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Posts Tagged ‘Rock’

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...


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...



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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...



Merv Pinny: “OB (can you hear the children cry)” will move you!

New Zealand rock composer and singer, Merv Pinny, has been playing music since he was 10. At 15 he left school to work on a farm during the day, and to play music at night. This led to him achieving a Top 20 single, plus nomina...


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Inactive Spaz: “Bread” – genius or madness?

Inactive Spaz’s style is minimalist in every way – minimal allegorical lyrics, minimal production, minimal photos, and minimal graphics. But in a way, less is much better. Inactive Spaz is probably one of the better dis...


UK Songwriting Contest and Billboard Starmaker Winner Jamie Parsons

Jamie Parsons is a Roanoke, VA native, a musician and songwriter. He was a Semi-Finalist Winner in the 2015 UK Songwriting Contest for “Last Call”,  Winner of the 2014 Billboard Starmaker Award for “Last Ca...



Shehzad Bhanji: “Profound Beginnings” – the guitar is seated right at the forefront of the mix

As far as guitarists go, Shehzad Bhanji is a master of his craft. While not quite as well-known as some of his contemporaries (Steve Vai and Joe Satriani come to mind in his field) he’s more than proven himself on his previo...


Sloppy Joe’s: “Eight Reasons To Rock” – 8 raucous and rocking songs!

Inspired by legendary bands such as KISS, Volbeat, Maiden and AC/DC the trio of Sloppy Joe’s features Jesse Garon(Lead vocals, Guitar), Johnny Angel (Bass, Vocals) and Pätzy Dävey (Drums, Vocals) who provide blistering ...