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October 12, 2019

So much incredible new music out there, and so little time to blog about it all. That's been my recent challenge. Which brings us to this 'New Music Spotlight' where I spotlight, in a single post, a few noteworthy releases from musical artists across the US, Canada, and UK, that have become recent musical earworms.

Read on and expand your playlist...

September 29, 2019

Glasgow-based ambient pop band Who's Olivia? recently released its spellbinding, atmospheric debut single, "She." Comprised of Colette McLaughlin (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Max Murphy (guitar, synth, vocals), Ben Main (bass, vocals), and Rhys Robertson (drums, vocals), the foursome has been making music together over the past year....

August 24, 2019

I was first introduced to the music of Goldkey, the musical alias of NYC-based singer-songwriter Mike Horn, early last year with his impressive, acoustic-driven indie single "Faster." Ending the period of musical silence, Goldkey recently released his new single, "Rabbit Hole," and now follows up with Background, his stunning debut EP which...

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...

September 27, 2018

Let me just start this post by stating how impressed I am with the tight, polished sound and well-written songs from emerging indie/alternative band Steppes. Hailing from mid-Michigan and formed in 2017, this three-piece outfit, consisting of Joshua Kemp (lead vocals, guitar), Caleb Doering (lead guitar), and Austin Holicki (drums), has released...

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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