New Sincerity Works – Wonder Lust

Cincinnati, Ohio-based New Sincerity Works originated in the summer of 2014 via Mike Tittel of The Loud Family and The Roger Klug Power Trio.  Tittel (songwriter, vocals, guitar, drums, keyboards) is joined by Roger Klug (guitar, vocals), Lauren Bray (vocals, keyboards), Greg Tudor (drums, vocals, pedal steel), Bob Nyswonger (bass, vocals), and … [Read more...]

Ralegh Long – Upwards Of Summer

Despite receiving a high degree of critical acclaim from both national press and radio quarters for his debut album, the pastoral singer-songwriterly Hoverance, Ralegh Long experienced something of personal negative reaction. Worn down by the demands of 'the biz' he considered calling things a day. Upwards Of Summer is, then, an album that nearly … [Read more...]

Afterlife Revival – “Rich In Love”

Portland, Oregon-based singer-songwriter Evan B. Harris records under the music project moniker Afterlife Revival and like the second part of the name implies, the richness of the Americana and country genres runs through Harris’ veins. Harris is not only a musician, but an artisan as well who creates original illustrations and paintings.  … [Read more...]

Greg And The Granules – “No Words”

Singer-songwriter Greg Maechling, the frontman of Southern California psych-rock-meets-surf-pop band Particle Wave, is also known for his music project Greg And The Granules.  The group is comprised of Maechling (vocals, guitar), producer and instrumentalist Nick Luca (Iron & Wine, Calexico, Neko Case) on keyboards, and Joe Westerlund … [Read more...]

Camille Peruto – “Crooked Roads”

Philadelphia/South Jersey-based singer-songwriter Camille Peruto has one foot planted in the pop field and the other firmly ensconced in rock terrain.  She first took flight with her debut album Sparrow in 2013, which is sold out in physical form and is now only available at iTunes. Just last month Peruto returned with her second album, From The … [Read more...]

Les Bohem – “Fancy Footwork”

LA-based singer-songwriter Les Bohem is a veteran of many talents, in and outside of the music field.  In the 1980s he was a member of the bands Gleaming Spires and Sparks. Bohem took to screenwriting after those bands broke up, a career that has hit numerous highs, including the screenplay he wrote for the award-winning film Twenty Bucks, … [Read more...]

Thorin Loeks – Thirsty Hearts

Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Thorin Loeks hails from the Yukon, but is currently residing in Vancouver.  He released his debut album, Thirsty Hearts, in the middle of 2016 and it deeply reflects Loeks’ experiences and outlook on the journey called life. Loeks’s geographical voyages have taken him through and from Canada … [Read more...]

Julia Jacklin – Don’t Let The Kids Win

Inspired improbably by Britney Spears, Australian Julia Jacklin shares little with the "Toxic" star apart from a talent to sing well-crafted pop songs. Single "Coming Of Age" is a jaunty trip into a '90s groove and the song showcases her almost-drawling vocal style. Clearly not a girl who wants to try too hard – this is one seriously good song. … [Read more...]

Gert Taberner – Fallen EP

This recently released 3-song EP from singer-songwriter Gert Taberner blends mellow folk with brighter pop and R&B arrangements.  Taberner is originally from Germany, but soon after finishing his schooling he headed off to Vancouver, Canada.  He worked on his first record there before relocating once more, this time to New York where he … [Read more...]

Moddi – Unsongs

Pal Moddi Knutsen, 29, is an activist and previous member of the Socialist Youth and Young Friends of the Earth. Having recognised that many of the songs he and his fellow activists sang were from a different era he felt compelled to write his own music for the causes. Unsongs, however, sees Knutsen put his own songwriting to the side as he delves … [Read more...]