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PREMIERE: The Blowies Have Fun Examining Society’s Ills on Self-Titled Album

Austin, TX-based punks The Blowies are celebrating the release of their self-titled album in unconventional fashion. They are hosting a week full of programming titled The Blowies National Convention on their socials, where their aim is to heal the nation “one blowie at a time.”

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Daily Spinn: With ‘Rivers,’ AGE of the BEAR Makes an Emotive, Introspective Debut

We’ve always known Anthony Cubbage to be an innovative songsmith – one whose abilities as a songwriter, performer, and producer uniquely position him to do just about anything he pleases in the world of music.

After listening through Rivers – his first full-length release under his alt-folk project, AGE of the BEAR – we’re doubling down. Cubbage can go anywhere, into any genre he pleases, and deliver the goods.

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LISTEN: Lyn Koonce Helps Us ‘Begin Again’

Like any major life transition, the end of a long-term relationship can cause rippling, wholesale changes in a person’s life.

For Lyn Koonce, the end of a 17-year relationship in 2016 served as that kind of turning point — one which led her to pursue music full-time and, eventually, find true love.

Begin Again

Pozzi’s Debut Album ‘Tyrant’ Is An Alt-Rock Masterpiece

After carefully piecing together two years worth of material, LA-based songwriter Pozzi has released his debut album. In his own words, Tyrant serves as “a social commentary on key issues facing our world today including oppression, political strife, society, and more.”

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LISTEN: Jarrod Dickenson’s Self-Produced, Soulful New Album, ‘Ready the Horses’

Imagine yourself on a lonely prairie far from home. You light a campfire and settle yourself in when, in the distance, a lone cowboy appears from the darkness. You welcome him into the light and warmth, and he begins to sing to you his tales of love, triumph, and daily strife.

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REVIEW: Sleepy Gaucho – Morning Light

There’s something about Sleepy Gaucho‘s latest album, Morning Light, that makes it the perfect companion for a long, lonely summer road trip. The Wisconsin native’s mellow vocals and matter-of-fact demeanor work to ease the mind, while his Panamerican folk influences intersect with a dreamy ambiance, giving the entire project a warm glow.

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REVIEW: Ellen Starski’s ‘Sara’s Half Finished Love Affair’ a Full-Bodied Masterpiece

To review Ellen Starski’s latest release, Sara’s Half Finished Love Affair, as a typical album would be to understate its depth and complexity. This dreamy, ethereal 11-track collection is a full-bodied musical experience; one which is transcendental of genre boundaries, and which reaches into the spiritual realm, to illustrate love and interpersonal connection at the energy level.

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PREMIERE: Take a Ride on The Silent Boys’ ‘Tilt-A-Whirl’

There a multi-generational appeal to The Silent Boys’ new album, Tilt-A-Whirl, that the alt-rock veterans have accomplished with grace and tact. The record carries a youthful vibe; however, there is a sense that the vibrant good old days are being re-lived through a sepia-toned filter, put in place by age and perspective.

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