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SINGLE REVIEW: Runaway by Mahmood Khan

Enchanting and reverent are two words that could be used to describe Mahmood Khan’s new release, Runaway. The track follows on from Mahmood’s single release late last year, One Line Down. Where that track showcased performances from luminaries of Miami’s Latin music industry, including Ed Calle on sax, highly acclaimed …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Bad Girl by Leea Nanos

Leea Nanos is the young Australian singer-songwriter who burst onto the scene in 2019 when she became a Eurovision Australia Decides finalist with her breakthrough track Set Me Free. Beating out hundreds of competing songs, Leea’s self-penned tune received worldwide exposure and created the ideal foundation on which to establish …

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Whiskerman’s new LP Kingdom Illusion

Tidal wave-sized grooves punish us with a mix of distortion and sonic decadence in “Belly of the Beast.” Supple strands of psychedelia infused with a progressive, ascending instrumental harmony hypnotizes anything within earshot of “Kingdom Illusion.” Slow-churning chaos washes over an otherwise simple rhythm in “Rattlesnake,” but much as the …

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CD REVIEW: ‘Printer’s Devil’ by Ratboys

The song “Elvis in the Freezer” by Ratboys seems to follow me around Spotify. Every year, it appears on my most listened to songs. Not because I am actively choosing to listen to it. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a really good song. It just seems to constantly pop up …

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CD REVIEW: This Leather Heart by Militia Vox

I love it when Militia Vox releases new music because she always surprises – one reason why I have followed her for almost 5 years now.  Her newest release, “This Leather Heart” demonstrates why the multiple award-winning singer, songwriter/composer, host, actress, visual artist, model,  director, producer and founder and lead …

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WARCRIES releases “Run for the Hills” (single)

Guttural at one juncture yet pristinely harmonious with the discordant melodies flowing behind it, the lead vocal is a key point of expression in the new single “Run for the Hills” from electronic twosome WARCRIES, but if you think it’s the only channel of communication the critically acclaimed beat syndicate …

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Patricia Lazzara’s 2018 album “Radiance”

If classical flute strikes up a fire within your heart whenever you hear it, Patricia Lazzara’s 2018 album Radiance was made with you in mind. Lazzara’s flute play is at the bedrock of every one of the seventeen songs on the record, with highlights including breathtaking renditions of “Serenata,” “Oblivion” and “Ave …

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Kodacrome Releases LP

The contemporary era has offered up a bit of a renaissance for eclectic musicians and their fans, and among its more interesting products to come out of the woodwork has been Kodacrome, a two-person experimental operation whose new record The Banff Sessions has been causing quite the stir, even before it official …

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