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Posts Tagged ‘folk’

Christopher Bell: “Rust” – the energy coming from this album is visceral, seductive and intoxicating

Whether you’ve heard of Cellist and multi-instrumentalist Christopher Bell or just stumbled onto his cello which emotes into the worlds of Blues, Funk, Folk and even Carnatic influences, do yourself a favor and buy “Rus...


One Girl Symphony is on the cusp of creating a new genre

If you are new to One Girl Symphony, I must tell you that their music is very hard to categorize. As a matter of fact, I think we are on the cusp of a new genre. However before experiencing the magical musical world of One Girl...



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Billy Roberts and the Rough Riders: “Go By Myself” – out of this effort springs some transcendent music

Billy Roberts and the Rough Riders are a country rock/alternate country/hard rock/blues/folk band based in Australia. The Rough Riders released their debut album “The Last of the Originals” in August 2014, getting solid rev...



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...


Flav Martin: “Indestructible” – the album’s almost spiritual frankness lasts long after its last notes fade

Born in New York and raised in New Jersey, Flav Martin writes and performs an eclectic blend of folk, pop, and rock music. He makes music on a wide variety of acoustic guitars and other string instruments (some are about 10R...



Science & Sanity: “Officer Wayne” – A genuine story teller

Science & Sanity (named after the book by Alfred Korzybski) is a 24 year old Scandinavian singer-songwriter. The single “Officer Wayne” is his debut release. Before we get to know Science & Sanity, it may be interes...


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Ben River – “When The Sun Ate The Moon” EP – the first in a series of 3

‘When The Sun Ate The Moon’ is the first in the series of three EPs by singer/songwriter Ben River to be released over the next six months and was recorded and engineered by established producer and musician Steve Honest at...


Martin Lucassen: “The Night Turns To Morning Light” – full of great music, admirably performed and sung

Martin Lucassen is a folk rock singer-songwriter originally from the Netherlands. Martin picked up a guitar in September of 2014 and struggled through the learning process. He then made the decision to improve his skills in wri...



Sarantos: “What If I Never See You Again” – the firsthand experience of dealing with death

Prolific singer-songwriter Sarantos, releases his punctual monthly single and supporting video. This time around the chosen them is death and the song is entitled, “What If I Never See You Again”. Questions that run thr...


JR WOLF: Straight-Forward, Honest and Simple, Yet Enticingly Complex

JR WOLF’s music is designed to be straight-forward, honest and simple, yet there is something enticingly complex about their debut effort when viewed from a wholistic level. The album’s tracks guide you through an intricate...