The soundscape and that leading voice evolve into operatic realms later on, leaning towards power-rock with multiple layers of passion and intensity intertwining; not least of all a beautiful and welcomed touch of electric guitar solo.
Growing Old isn’t the maudlin collection that you might expect from the title. What it is, is an appraisal of knowledge gained and lessons learned. An exploration of feelings and the sound of stock being taken. Best of all, it’s a wander through different soundscapes and states while all of the above is going on.
All in all, a fine introduction to a uniquely expressive band. A dash of Elliott Smith meets with a hint of Beach Boys and even a slight touch of Radiohead on occasion.
“I wish that music was all about the songs and not about the artist. Music should be judged alone on its inherent quality (or lack of) and not as a part of a greater story. Personally I can listen to an artist for years without having any interest in knowing more about them.”
Championing the story of the legendary relationship between Johnny Cash and June Carter, I Walk The Link For You feels like a quickly familiar, comforting hit.
If you’re missing the beach, the sea, the waves and the freedom – this album is for you.
Following the release of his stunning new album Islands, we caught an in-depth interview with Philadelphia-based artist and songwriter Jameel Farruk to talk about his musical journey so far, the process of making the album, and his hopes for the future. Here’s the conversation in full. * * * Hi Jameel – great to be … Continued
Armed initially with only an acoustic guitar, soulful vocals and a poetic, hopeful yet realist outlook, Bobbo Byrnes paints a powerful picture with his decidedly relevant new single.
Ever a proud advocate for collaboration and the power of more minds than one, United Duality emerge this season with an aptly titled single that brings together 13 artists from seven different countries.
A stunning collection, humble yet brilliant – precisely the kind of artist we should all be celebrating.
Celebrating an impressive three decades on the live scene and thriving within the music world in general, New York’s White Collar Crime emerge with a stunning collection of songs under the title 30 Years In The New York Rain, and it’s a total pleasure to listen through.
Battle Ready is a slow-burning track that sneaks up on you as you listen through. There’s a dark narrative lurking behind the beauty of the arrangement. Tuneful and tastefully produced, that all makes it classic country, in a nutshell!