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Posts Tagged ‘Rock’

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...


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 ...



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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 ...



Dustin Steen: “Mixed Genres” – conveying subject matter genuinely and meticulously

With an onslaught of pressure from modern record labels to produce high-selling records frequently and consistently, and the need to secure a loyal consumer base, an artist’s ability to experiment and evolve with his or her s...


Paul Kostick: “Are You Listening?” has a certain sense of flare

Paul Kostick is a singer-­songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who delivers acoustic-driven pop-rock tunes accompanied by soulful singing and catchy melodies. Paul’s brand new 4-track EP, is entitled “Are You Listenin...



Steve Lieberman: “2nd King of Jewish Punk #31/69: The Last of the Great punk Rock Bass-Heroes”

The music market desperately wants artists placed in a box. Steve Lieberman (better known as The Gangsta Rabbi) doesn’t even want to be in the market, never mind in a box. All this time I’m desperately trying to find a ge...


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Slightly Left Of Centre: “Euphoria” – just keep clicking the repeat button!

How can you resist a band like the Australian crossover rockers, Slightly Left Of Centre?  High energy Maroon 5 styled vocals, Daft Punk-like electro- funk rhythms and a Jamiroquai acid attitude is a temptation far too great f...


HR Live At CBGB’s 1984 – the power and versatility of HR and Earl Hudson

HR is most well known as the lead singer of revolutionary reggae punk rock band Bad Brains. In their day Bad Brains could have been easily mentioned in the same breath as The Ramones, The Sex Pistols or The Clash, such was thei...



Ron Hamrick: “Musings” – The production accentuates the virtues of the melodies

Ron Hamrick’s music career started in Michigan at 5 years old when his aunt introduced him to the guitar. At 8, he began taking piano and organ lessons learning classical pieces, and he fell in love with keyboards. His mus...


Emerald Suspension – each track on offer is identified by its own singular and distinguished sound

Minneapolis collective Emerald Suspension is the experimental art collective that combined stock market and economic data to make experimental music on their album, “Playing the Market”.  Their creative spirit now takes o...