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Posts Tagged ‘indie’

Ed Hale: “So For Real” – sounding contemporary whilst embracing the past

Ed Hale’s upwards trajectory continues unabated with the release of his latest album “So For Real”, which was released via Dying Van Gogh Records last month. Probably best known as the singer, songwriter and guitarist fro...


NothingDark: “Tragicomedy” – you can touch every sonic layer!

NothingDark is a 3-piece from Montreal Canada, formed in 2018. Its members, made up of Nack Jicholson (Vocals, guitars, synth), Roxanne Miller (Bass, backing vocals) and Matt Davis (Drums, percussion) are inspired by 80’s...



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Memo Skyy: “Let You Go” – an emotional tone adding to the romantic tension in the lyrics

The single “Let You Go” was definitely worth the wait, and it’s so radio ready; Memo Skyy’s take on modern pop has always been a little left of center, but that’s what makes his music sing. With Skyy’s music you get...



The Likes Of Us: There are sparks of wonder that transcend “Roots & Wings” into the sublime

The Likes Of Us is a multi-genre Los Angeles duo comprised of singer-songwriters Benj Heard and Katrina Stone. The eclectic musical partnership, who have their very own venue and record/video making studio, have completed a ple...


Jo Potter: “Saved” – sultry-to-soaring vocals

Jo Potter picked up the musical bug at the age of three and has since become a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, award-winning flautist as well as a hack guitar and piano player. She has performed at many major events ar...



Spectacle: “My Medication” a fully formed and utterly indelible sound

Spectacle is a new band from Los Angeles on CSG Music, consisting of independent filmmaker, Spencer Grant Brod (vocals), Murv Douglas (bass) of “PowerMan 5000”, “Lords of Acid” and “Voodoo Kung Fu&...


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Danny Baxley: ‘Love Sex Alcohol’ – attitude and energy

Danny Baxley’s art balances punk primitivism and smart alternative rock craft, and avant-gardists will frequently be drawn to his unique fervor. You really need to listen to his soon to be released ‘Love Sex Alcohol’ as a...


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...



Low Saturation: “Dust” is bold and adventurous

Low Saturation is an electronic alternative rock band from St. Petersburg, Russia. The band consists of Dmitry Promohov (Composer, Lyrics) and Sergei Ustinov (Vocals). The project has recently released its double sided single e...


Trae Byrnes: “Why You So LOUD” – a mixtape that harnesses the power of this band

If you like loud, challenging, genre defying bands, Trae Byrnes is right for you. The music is diverse while staying on the indie and alternative rock side – highly inventive and thrill-inducing. Trae Byrnes has all the p...