!

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