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Posts Tagged ‘Alternative’

The Vanilla Milkshakes: “Tall People Have No Feelings” – at no time can you be passive listening to it

Every time I read the following description on the band’s website “The Vanilla Milkshakes are a grouping of three studly nearly middle aged men who sing and play instruments. Sometimes they do it in tune and a melody is bor...


Seldom: “Black Mirror” – not over complicated, but immensely immersive

After performing with internationally acclaimed acts likes Buckcherry, Flyleaf, Puddle Of Mudd, Lacuna Coil, POD, Drowning Pool or Saving Abel, as well as successfully funding the production of a debut studio release via Kickst...



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ILLUMENIUM: “Towards Endless 8” cultivates enormous rock songs!

ILLUMENIUM is an independent rock band from Estonia. Active since last year October, the band has been touring to promote their debut album “Towards Endless 8” tour in Europe. In 2016 ILLUMENIUM plans to hit Australia and U...



Oliver Clark: “Atomic Thrust” – the razzmatazz of shiny showbiz and cutting edge urban pop-rock

“Atomic Thrust” is the lead single from the album of the same name, by the velvet-clad, Melbourne-based gentleman, Oliver Clark. Forging a vocal style strongly recalling a mix between the classy but gritty raw power...


Nick Festari: “This is me​.​.​. Slower and Faster” refines his sound and matures his songwriting!

Roberto Festari (a.k.a. Nick Festari) started to study piano at 9 years old. When he was 16, he became one of the organists of his parish. It was there that he took his first steps accompanying a talented choir during the litur...



LUNA RISE: “DARK DAYS & BRIGHT NIGHTS” broadens their musical horizons and overall spectrum

The long awaited debut album DARK DAYS & BRIGHT NIGHTS by the Austrian band LUNA RISE has finally arrived. The album is played out on a contrasting balance of opposites. Light and dark, day and night, soft and loud are all ...


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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...


Neighborhood Goliath: “Between Satellites & Settling” – communicates strong emotions

Neighborhood Goliath is the brainchild of Trevor Dion Nicholas (Lead Vocalist/Rhythm Guitar/Keyboards/Lyrics) and J.S.T. Andrews (Bass Guitar/Saxophone). Both men pull in outlandish and overlapping influences to form their uniq...