Review: Carry Illinois, “Siren”

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Review: Carry Illinois, “Siren”

No Comments 8 June 2014

“...the Siren EP is jammed full of electronic ambiance stabbed with industrial sounds and distorted vocals, making for a melancholy alt rock creation underpinned with banjo. Yeah, banjo.”

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Review: Rachael Sage, “New Destination”

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Review: Rachael Sage, “New Destination”

No Comments 4 May 2014

“Rachael Sage’s new four song EP, New Destination, has lush layers of keyboards, drums and more, topped with her emotional vocals in songs that feel like chapters in a well-written story.”

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Review: Norine Braun, “Conventus The Eye of the Heart”

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Review: Norine Braun, “Conventus The Eye of the Heart”

No Comments 6 April 2014

“Some artists find that one thing they’re good at and put it in every song. Braun is good at a lot of things and fortunately for us, includes them only when it serves the song - Americana without the gingham dress, alt rock without the torn t-shirt and cool retro without the bouffant hair.”

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Review: Briana Hardyman, “The Reimagine EP”

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Review: Briana Hardyman, “The Reimagine EP”

No Comments 9 March 2014

“This Madison, Wisconsin-based Americana artist has a powerful voice…”

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Review: Luna Achiary, “More Human Than God”

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Review: Luna Achiary, “More Human Than God”

No Comments 8 December 2013

More Human Than God has a rock opera feel, with emotional highs and lows created with the lyrics and big arrangements with a lot of dynamics.”

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Review: World5, “Heartbeat of the World”

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Review: World5, “Heartbeat of the World”

No Comments 8 December 2013

“Fronted by Grammy winner and singer/keyboardist Pat Hunt, it propels its positive message of world peace directly to your heart, assuring us that there’s always hope, especially through the world’s children and of course, music.”

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Review: Tracy Walton, “If I Ever Get Away”

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Review: Tracy Walton, “If I Ever Get Away”

No Comments 10 September 2013

“His rough voice works its way around a good variety of roots rock, Bakersfield-style country, and alt country, all solidly arranged and recorded on If I Ever Get Away.”

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Review: Lisa Lim, “Lisa Lim”

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Review: Lisa Lim, “Lisa Lim”

No Comments 10 September 2013

“This DC area rocker knows her way around power chords and tasty guitar licks, better than mama’s home cookin’: if mama was Joan Jett. “

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Review: Alaina Blair, “Alaina Blair”

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Review: Alaina Blair, “Alaina Blair”

No Comments 8 August 2013

“Her voice might remind you of Grace Potter, and while her songs also have that hooky feel, she doesn’t use metaphors the same way – her lyrics are usually more straight ahead, like what you’d find in a classic rock tune.”

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Review: Pepper Proud, “Riddles and Rhymes”

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Review: Pepper Proud, “Riddles and Rhymes”

No Comments 8 August 2013

“This debut release is a collection of originals that offers an intimate look into life and love.”

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Myths About Women’s Music Festivals Busted

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Myths About Women’s Music Festivals Busted

No Comments 22 July 2013

Indie-Music writer and music blogger Jamie Anderson debunks some of the myths that surround women’s music festivals in this candid, and extremely helpful, primer for those looking to attend their first one this summer.

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Review: Charlotte & Magon, “Life Factory”

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Review: Charlotte & Magon, “Life Factory”

No Comments 10 July 2013

“A free-flowing melodic structure underpinned by complex beats and an array of sounds, from vintage synths to guitar.”

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Review: Sue Newberry and The Law, “SHINE SHINE SHINE SHINE”

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Review: Sue Newberry and The Law, “SHINE SHINE SHINE SHINE”

No Comments 10 July 2013

“Expressive vocals that go from a whisper to a wail… an engaging EP.”

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Review: The Shiz, “I AM”

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Review: The Shiz, “I AM”

No Comments 4 June 2013

“They’ve got a great vibe and the lead singer has enough energy to power a large city.”

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