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Posts Tagged ‘Ohio’

Tommy Botz – “Family & Friends” – crisp with modern production, yet the classic country sounds are still present

After 16 years sober (and a lifetime of being a musician), Ohio-based country musician Tommy Botz has a lot to say about life. A former drunk, Botz has been through prison, alcoholism, and ultimately, recovery. Through it all, ...


J.Drive – “Untitled” – a lush dynamic template!

Hailing from the inner city of Youngstown, Ohio’s Southside, Jessie “J.Drive” grew up in a small apartment in a violent neighborhood without his natural mother or father.  At a very young age he realized that his natural...



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Vessel Decimal – “CONVERSION: Level One” – their best work yet!

The appeal of Vessel Decimal – a band founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 2007 – lies in the sheer strength of the songwriting. Moreover there are powerful riffs, and you’ll get lost in the grooves, absorbing the punishing ...



The Saylor: “Young” instantly pulls the listener in!

With the advent of music platforms and streaming services, music discovery for the fan and reach for the artist is easier than ever. Even still, it doesn’t prevent many artists from flying under the radar, remaining relativel...


American Spirits: “Nowhere Near Perfect” – idyllic radio melodies embedded in coarse, jangling guitar-driven soundscapes

Since being launched in 2017, Bowling Green, Ohio, Indie Rock band, American Spirits, have also founded The Summit Shack, a local DIY venue that has hosted over 25 bands since its inception in the same year. 2018 saw the four p...



MIIKØ & Adonis Butler: “As I Am” – knee-jerking verses lead into explosive choruses

MIIKØ is a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, audio engineer, and mixing engineer from Ohio, who recently began expanding artistically as a singer/songwriter. MIIKØ and Adonis Butler, a Canton, Ohio artist with a Rap an...


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Gina Brooklyn is simply one of the most talented young singers we have at the moment

Like many fans, I was absolutely blown away when I first heard “Faceless”. It’s not every day that a mainstream release from a new artist is so thoroughly and artfully written. Too much new music is bedazzled ...


BhadWaiz: “Lucid Reasons” – exhibiting observational skills

BhadWaiz new joint is wry, reflective, principled and questing. With never even an occasional propensity for self-righteousness, BhadWaiz is generally expressive and concerned, rather than hectoring and moralizing, on the singl...



TCrazy: “Hea I Go” (Promo EP) – an eccentric street-poet-driven rap vocalist

TCrazy is the moniker of Tiffany Rene’ Lewis, an Ohio native performer whose swagger, flow, and her ability to attract fans of all ages and genders is what is continuing to craft her into an industry professional. Her inf...


Left In The Dark: “Shadowglass” unleashes the full melodic and hardcore power of this band

Left In The Dark is a 4 piece alternative-rock and metal band from the Dayton Ohio area. The band has released their 13 track debut album “Shadowglass”, which they recorded, mixed, and mastered themselves. The album was co-...