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CD REVIEW: ‘Things On My Mind’ By James Bowman III

For any true music listener, there is always room for a little Jazz in their expanded music collection. In a world where club sounds, Mumble rap, and autotune reign the current landscape, it is just nice to hear something as authentic and soulful as the new album by Huntsville, Alabama’s …

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SHARK ISLAND BRINGS THE FIRE WITH THEIR NEW MUSIC

Much like the legendary phoenix rising from the ashes, Shark Island has returned to the music scene with a true intended ferocity. Like a fine, politically charged wine, Shark Island has aged to music perfection. Their latest two singles released from the upcoming new album ‘Bloodline’ are absolute juggernauts of …

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ANKUR INVITES US INTO HIS HEART WITH THE SHADES EP

The Australian music scene is filled with conscious indie musicians who focus deeply on the lyrics of the songs they create, and for Sydney, Australia’s own Ankur, the crafting of each line is as important as the music that companies them. A pop/alternative/Hip Hop Artist, Ankur challenges the mumble scene …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Like A Cat by Nadia Kazmi

As a music journalist, you develop the skills to place musicians into very specific genre-boxes; and yet, I am finding myself having a difficult time knowing which one I should be placing Brooklyn-based songstress, Nadia Kazmi, into. Dark/Punk/Alt/Indie/Rock/Folk, is that a genre? Well, pick one of those, or two, and …

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MAKE WAY FOR COLLEGIANS ONCE AGAIN!

Fans all over the world are getting used to hearing a great song from Melbourne, Australia’s own, Collegians; and once again they have raised their own song-writing bar. Enjoying some massive radio-play and a feverish online presence, Collegians new song “Killer” is everything you wanted and expected it to be; …

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RAR RETURNS WITH A HOT NEW SINGLE “WORRIED ABOUT YOU”

Impressively returning with a powerful new single laced heavily with an emotionally charged message, Australia’s own RAR have been blazing an incredible trail through the EDM/POP world since 2017. First introducing us to the beautifully crafted single “Darkness”, RAR have changed tempos, changed moods, changed their approach to their new …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Mean Machine by Fatty Boomba

Not all music has to have a serious political agenda attached to it. There is not always a need to create a song supercharged with emotional heartbreak and struggles to overcome; sometimes, like in the case of Melbourne, Australia’s own Fatty Boomba, it all boils down to just having a …

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