Posts byCyrus Rhodes

FXRRVST Explores The Beauty Of ‘May XXVI’

The Toronto, Canada based duo of Matthew Fuentes and Holly Forrest’s album May XXVI serves up a delectable platter of nine alternative rock influenced songs that, nonetheless, sport a relentlessly catchy edge. This sort of guitar-driven power pop with substanceby FXRRVST has a quality in short supply virtually every generation – the talent for bringing
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Frank Shiner Lends His Voice For the Holidays

From Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, – Frank Shiner is a man of many means which have taken him through everything from law studies to acting in over sixty play and television productions. His latest album is entitled; Lonely Town, Lonely Street – an album of great covers he does justice to in his own right, which has
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KARA Is The Queen of RAZZ

The two-disc album – Passion, by KARA, comes with the talents of both Kara Stevens and Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Mark Little. The entire project has been overseen in collaboration with Windmill Valley Recording in Bulverde, Texas. Having written more than 75 songs together it’s not hard to see why the release is a double-set
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Flatt Lonesome Shares Silence in These Walls

Silence in These Walls is a twelve song collection and fourth album from decorated six piece Flatt Lonesome. Their 2013 self-titled debut onto the Americana/country music scene announced the arrival of a versatile and educated unit capable of capturing the spirit of traditional music while still giving it an uniquely modern spin and imbuing each
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Monsieur Job Blends Variety of Genres

Monsieur Job is Toby Holguin from Cali, Colombia, Stan Kolev from Sofia, Bulgaria, Charlie Illera from Barranquilla, Colombia, and Leo Jaramillo from Bogota, Colombia. All of them come from live bands, and for their debut release “Chow Chow Eyyy Pow Pow” they fuse diverse talents by mixing a variation of many styles recreating genres like
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Trevor Drury Takes A Trip To The Water

Trevor Drury brings a well-rounded presentation to bear in everything he does that’s undoubtedly shaped by his concurrent career as a model. Trevor Drury understands self-promotion and part of that equation involves presenting yourself and works in the best possible light for an audience you know quite well. There’s a surprising amount of spiritual influence
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Romeo Dance Cheetah is The Magnificent Man

Known only by his stage name, Romeo Dance Cheetah cut his young teeth on the vocal pyrotechnics and showmanship of artists like Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson before venturing out of his small Missouri hometown to attend school for film production at the University of Iowa and, eventually, earn his first national exposure as a
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Gina Clowes Ready To Show Her ‘True Colors’

Gina Clowes has called upon some of the best musicians in the bluegrass genre for her first solo album, True Colors, and they contribute a tremendous amount to the final product. What makes this twelve song collection really go, however, isn’t the musicianship alone. Clowes has debuted with eleven impressive originals and even the album’s
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Donna Ulisse is ‘Breakin’ Easy’

The latest album by Donna Ulisse, ‘Breakin’ Easy’ is the obvious by product of a performer who knows her music inside and out. Ulisse navigates her way through the landscapes of bluegrass and classic country with steady, yet unassuming, confidence that keeps each of the album’s dozen songs tightly tethered to the ground. There’s a
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Severine Demands She Is ‘Not Obsessed’

  The imagination and depth of feeling that goes into realizing “Not Obsessed” makes it much different than the average pop song. The latest single by Severine has the potential to break out in a big way commercially, but she takes no compromises to position the song in such a way. “Not Obsessed” comes off as
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Kim DiVine – This Time Around

  The seven originals on Kim DiVine’s latest release This Time Around, produced by Billy Lefler, mark her return to active recording after an extended absence spurred by the birth of her first child and personal losses. Those changes are a big part of the story behind This Time Around as DiVine discovered herself turning
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Liz Kennedy – Hike Up Your Socks

  Few performers bring such a complete package to bear like Liz Kennedy. She’s hitting her stride in a career that has already attracted considerable notice thanks to her dramatic and moving vocals coupled along with an outstanding talent for writing meaningful lyrical content and layered musical compositions. Her vision for the music she wants
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MkX Definitely Has ‘The Look’

MkX is really an amazing artist. Who would believe that there is still so much (inspiration, emotion and message) left of pop music – after so many years of exploration and yet still comes another good hit – ‘The Look’.   The pop music in the recent days has started to lose the spice and
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