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Ad Vanderveen: Release

Ad Vanderveen Release (Songsense) We are in the hands of a well-reasoned production from the get-go on Amsterdam-based folk artist Ad Vanderveen’s new ten song, Release. Vanderveen produces here with Pete Fisher, who also plays bass, and with Michael Kay’s drums adding a nice marching snare snap, Kersten de Ligny a sweet harmony, a second electric More...

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By Ralph Greco On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Will Jackson: Songs From the Briarpatch

Will Jackson Songs From the Briarpatch (Will Jackson) An upbeat acoustic guitar and the snapping snare of “Looks Like Today” begins Will Jackson’s Songs From the Briarpatch. With just the right hint of More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
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Aman Jagwani: This Place

Aman Jagwani This Place (Aman Jagwani) Ron Cha’s keys that float and super snappy kinetic highly-tuned percussion from Aman Pankaj Jagwani, both playing under Anubha Kaul’s high warble-of-a-vocal, start More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, June 14th, 2021
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The Chris Ruben Band: Madness on Repeat

The Chris Ruben Band Madness on Repeat (The Chris Ruben Band) A great snapping Brendan Allen bass, cowbell, tinkling keys, and Chris Ruben’s vocal leads us off on “Unsure,” the first tune on Madness on More...

By Ralph Greco On Friday, June 11th, 2021
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Waves Of Distortion: Race Against Time

Waves Of Distortion Race Against Time (Twizted Records) Leading their press with a quote from C.S. Lewis, “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pain: it is his megaphone More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, June 9th, 2021
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She’s Excited!: Shock Therapy

She’s Excited! Shock Therapy (MySonder) A fits-and-starts synth washes over tight percussion that slips under the talking, what will soon become a screaming, vocal of “Add Clarity” the first tune on She’s More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Wax Moon: Hello Morning

Wax Moon Hello Morning (596865 Records DK) A breath of fresh air comes from the banjo and soft sweet harmonies of John Blatchford and Paul Kimball that begin Wax Moon’s Hello Morning. The San Francisco Bay More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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3D The Boss: Push It

3D The Boss Push It (954833 Records DK) A heavy power chord leading into groovin’ bass popping pushes us through “Go,” the first track on 3D The Boss’s new album, Push It. This Atlanta health & fitness More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Jobbaloon: The Invitation

Jobbaloon The Invitation (Jobbaloon) Detroit’s Jobbaloon (pronounced ‘JAH-BALLOON’) is writer/producer/guitarist/pianist/singer Joshua Achatz and producer Justin Squires. The duo’s new collection is More...

By Ralph Greco On Friday, May 21st, 2021
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1st Base Runner: Seven Years of Silence

1st Base Runner Seven Years of Silence (1st Base Runner) Austin, Texas-based ambient-industrial music project, 1st Base Runner, is musician Tim Husmann’s baby. He plays all the instruments here and sings on More...