Fresh from the top of the playlist that is the brand new album Fight Another Day, Promised Land kicks things off with a heavy folk-rock, Americana-soaked core, and a contrastingly delicate, soulful vocal that’s quickly inviting.
There is no question of a lead vocal performance being copied and pasted into position here, the variety of takes between the repeated patterns is as organic and fresh as you like, giving the song a living, beating heart to focus on. Smooth.
Americana in a reasonably gentle set of colours here (despite the subject matter), as Josef McManus’ White Owl Red sets out its stall with a careful political agenda: ‘Just tryin’ to make things a little better’. A rolling and tuneful backing track lends authentic support to the softly-sung thoughts about the undisputed horrors caused by … Continued
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At the same time as feeling like a classic hit, this also feels like a moment captured in time – a raw and unedited expression of intimate feelings and poetic observations.
Leading with a clear and consistent level of artistry, the sort that’s all at once emotive and captivating, the Final Reflections album from the Peter Ulrich Collaboration project makes for a uniquely creative and compelling experience.
Lost My Ticket is a fine introduction to the Kuwait based band, but more than this – it’s a short collection of original songs that genuinely breathe new life into the music world.
Feeling like the perfect accompaniment to the incoming winter months, I Need You Tonight shuffles into the room with the comforting glow of doo-wap and the organic warmth of Americana.
h lays everything out on the table with this album, and underlines some superb musicianship and creativity along the way. Really well done, a fascinating journey to embark upon.
Self-mythologising, ethereal, beautiful and accomplished in equal measure, Baby Prime Became Baby Blue is an absolute delight.
Following a string of impressive releases, each one paving the way a little more notably for the rising artist, Scott Kirby now launches his latest single – the stunning Cool Water – and it genuinely sees him soar higher than ever. Leading with a stripped-back and beautifully pure musicality, a simple guitar-led ambiance, an up-close … Continued
Colorado rockers Dirty Snowman Society meet the intrigue and appeal of their band name with a style of songwriting that’s equally refreshing and consistently reflective of a band with a unique perspective and approach to creativity.