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Waking Bear

Waking Bear – Album Review

Waking Bear – Album Review The first song of the Waking Bear collection, “Filled with Dreams”, begins with a calm, ever-expanding horizon of sound that gently opens up into a guitar motif and a verse about gratitude and how lucky we are to be alive. The guitar and vocals are very present in the mix, […]

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Chris Reardon - FOREVER-X

Chris Reardon – FOREVER-X – Review

Chris Reardon is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist residing in Hamburg, Germany. Born in the UK and raised in Hong Kong, this international man of music has released the single “Forever-X”. Full of emotion, power, and catchy melodies, the track sets quite a high bar for an emerging artist. Chris Reardon – FOREVER-X Chris Reardon […]

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Breaking The Undertow - Socialitis

Breaking The Undertow – Socialitis – Review

Breaking the Undertow, the hard-rocking brainchild of Trevor Heaslip, has released a new single, titled “Socialitis”. Reminiscent of late 90s/early 00’s nu-metal, the band’s latest single is catchy enough to hook younger fans, while also providing a nice dose of nostalgia for listeners in their 30s or 40s. Breaking The Undertow – Socialitis Once in […]

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Death By Platypi - Luminescent Properties

Death By Platypi – Luminescent Properties – Review

Resurfacing after a two year hiatus, electro-circuitry band Death By Platypi is about to release its new album, Luminescent Properties. Based in Durham, NC, band creator Drew VanGoghmez gathered a group of talented cohorts to help produce the new tunes for the album. Death By Platypi – Luminescent Properties A more upbeat, almost pop leaning […]

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Afton Wolfe - Petronius' Last Meal

Afton Wolfe – Petronius’ Last Meal – Review

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Afton Wolfe has returned with his first solo record. Born in Mississippi, the gravelly-voiced Wolfe performed with a plethora of acts before offering up Petronius’ Last Meal. A collection of recordings rediscovered, the album is a piece of the past filtered through the lens of the present day. Afton Wolfe – Petronius’ Last […]

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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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