MUSIC REVIEWS

Lesibu Grand’s The Legend of Miranda

In “Runnin’ Round,” one of the best tracks on Lesibu Grand’s The Legend of Miranda, the guitars are rife with a textured grit that has become next to impossible for listeners to find in most contemporary mainstream rock, but the fiery riff work isn’t limited to this song alone. Though a …

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“Candyland” by AV Super Sunshine

People have been talking about AV Super Sunshine a lot in 2019, and after taking a look at his latest single, “Candyland” (not to be confused with the first instalment in his Candyland series of LPs), it’s more than clear to me why. Available in a rock mix as well as a …

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Here In Dead Lights (EP) by Byre

On the surface, Here In Dead Lights, by the indie rock band, Byre, is not exactly what it winds up being underneath the surface. The reason for this phenomenon is that it defies much categorization in the process of coming off more-straight forward at first. This is not some pedestrian …

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Living Darian releases “Live for Love” 

Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Darian’s solo project, Living Darian, reaches new heights with his latest studio release Live for Love. Some may balk at an eighteen song selection for this release but I can say, without reservation, there isn’t any obvious filler dragging down the collection. Moreover, it isn’t an album …

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Chris Mardini releases “Retrospective Outlook” (single)

URL: https://www.chrismardinimusic.com/ Chugging out of the silence with a lusty charge that is rooted in classic rock aggression, the deluge of distorted strings that adorn every beat in Chris Mardini’s “Retrospective Outlook” go unmatched and unrivaled this year (and unless there’s a drastic twist of fate for American rock music …

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Jay Elle EP Ease Up (Into Love)

It isn’t very often that disciples of the folk, pop and country genres get together to celebrate the same record, and what it does happen, it’s a pretty big deal to say the least. That said, Ease Up, the new extended play from Jay Elle, is a record that qualifies as …

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Alex Lopez’s new album “Yours Truly, Me”

The frets are on fire in Alex Lopez’s new album Yours Truly, Me…, and one needn’t look much further than the flowing melodies of “I Can’t Stop (Redux)” and “Cheating Blues (Redux)” to know exactly what I mean. In Yours Truly, Me…, Lopez abandons any and all interest in playing to the …

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Ian Bouras releases new music

New York City guitarist and composer Ian Bouras’ latest offering, A Chipmunk’s Interpretation of Space, is a live DVD recording of his new material. Bouras is no stranger or newcomer to the music world. Billboard Magazine named him among the best songwriters for the years 2004 and 2005 during his tenure …

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Dan Ashley releases new Single

In his debut single, titled “What Really Matters,” songwriter Dan Ashley looks back at a wild life’s most valuable lessons as learned through the lens of a journalist, and while this is only the first look that we’ve collectively had at his unique style of play, it’s a formidable summer …

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Swigga’ Geovanni’s “DMLY (Daddy Mi Love You)”

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/swiggageovanni Both frustratingly friction-packed and exquisitely positioned as to get the most out of an otherwise stock melody, the relationship between the vocal and the bassline in Swigga’ Geovanni’s “DMLY (Daddy Mi Love You)” is not all that dissimilar to an artful dance shared by two lovers, each of …

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