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250 word album review: Esmé Patterson – We Were Wild

Esmé Patterson takes you a little off guard at first. Her music is mellow but there is plenty of interesting guitar play throughout her album “We Were Wild” and the songs  consistently settle into good rocking grooves. On the album opener “Feel … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: The Strokes – Comedown Machine

Sometimes you really want to like an album and you just can’t. I hate being the person that wants a band to just sound like they used to; but sometimes you just can’t help it. After slowly losing interest in … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Eric Sommer + Solar Flares – Rainy Day Karma

Eric Sommer is an extraordinary guitar player. His album with the Solar Flares Rainy Day Karma is a supreme showcase of his talents with that instrument in his hands. The album is a bluesy collection of 10 songs that go beyond Sommer’s … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Aaron Blumer – Aaron Blumer

  Aaron Blumer embraced the country lifestyle. On his self-titled debut album his song “Livin’ Like A Country Song” pretty much explains it all. The themes heard on the album released in April of this year are nothing out of the ordinary  All … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Hallways of Always – Magical Mind

Hallways of Always is a duo of songwriters Jenny Hoyston and William Elliott Whitmore. William Elliott Whitmore has five excellent solo albums out while Hoyston has one solo album and a few with her band Erase Errata. They split duties … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Tom Waits – Bad As Me

Tom Waits is on another level than everybody else. His “weirdness” allows him to do things other artists can’t even try. Bad As Me features the same scrap-yard clang his last few albums have but is still every bit as … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Dawes – Nothing Is Wrong

Jackson Browne would be proud. Some records sound like a long lost cousin to another artist, some are direct descendants of other artists. Dawes’ second record Nothing Is Wrong is difficult to not link to Jackson Browne. The music is … Continue reading

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