The Garden of Steven transports our melancholic and spirituality sensibility to Antigua, Guatemala, where we meet Steven Crosby, a small-town missionary who attempts to convert many locals with the good news through religious comic books and poor Spanish skills. However, during his journey, he stumbles upon the lowest road to salvation with the help of a little Mayan girl, a beautiful bartender, and a saint with a cigar—Maximon.
Get lost in hand-clapping beats and flavorful indie melodies in Rochester, NY-based duo Roses & Revolution‘s self-titled EP. Since its debut, the EP generated a lot of buzz and topped the iTunes singer/songwriter chart. It also garnered nods from industry tastemakers such as USA Today, American Songwriter, MTC, and Kings of A&R. Roses & Revolutions is the brainchild of musical duo Alyssa Coco and Matte Merritt.
Fans of The Lumineers, Ingrid Michaelson, and Colbie Calliat might want to celebrate as the five tracks in this collection plays within the same family of the mentioned artists.