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Author: Sebastian Cole

The Respectables’ The Power of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Written by on 20 March 2019

URL: https://www.respectables.ca/single Enter The Respectables’ The Power of Rock ‘N’ Roll, and you will find yourself in what is perhaps the ultimate hybrid of vintage rock textures and new school, high definition tonality. The country crooning that lends its colorful, rustic sensibilities to “Highway 20” isn’t limited to this acoustic-rooted ballad alone; much like “Highway 20,” […]

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Derek Woods Band releases new LP

Written by on 20 March 2019

URL: https://www.DerekWoodsBand.com Vintage Americana is met with psychedelia-influenced grooves of the most erudite quality, sultry serenades and unstoppable sonic force in From Now Until Then, the incredible new album from the Derek Woods Band. Comprised of nine stunning tracks that fuse elements from a diverse array of influences into chic, seamless melodies that are as texturally […]

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NoTrace feat. Glenn Travis release “Vibrations”

Written by on 20 March 2019

YOU TUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUlnyin8tt0&feature=youtu.be Creating a mood within a song is essential to making the narrative of its lyrics stick with the listener long after the music ceases to play, and for NoTraceand Glenn Travis, you couldn’t be asking a simpler task. The duo come together in the new single “Vibrations,” a heartfelt hip-hop ballad about the virtues of self-awareness and facing the challenges of […]

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DocFell & Co. return with another surreal slice of unvarnished Americana

Written by on 12 March 2019

DocFell & Co. return with another surreal slice of unvarnished Americana in their incredible new album Heaven, Hell or Oklahoma, which was released last month to critical acclaim. In songs like the ominous “Peace Maker,” sizzling “A Different Drum,” rollicking “Mean Marie” and swinging “Beulah Land,” singer John Fell puts down some of his most endearing […]

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Bud Summers releases 3 new tracks

Written by on 12 March 2019

In a new three-track teaser for his upcoming LP Hard Lessons, bluesy singer/songwriter Bud Summers takes some jazzy basslines out for a walk and colors the rhythm that accompanies them with a sophisticated texture that he’s built his brand on. Summers is ably backed by Rob McDonnell on bass, John Hand on keyboard and Marc Waters […]

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The Gary Douglas Band’s “Million Miles Away”

Written by on 11 March 2019

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/garydouglasband/ Photographs tumble onto a desktop. We cut to a car blaring down the highway towards a city. An Italian diner. Dropping a quarter into a jukebox. The Gary Douglas Band’s “Million Miles Away” plays as we watch the lyrics flash across the screen in this new video from the acclaimed country unit, the […]

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The Vics demonstrate their immense depth of emotion

Written by on 8 March 2019

In two of their most lyrically vulnerable compositions thus far in their career, The Vics demonstrate their immense depth of emotion, musicality, and overall studio prowess with the release of “Fourth and Clay” and “Proud.” Anyone who has been following the east coast indie rock circuit as of late is already well aware of the […]

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Casey Ahern “He Was Summer”

Written by on 8 March 2019

URL: www.caseyahern.com The bold balladry of “Indio,” one of four exciting new songs on Casey Ahern’s EP He Was Summer, starts off humbly enough on the whim of a poignant acoustic guitar melody that ambitiously marches into a danceable groove. Suddenly we’re washed with electric guitars and an evenly-paced rhythm led by Ahern’s honeysweet vocals, a […]

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Derrick Davis gets Anti-Social 

Written by on 8 March 2019

Thunderous drums rain down on us from the heavens as a black and white bassline gets a shot of adrenaline from neon-tinted riffage. A spicy vocal track weaves its way into the fabric of the melody, beckoning us closer to the flames that the percussive beats are throwing off every few seconds. This is “Best […]

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Matt Shapiro drops EP

Written by on 8 March 2019

URL: https://mattshapiromusic.com In the song “Is There Something Going On?,” Matt Shapiro emits one glistening verse after another against a subtle backdrop of ebbing instrumental harmonies that seem to linger in the air well after the music stops playing. The lumbering “Water’s Edge” takes a slightly different approach in smothering us with mountainous melodies, but […]

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