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Janet Odani

Janet Odani – Transparency – Review

The first thing I notice right away in Janet’s music is that it’s from the heart and comes with purpose. Spiritual lyrics throughout, this album is an introspective one. Transparency has some really great songs. Janet’s voice is sweet and innocent as can be. My first impression is that Janet Odani seems like she could benefit from […]

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The Morning Sea

The Morning Sea – Mal De Mer – Single Review

The Morning Sea sounds like they have worked with some amazing producers for their latest release Mal De Mer. I had a chance to speak with them and it turns out they did…themselves! Self produced, these guys has a vision for not only their music but for their band. Formed just a few short years ago, […]

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Dead Air Republic

Dead Air Republic: Just Another Bullet

A statement made by the band recently said, “We’re here for one reason: to give you music that will stomp on your balls”. Sounds a little painful but hey why not?!?! Not sure if I’m willing to experience some ball stomping, but I’ll give their music a shot. On listening to the track for the […]

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Scott Smith

Scott Smith – The Sum Of Life – Single Review

The track features David LaFlamme, a virtuoso classical and rock violinist who really makes the song for me. He was the founder of the iconic San Francisco band It’s A Beautiful Day, and toured back in the day with Dr. John and The Doors. Smith also invited Nina Gerber, who became famous for playing with the late […]

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Chapell

Chapell – Featured Artist

Chapell plays a few instruments but really enjoys writing songs with others, watching them grow and morph into their final form. Chapell’s songwriting stands well apart from other Indie music these days. The influences heard in his music are varied and wide reaching, but overall his style is pop. That’s the best way to describe […]

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Gaz The Rapper

Gaz The Rapper – Featured Artist

So I stumbled across Gaz when I started exploring the sometimes weird but mostly wonderful world of Periscope. When I signed up for the app, my phone started whistling at me constantly! It became quite annoying so I unfollowed some people I wasn’t interested in, and the whistles all of a sudden became more important…ESPECIALLY […]

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Skeleton Creek

Skeleton Creek – The Deal – Review

Finger pickin’ good, the title track “The Deal” is a song delivered from the soul of Robert Davis. The production is clean and clear and every instrument can be heard well. The mix is wide and sounds great. I am impressed with this song. Every time I listen to it I hear something different and […]

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Smalltown Sound

Small Town Sound – Whiskey – Single Review

Yeeeeeehaw! That’s a lot of recognition! That probably means they’re doing something right then, so let’s take a closer look at Small Town Sound. Their single “Whiskey” starts off like a sad country tune that isn’t going to go anywhere fast…WRONG! Small Town Sound   The band is working hard and recently recorded three songs with Mr. […]

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