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SINGLE REVIEW: Look What They Did by Doc La

The Billboard charting debut single from rapper Doc La, “Look What They Did”, is a stunningly personal look at the performer’s travails through the music industry and has a hit hitting design that, nonetheless, remains intensely musical. The Billboard rise has been steady since the track’s January release and has …

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CD REVIEW: Deep Blue by Nick Black

Modern soul and R&B doesn’t get any better than this. Nick Black isn’t content, however, to just regurgitate genre clichés on his second album Deep Blue. This ten song release goes far beyond giving an approving nod to the past and, instead, uses the genre as a vehicle for musical …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Keeper of My Heart by Richard Scott

Richard Scott’s professional musical career began in the late 1970’s and he quickly established himself as an in-demand live performer with appearances in New York and Las Vegas, among other important venues. He’s logged significant time both as a solo artist and band member in various outfits and later led …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Comes a Moment by Jonathan Cavier

“Comes a Moment” is the lead off track for Jonathan Cavier’s album Premier and its latest single. This Phoenix based singer/songwriter’s career has taken a number of surprising turns since his debut over a decade ago as one half of the pop duo EyeTalk. EyeTalk performed hundreds of concerts across …

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CD REVIEW: Burning Through by Dave Vargo

Dave Vargo, a singer/songwriter from the New Jersey area, has paid his musical dues ably supporting a number of high profile performers. He’s taken the lessons learned working with those artists, coupled them with his own talent and experiences, and released an outstanding debut solo effort entitled Burning Through. The …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Run Away With You by DownieStreahl

DownieStreahl’s career has taken her from Las Vegan to Japan, resulted in two well-received studio albums, appearances alongside vocal luminaries like Crystal Gayle, and continues its upward tick with her latest single “Run Away With You”. Streahl is well versed in a number of musical styles, but she tackles country …

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CD REVIEW: Toss Him Aside by Poetically Contagious

The two members of Poetically Contagious, J-1,2 and Captain, came together for the first time in February, 2010. These two performers from the Binghamton, New York area quickly established a reputation at local universities before branching out into major metropolitan centers like New York City and garnering considerable positive attention …

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CD REVIEW: Every Road Has a Turn by Brent Daniels

The debut album from Brent Daniels’, Every Road Has a Turn, is a twelve song release of wildly entertaining modern country. It’s the product of a singer and musician who has embraced music’s transformative power from an early age. He has tasted enough of life’s experiences to give him a …

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CD REVIEW: Vision by Nick Dakota

Renowned Nashville producer Robyn Robin’s latest project places a spotlight on the talents of thirty year old Michigan born Nick Dakota. His debut album Vision is a collection that doesn’t just rely on a bunch of standard popular music tricks to win over audiences, but instead mingles a clear commercial …

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CD REVIEW: Trap Again by D Clak

The single “Trap Again” from D Clak’s debut album The Dime Piece is the latest and greatest peak in a career simmering over the last decade. D Clak has came up the way all real, lasting talents do – not taking no for an answer, writing, recording, and performing wherever …

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