SHARK-FIN AWARDS

The Blackmail Seduction release follow-up LP

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/TheBlackmailSeduction/ This is confident, strutting music not afraid to pursue its own ends and blissfully dismissive of any modern tradition. The Blackmail Seduction’s new release The Blackmail Seduction II doesn’t treat rock music like a butterfly pinned under glass however; instead, the songs discussed here are among the most stunning re-inventions …

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Patiently Awaiting the Meteorite release LP

URL: http://patientlyawaitingthemeteorite.band/ For those of us who live for progressive music that dexterously pushes us to reexamine the structure of sound and artistry itself, Canadian rockers Patiently Awaiting the Meteorite have gifted us an album for the ages in Canyon Diablo, their spellbinding debut LP out everywhere this year. PATM invoke …

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Deep in the Water LP by Gary Douglas Band

URL: http://www.garydouglasband.com/ The single “River Road” is what got me hooked on the Gary Douglas Band, and the album from which it was spawned, Deep in the Water. Deep in the Water might as well be a greatest hits disc encapsulating every great country song that should have been released between 2008 and …

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Moonshiner’s Daughter by Cindy G.

URL: http://www.cindygbluegrass.com/ The subtle chicken pickin’ of a guitar greets us in the opening seconds of the title track of Moonshiner’s Daughter, the inspiring new bluegrass album from none other than Pennsylvania’s very own Cindy G. She passionately sings “I’m nothing more than a Moonshiner’s Daughter,” and her words echo through the …

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The Danbees release Down at the Bar

YOU TUBE: https://youtu.be/4PxO_7Dx-Lw The same no-nonsense verve New York City’s The Danbees bring to their songwriting comes across just as vitally in their new single “Down at the Bar”. This is a four piece who never pull their punches in this song and change things up from high velocity power …

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Lord & Lady release  “No Ghost” EP

YOU TUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsZwuz2Idyo Like a painter carefully applying a brush to a canvas, singer/songwriters Rachel Panchal and Scott Oatley artfully contribute one stroke of colorful tonality after another inNo Ghost, their brand new EP hitting record stores this summer, and their painstaking attention to detail is devastatingly moving in every …

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Wave 21 releases self-titled LP

URL: http://www.wave21.com/ For those in the know, the tradition of Canadian country rock is a long one with storied names like The Cowboy Junkies, Blue Rodeo, and even The Band boasted four out of five members who hailed from the Great White North. Montreal based Wave 21 aspires to join …

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The Chordaes California (single)

INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/thechordaes/ While seemingly every corner of the United States has been celebrated in pop music in some fashion or another, nowhere has as many songs written about it as California. For many musicians, it represents the finish line, the realization of a long sought-after dream. For almost anyone who has …

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