SHARK-FIN AWARDS

Crack of Dawn – Spotlight

WAVE FM: http://www.wave.fm/articles/view/crack-of-dawn-spotlight Crack of Dawn’s third studio album Spotlight, the second released outside of Europe, is a glorious return to form for an act who first debuted in 1975. They announce their return with a song brandishing the band’s name, “Crack of Dawn”, and it throws the full breadth …

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Lauria “Losing Me” (single)

Lauria “Losing Me” (single) SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/album/458CJTG8yYOW0KReIr5ivr Lauria doesn’t think in terms of genre’s, and that comes from having sung a fusion of Pop to Reggae in the band NewDayz. Her current single makes you wonder where she’s been and that is where her crossover appeal is found. But it is …

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The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina – Act 3

The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina – Act 3 BANDCAMP: https://themerrymakersorchestrina.bandcamp.com/releases There’s a subtle, strung out set of notes quivering in the foreground. A kick drum joins in like a dying heartbeat. There’s a burst of fuzz, and before you know it, we’re off and running on alongside The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina in their …

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Sara O’Brien and The Community Rocks Kids

Sara O’Brien and The Community Rocks Kids URL: http://www.communityrocks.org/sara-obrien-and-the-community-rocks-kids/ Perfect for any day and any season, New Jersey’s Sara O’Brien and The Community Rocks Kids, have the answer to your kids’ summer boredom and winter blues. Some adults might even find themselves humming along to the 11 tracks in Let …

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Fitzsimon and Brogan release Big Blue World

Fitzsimon and Brogan release Big Blue World SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/album/0mNkbqGb6iy28kzpZbcCg0 With an electrified glow, Fitzsimon and Brogan come swinging into a blues rock dirge reimagined as a dream pop ballad in “Very Last Day in Clown Town,” a bittersweet, cathartic micro blast from their hot new record Big Blue World, out everywhere …

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Edenn drops new Single

Edenn drops new Single URL: https://edennmusic.com/ A melody rises from the silence like a mysterious fog over a lake. It starts to warm things up, and I wonder if this isn’t fog after all. Maybe it’s steam? Maybe the warmth of the air around us, represented in Edenn’s gentle vocal, …

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Lusitanian Ghosts release self titled LP

Lusitanian Ghosts release self titled LP URL: http://lusitanianghosts.com/2018/01/02/hello-world/ Portuguese-Canadian singer/songwriter Neil Leyton hasn’t been active much in the last ten years, and certainly for good reason. He’s been cultivating a new sound for all of us to enjoy as a follow up to his last record, The Betrayal of Self, …

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Mikey See (Don’t Wait)

Mikey See (Don’t Wait) URL: https://www.mikeysee.com From left coast to right, pop fans are getting pumped about California’s hottest  breakout singer/songwriter, Mikey See, his new debut single “Don’t Wait,” which looks as inward at interpersonal relationships and the emotions that come with them, as it does outward to the exciting future …

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Conor Gains (Compass)

Conor Gains – Compass URL: https://www.conorgainsband.com/ The mind of a musician is a lot like a beehive. A thousand working parts seem to fall into sync to make up a single organism. The mind of singer/songwriter Conor Gains is no exception, and his new album Compass is a great way …

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Cathy Hutch Free Wheelin’

Cathy Hutch Free Wheelin’ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/CathyHutchMusic/ The very first song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 was Ricky Nelson’s “Poor Little Fool” in August of 1958. Since then, over a thousand different songs have held the same chart position as Nelson’s Sharon Sheeley-penned classic from his self-titled …

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