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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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Ryan Sutherland - Sutherland

Ryan Sutherland – Sutherland – Review

Ryan Sutherland is a singer/songwriter based in Rochester, NY. Primarily incorporating elements of folk and blues, his new self-titled effort finds him expanding his sonic palette considerably. Not only is his slide playing more prevalent than on his previous release, he has also taken the plunge to become a one-man band, simultaneously providing drums along […]

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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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610 - Spiritually Homeless

610 – Spiritually Homeless

610 is a solo project helmed by Anthony from St Charles, Il. The singer/songwriter has returned with an experimental album entitled Spiritually Homeless, a record created for the February 2020 edition of the RPM Challenge. Started in 2006 in Portsmouth NH, the challenge invites musicians around the world to write, record, and submit an album […]

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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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Limberlost - The Real Thing

Limberlost – The Real Thing – Review

Pacific Northwest-based Limberlost have released an upbeat new single. Titled “The Real Thing”, their new song finds the Washington state natives in a raucous and passionate mood. Limberlost – The Real Thing A lone, pitch-bent synth played by keyboardist Anthony Ciarochi calls out like a siren luring a ship to its demise. As the synth […]

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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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