Author Archive | Marty LoFaso

Roam Like Ghosts

Roam Like Ghosts – Yesterday And The Day Before – Review

A musical partnership with a multi-decade history, Roam Like Ghosts is an innovative blend of roots-y sounds, put through a post-grunge alternative lens. Comprised of vocalist Mathew Daugherty and guitarist Bucky Fairfax, the acoustic duo has a released a debut album entitled Yesterday and the Day Before. Anchored by graceful guitar playing and augmented by […]

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Bill McBirnie

Bill McBirnie with Bernie Senensky – The Silent Wish – Review

Canadian flutist Bill McBirnie has returned with another fantastic album of instrumental jazz and Latin music. The Toronto-based artist finds himself partnered again with pianist/accompanist Bernie Senensky; the latest album being their second work together, following 2006’s Paco Paco. Entitled The Silent Wish, the album is brimming with Samba and Bossa Nova sounds, instantly transporting […]

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LionFish Band

The Lionfish – You Won’t Keep Me Down – Review

The Lionfish comes barreling out of the Northeast US with passion and grit. A synthesis of Rock n Roll and Americana, the Connecticut-based blues rockers have been hard at work on the follow-up to their 2016 debut. Entitled You Won’t Keep Me Down, the album showcases a band developing its sound and coalescing into a […]

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Paula DeFrancis

Paula DeFrancis – Channel Home – Review

The newest single from pianist/singer/songwriter Paula DeFrancis, “Channel Home”, is awash with beauty and elegance. With stark instrumentation and rich production, “Channel Home” takes the listener on an emotional journey, culminating with impassioned pleas from DeFrancis for someone to “Take Me Home Again”. Paula DeFrancis – Channel Home Her poetic lyrics seem to describe the […]

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Mike Freund

Mike Freund – And Now You Know – Review

Charleston, SC-based blues-rocker Mike Freund has released his second full-length record, And Now You Know, and boy is it a scorcher! The experienced guitarist is alive on every track, displaying his catchy guitar licks, fun vibes, and self-reflective lyrics at every turn. Freund, pronounced “Friend”, is no stranger to adversity, having already overcome multiple obstacles […]

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Andrea Desmond

Andrea Desmond – The Strongest

LA-based singer/songwriter Andrea Desmond has delivered a dazzling new EP that is brimming with optimism. With titles like “Keep On Going” and “Won’t Give Up”, it’s clear that Desmond’s mission is to inspire others to push forward in order to overcome adversity. Continuing in her electronic pop vein, “Brighter Than The Stars” displays an artist […]

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Indus Rush

Indus Rush – Follow My Star – Review

“Follow My Star”, the latest single from UK-born producer Indus Rush (aka Stephen Whitby), is a tale of lost love and healing. From the full length record The Road Ahead, Whitby has given listeners a sublime single that pulls on the heart strings and gives the listener an ultimately optimistic look on love. Indus Rush […]

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Among Radio Thieves

Among Radio Thieves – Review

Eastern European quartet Among Radio Thieves has a batch of rockin tunes on their hands. The alternative rockers have been releasing singles at a feverish pace, putting out five songs in the last four months. With such a prolific output, the band is on track to release a full album’s worth by year’s end. Their […]

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