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VOT New Music Premier: Under The Big Oak Tree shares “The Ark”

In preparation for the summer release of Under The Big Oak Tree’s third album they have shared “The Ark.” Vocals On Top is proud to premier the track for the St. Joseph band. The Simon Fink penned song finds both … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Ike Reilly – Crooked Love

In the mid and late 60s there was a certain group of musicians fighting for a sound that is hard to define. It was pure rock and roll but also had a sense of self deprecation and swagger all at … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Jack White – Boarding House Reach

At this point it may be the “cool” thing to do to hate on Jack White. This isn’t that, or at least it isn’t intended to be. His latest solo album just isn’t that interesting of a listen. It’s far … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Arthur Alexander – One Bar Left

Arthur Alexander is a long time musician but this is his debut album under his own name. The former member of The Poppees and Sorrow had many past successes with those bands before moving into the production side of music … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Robbie Fulks and Sarah Shook & The Disarmers in Kansas City 5/10/18

WHO’S PLAYING?  Robbie Fulks (Chicago, IL) Sarah Shook & The Disarmers (Chapel Hill, NC)   WHAT TO EXPECT?  Country storytelling about broken hearts and empty bottles… Robbie Fulks is a professional and accomplished musician. At 54 years old his latest record “Upland Stories” … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Whiskey For The Lady – Passing Times

“Passing Times” is Whiskey For The Lady’s second album and it is distinctly different than their debut. The bluegrass band is four long years removed from their debut album “Too Many F Holes” and sometimes life comes at you hard … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Hurray For The Riff Raff / Waxahatchee at The Blue Note in Columbia, MO 4/25/18

When two heavyweights tour together they hope to pull from eachother’s fan bases. Hurray For The Riff Raff and Waxahatchee also had a strong theme to tie them together, it’s only natural their fans would cling to the other band … Continue reading

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