Harris meanders between topics of intensity and those with a certain accessible lightness throughout this project. You never know where the journey will take you next, but always you can trust that a known level of creativity and professionalism will lead the way.
An unexpectedly addictive new song that’s easily a personal favourite for the year so far. Fusing somewhat theatrical, haunting musical building blocks, with a classic soft-rock aura, and an indie vocal that leans towards the poetry and passion of soul, the whole thing feels familiar yet unusual.
All This Huxley are incredible, refreshing and artful, fascinating, passionate. This project is everything you could hope for when the search for new music seems to have grown impossible. A total dream to escape within for a while.
That project title echoes in your mind as you make your way through the songs. Even with the musical positivity and bounce, you’re constantly drawn back to the thought of All I Do Is Bleed.
National Steel is a songwriter and musician who has complied a stunning collection of original tracks for the album Hiraeth. Beginning with the gorgeously organic and blues-led swagger of the title track, the project is quick to entrance and impress. The singer’s voice is perfectly soulful, melodically skillful yet raspy enough to give these emotional, reflective lyrics … Continued
Fresh from their project Road Trip Mixtape, Stories is a song that introduces The Jon Johns as a band with a beautifully heartfelt approach to songwriting and performance.
The UK’s own The Firefly’s bring together great music and good hearts on this latest, upcoming album Only Us, Northern Lights. The 45 minute record makes for an uplifting journey, a playlist of bright tracks with connected ideas and stunning musicianship.
Aiden Hatfield has created a community around his sincere take on depression, and his latest single, ‘This Horror In Me’ is not only an absolutely fantastic rock tune, but also an honest depiction of dealing with such daily struggles.
Shadowfields offer a delectable take on folk-roots and Americana with this single. Awake brings through a beautifully contemporary approach to Gypsy folk-rock music that feels rooted in strong songwriting and passionate, poetic expression.
During times as divisive as these, it’s easy to forget that we are all human, living together, not apart. Luckily for us, Mark Ambuter has created Love is Everywhere to remind us all of that.
Shawn Phillips’ latest album offers a series of compelling stories and profound ideas by means of a musically masterful array of soundscapes. Phillips’ presents some brilliant melodies and an overall warm and full aura as this playlist pours through.
Rick Lee James is a wonderful singer and musician, and this project is a joy to listen through and one you can turn back to again and again. The album will be available on February 8th and there will be an album release concert on February 22nd at the John Legend Theater.