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250 word album review: Ashley Raines – King of Nothin’

The black album cover should tell you a lot about what you need to know about Ashley Raines’┬álatest release. He┬áhas traditionally kept his album cover barren when it comes to his name and album title but this takes it to … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Preston Ott & Glass House EP

Preston Ott is a lyrical driven singer/songwriter from the Kansas City area. It being very early in his music career it’s difficult not to think he is off to a great start. He writes with the heartbroken verses of Ryan … Continue reading

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Ashley Raines debuts new album “King of Nothin'”

Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Ashley Raines has provided the first signs of his new album “King of Nothin’.” The Kansas City based Raines is releasing the new album after teasing new material with a collection of covers titled “I’ll Fight: A … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Ashley Raines

Rock stars don’t exist anymore. A musician is a person who works around the clock wearing many hats and must be a businessman, publicist and accountant on top of playing music. There aren’t giant record label deals in the future … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review – Ashley Raines & The New West Revue – I’ll Fight: A Collection of Cover Songs

The consistently productive Ashley Raines returns with a small collection of cover songs. Before hearing a note it is instantly interesting for the section of covers alone. The title track is taken from possibly America’s greatest living band, Wilco. On … Continue reading

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Ashley Raines & The New West Revue – After The Bruising

David Byrne once said that singing was a trick to get people to listen to music longer than they would ordinarily, Ashley Raines takes the opposite approach. Raines has a lot to say and he uses the mood of his … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Ashley Raines & The New West Revue – Blush EP

Ashley Raines returns with the Blush EP that is every bit as dark and brooding as his last release, One Trick Mule. Raines summons the honest and unfiltered voice inside us all by pulling no punches and being as straight-forward … Continue reading

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