Even with just one listen to Ruby Jane’s new album, Celebrity, it becomes immediately clear that the seventeen year old singer-songwriter is quite the talented musician. Boasting a mature vocal delivery and practiced instrumentals, the indie-folk record is solid throughout, with few weak points to detract from a complete collection of songs.As a folk record, Celebrity will satisfy most fans seeking a fresh young talent in the genre.
Allen Thompson is on a new departure with his upcoming album Salvation in the Ground, due to be released on September 4, 2012. In this new project, Allen made a conscious decision to use the powerful energy of increased collaborative effort, resulting in a cohesive album with a well-rounded sound, and most importantly, it is fun to listen to. Thompson seems to have hit a sweet spot with a new philosophy: more is more. Starting with a three-piece strin
Despite the drama and fast paced touring this Vermont based Indie Rock band faced last year, they are scheduled to release their second EP entitled, Look What I've Become, on September 4. Chamberlin began playing their first ever packed house shows opening for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals last year and then moved on to release their debut album.
Wholesome, hearty, and country-like: Gabriel Kelley belts out the vocals on his new album, It Don’t Come Easy. Beginning with the first few songs off the album, Kelley demonstrates his vocal abilities by naturally having a country styled twang and an uplifting story to tell. With a harmonica, guitar, and piano, Kelley tells stories, as well as instilling positivity throughout his songs.Kelley’s album is a cross between folk and country.
Genre definition is so overrated. Whether it be film, music, or art, it seems like everything has mated nowadays, making for an integrated fusion of a once duality or whatever. Really it just sounds pretentious. It seems like many artists in the music industry are marginalized into “pitching” their sound or concept to record labels, audiences, or promoters. I can only imagine the headache of trying to define your band’s “sound”.
This group is not be confused with your average DJ sound, Sounduo takes pride by breaking the mold by using vintage samples, modern samples, live instruments, ambient sounds, heavy bass and electronic sounds while blazingt them through your speakers at full speed.
It is as if Tribal Seeds, Amp Live and Daft Punk had a love child!
Solo instrumental guitarist, Jeff Aug, recently released a new collection of songs, entitled Wedding Song. In general, Jeff has a flair for presenting the familiar with a twist. He is an American, yet he resides in Germany. Instead of crediting his head and his heart for his work, he credits his fingers for the creative impetus behind his music. Instead of planning reasonably paced tours, Jeff strives to bre