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250 word album review: Marie/Lepanto – Tenkiller

Marie/Lepanto was really a logical thing to happen. Songwriter extraordinaires Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster (Water Liars) and Will Johnson (Centro matic) joined forces and in retrospect it almost made too much sense not to do. They have similar songwriting styles, similar … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Dreamgirl – Dreamgirl

Dreamgirl blindsided 2018 with the release of their first full length album on New Year’s Day following a couple single releases and the brilliantly titled “Illuminaughty” EP in 2015. The Midwest band’s take on dreampop is as west coast as … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Ladygod – Rock N Roll Kaliphate

Ladygod is a groovy band, meaning they absolutely relish in a good groove. “Rock & Roll Kaliphate” is filled with simple guitar licks repeated to make sure everything drops into a comfortable groove. On “Pretty Clean Tramp” to lead off … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Deslondes – Hurry Home

The Deslondes are making quite a wake with their first two records. Their extremely old school country style paired with great songwriting has carved themselves quite the niche in modern music. Their second record “Hurry Home” is more than a … Continue reading

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Vocals On Top’s Top 10 Albums of 2017

This list is my favorite part of this website, every year I toil through reviews and my iTunes and record collection to select my very favorite albums of the year and it is always a blast. Eight years running I’ve … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Travis Meadows at Knuckleheads in Kansas City 1/25/18

WHO’S PLAYING?  Travis Meadows WHAT TO EXPECT?  Travis Meadows is a heartbreaking story and an inspirational one all wrapped together. Meadows beat cancer (losing most of one leg in the process) and started his long battle with alcoholism before his … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Scott Hrabko & The Rabbits – Summer

Scott Hrabko & The Rabbits is a fun little project with plenty of twang and a whole lot of swing. The band trolls the dancy country music line with upbeat songs like “Anne Boleyn” and “Eyes of Bonny Blue.” Things … Continue reading

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