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Dave Vargo Releases “Battle Burns”

SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/djvargo/sets/pre-release Admit it, you often wonder what the sidemen supporting your favorite artists enjoy playing in their spare time. Sure, they’re enthusiastic whenever playing a star’s various hit songs, but certainly many of them have more personal dreams of making their own songs just as famous. Dave Vargo, who …

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Ashley Delima Releases New Single

YOU TUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrm2nCV_Dm4&feature=youtu.be I found this one quite enjoyable from the first hearing. Ashley Delima’s earlier single “Stay in America” deeply impressed me with her bold stand on topical matters and the personal stakes for her in that performance as the children of illegal immigrants underscored her willingness to pursue …

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Stephen Winston Releases “Unresolved”

URL: http://www.stephenwinstonmusic.com FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/stephenwinstonmusic/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/stephenwinston INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/stephenwinstonmusic Singer/songwriter fare can be a hit or miss proposition. The pages of music history and crates of dusty old records are chock full of shooting stars who, for one reason or another, couldn’t maintain their initial momentum or else were soon consigned …

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Album Review: Metal Church – Damned If You Do

A review on Damned If You Do, the twelfth studio album from Metal Church. Metal Church is an American heavy metal band. They originally formed in San Francisco, California in 1980 before relocating to Aberdeen, Washington the following year and briefly using the name Shrapnel. Their self titled debut album was released in 1984. Damned If You Do is the twelfth studio album …

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Xuan Releases “Have Some Fun”

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/stoplookingatmexuan/ A buxom little percussive part slinks around in stereo sound as we enter the opening bars of “Big Blue Ocean,” just one of twelve all new songs offered on rising popstar Xuan’s new album Have Some Fun. It’s punctuated by a glistening vocal from Xuan, who elegantly commands the …

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Rebecca Blasband’s “Here” 

URL: https://www.beckyblasband.com/here/ Few albums are able to capture the identity of an artist as well as Rebecca Blasband’s Here does. Released mid-November of this year, Here is an anthological, wide-reaching LP from an artist who wowed critics and audiences 20 years ago with her first album RAPT and left an indelible imprint on indie rock as …

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