Buffalo Mend offers up another full-length album, blending distortion and softness, melody and grit, intensity and thoughtful delicacy, in a brilliantly immersive, thought provoking way.
Manchester’s Paul Oska showcases the very best of his original songwriting, scene-setting and unique vocal prowess, with this brand new EP entitled So Long, My Lonely Ghost.
Guitarist and songwriter Marlock emerges this summer with a softly soulful, smooth yet emotionally gritty new single, which rises up from delicacy to brightness in a brilliantly powerful way.
In recent years there have been only a handful of artists who’ve written in this sort of dramatic, passionate acoustic fashion. For the most part, it’s a style of music reserved for powerful & important storytelling.
The choice of instruments and production make this a timeless collection – and it’s a joyful listening experience, with a vibrant, beating heart that welcomes you in and has reserved you a seat by the fire.
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.
Softly combining the gorgeous organic tones of strings, guitar and banjo in a traditional folk manner, Wayne Sharkey’s poetic songwriting and depth of tone shine beautifully on his new single We’re Not Free.
The new single introduces Matt’s style in a quickly likable, respectable manner. These intricate vocal qualities, the artistic nature of the whole and indeed the production style, all emerge with equal parts intrigue and satisfying familiarity.
Forever one to paint a clear and organic, beautifully compelling picture, Sid Hagan’s When We Forget tells a surprisingly poignant story.
“To this day, coffee shop shows continue to be my favorite. I love that by the end of the set, there’s the potential for everyone to be friends. It’s like a social experiment that is bonded together by music and warm, delicious goodness.”
New England outfit Sepsiss step away from distortion temporarily, proceeding to deliver a live-acoustic performance that’s beautifully immersive and confidently tips its hat to the MTV Unplugged days.
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.