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Cranky George – Fat Lot of Good

Cranky George – Fat Lot of Good  FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/CrankyGeorgeMusic/  The fourteen songs on Cranky George’s full length debut, Fat Lot of Good, show off the risk-taking and musical expertise you expect from the release going in. However, listeners likely won’t expect that the album’s songwriting does such a clear-eyed job …

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Album Review: Yellowcard- Yellowcard

Yellowcard’s self-titled final album is unequivocally just that—a final album. From its heartfelt lyrics thanking fans for their dedication, to its tendency to linger on the final notes of every song, this is an album that says goodbye. It feels perfected and put together, as if they have ensured this …

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Downie drops hot new single

Downie drops hot new single FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Downie/121552454596379 Downie has been singing in front of audiences since she was a very small girl. She began her formal vocal training as a young teenager performing classical, pop and jazz music. Whether in a recording studio or live, Downie is a seasoned vocalist …

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EP Review: Jaxon – Wildwest

Jaxon Howden is a New Zealand-born, Texas-raised singer-songwriter and producer currently based in Los Angeles. He has released numerous singles within a two-year span, “4 My” proving most popular. While his material normally panders to hip hop and R&B crowds, he frequently adds guitar into the mix. The guitar takes …

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Water Street – Waiting for Martin

Water Street – Waiting for Martin  URL: http://www.waterstreetofficial.com/  New Jersey’s latest exponent to the music world, a five piece Americana outfit named Water Street, certainly touches on much more than the standard folk, country, and blues turns. There’s more than a sampling of rock and roll’s rambunctious spirit romping through …

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Album Review: Opeth – Sorceress

Progressive metal outfit Opeth have put together one of the most impressive resumes in modern hard rock. With absolute essentials like Blackwater Park, Deliverance, and Damnation, Opeth have gained notoriety for their blend of death metal, black metal, progressive rock, folk, and many other styles of music along the way. …

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John Hickman – Remnants

John Hickman – Remnants  URL: http://www.johnhickmanmusic.com/  Texas native John Hickman has traveled much in his life and currently makes his home in Hawaii, but managed to get this album recorded before he left his home of the last two decades in Seattle, Washington. His first album Remnants contains twelve songs …

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Jeff Road – Come Ride With Me

Jeff Road – Come Ride With Me FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/jeffroadmusic/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE One of the real beauties of Jeff Road’s first solo album is its unassuming charm. So many of the songs, despite a slightly melancholic hue, never tumble headlong into despair and, instead, wash over listeners like a warm wave. The ten …

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