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Album at a glance: Ryan Lombard – Mercy On The Loud Speaker

Ryan Lombard’s album “Mercy On The Loud Speaker” seems to have come out of nowhere to be a well written and recorded addition to St. Joseph’s music collection. Spanning a deceiving five songs, it might make you think it’s an … Continue reading

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250 Word Local Album Review: Dsoedean – Continue To Move

From the opening notes of “Daylight” to the closing sounds of “Continue To Move” Dsoedean’s first full-length album is a carefully planned out group of songs that doesn’t cut corners anywhere. The unique drumming of Bobby Dean Floyd laces the … Continue reading

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250 Word Local 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 2012 are nothing out of the ordinary; all the usual suspects are … Continue reading

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VOT Editorial: Local Album Reviews

Writing for a website, much like writing a song, doesn’t always end up the way you planned. When Vocals On Top started on April 21, 2011, I didn’t intend on it being exactly what it has become. In most ways … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Music at the Mansion at The Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, St. Joseph, MO 12/29/12

Music is a form of art so it makes perfect sense for a concert to be in a museum right? Well, maybe not perfect sense but I feel it does fit quite well. The high ceilings and classic architecture complimented … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Gas Pump Talent / Marcus Words at the Cafe Acoustic 11/26/11 in St. Joseph, MO

You are killing local music. When there fails to be an audience for musicians they will stop making their music. It’s not your fault alone, it is all of us. A whole music scene can become watered down, it can … Continue reading

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