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Wild Sight LP by Swimming Bell

Written by on 2 April 2019

Haunting folk melodicism meets unabashedly indulgent, spacy songcraft in Wild Sight, the new album from Swimming Bell out this April. Centered around the sterling vocal vitality of singer/songwriter Katie Schottland, Wild Sight offers us shades of melancholic contemplation in “For Brinsley,” existential dreamscapes in “Wolf” and “Left Hand Path,” bucolic balladry in “Good Time, Man” and “Cold Clear […]

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Steel Blossoms’ – Self-titled album

Written by on 27 March 2019

“Kentucky’s never been this far from Tennessee / Tonight it feels like you’re a million miles away from me,” Hayley Prosser and Sara Zebley sing in perfect synchronicity in “Kentucky’s Never Been This Far,” and as their words leave their lips and delicately wrap around us like a warm blanket in the dead of winter, […]

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Across the Board’s new record Wild Ones

Written by on 26 March 2019

URL: http://www.acrosstheboardmusic.ca/ Post-punk excess meets pristine pop melodies in Across the Board’s new record Wild Ones, and anyone who thought that they had heard the best of this band’s skillset prior to its release is in for quite the shock this March. Wild Ones delivers some highly stylized harmonies in tracks like “Monster,” “All Gone” and “Alpha Wolf,” […]

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Para Lia – Soap Bubble Dreams (LP)

Written by on 22 March 2019

Para Lia – Soap Bubble Dreams, is a full-length new record from a band like no other around, but much like those of the past who helped make music what it is today. Led by René Methner on lead vocals and all instruments and accompanied by Cindy Methner on vocals for an interesting and eclectic […]

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The Saint and The Sinner from The American Revival

Written by on 22 March 2019

Raucous riff rock meets old fashioned country grooving in the awesome new record The Saint and The Sinner from The American Revival, and it’s ten tracks pack a punch that is almost guaranteed to get fans of both genres excited this spring. After the blaze of distorted guitars that introduces us to the band in “The Devil […]

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“My Light” from burgeoning indie star Sonja Midtune

Written by on 21 March 2019

The jazzy sway of a muted percussion is met with brooding, smoky vocals that penetrate the speakers and make their way directly into our hearts in the new single “My Light” from burgeoning indie star Sonja Midtune. Anyone familiar with Midtune’s work knows that she doesn’t cut any corners when it comes time to forging an original new […]

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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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