Category Archives: Contributor

Chris Ross and the North: Live at City View Sound

Chris Ross spent the better part of a decade tucked away on the coast of Maine developing his voice as a writer. Inside the arsenal of tracks he’s penned, one finds dangerous, hard-hitting reflections; stories of love, life, and longing that appeal to listeners for their authenticity.

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Shane Reimer: Live at City View Sound

Guitarist and singer Shane Reimer grew up listening to punk rock, but his influences stretch far beyond one genre. Powered by a unique and powerful voice, Shane blends classic rock sounds with exciting twists from the realms of new wave, funk, and swing, making for an explosive sound that stretches across several projects including his original rock project, Shane Reimer and Them Spicy Boize.

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Bradford Loomis: Live at City View Sound

Born in the Northwest, Bradford Loomis has lived to tell a different and exciting tale from many of us. Through years of choir, band, and orchestra, Bradford discovered a powerful kinship to the songs and stories of bygone eras, as they helped show him how to tell stories in a meaningful, impactful way.

Bradford marries grit and melody to dig to the roots of American folklore, and to speak of the raw reality of the human condition with passion. His stories span several lifetimes of relatable emotions; bitterness and loss, deep longing and regret, enduring hope and love, elation and joy.

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Leah Marie Fuls: Live at City View Sound

Leah Marie Fuls is a singer-songwriter whose sound can best be described as strong and sultry. Her influences span genres including pop, country, and rock, with Stevie Nicks, Halsey, Tom Petty, and Carrie Underwood among the artists that have inspired her.

She released her first EP, “You’re Never Gone,” in early 2017. That was followed by a change in her sound with the pop single, “Collision,” which has earned her awards on the local and independent circuits.

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Ralph’s Reviews: Taylor Shae – High Stakes

Back in January, you may recall that I brought you a little sample of what Longmont, Colorado’s Taylor Shae had in store for us with her then-upcoming album, High Stakes. Looking into singles “Nunavit” and “As I Please,” we discovered her deep, soulful, bluesy voice and crafty lyricism that set her apart from her peers at such a young age.

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Christian Lopez: Live at City View Sound

Handsome, thoughtful, and well-spoken, Christian Lopez is less concerned with the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle than with spending time back home with friends, family, and the old cars he and his dad like to tinker with.

At the same time, as interest in his multiple talents heats up, his fascination with discovering places, ideas, and music becomes stronger. Lopez has been stoking that fire for five years, since he began touring and learning how to turn a bunch of bar patrons into foot-stomping, cheering fans.

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Acoustic Kitty Project: Live at City View Sound

Carter Lansing’s gritty vocals have been compared to John Hiatt, Steve Earle, and Warren Haynes. Backed by veteran drummer Bill Matlack Jr., bassist Mary Chamberlain, Dan DeChellis on keyboards, and Mike Carr on lead guitar, Acoustic Kitty Project continues to impress every crowd for whom they have the privilege of playing.

Carter’s songs expose the raw, common threads that run through all of our lives. We all get hurt, we all break down, and sometimes, things are good. No matter what, the important lesson is to keep moving forward.

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Deau Eyes: Live at City View Sound

Deau Eyes’ Ali Thibodeau is an indie rock and roll artist based in Richmond, VA. With soulful, siren-like melodies and cleverly crafted lyrics, Thibodeau takes you on a sonic romp laced with courage, confidence, and general “bad ass-ery.”

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Eli Lev: Live at City View Sound

Global citizen and folk singer Eli Lev is making the world a smaller place, one song at a time. Eli pens hymns for everyday enlightenment—songs that resonate because they’re heartfelt, earthy, and offer wisdom culled from self-discovery.

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The Balcony Show Play of the Day: Fri., May 24

Ready to get this holiday weekend started? Our friends in radio at The Balcony Show have another Play of the Day to help you kick off the party.

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