Review: Turk Tresize, “Soul Casino”

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Review: Turk Tresize, “Soul Casino”

No Comments 8 June 2014

“Gritty, rootsy, bluesy, and quite genuine, Australian guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Turk Tresize is as real as it gets.”

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Review: Cody Jasper, “Cody Jasper”

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Review: Cody Jasper, “Cody Jasper”

No Comments 4 May 2014

“Cody Jasper may only be 24, but he sounds like he’s much more of a veteran recording artist than that, and this is a dude with serious chops and talent.”

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Review: Aloud, “It’s Got To Be Now”

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Review: Aloud, “It’s Got To Be Now”

No Comments 4 May 2014

“Make no mistake here - this album is a great romp from start to finish and the use of male/female lead vocal trade-offs works like a charm.”

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Review: The Moonshine, “And Now…”

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Review: The Moonshine, “And Now…”

2 Comments 6 April 2014

“The Moonshine and their new album And Now… are proof positive that intelligent, interesting music rooted in tradition still very much exists and can reach an audience.”

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Review: NoRey, “Untie Your Arms”

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Review: NoRey, “Untie Your Arms”

No Comments 9 March 2014

“The songs of Untie Your Arms are filled with detailed expression and observations on life and individuals and emotions.”

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Review: Aaron + Andrew, “Chase”

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Review: Aaron + Andrew, “Chase”

No Comments 1 February 2014

“These gentlemen have put together a very solid collection of tightly constructed songs on Chase that do not overstay their welcome and achieve the dreamy sounds they strive for.”

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Review: Von Shakes, “Bohemia”

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Review: Von Shakes, “Bohemia”

1 Comment 8 December 2013

“The songs of Von Shakes are tinged with punk, alternative rock and hard rock all with a sense of commerce. No flashy moments or indulgences (some songs are only around two minutes long), and no sacrifice of musicianship.”

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Review: Chris Beall, “The Gin Mill Hymns”

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Review: Chris Beall, “The Gin Mill Hymns”

No Comments 8 December 2013

The Gin Mill Hymns is a real treasure for lots of reasons, but the main one is that it’s so refreshing to know that music such as this still can be made these days and that it will continue to be made in the future.”

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Review: Harker, “Anecdote”

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Review: Harker, “Anecdote”

1 Comment 10 November 2013

“Intriguing lyrics, lush but dark-shaded arrangements, deep vocals, and subtlety encompass the tracks on the EP Anecdote by talented British singer/songwriter Harker.”

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Review: The Loomis Fargo Gang, “The Prettiest Shade of Blue”

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Review: The Loomis Fargo Gang, “The Prettiest Shade of Blue”

No Comments 10 November 2013

“For any fans of Country Rock, Alt¬†Country, Folk or just plain ‘ol Country, I highly suggest listening to this album from The Loomis Fargo Gang. It is as American and authentic as it gets.”

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Review: Zak Smith, “The Precambrian Age”

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Review: Zak Smith, “The Precambrian Age”

No Comments 6 October 2013

“Simply put,¬†The Precambrian Age is an album of actual songs about actual subjects written and sung by a guy who certainly seems to have been through it all and wants to share that with people who feel a similar way. That is what songwriting is all about.”

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Review: Hobart W Fink, “Four Eyes, Five Tails”

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Review: Hobart W Fink, “Four Eyes, Five Tails”

No Comments 10 September 2013

“The music is garage rock at its core; but with a keen sense of dynamics and melody Hobart W Fink have created a sound that slots in nicely with today’s alternative rock scene.”

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Review: TAUK, “Homunculus”

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Review: TAUK, “Homunculus”

No Comments 8 August 2013

“It wouldn’t make much sense to lump TAUK in with the numerous jamband acts out there when there’s something deeper and more mystical going on.”

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Review: Jay Nash, “Letters From the Lost”

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Review: Jay Nash, “Letters From the Lost”

No Comments 11 July 2013

“There’s little question that Jay Nash is a talent and should be heard.”

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Review: John Frazier, “Brainclouds”

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Review: John Frazier, “Brainclouds”

No Comments 4 June 2013

“Frazier’s musicianship, writing and production are all to be commended here as well as his willingness to explore a variety of styles and sounds without sacrificing artistic integrity.”

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Bandmo: Band Website Made Easy

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Bandmo: Band Website Made Easy

No Comments 6 September 2012

The idea that someone out there would create a site that is easy to use, looks good, sounds good and has a money-back guarantee certainly has obvious appeal to a struggling musician. Enter Bandmo.com, created by musician and computer programmer Vincent Jean and co-founder Benjamin Thouret in Montreal, Quebec. Bandmo.com solves many of the problems aspiring musicians have getting a website set up for their music and self-promotion.

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