It’s been about three years since I first watched John Butler Trio wow the crowd at Australia’s Red Rocks Amphitheater. I wasn’t there, of course. I was at home, drinking tea, hearing the icy rain hit my window. But what a gig. What a moment. Some artists can change the way you think about music entirely, … Continued
Where to begin.. Ben Caplan is one of a kind; a true character, a humble soul, equipped with a stunning voice, and some of the smartest songwriting we’ve heard in a long time. His music is cool, poetic, and mighty. Beautiful lyrics, powerful musicianship, and an almighty presence. Despite the mass influx of new music since … Continued
If you aren’t already familiar with them, allow me to introduce you – Alvvays are a Canadian indie-pop-rock band started by close friends Molly Rankin, Kerri MacLellan, and Alec O’Hanley. Influenced by all things indie (and a hint of Celine Dion, rumour has it) the band make melodically delightful and joyfully harmonious indie pop rock … Continued
It’s a dozen different situations, and you’re putting on the album ‘Ten’, and you know Eddie will deliver the right words, in the right way, to remind you just how futile your worries have been. It’s the real world put in the right perspective. There’s beauty when he sings; an unfiltered honesty that steals your attention … Continued
A real musician. A master of his art. The entire vibe of this album will set you up in a perfect mood for the rest of your night.
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
Heymoonshaker – a name you won’t forget in a hurry. An unexpected, entirely unique fusion of two completely different art forms – beatboxing, and raspy, raw, blues music. Heymoonshaker are Andy Balcon and Dave Crowe, each a musician in their own right, but as a duo – the pair form an unstoppable force that is … Continued
Ricky Persaud Jr. is a musician based in Irvington, US. His track Welcome to my World caught our ear over at Stereo Stickman, and we thought you’d like to hear it too. The track came out September 2015, it’s fresh, it sounds great, and you can grab it now via Bandcamp. Be sure to follow … Continued
And now for just a little something I absolutely love. A perfect anthem to see out the summer this year. Not massively in need of a social push, the track stormed to number 1 in the UK charts within just a week of being released, but we don’t discriminate here at Stereo Stickman. Turn it … Continued
Poor Old Dogs are an immensely talented, quirky, incomparably entertaining four piece band from Bristol, UK. Their songs are catchy, memorable, and undoubtedly unique – and their live performances are amongst the very best you can get. The album ‘A Fresh Pot of Mustard’ was released in May of 2015, and every single track showcases a tight … Continued
Tales of a Twenty Something is the recent release of the immensely talented Andrew Warner. Recorded at his home in Manchester, Tales of a Twenty Something is a small collection of brilliant songs. Within no time he will have you contemplating the world whilst tapping your feet – a winning fusion of skills. A gifted and highly driven artist, with … Continued
Disinterment’s approach to death metal is one that fuses impeccable musicianship with the genuine passion of the genre in a creatively impressive way. The band unquestionably do their own thing, and you can hear those threads throughout.