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By Starlight

By Starlight – Featured Artist

By Starlight is an Alt-Rock band from the UK. As they mentioned in the Featured Artist interview below, their name pays homage to the Smashing Pumpkins song from the album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. The band has only been together for about a year but they are making some powerful music that deserves […]

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Meri Ember

Meri Amber – What We Were – Review

This song “What We Were” by Meri Amber immediately drew me in as I’m a sucker for slow and dramatic songs by artists, such as The Weepies. With so many over-produced songs these days it was refreshing that Meri kept things relatively simple. Meri Amber – What We Were This is a breakup song, heavily […]

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Paper Nautilus

Paper Nautilus – Album Review

Who knows what a Paper Nautilus is? Yeah, I didn’t either until I came across this band and was forced to look it up. Cool band name but I ran across a problem. When I look up the name, all I see is stuff about octopuses…but aside from that the music rocks. The band says […]

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Patrick Ames

Patrick Ames – Featured Artist

If you have browsed through our wonderful website in the past, you have likely seen the name Patrick Ames. Patrick is a prolific writer who has recently jumped back into the music biz. When I say jump, I mean head first! Let me explain… Patrick Ames You can compare Ames’ music to Bob Dylan, Tom […]

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Jay Elle

Jay Elle – Twelve On Sunday

Jay’s single “Twelve On Sunday” is about a father worried about his daughter out there on the streets. Initially I thought just by listening that the song was about a girlfriend. I suppose it could be construed either way. Apparently though Jay wanted it to be the way it is as I read in an interview while […]

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Ninth Floor Mannequin

Ninth Floor Mannequin – Featured Artist

When I first discovered 9FM I mistakenly called him by the wrong name on a podcast. His music is so recognizable however that when I was reviewing submissions I remembered it immediately having only heard the song “The Company” a few times previously. Amazing stuff. It’s even more amazing when you discover some of the stories […]

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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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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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