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Posts Tagged ‘Acoustic’

Woochia: “Travels” is his most cohesive offering to date

London-based French music and video producer, Charly Sauret aka Woochia, is influenced by artists such as Tool, Heretik and Beethoven, which is a fairly good indication of the vast creative spectrum his music is composed within...


Black Malachite: “Nightfall”- resonating guitars, rich pianos and dark ambience

The decision by any musical project to go without a vocalist will lead to either disaster or a determination to avoid redundancy. Add to that the fact that most bands live and die by the growth and maturity of their music. ...



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Anomalous Leaf: “Ellipsis” – a quietly masterful and emotionally rich work

Irfan Azam, alias Anomalous Leaf, is the kind of artist that you think about in terms of scale. There is the sheer size of his songs –  the “Sojourner” mini-suite has a fifteen minute playing time – but also the si...



Dan Weintraub: “Songs for Beautiful Souls” – the songwriting and narratives are superb

For Dan Weintraub, music isn’t work – its therapy. And it’s been that way since he started recording and performing in the mid-80s. Raised on everything from punk rock to jazz, he’s opened for Tracy Chapman,...


alexthomasdavis: “The Best Of Too” – an album that strikes right at the core of the human condition

Wakefied-born artist alexthomasdavis is a prolific singer-songwriter, to say the least. The once-upon-a-time footballer, capable of scoring 15 goals in 3 games, exceeds in everything he does.  The UK–travelled lad has publis...



Phillip Foxley: “I’ll try ’till I die” reflects his growth!

Phillip Foxley is a songwriter/guitarist from the UK. He first picked up a guitar in the 1970s, playing clubs and bars. Over time, he found himself in studio sessions, house bands, and writing music for TV and film soundtracks....


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Pia Dean: “Gone” Featuring Scarlet Cox – another towering compositional achievement

At first listen, you’ll love “Gone”. Focus on the lyrics and you’ll be entering Pia’s world, where her most intimate thoughts and emotions are revealed. It’s like creeping into someone’s bedroo...


Aaron Lindstrom: “Queen Anne” takes ownership of your ears

Rarely does a musician have an excuse to take ownership of our ears for more than four minutes per song. There are a few artists who have the imagination to write beyond an enticing hook that becomes cacophony after a few turns...



alexthomasdavis: “The North” – simple and straight forward!

Independent, alternative acoustic artist, alexthomasdavis, has written 31 albums, his latest being “The North”. The music is honest and seems to be from the heart. I was very impressed that it was just the singer and his gu...


J.P. Kallio: “The Call” -Delivers a stunningly powerful album from start to finish

Whether you want to chill out, reflect or brood, J.P. Kallio is your guy. J.P. Kallio was born, and grew up in the capital area of Finland. In 1996 J.P. backed his backs and guitar and headed to Dublin, in Ireland which has bee...