A fascinating and talented musician, artistically walking the line between the accessible mainstream & the ever-intriguing, thought-provoking alternative realms.
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.
A stylishly captivating and haunting visual and audio depiction of an individual’s battle with inner demons, the UK’s own Howard Kaye releases Nightmares – a heavy hit of alternative, artistic sound design and performance.
The instrumentation is fairly manic, but Champ’s vocal delivery in contrast has a certain calmness about it – an easy going aura pours through from his performance, reinforcing those positive vibes.
There seem to be equal parts melancholy & optimism, which is interesting, and ultimately very real & true to each of our own lives as we navigate around existence.
It really is a beautiful piece of music, in many ways screaming individuality, but not at any point sacrificing skill or substance to do so.
Sometimes we lead our articles with opinions here at Stereo Stickman. Other times, we lead purely with fact. The following will be absolute, undeniable fact. Will and the People have never let us down. Each track or video they release is every bit as good as we’d hoped. Every gig is exciting, fun, and flawless. Every time … Continued
First you hear a track called ‘Mammon’ – a live version, with a video, and you become obsessed. The seductive, gravelly vocal and snappy guitar rhythm draw you deep into a chasm of double bass heavy, yet, minimal, uncluttered music. It’s a song you don’t even understand the meaning of, but will be infatuated with … Continued
If you haven’t heard of David Ford but you’re a fan of live music, real music; guitars, drums, pianos, emotions, harmonies, awesomeness – you need to jump on this train straight away. David Ford has tested the waters of the mainstream music industry in his early career so the rest of us didn’t have to … Continued