Local Reviews: Einstein In A Patent Office – Supernova Sounds

Local Reviews: Einstein In A Patent Office – Supernova Sounds
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“Supernova sounds” is right! This album is a fantastic voyage through time and space, ambient but driven, with a totally modern production, but somehow still takes me back to my favorite classical songs. 

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Local Review: Tri-Polar Bear – The Hibernation EP

Local Review: Tri-Polar Bear – The Hibernation EP
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The EP’s got me looking forward to their future endeavors, so give it a listen, and see if it tickles your fancy, too. … read more

Local Review: The Vision – Love Propaganda

Local Review: The Vision – Love Propaganda
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The Vision Love Propaganda Self-Released Street: 05.02 The Vision = Tracy Chapman + Sublime + Fleetwood Mac   The Vision present a wonderful six-song EP of funk and reggae-infused folk

Local Review: The Pigeons – Self-Titled

Local Review: The Pigeons – Self-Titled
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The Pigeons present a raw, rough sound with pure punk elements, and this recording has a gritty realness to it that suggests it was recorded live. … read more

Local Review: The Pillar – Songs From The Hollow

Local Review: The Pillar – Songs From The Hollow
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Packed full of moody, bluesy, folksy rock n’ roll, The Pillar’s debut album, Songs From the Hollow, has its roots firmly planted in American music tradition. … read more

Local Review: The Blue Plates – Lovers and Bankers

Local Review: The Blue Plates – Lovers and Bankers
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Lovers and Bankers is a short collection of Woodstock -era folk-rock, re-imagined by a couple of guys who loved it then and love it still. … read more

Local Review: The Beehive Compilation – Volume 1

Local Review: The Beehive Compilation – Volume 1
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The collection includes some local favorites that I am familiar with, like King Niko, and surprised me with quite a few that I was not. It’s a great selection of indie and alternative styles, including pop rock, pop punk, folk, electronic, a bit of rap/hip hop and even a dash of female mojo (via The Blue Aces, Kitfox, Ashlee Woo, Summer Lasts Forever). … read more

Local Review: Simply B – The Candelaria Session

Local Review: Simply B – The Candelaria Session
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Simply B = Jack Johnson + Django Reinhardt + looping fun … read more

Local Review: Rich Wyman – Good Company

Local Review: Rich Wyman – Good Company
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Rich Wyman’s album, Good Company,  is a delicious slice of piano-ballad pie. … read more

Local Review: Ready The Rockets – Self-Titled

Local Review: Ready The Rockets – Self-Titled
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Ready The Rockets Self-Titled Self-Released Street: 04.21 Ready The Rockets = Screaming Trees + R.E.M. + Pearl Jam   This six-song release is concise and nicely executed. The musicians that