joe strouzer

EXCLUSIVE Track x Track: Joe Strouzer – 9th Ward Tape

Joe Strouzer – 9th Ward Tape is available via Little Paradise Records. by Walter Price   Hand-me-down traditional blues, folk, and jazz songs have been the foundations of popular music since the dawn of recorded music. Sometimes whitewashed to fit the times and/or radio audiences. Which can seem illegitimate or labeled ‘cultural appropriation’ in modern times, but…

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Small Souls’ Brian Rozendal goes Track by Track new LP ‘Unheard, Unseen’

Small Souls can be found on Bandcamp. by Walter Price   When an album allows the listener to visualize scenes, personal-conscious vignettes, you can inadvertently and pleasantly become transfixed. Small Souls (Brian Rozendal, Bryan Daste) have such an album, ‘Unheard, Unseen’. Haunting, complex, introspective and honest, this album is a beautiful example of how exploring folk and…

Nearby Pastures

Nearby Pastures go Track x Track new ‘Loose Teeth’ EP

Nearby Pastures on iTunes. by Walter Price   Spencer A. Simmons’ new project, Nearby Patures’ new EP, ‘Loose Teeth’, is a stunning four-track reflection on life’s realities. Societal trappings, restlessness, regret, and angst, all play roles here. Not in heavy-handed or daunting tomes, Yet, honest explorations cradled in sounds reminiscent of garaged-up Bright Eyes, at moments going…

Lindsay White lights out

Lindsay White – ‘Lights Out’ LP Track x Track

Lindsay White – Lights Out on iTunes.   by Walter Price   “There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.”  Maya Angelou has said. Indie singer-songwriter Lindsay White hasn’t held back, she has told her stories on her new album ‘Lights Out’. An album chronicling loss, anxiety, death, acknowledging her true…