MUSIC REVIEWS

Holy Beach – All That Matters Is This Matter

Bulldozer riffing powers the opening track for Holy Beach’s full length debut All That Matters is This Matter. The churning trajectory of “Ships Off the Coast” pummels listeners without fail and the vocals maintain a balance between outright lung-busting screams and finessed contributions. There are atmospheric shifts in the song’s dynamics …

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Demola featuring Wande Coal “light Up”

Strings and synthesizers dance in a decadent synchronicity. They’ve got a swing in their step and a bounce in the beats that they’re forging out of thin air. The percussion kicks in, and Demola’s soft serenade comes into focus next to a honeysweet violin melody that is surreal, airy and …

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The Best of Matthew John

Pop music has been a boring follow for a lot of us in the last couple of years, but outside of the mainstream, the underground has been producing some really rousing content courtesy of artists like Matthew John, whose new record The Best of Matthew John is hitting record stores …

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Derek Davis releases new LP

Derek Davis has demonstrated the rare ability for moving between various musical styles and delivering his artistic vision convincingly in each form. His quarter century association with hard rock band Babylon A.D. has produced an impressive body of guitar driven work, but Davis’ interests reach into other areas like soul, …

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Lauren Crosby releases LP

There aren’t many singer/songwriters alive today who have the same depth of emotion in their work that Lauren Crosby does, and her capabilities as a composer and crooner are on full display in her latest record, the unapologetically stylish I Said Take Me to the Water, which is due out …

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Francine Honey drops new Single “Stay”

URL: https://francinehoney.com/ Sizzling yet smooth, perky yet pendulous, immaculate and yet still unvarnished and edgy – the guitars that dot the landscape of the new single “Stay” from Francine Honey are sonic duality personified. While they’re only one component in the emotional ballad from this singer/songwriter, they’re as formidable an …

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Last Surviving Son (LP) by David Gelman

On the whim of a reserved groove, the guitar play that greets us at the onset of “The Roads We Didn’t Take” washes us in colorful harmonies that represent only a fraction of what David Gelman’s latest release, Last Surviving Son, has to offer anyone who gives it a spin …

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