Tag Archives: Ashley Raines

COMING SOON: Cracker in Kansas City 8/9/17

WHO’S PLAYING?  Cracker with a special opening set by Ashley Raines & The New West Revue WHAT TO EXPECT?  To see one of the finest relics from the 1990s alternative movement that is not only still going but likely making … Continue reading

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Vocals On Top’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

I love doing top albums of the year lists, why are they all so early though? Well, 2016 is officially over so I’m proud to unveil my list now. Here are the lists from the last few years if you are … Continue reading

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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’ latest release. He has 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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