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CD REVIEW: Gold Light by Zephyr

Gold Light’s fourth studio album opens with the track “Cannon Street”, but lyricist Joe Chang’s narrative jaunts are far from the surrealistic romps we might hear from other songwriters of that ilk. Chang has a novelist’s imagination and his eye for significant detail fleshing out his stories and characters alike …

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Streaking in Tongues release new album

On the surface, Streaking in Tongues take a twisted carnival soundtrack and inject it with smart, self-aware lyrical fodder in “Irrational Blues,” but when we look deeper at this song – and all fourteen of its tracklist neighbors in the brand new album Oh My Darlin’ – we discover an emotional ballad …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Deborah by The Gadflys

As Michael Moriarty has said about his band The Gadflys, ‘We’ve always generated an air of rootsy authenticity’, and that authenticity is identifiable on their new track Deborah. Taken from their forthcoming album Love & Despair, the song is an affectionate tribute to punk rock icon Deborah Harry. And who …

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Byre Release “Here In Dead Lights (EP)”

If you like ambient rock, indie rock and everything from synth-pop to the music of REM and other such groups of the 80s, then Byre’s Here In Dead Lights is worth your time from beginning to end. And, this well put together line-up aren’t new on the block, they bring …

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Lily Vakili’s new single “She Wants What”

New Jersey based alt punk folk rock songwriter and performer Lily Vakili’s new single “She Wants What” continues blazing an upward trajectory for a multi-cultural artist who transcends genres and labels. “She Wants What” is the lead-off release from Vakili’s upcoming EP release Set of Seven and sets an authoritative tone for …

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Swigga Geovanni Releases “DMLY (Daddy Mi Love You)”

In a haze of dissonance and decadent white noise, we’re given our first glimpse into the world of Swigga Geovanni’s “DMLY (Daddy Mi Love You),” the virgin single from the fresh-faced California rapper, but as evocative as the original strands of harmony are, they represent only a drop in the …

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