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Jake Kussmaul

I come from a family who is passionate about all things music. I learned to sing at an early age, and by 13, had my very own Fender Strat guitar. I tried my hardest at learning all that I could. Because I was born with cerebral palsy, I had to teach myself an adaptive playing style. I learned to write and record my own music, despite these difficulties. In college, I started making great use of my writing abilities by reviewing music, as well as copy editing. I guess it's best to stick with what you know, while welcoming a fair challenge at the same time.

Album Review: Ann Paul – Stay

Ann Paul is a classically trained singer-songwriter based in New York. Hailing from northern Long Island, Paul’s skill set developed smoothly, having taught herself singing and basic guitar as a child before transitioning to formal training through her teen years. Her chops as a songwriter eventually blossomed while in college, …

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Chandler Juliet Returns With New Single, “Coming Down”

Singer-songwriter Chandler Juliet has solidly maintained her output into this year, and with that came a fresh stylistic approach. Her newest single is “Coming Down,” which saw release on Friday. The song’s vibrant electro-pop structure showcases Juliet’s experimentation from her usual pop-rock roots. Through and through, her penchant for accessible …

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EP Review: U-N-T – Y. Ni. Te.

U-N-T (pronounced “unity”) is a Canadian progressive rock trio based in Toronto. Staying true to their name, vocalist/guitarist Michael Scotta Delorme, bassist Marc-L Porter and drummer Rick Smith aim to bring together even the broadest of musical crowds. Their sound rightfully contains a bit of what could suffice everyone’s liking …

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