A visit to Paris? That needs planning, but a listen? In an instant, please.
One of underground label La Souterraine‘s acts, O (short for Olivier Marguerit), just released a full-length B-sides collection, “Be Sides – Mostla Tape,” which round out some of the most interesting arrangements and production for a French neophyte [at least for me].Read More
Lightning’s usually surprising and terrifying, but not if it delivers a bout of surprisingly good tunes.
That’s what up-and-coming country songstress Tamara Laurel did on her debut EP last year, “Lightning.” A quick run-through on the 5-track collection gives one the impression that this might be a major label release, but it isn’t; production quality was simply superb.Read More
Ever dreamed of the melodic sounds of waves crashing on the shore? Listening to this record’s exactly just like that.
“The Bay,” one of the releases of one-man band ME AND OCEANS on 2013, delivers on this promise by crafting a pensive and somber 10-track free album (yes!) that shows just how fluid music can be — alongside the quiet ripples of the bay.Read More