Bio (from facebook.com/megagemdenver): Denver-based collective Mega Gem maintains the philosophy of “the more, the merrier.” Which is fitting, because oftentimes the band’s stage is filled with as many musicians and vocalists as possible. While the core group revolves around 7-10 members, the band’s live shows can include up to 20 musicians, all bolstering the group’s […]Read more "Mega Gem: Colors of the West (2012)"
Cassowary & Fruit Bat Description (from cassowary.vhx.tv/): Written by Ian Cooke and animated by Adam Singer, the story revolves around a flying mammal’s attempts to win the heart of a flightless bird. Singer and Cooke built elements for the video out of organic materials, then photographed and added the elements for the final 6-minute animated […]Read more "Ian Cooke: Cassowary and Fruit Bat Collection (2013)"
Bio (from thesecuriousthoughts.com): As modern-day pen pals, Sean Dunlop (US) and Jamie Radford (UK) have utilized the Internet to remain in contact and compose their unique songs for nearly a decade. Being separated by the Atlantic Ocean has had little affect on the productivity of this musical partnership. Radford provides lyrics and inspiration via email […]Read more "These Curious Thoughts: What Is It, and How Did it Get in There? (2013)"
I received SPELLBOOK from Haiduk a while back for review, and while I am open to any genre, this one really just went over my head. I know very, very little about death metal or melodic death or really anything that might have to do with corpsepaint that’s not METALOCALYPSE. So in order to not […]Read more "Haiduk: Spellbook (2012)"
Bio (from alg-entertainment.com): Set during the dirty 30’s “Une Chanson d’Amour” (French for “A Love Song”) is a blues-opera told in 3 acts and 13 songs, telling the legendary tale of bluesman Amadeo L. Gauthier and his rise to stardom as blues-poet extraordinaire. Spanning a period of 10 years (from 1927 to 1937) this story […]Read more "Amadeo L. Gauthier: Une Chanson d’Amour (2012)"
Bio (from skulastic.com): Canada has an emerging female rapper/producer and her name is Skulastic. Born and raised in Vancouver, Skulastic delivers lyrics that are honest, personal and flow with confidence. Her production style ranges from traditional sample based beats to complete originals. Skulastic’s self produced self-titled debut album is a breath of Fresh Canadian air […]Read more "Skulastic: Skulastic (2013)"
Bio (from facebook.com/sallyfowlermusic): I started writing songs in a tiny apartment in West Harlem in 2010. After trying to write about deep human issues and failing, I realized what truly inspired me were films, characters in books, other people’s works of art, and my reaction to all of it. I continue to write about heroes […]Read more "Sally Ann Fowler: Songs for Adventurers EP (2012)"