MUSIC REVIEWS

Moon Fever – “Cocaine” (SINGLE)

Hollywood rockers Moon Fever’s new single “Cocaine” demonstrates all the attributes thus far fueling the guitar-driven outfit’s bid for popular and critical notice. Tracks such as this are a throwback to an earlier time in rock history. It isn’t glorifying substance abuse to say songs about drug use, from marijuana …

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Irelands Scythian Release 7th Studio LP

Rustling up a feverish groove out of the dead silence like a second coming we didn’t even know we were supposed to prepare for, Scythian hit the ground running in their new album Roots & Stones with the potent “Broken String” before quickly galloping into “Sail Away Johnny,” a striking declaration of …

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“Mundane” (SINGLE) by Mali

A slick synth music bed, and a voice of an angel – singer Mali is anything but boring in her new single “Mundane”. Mali, a Mumbai-based pop singer, draws from 80s and 90s influences, but uniquely champions her own sound. Her unconventional sound, perfect for success on a world stage, …

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HEWAS – “Wholething” (SINGLE) (feat. Afroman)

Traditionally, rap has been rather aesthetically rigid on the mainstream level, leaving a lot of space in the underground for indie players and even crossover pop artists to introduce alternatives to the standard whenever a shakeup is needed. This is still true to some extent in 2020, with performers like …

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“Don’t Burn Away” (SINGLE) from Druv Kent

“Don’t Burn Away” is the new single from Druv Kent. The singer/songwriter flawlessly delivers a light rock/pop offering. Written as a response to Mother Earth’s fragility and the ecological crisis, Kent is a financer turned musician – and it all adds up an incredibly moving track. He stirs the listener …

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“Santa Don’t Pass Me By” (SINGLE) by Tanille

The delightful Tanille is back on the scene with her holiday gem “Santa Don’t Pass Me By”. Discovering that love and attention to holiday details can go a long way in a relationship, Tanille’s patiently waiting for Kris Kringle to bring her boyfriend home to celebrate the holiday. A sparkle …

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Signal 13 – “All Fired Up” (SINGLE)

Baltimore’s Signal 13 is almost too hot to handle in the new song “All Fired Up”. Hard edged and erupting bluesy guitars are just the tip of the iceberg. Lead singer Vicky Starr welds together a tough exterior with a natural command. Backing her is fearsome, fiery band that takes …

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“Break! (My Heart)” (SINGLE) by Viiola Bloom

“Break! (My Heart)” is a riveting track from Viiola Bloom. This crooner is giving The Weeknd a run for his money in this synth heavy gem. Quick to elicit some killer synth, “Break! (My Heart)” showcases baritone vocals, gripping the listener in a way that elicits a night out at …

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