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June 13, 2019

Brooklyn-based indie folk outfit Common Jack has just released its breezy, retrospective and cinematic travelogue entitled Canyons in the Dark. This stunning four-track EP presents a solid and cohesive musical atmosphere that gracefully weaves itself throughout each of the songs, each one reflecting upon a personal past experience.

Common Jack is...

June 3, 2019

It's been two years since the release of Cal Trask's debut Posthumous EP, which included the stunning "Above Water" and deeply personal "King of Hearts." But now the musical silence is broken with Cal Trask's new single, "Silence Is Broken." Despite my literary pun, the subject matter of the new single is a contemporary, poignant reflection on th...

March 29, 2019

It's been nearly a year since Albuquerque-based, dream-folk singer-songwriter Russell James released his impressive Wave/Water album. After spending time on the road with a series of live performances, Russell is back with his new indie/dream-folk single "You Got Me Bad." On his social media sites, Russell elaborates, "It’s a wintry electro-pop b...

February 10, 2019

In a recent social media post announcing the official release of her new cover album Variations, Icelandic singer-songwriter Hafdís Huld writes, "I would love Dolly Parton to hear it so if anyone here is meeting her for a cup of tea later I would appreciate if you play it to her." If you're reading this and you know Dolly, then consider these you...

January 17, 2019

From one listen to the opening track of Follow, the debut album from emerging London-based, Swedish singer-songwriter Malin Andersson, you know you're about to embark on one mesmerizing and truly magical musical journey. The eleven reflective tracks that comprise this outstanding album paint an elegant and expansive soundscape that conjures...

June 12, 2018

Wave/Water is the hopeful, uplifting new album from Albuquerque-based, dream-folk singer-songwriter Russell James. For the better part of 2017, Russell, who lives his life with the audio integration disorder hyperacusis, complicated by parallels to the autism spectrum and a personal battle with PTSD and anxiety, felt as though he was standing in...

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