While it’s hard to put a finger on any one sound that defines “American music,” the compositions of Bill Toms are as close a template as any.
Geometric Lullaby is, for my money, one of the better labels in the Vaporwave game today. Sure, there are many labels out there doing what Dennis (the founder) does, but not many do it better. I firmly believe that Geometric Lullaby is a cut above in quality of product, customer service, and its active roster of artists.
Pennsylvania’s premier, Blues Rock, power-trio Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen combine sexy grooves, infectious rhythm, and Douglas’ soaring guitar work and unmistakable vocal for a lightning charged, vintage style all their own.
The Shootouts mission with Bullseye was simply to create an album that puts a smile on listeners’ faces — music that helps them escape from the difficult times they’ve recently faced.
From the deep woods, Beth Whitney emerges with a stunning follow up to The Wild Unrest. Recorded just weeks before lockdown in 2020, Into the Ground examines unlamented laments and uncovers wisdom from the wilderness.
Dutch band Focus was and still is one of the better Prog-Rock bands of the era. Their seminal album Focus 2, also known as Moving Waves, is nothing short of genre-defining.
Jesse Terry’s seventh album, When We Wander, is the first he wrote since becoming a parent. So it’s no surprise the family theme courses through many of its 12 songs. His music career has been a family project ever since he became a full-time touring artist a decade ago.
Racquel Jones is a strong woman with a powerful voice and a guiding vision. Her newest effort, IgnoRANT, is a searing commentary on the world we find ourselves in today, and in my opinion, Racquel has hit the nail directly on its proverbial head.
Different people will have different answers to this question, but for my money, if the conversation doesn’t include The Dictators, they honestly, what’s the point?
If you’re a fan of late 60s and early 70s Blues Rock, then you’ve come to the right place. Leo Lyons, along with Alvin Lee, was the steady, driving force behind the Rock ‘N’ Roll hurricane that was Ten Years After.