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Deanna Cartea – Open Road

With a very bluesy lead riff and a hop-step country rock n’ roll beat, “Open Road” by British Columbia-based singer/songwriter Deanna Cartea has some tried-and-true ingredients to stir in the pot, but the most compelling one is her sultry (and sexy – hey, it’s a part of life!), playful voice that is at once smoky...

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Nathan Mathes – Roselawn CD Review

Nathan Mathes is an indie folk singer-songwriter from Green Bay, Wisconsin who exudes a lack of ego in his music. Recorded with care in his basement studio, the arrangements are lush and gorgeous. Stylistically he sits comfortably between Eliott Smith, The Eels, and Bon Iver, and I can safely predict that fans of each artist...

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Tony DeSimone Impresses With “The Second Time Around”

Tony DeSimone is a very talented singer/songwriter with his own take on pop and Americana music. His new release “The Second Time Around” reveals a storyteller who is both hopeful and determined. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions, Tony. Your new album “The Second Time Around” has a distinctly positive feel to it. Was this a...

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Phil Jones plays “wisdom rock” for fans of Leonard Cohen, Mark Lanegan

Phil Jones is a lyric-driven rock singer/songwriter who hails from Kauai, Hawaii. He’s the type of artist I instantly respect because of the genuine nature of the music and the lyrics. He is naturally a “truth sayer”. Like the great philosophical songwriters and lyricists of our time like Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Bruce Sprinstein,...

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Exclusive interview with Chicago rock n roll singer songwriter Colin Tyler

Chicago singer-songwriter Colin Tyler took the time to share some of his views on his recent work, as well as the music industry. Listening to some of his material, he really strikes me as a gifted rock n’ roll songwriter, the kind that I wish there were more of. Either way, with people like Colin...

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Indie Folk Duo Roman & Alaina Interview Plus Album Review

Indie folk/rock duo Roman & Alaina‘s new album “Last Forest In The City” will most likely far exceed any expectations or preconceptions you may have. First of all, both vocalists absolutely shine, seemingly without flaw. The production and musicianship sound far and away better than most major label releases. On top of this, even for...

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CD Review – Think Twice EP by Arman Srsa

Showing promise as an up-and-coming singer/songwriter and acoustic artist, Arman Srsa has made a big artistic leap with his new EP “Think Twice”. Born in Croatia, raised in South Africa, and spending much of his life travelling the world, he has a unique perspective, and it’s one of neutrality and love. Isn’t it ironic that...

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Seattle singer songwriter Adena Atkins charms with “The Slowest Curve” EP

“Elusive like truth is…” Seattle based singer/songwriter Adena Atkins sings with a rare fragility and air of mystery over experimental, lush soundscapes in her new EP “The Slowest Curve”. It’s always refreshing to hear an artist, especially an experienced one, forge new ground by choosing an obscure direction for themselves as opposed to the always...

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