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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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Rob Alexander “Long Road Coming Home”

Rob Alexander “Long Road Coming Home” FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/robalexandermusic/ Rob Alexander fixes people for a living, and I’m not just talking about his successful medical practice. Alexander’s burgeoning music career, which has provided critics and fans with the brilliant album Long Road Coming Home and four additional singles in the last year, has …

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The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina – Little King and the Salamander

The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina – Little King and the Salamander URL: http://www.merrymakersmusic.com/ Ryan Shivdasani’s New York based outfit The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina has made some serious waves on the indie scene with the release of their powerhouse effort Act 3 and, in keeping with their wont for subverting audience expectations, are pushing an interesting …

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Jalal Andre Releases Dark Alien Pop (LP)

Jalal Andre releases Dark Alien Pop (LP) SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/user-495147057/02-dream-about-nothing-promo/s-zuW6S Fusing eclectic post-punk experimentalism with electronic-tinged industrial dance beats, Jalal Andre (under the moniker gloryBots) dishes out one of the most evocative and stylish rock albums of 2018 in the all new Dark Alien Pop. Powered by the leadoff single “Dream About …

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Del Suelo Drops LP

Del Suelo drops LP URL: http://delsuelo.net/ The audience roars as Del Suelo lays into “Second Encore,” the opening track from his new album The Musician’s Compass: A 12 Step Programme. Swaggeringly he works his way through a reggae-inspired jam that sets up the colloquial tone of the record, which is divided …

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Alberta Drops MMMMM (LP)

Alberta Drops MMMMM (LP) URL: http://www.albertasound.com/ This is a cross between Americana and alternative rock, in some ways, with the artier side of Alberta’s inclinations often shaping their take on traditional material in unexpected ways. Even the bluer moments included on Alberta’s album MMMMM are given an added spin with a more modern …

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