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Straight Six – Full Circle

Written by on 24 November 2018

BANDCAMP: https://straightsixrocks.bandcamp.com/releases Life operates in what often feels like circular patterns, with trends coming in and then ushering themselves out to give sway to the next “new” thing before swirling back around again some time later when its retro status declares it cool again. Music is a perfect example of this and the shift over […]

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Robert Parker releases “Outside Ourselves”

Written by on 23 November 2018

URL: https://freightrainband.com/ Buffalo, New York’s Robert “Freightrain” Parker returns with a nine song studio release entitled Outside Ourselves highlighting why this powerful musician has built such a following as one of the best “roots” artists working in American music today. Few artists of any standing would be so bold as to open their release with […]

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Stephen Winston releases “Unresolved” Album

Written by on 23 November 2018

URL: http://www.stephenwinstonmusic.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/stephenwinstonmusic/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/stephenwinston Unresolved’s nine songs are accompanied by rich and pleasurable arrangements, the instruments played with spot on skill, but the content of Stephen Winston’s songs will emotionally challenge you. It isn’t an exhausting experience, however, but an affirmative one instead. Winston turned to his art as a singer/songwriter to help […]

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Buenos Diaz releases Give Me One Chance

Written by on 21 November 2018

URL: https://www.buenosdiazmusic.com/ “Give Me One Chance”, the first single from Austin, Texas trio Buenos Diaz’s fifth album Gringos Novelas II, should thrust Nick Diaz and his band further into a much deserved spotlight. Despite surely being labeled by many as “indie rock”, the tag has little meaning with a song like this. There’s no ragged but right […]

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Rebecca Blasband is Here

Written by on 19 November 2018

“Here we sit and have a conversation…” Rebecca Blasband serenades in the title track of her new album Here, and the very nature of the verse itself summarizes the tone of the record quite exquisitely. Here is a treasure chest of conversations that Blasband has with her audience, who have patiently waited for a release of this magnitude […]

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Feel the Rain by Severine

Written by on 16 November 2018

SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/album/3bTofvPL4FA3R4jX29uoJ6?si=6XdO4FULQ-yeUKyKxjU_oA With a flurry of gilded piano notes to guide her, New York City-based pop singer Severine sings of an impossible kind of love in her song “Lose Myself,” one of the highlights from her new album Feel the Rain. She poetically croons to us that she wants to get lost in the abyss that […]

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The Chordaes’ new single “Venus”

Written by on 15 November 2018

The Chordaes’ new single “Venus” is an indulgent and atmospheric pop song in the style of post-rock, but don’t think for a minute that it observes any other set of ethics than the bold one championed by the New York based foursome thus far. Structured around a simplistic, ultra-trimmed down composition that dabbles in existentialism […]

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Bill Abernathy releases “Crossing Willow Creek

Written by on 15 November 2018

URL: https://www.billabernathy.com/ The opening bars of “Can’t Go Back,” the first track of Bill Abernathy’s new album Crossing Willow Creek, welcomes us into the Kansas City singer/songwriter’s soul with a warm embrace, washing us in rich tonality and country-style twang. A message of holding onto your memories whilst letting go of the past is imparted to […]

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