Here’s one thing we can say about this week’s UMC20 Spotify playlist: it rocks.Listen to UMC20
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In addition to being a music reviewer extraordinaire (you should check out “Ralph’s Reviews” here on UMC, when you get a chance), Ralph Pagano is a well-traveled rock and orll musician.Hear Ralph’s New single
Artwork credit: Stephen Omark
Festival season is here and it’s one of my favorite times of the year for a number of reasons. As a musician, it provides several opportunities to perform in front of and be heard by larger audiences. It also presents an opportunity to network with those audiences. As a music lover, it’s a chance to discover new music. For me, the latter is as appealing as the former and I rarely, if ever, walk away disappointed.Read more
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One of the more enjoyable things about reviewing music for UMC is discovering, listening to and, on occasion, meeting artists from many different walks of life. Everyone has a story to tell, and I’m intrigued by the stories told by Boston-based singer-songwriter Julia Mark on her latest release, “Gemini.”Read Ralph’s Review
Last year, 2018 Carolina Music Award nominee Smoke From All The Friction released their full-length album “Transience,” a nine-song compilation of moody electronic pop.Read more
Emily Noel is winning the hearts of music lovers everywhere, one song at a time.Read more
One of the wonderful things about the internet is you can span the globe in your search for great new music and still keep your finger on the pulse of your roots. Lately, there has been some pretty special music coming right from home in eastern Pennsylvania.Read more
Day two of Hey Monea’s “Nothing In The Tank” Tour brought the Canton, Ohio trio to New Hope, PA on Friday night. While New Hope is not exactly where UMC laid its roots, it was close enough to the Lehigh Valley to be on my own “Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week” list.Read more
Back home in PA, we have something to heat up the dead of winter: the February 2019 installment of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, a joint production between Underground Music Collective and SouthSide Arts District, with support from Comfort Suites Hill to Hill Grille (Bethlehem, PA).
“Songs From Somewhere Else,” the latest release from Aaron English, is a unique compilation of songs composed and recorded over a period of several years and countless miles.