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EP Review: Bleeker – S/T

Toronto, Ontario has quite a history of breeding bands that keep to their values amidst success. For alternative quartet Bleeker (formerly Bleeker Ridge), the pursuit of music is a joyride—a consistent streak of high times, monster performances, and artistic progression that isn’t bound to end anytime soon. Regarding their career …

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Justin DiFebbo – Skin and Bones

Justin DiFebbo – Skin and Bones URL: http://www.justindifebbo.com/ The release of Justin DiFebbo’s second album, Skin and Bones, will likely accelerate an upward trajectory DiFebbo has followed since his debut. The ten song collection, written solely by DiFebbo, is produced by the artist and collaborator/guitarist Lee Knight. It features upwards …

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Album Review: Vaudeville Etiquette – Aura Vista Motel (Out May 6)

Vaudeville Etiquette puts a refreshingly Northwestern spin on rock and roll, offering something beyond its contemporary strum-by-numbers permutation. The self-described psych-folk/americana quintet’s home atmosphere of Seattle, Washington has indeed worked in their favor. While the city has long garnered an unusual reputation for its lack of proximity, its rain tendencies …

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Thomas Nordlund – Divide Avenue

Thomas Nordlund – Divide Avenue FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/thomasnordlundmusic/ Thomas Nordlund, respected sideman for artists like Sarah Morris among others, has released his debut solo effort. The Twin Cities based baritone guitarist’s eight song instrumental effort, Divide Avenue, is one of the most unusual releases in recent memory, but fits a mold. …

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Album Review: Landscapes – Modern Earth

The melodic hardcore quintet, Landscapes, have released Modern Earth. This will be the group’s second full length album and was released through Pure Noise Records. Landscapes formed in 2010 and is comprised by members Jordan Urch on drums, vocalist Shaun Milton, guitarists Kai Sheldon and Martin Hutton and Tom Paulton …

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Album Review: City of Ashes – Rise

Eastbourne rock band City of Ashes debuted their latest full length album, Rise. The quartet fuses a medley of genres, pulling in sounds similar to bands such as Circa Survive, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Thursday. Ever since their inception in 2009, members Daniel Frederick on bass, Orion Powell on …

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Bobby Jo Valentine – Fox Eyes, Whale Heart

Bobby Jo Valentine – Fox Eyes, Whale Heart URL: http://www.bobbyjovalentine.com/ The third album from Northern California based singer/songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine is quite the memorable event. Fox Eyes, Whale Heart signals a new period of artistic growth for Valentine as his lyrical vision. The bedrock strengths evident on his debut …

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Rebecca Moreland – Freak Soul

Rebecca Moreland – Freak Soul FACEVOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RebeccaMorelandMusic Raven-haired Texas beauty and vocal powerhouse Rebecca Moreland is priming her first full length album, The Human Experience, for release. In the meantime, she’s unleashed her first single from the effort, “Freak Soul”, on a public not accustomed to hearing such brains from …

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