PICK OF THE WEEK

The Mark “Wondrous” (SINGLE)

The state of modern rock is in disarray as both fans and artists alike seemingly run in all directions, looking for inspiration and metaphorical gold rushes. There are undoubtedly successful artists still working within the mainstream rock genre, but for most to find success, there are only shadows of larger …

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Noshows “So Mysterious” (SINGLE)

While it might flirt with certain synthetics just as a means of binding together its most sensuous angles, there’s something wholly organic about the main elements of “So Mysterious” that makes it clear just how invested in the music Noshows are this summer. FACEBOOK: https://m.facebook.com/noshowsofficial/ There are a lot of …

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Joe Macre “The Dream Is Free” (LP) 

If you listen to Joe Macre’s The Dream Is Free without reading any accompanying press about him, you may come away from an initial hearing envisioning Macre as a photogenic twenty-something singer/songwriter with a penchant for progressive music. It will startle such listeners to discover that Macre is, instead, a veteran musician …

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Smomid “Cyber Solstice” (LP)

Musician, performer, and instrument builder Nick Demopoulos’ project Smomid relies on instruments he’s designed and constructed for his interactive computer music. He’s taken the name of the project from an acronym of his main instrument “String Modeling Midi Device” and has produced three full-length albums driven by Smomid and Pyramidi …

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Meteorange “Bubble 1” (LP)

Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Pierre De Gagne began his recording career writing and releasing music under the moniker Dragon-Off. The project’s unique blending of light classical, soft rock, progressive rock, world fusion, and modern new age lead to three successful releases. De Gagne, however, learned later that a dragonoff was …

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Alex Lopez “Nasty Crime” (LP)

Blues music is quite literally at the foundation of all western pop and rock music, but when it’s being presented in its purest of forms, there’s no denying its charismatic tone as it exists independently from the genres it has influenced in the past century. A lot of singer/songwriters do …

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