MUSIC REVIEWS

One Two Ten – Heathers

The Oklahoma City based quintet One Two Ten draw from acts like Kings of Leon, The Killers, and Walk the Moon to forge their pop rock sound, but their new single “Heathers” proves they are capable of synthesizing those elements into a style, in the end, all their own. The …

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Milquetoast & Co release EP for the Ages

INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/milquetoastcomusic/ The hum of a cello and a tempered piano stagger out of a dark alley in “Lost Coffee,” the opening track and lead single from Milquetoast & Co.’s new extended play Kashmir the Great, and together clear a path for a vocal from Restless James that instantly sets …

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“Lonely Boy” by Midnight Shine

In the new single “Lonely Boy,” Midnight Shine and their charismatic frontman Adrian Sutherland deliver one of the most searing performances that they’ve attached their well-respected moniker to thus far, and while the content of the composition is more than satisfying on its own, the music video for the track …

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Matthew Squires releases new music

Matthew Squires issues a formidable sequel to his last album, the plaintive Tambaleo, in Visions of America, a record that not only lives up to its title but further explores a poetic side of Squires’ artistry that was only slightly touched on in its predecessor. In lyric-driven ballads like “The Sentinel,” “Lonesome,” …

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“Lonely Boy” by Midnight Shine

In the new single “Lonely Boy,” Midnight Shine and their charismatic frontman Adrian Sutherland deliver one of the most searing performances that they’ve attached their well-respected moniker to thus far, and while the content of the composition is more than satisfying on its own, the music video for the track …

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Diesel Park West releases “Let It Melt” LP

  Diesel Park West’s three decade long journey through the highs and lows of popular music continues with their ninth studio release Let It Melt. The UK four piece features three members from their 1980’s lineup, included singer/songwriter and guitarist John Butler, and eleven song collection released by Dallas, Texas based …

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Jeremy Rice releases single “Arriianne”

Canadian songwriter Jeremy Rice is garnering a ton of buzz this September, and it’s undoubtedly because of the new music video for his single “Arriianne.” With a colorful cast of characters that include five forest green sock puppets, the video for “Arriianne” is a creatively black and white revival of …

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Naked River by Leo Harmonay

Pulsating acoustic guitars. Thought-provoking lyrics. Decadent strands of melodicism stained in bitter poeticisms of old Americana. “The Ballad of the Unknown River Driver,” “Broken Cup,” “Best Mistake,” “Patterns,” “Labor Day” and really every track on Leo Harmonay’s brilliant new album Naked Rivers is layered in a different shade of sonic …

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Smomid’s Pyramidi Scheme (LP)

Nick Demopoulos, working under the moniker Smomid, produces musical compositions defying tradition and pushing listener’s ideas about songcraft into challenging new areas. It is key for readers and potential listeners to recognize what awaits them before hearing this release for a first time. He writes and records music with self-designed …

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Nocturnal Blonde Still Gushing (LP)

With the cadence of an elevated heartbeat, Nocturnal Blonde kick off their new album Still Gushing with an evocative drumbeat and a burning vocal harmony between Rachel Adams and Richie Williams in the first of the twelve tracks that Williams wrote with his brother Dave, “Smart Heart.” “Smart Heart” shoulders a beast …

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