Author Archive | Katie Halligan

Nick Duane - That's What You Want

Nick Duane – That’s What You Want – Review

A songwriter who has advocated for the support of original music for decades, Nick Duane plays music that resembles classic pop-rock tracks of the 80s and 90s. A talented bassist, guitarist, and vocalist, Duane released his debut album in 1996 and has since released several other tracks and compilations. Yet having not released anything since […]

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Death By Platypi - Adverse Yaw Revealing Now

Death By Platypi – Adverse Yaw Revealing Now – Review

Did you know that male platypuses inject poisonous venom from a spur on their hind feet? Although the strike usually only incapacitates a human with its painful after effects, the venom unfortunately killed Chip Oatley, former lead singer of Ohio-based band Friendly Platypus, back in 1997. Later that year, in homage to Oatley, Drew “Drewcifer” […]

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Jezzy Michaels - Fireball

Jezzy Micheals – Fireball – Review

Originally from Darwin, Australia and now based in Fort Worth, TX, Jezzy Micheals has a passion for hair metal glam-rock of the eighties and nineties. A talented songwriter, vocalist, guitarist, and bassist, Micheals released their sophomore album, Fireball on June 9. Jezzy Micheals – Fireball The title track on the album, “Fireball” starts rights off […]

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Strangely Alright

Strangely Alright – Inside A Place/Psych Film – Review

Dubbing their group as the Eclectic Traveling Minstrel Magic Music Medicine Show, quintet Strangely Alright gives you psychedelic rock with a small hint of synth waves. Formed in 2015 and based in Tacoma, Washington, Strangely Alright features vocalist Regan Lane, guitarist Sean Van Dommelen, bassist Ken Schaff, keyboardist Raymond Hayden, and drummer Jason Bair. Strangely […]

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Breaking The Undertow - Empyrean

Breaking The Undertow – Empyrean – Review

A performer, recording engineer, and producer based in Brampton, Canada, Trevor Heaslip recently released a new single entitled, “Empyrean,” under the moniker Breaking The Undertow. With music and lyrics written by Heaslip, the song “Empyrean” is like a mish-mash of pop-punk, emo, electronica, and alternative rock. Breaking The Undertow – Empyrean Breaking The Undertow · […]

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Saad Shehzad

Saad Shehzad – Epilogue – Review

For a multi-talented filmmaker, photographer and musician who is based in Dubai, Saad Shehzad has a rather original Americana rock sound in his music. A fan of creating kaleidoscopic chaos both visually and sonically, Shehzad just released a new debut EP, Epilogue, in April. The songs referenced below, taken from Shehzad’s new EP, are shining […]

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All Poets and Heroes

All Poets and Heroes – Cruel – Review

An indie rock quintet from Syracuse, NY, All Poets And Heroes channels all the feelings with its warm blend of acoustic and electronic timbres. Formed in 2015, the group features singer-guitarist Rob McCall, guitarist-backing vocalist Corey Jordan, guitarist-keyboardist Zack Fitzgerald, drummer Rob Zaccaria, and bassist Brian Modafferi. All Poets And Heroes released its debut EP […]

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Kay Soul - Blood In My Veins

Kay Soul – Blood In My Veins – Review

An R&B singer, songwriter, poet, and plus size fashion model, Kay Soul has forged her own colorful brand of body positivity and self-empowerment in the music and fashion industries since starting off in 2012. Based in Chicago, Kay has been releasing music for years. She’s been a favorite here on Indie Music Plus and has […]

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