Tag Archives | indie blues

Odds Lane

Odds Lane – Lost & Found – Review

Whenever I write about Odds Lane, I preface by saying I used to be in the band back in the glory days. However, the duo Doug Byrkit and Brian Zeile have been playing together long before and now long after I ever had anything to do with them. They’ve been playing together for 30+ years […]

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Blues Martin

Blues Martin – Funky Blues

Blues fans? Anyone? Bueller? Joking aside, introducing Blues Martin. We haven’t had many bonafide blues artists highlighted on Indie Music Plus. I’ve refused to play blues gigs for years because they can really get boring sometimes, but I’ve always enjoyed blues artists and respected the craft. Blues Martin is one of those exceptions and does […]

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Cayla Brooke

Cayla Brooke – Featured Artist

Cayla Brooke is a singer/songwriter from Vancouver, Canada. We’ve reviewed her music on the website before and she stood out to me so much that I decided to ask her to be a featured artist. She was kind enough to join us on our weekly show Indie Music Live (episode 172). Cayla Brooke – Featured […]

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Feathers, Wood n String

Feathers, Wood ‘N’ String – Review

The married duo, Feathers Wood ‘N’ String shoots straight from the hip. The married couple, Sarah and Lloyd, are self proclaimed as an “Alternative rock duo playing hard-hitting upbeat tracks fused with meaningful melodic lyrics.” Hailing from Australia, they currently reside in the UK. Feathers Wood ‘N’ String Upon listening to their track “Rose for […]

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James Lee Baker

James Lee Baker – Cowtown Blues – Review

James Lee Baker has a clean sound. He’s not really country, he’s not really rock…he’s sort of an Americana mix of a classic American sound. In his new single “Cowtown Blues” he brings out the shuffle beat with a harmonica, acoustic guitar and his voice and it brings a smile to my face. James Lee […]

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Bill Abernathy

Bill Abernathy – Cry Wolf – Review

Bill Abernathy is a guitarist and singer/songwriter based in Kansas City, MO. If you’re into rootsy folk-rock with a bit of a political edge then keep reading! He’s influenced by Dan Fogelberg, CSN, Kenny Loggins and other artists in those genres but isn’t afraid to step out of the box. Bill Abernathy – Cry Wolf So, […]

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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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