Stylish hard rock presence, melodic appeal and topical, poetic depth unite beautifully, as Chris Luciani and band deliver their heavily anthemic, addictively provocative Another World.
Sublime strings introduce the country-soaked warmth and creative appeal of Dionny Tabbarez’ poetic and celebratory new single This Is Country, This Is Home.
Following the release of a powerful new three-track, self-titled EP, New Jersey alt-rock outfit Between Rooms kindly took part in an interview. We talk songwriting, style, live shows, inspiration, and plenty more. Here’s the conversation in full. * * * Hi guys, thanks for the interview – massive congrats on the new EP! Just to … Continued
“I think for a few of us, we discovered how cathartic it was to write new songs while things seemed like they were crumbling around everyone.”
Ambient jazz vibes with fragments of soul and nostalgia woven into the mix – Guru Mars relights the simple, expressive nature of original hip hop with this creatively immersive new soundscape.
The final third delves into passionate uncertainty, the voice peaking, the guitar wandering into distortion & bends, the bass notes storming through with far more urgency.
Balancing positive vibes with underlying depth and intention, Identity Crisis: Part 1 is as complex as it is easy going.
The whole thing feels like a nineties rock hit ready and waiting to be rediscovered – Ocean Colour Scene, The Stone Roses, Goo Goo Dolls; the warmth and emotion, the organic and crisp set-up.
Peaceful, occasionally unsettling, provocative, and understanding of the complexities of the human experience. Contemporary poetry and music at its most raw and honest.
Unafraid of being true to himself, showing both weakness and strength in his story, and exploring a variety of different creative realms, J-Carter’s depth of tone and his smooth yet passionate delivery make for threads of consistency throughout this free-flowing project.
What we have here is a confident band whose confidence is well-founded – as it understands that dynamics keep a show interesting. Live albums can be tough to review, but this was easy – easy to get and easy to recommend. So do check it out.
Uniquely blending softly atmospheric, ambient sound design, with organic acoustic guitar picking, and long-form, RnB-style vocal melodies, Freddie Bourne crafts an alternative pop sound and style all of his own with this new EP.