MUSIC REVIEWS

“Get the Funk” by Billy Ray Rock

A giant bassline, the kind that could start an earthquake at the right volume, is waiting to greet us in the opening salvo that starts up “Get the Funk,” Billy Ray Rock’s new single, but its indulgent swing is just a small sampling of what’s to come in the next …

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“Last of the Light” (LP) by Brendan Staunton

Coming into focus through thick, surreal haze, “We Don’t Talk About It” ushers us into the arms of a tender string melody that will soon be joined by Brendan Staunton. In this first track off of his debut solo album, Last of the Light, Staunton makes it clear exactly what kind …

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Rolling With the Stones by country-pop duo Wild Fire

In their new single “Rolling With the Stones,” country-pop duo Wild Fire continue to develop their sharp tandem vocal attack with larger than life harmonies that could make anyone into a fan of modern Americana. “Rolling With the Stones” has all the cosmetics of a true pop song; a big …

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HEwas drops debut “Lemon” single

In his debut single, the cosmopolitan “Lemon,” Hewas establishes himself as a melody-focused singer and songwriter above all else. Mixing together a bit of old school pop aesthetics with contemporary muscularity with regards to instrumentation, Hewas unleashes a powerful cocktail of urban rhythm and rhyme that could make any casual …

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