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DAV!D&CLARA: “The Art of Audio” – a superb and surprising piece of work

A new DAV!D&CLARA release is always a highly anticipated, and unpredictable, musical event. The duo (yes, duo. One may be a human, and the other a computer, but they operate like a duo) generally stay within the lines of me...


Omar Omar: ‘On The Sly’ – a full vision of how they should sound

Omar Omar is a Norwegian pop band who describes their 10 track album, ‘On The Sly’, recorded at Flatcity Records by Jim Berget, as being “white eyed soul to jazzy funk,” while the lyrics are about how “terribly hard i...



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Shutterwax: ‘Disappointment’ turns up the artistic liberties

I first encountered the music  of Shutterwax during 2014 with their album ‘Dig Me A Well’, and then had the pleasure of reviewing their EP “Hurricane in 2016. On both occasions I was blown away, especially when consideri...



Sarantos: “Above The Clouds” – the overall production is immaculate

I have been following Sarantos’ evolution for quite a few years now, so I know for sure he has been through a mega amount of stylistic configurations musically. I can’t even remember a genre of music he hasn’t brought to ...


Reverse Mechanic: “Rhodes Scholars” (ft. Soul Khan) – flawless would be an understatement

In honor of graduating seniors and those finishing the school year this May, Reverse Mechanic has teamed up with famed New York battle rapper and songwriter Soul Kahn to give voice to a scholarly rap song titled “Rhodes Schol...



Rey Reel& Bert Elliot Work on Gojko’s first song, “LUXURY”

Gojko grew up in Eastern Europe, in a small war torn town stricken by adverse poverty in south Serbia. As a young child of 7, because he showed an interest, he started dancing and singing in a local group. From an early age, so...


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hooyoosay: “Mountain Air” – a penchant for jangle-pop and sunny-day melancholia

Of the many acts quietly hammering away in the shadow of the alternative revolution, hooyoosay wasn’t a strong contender for longest-lived or most famous. An apparent shunning of careerist game-playing and exposure of any k...


Stephen Edwards: “Requiem for My Mother” – a myriad of moods and nuances

“Requiem for My Mother” is an award-winning documentary and a compelling musical and choral celebration of life and love, loss and acceptance. This master work composed by Stephen Edwards in honor of his late mother Rosalie...



Steady Work: “Identity Theft” – a new style breaking twist on things!

Dallas Schwake aka Steady Work, is an independent music artist based out of Colorado Springs, CO. Originally a Mississippi Native, Dallas moved to Colorado in 2012 where he attended the United States Air Force Academy. Instead ...


KC Shore: “Soup” – an uncanny ability to fill his songs with tangible atmospheres

Picked up this EP a couple of days ago, but it’s been on repeat since then. It’s constantly surprising me and it’s completely lovely in every single way; intricate landscapes of sound created with absolute sim...