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Posts Tagged ‘Alternative’

Kyley Styles: “LEAD SINGER COMPLEX” – a metaphor for our own personal strengths and weaknesses

The first full length album by independent alternative rock artist Kyley Styles is by all means and intent a concept album of sorts. The liner notes describe the experience as: “LEAD SINGER COMPLEX” displays the contrasting...


Billy Stark Stone: “Revolution Rerun” – a little too different to be conventional!

Billy Stark Stone has been around the block within the music industry. He was the lead singer and founding member of New York’s original teen punk band The Blessed. But apart from punk rock, Billy is well versed in the rock...



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Christina Rubio: “Godspeed and Guns” – cinematic in its approach

Christina Rubio hails from Brooklyn NY. Her mother, an Irish Catholic and her father, an Italian-immigrant, Christina was raised with her 7 siblings. Realizing her passion for music in her late teens, she began playing within ...



Lakotah: “Hold Me Near” – luxurious and resonant

Lakotah belongs to that small group of contemporary artists, who are so necessary, to navigate musical times of pretense and despair. Her works represent songs from an authentic voice, an uncompromising wail of dissent toward m...


Baum Jr. brings the ‘Next-Gen 8-bit’ sound!

Baum Jr., who has a background in rock, describes his newly invented genre as ‘Next-Gen 8-bit’, calling upon influence from film scores and game soundtracks of the 1980’s.  Baum Jr.’s debuts a double-sided single set f...



Dru Paris: “With You (Alex Lustig – Light) Remix” – genre blurring, heart-warming stuff

Dru Paris is one of the newer urban artists emerging from the streets of NYC. Inspired by the death of his brother a few years ago, Paris released the highly anticipated EP ‘Prolific’ dedicated to him. Since its inc...


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Maverick Hill: “Mythology (The Electric Gemini Mix)” – razor-sharp technical skills

To run through Maverick Hill’s curriculum would take a couple of pages suffice to say Hill was the former Promotions Manager at Prince’s Los Angeles “Grand Slam” Nightclub. He is acquainted with several celebrities ...


Dasha: “Loving You” – a groovy, mellow approach that emerges victorious

Known for her role in a season of Tyler Perry’s TV series “The Haves and the Have Nots”, Dasha is set to release her debut album “The Howard Roark Project”, from which comes the lead single “Loving You”. This trac...



Matrixx of Domination: “One Shot” (Rocked) – a solid, hard edged bit of work

Comprised of sisters Crys and Chie, Matrixx of Domination have a musical background that spans 15 years, reaching styles as far afield as classical, jazz, hip hop, R&B and rock. The sisters have just released their brand n...


Sonificade: “Despite All The Noise” conquers everything you’ll find annoying about indie rock

Sonificade are a new 4-piece alternative indie-rock band based in the Midlands, UK, born out of two previously successful bands – The Procession and LuckyNumberOne. The members comprise James Best – (Vocals & Guitar...