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Rachel Freitas

retro music enthusiast. Dreamer. Kind of odd. Writer

Interview: Fiona Silver

New York City based musician Fiona Silver has a new album Little Thunder which evokes the sounds of the 60s. She has toured with such artists as Shakey Graves and Breedlove and has earned praise from media outlets like NPR All Things Considered. I recently got the chance to talk with Silver about …

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Interview: Sheare

Brooklyn based one man band Sheare is about to release his EP Turbulence on May 12th which deals with heartache and overcoming it. Recorded in his own home studio during a dreary January, Sheare delivers a five track record that is guaranteed to satisfy. Recently I had the chance to …

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Single Review. Blueprint Blue: Bad Dreams

Blueprint Blue’s single “Bad Dreams” is like taking a time machine back to the late 60s early 70s. It has a mellowing sound that would calm anyone down, especially once the lyrics are factored in. There’s a strong folk vibe throughout but there is also a tiny bit of a …

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Interview: Hannah and Maggie

Duo Hannah and Maggie, who reside on the east coast, are ready to release their fourth studio album Oh No out May 19th. They have been compared to Simon and Garfunkel and The Indigo Girls and their live shows have gotten rave reviews. I recently got the chance to talk …

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Interview: Shallows

Dani Poppitt and Marshall Gallagher are the duo known as Shallows. Their genre bending music has been critically praised by such outlets as Paste Magazine who said they were “a refreshingly new sound that blurs the line of alternative and electro-pop.” I recently got the chance to talk to the …

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Exhausted Pipes – Feature

California trio Exhausted Pipes are taking the underground music scene by storm. Members Hunter Steers, David Mayman, and Andy Landgraf are known for creating catchy tunes that are all about fun. The band doesn’t take itself too seriously and one can hear that 100% on their new single “Whiskey, Weed, …

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EP Review: Marsalis

  Marsalis self titled EP is a five track journey that is smooth and cohesive. The band clearly is comfortable in their own skin, knowing what sound works best for them and delivers on every single track. Here are a few standout moments. “Where I Am” opens the EP with …

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