Paul Jacks is Now The ‘Defractor’

Fusing 80s Goth indulgences with bright melodies and contemporary pop song structures, Paul Jacks invokes a pulsating energy that was otherwise missing in new music this year with his debut solo affair Defractor. Divided into eight stylish songs that push the limits of tonality to the very brink but never fall short of translating all of
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Daniel Blake Takes Us To ‘Circle Mountain’

Music has been known to go in cycles. The classic sounds of the past are due to return with a modern touch. Luckily there are plenty of new artists coming up now that took pride in listening to their parent’s records. One such artist that is doing it right is our recent discovery, Daniel Blake.
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Madelyn Victoria is ‘Right Here With You’

Melding classic country framework with a stylish modern pop/rock production, “Right Here With You” showcases the talents of young country star Madelyn Victoria, a fiery Texan with cratering vocal abilities. We open up with a blistering guitar part that is subdued by the smothering mix, which softens the mere notion of a rough edge as
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NICK ARNESON RETURNS TO ‘RIDE WITH YOU’

Portland songwriter Nick Arneson has had a busy year with the creation and release of his EP MidLifeCrisis. This highly impressive collection of songs showcases an artist whose significant asset is his way with words. He has an honest and fearless songwriting style which have a lot of personal elements included.   Each track from
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