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Red Black Red Brings Us Something New With ‘Resettlement’

Enrico Fernando’s personal band project known as Red Black Red is an auspicious debut for a regular on the New Jersey rock scene. Resettlement’s eight tracks are guided by a level of musical risk-taking and dexterity we don’t often hear while still amply strengthened by an equally rare command of fundamentals.   The years Fernando […]

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Dynamos Proves They Have The ‘Knowledge’

Rock stars Dynamos return with a new single entitled “Knowledge” and it’s guaranteed to leave a mark. This is a band with a lot of different faces. One of the more notable characteristics they’ve displayed each time out is a passion for coloring traditional rock music tropes with a new coat of paint that’s a […]

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CK and the Rising Tide Introduce “Friends”

The next step in the career of impressive singer/songwriter CK Flach didn’t end up being a sophomore follow up to his Empty Mansions debut. Instead, Flach began playing drums with his guitarist brother Wayne, bassist Chris Brant, and violin player Danny Boudreau and they first set about transforming Flach’s Empty Mansions material into full fledged […]

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Tough on Fridays Are Getting Some Early Attention with ‘Lush’

Tough on Fridays are getting serious attention as a major new alternative/indie rock act on the scene thanks to the impressive way they use the time-tested vehicle of guitar driven, melodic rock to express themselves in a vividly personal way. Their single “Lush” is an ideal example of that thanks to the serious-minded vocal approach […]

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Leo Harmonay Provides Some Jazz-Blues on ‘Lharmonic’

LHarmonic is the third release from popular singer/songwriter Leo Harmonay and another collection highlighting his durable and highly musical mix of emotionally erudite lyrics and superb melodies. It’s, essentially, a five-song collection with an added reprise and a bonus live track tacked on for good measure, but those final two choices are far from filler […]

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Kevin Keating Takes us To A ‘Simple Place’

The six-song EP Simple Place from singer/songwriter Kevin Keating is a deeply felt, musical rich effort immediately rating as one of 2018’s most considered recordings.  The Utica, New York resident’s second collection of songs continues in the same vein of his debut recording in featuring nothing but Keating’s guitar, lyrics, and plaintive vocals with strong […]

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Severine Lead Us ‘Down the Rivers’

The latest single “Down the Rivers” continues the success Severine enjoyed with her first single “Not Obsessed.” It shows us another side of her blooming musical character. Despite the fact that the American born and European raised songwriter Severine has passionately pursued her musical interests since an early age, her talents have really taken off […]

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Sule Puts A Country Swing on his “Love Me”

“Love Me (Country Swing)” by Sule is a vibrant new single by a veteran artist that is moving up the radar in his own way. It’s written that “his solo career may seem shiny and brand new by industry standards, calling him an emerging artist falls far short of telling the whole story. Having completed […]