Author Archive | Katie Halligan

Magnolia Red - Ancient River

Magnolia Red – Ancient River – Review

Coming from the west coast of Norway but deeply rooted in the culture of Americana rock, Magnolia Red recently released its debut album, Ancient River. Featuring singer-guitarist Frank Bjørdal, guitarist and backing vocalist Roy-Jostein Fiskerstrand, bassist-keyboardist Eyvinn Magnus Solberg, and drummer Ronny Blomvik, its music is contrastingly dynamic, emulating the ebb and flow of crashing […]

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The Soularsapiens

The Soularsapiens – Azimuth – Review

The recently released new album Azimuth by The Soularsapiens is an expansive and transformative journey through time and space. “Ether” features meditative synth loops punctuated by a groovy drum and percussion beat, with ethereal and atmospheric sound waves languidly washing through the air. The music is mostly instrumental, with the synth or horns acting as […]

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Happy Freuds - Echo Of Sounds

Happy Freuds – Echo Of Sounds – Review

Based in Javea, Spain, alternative rock quartet Happy Freuds has gained widespread attention for its authenticity and rock-n-roll spirit — including the attention of renowned producer Duncan Morrison, who previously worked with acts such as Peter Gabriel and Joe Strummer. Over the course of three days, Morrison joined Happy Freuds in Spain and personally remixed […]

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Damien Williams - Running Round Your Soul

Damien Williams – Running Round Your Soul – Review

“Running Round Your Soul” by Damien Williams takes right off by jumping into the chorus vocals, “Can you feel this running round your soul.” As dark and heavy as the title would imply, the song is actually quite upbeat and washes over the listener with its dense electronic dance groove and atmospheric backing harmonies. Damien […]

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FM R IZ

FM R IZ – EPHEMERIS – Review

Released on September 25, 2019, via SCRYMSHAW REKORDS, FM R IZ’s new EP, Ephemeris, delivers an impressively hypnotic listening experience. The title track begins with the distant sound of a helicopter accompanied by droned string synths that build with intensity as new information is added. FM R IZ – EPHEMERIS Slightly more than halfway through, […]

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Janet B

JanetB – The Morpheus Protocol – Review

Looking to chill out to music that’s like nothing you’ve ever heard before? Look no further than Jersey City-based electronic producer/composer, JanetB. Trained in classical composition but influenced by Motown and Jazz, JanetB concocts an ambient blend of original atmospheric electronica. JanetB’s new five-song EP, The Morpheus Protocol, demonstrates how she uses electronic compositions to […]

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Elizmi Haze Magical

Elizmi Haze – Magical – Review

Elizmi Haze is a quickly emerging standout artist with unparalleled determination and a voice that embodies a mix of Motown soul and hip-hop. Hailing from Isle of Sheppey, Kent, Haze has celebrated a number of single releases and expanded her audience to an international level since she started writing music at age 11 for fun. […]

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Love Stallion

Love Stallion – Big Rock Radio – Review

What began as a musical experiment between vocalist Aaron Hart and guitarist Crayton Huntly in 2013 turned into a glam rock sensation by 2015. Based out of Denver, CO, Love Stallion is known for its lively performances, flashy costumes, and chiseled man thighs. Inspired by stadium rock legends such as Kiss, Def Leppard, and Van […]

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