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Forest Robots

Forest Robots – Timberline And Mountain Crest – Review

Based out of Los Angeles, Forest Robots is not politically driven, but rather nature driven. Musical Machinist Fran Dominguez creates electronic soundscapes in an effort to widen people’s sound palettes and their connection with nature. The newest album, Timberline And Mountain Crest, demonstrates more heightened synth-wave exploration than the previous album, Supermoon Moonlight, Pt. 1. […]

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Dash band

Dash Band – Super – Review

Super is the debut album from rock/soul band Dash. Despite the fact that the band is less than a year old, the record is overflowing with groovy tunes and party vibes. Based out of Bozeman, MT, the group covers a large variety of sound, incorporating elements such as funk, soul, reggae, R&B, and rock. Beginning […]

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Patrick Ames

Patrick Ames – Like Family – Review

Like Family, the EP from Americana Singer/Songwriter Patrick Ames, is a study in introspection. The San Francisco-based artist reflects on life, relationships, and purpose. Relying largely on MIDI guitar synth for texture, the EP traces periods of Ames’ life and finds him contemplative but generally content. In his own words: “The EP is dedicated to […]

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Cayla Brooke

Cayla Brooke – Plush Red Chair – Album Review

Cayla Brooke is a rip-roaring solo artist who has defied societal standards with her body-positive sonic revolution since 2013. Based out of Vancouver, Brooke’s music reflects jazzy sophistication with a rock-and-roll attitude. Having celebrated a Christmas album and a critically acclaimed theatrical homage to the late Eva Cassidy, Cayla Brooke is now touring behind her […]

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JT Butler JR

JT Butler – Review

Texas-born JT Butler is a lifelong devotee of music. Raised in Gospel, and steeped in Soul, Blues, and R&B, the 5th generation musician has been pursuing his passion his whole life. As a singer and guitarist, the Bakersfield, CA, performer fronts the Horizon Blues Band, amongst other performance engagements. His devotion to music is immediately […]

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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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