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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…

LAST DROP: Edin Malamadre Goes Track by Track ‘La Gravedad’

‘La Gravedad’, the new album by Last Drop can be found on Bandcamp. by Walter Price   Spanish rockers with a social-conscious, Last Drop, are back in the saddle again with their recently released, ‘La Gravedad’ (The Gravity). A straight-up bluesy-grunge riff heavy rock n’ roll album that expands the thrusts of their self-titled 2014…

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…

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Matt York Boston, Texas

I’ll just preface this by saying that literally all the songs on this album are about lost love, the emotions” -Matt York by Walter Price   Matt York’s release Boston, Texas certainly canvasses the landscapes of “lost love, the emotions” but what I find as intriguing as the songwriters emotional outpours are the tapestries he has…