Samuel Pratt

Streaking in Tongues have been steadily building up quite the reputation in the American underground over the last few years, and if you give their latest LP Live from Lockdown a listen over the late summer season, I think you’re going to understand why. In thirteen of their best songs, Streaking in Tongues explore the depth of
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Virgin albums are never easy to start nor finish, but when listening to the new record Through out These Years by Daniel Tortoledo, the entire process sounds rather simple and seamless. In songs like “You Can’t Have It All,” Daniel Tortoledo eases into his lyrics with a relaxed attitude that only grows stronger as he straddles the
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Paul Mark and the Van Dorens’ Gravity is the third album in a trilogy that began with January’s Smartest Man in the Room. The second album Stowaways came out in April of that year and this album of eleven original compositions brings a curtain down on this extraordinary burst of creativity with imagination and tremendous dramatic value. Mark’s songwriting has
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One of popular music’s most positive songs, “I Can See Clearly Now” has been covered by several artists since the original No. 1 recording by Johnny Nash in 1972. The latest band to show the song some love and shower the listener with awesomeness is The Side Deal, comprised of founding members of Train, Sugar
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If there’s one knock I have against Heartour’s new album R U In, it’s vocalist and songwriting Jason Young’s insistence on adding light post-production effects to his singing. His voice is more than capable of carrying the album’s ten songs without the questionable benefits of studio trickery. I understand his reasoning behind it, but it comes
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Following a brief tribute to the people of Morocco and their esteemed royal family, the opening frames of the music video for Ilyah’s new single “Habibi” immediately transport us to the Hollywood hills, where the pop singer is spending a little time getting fitted for the clothes to fit his rock n’ roll image. The
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Philadelphia’s serenader and prolific recording artist, Hughie Mac, turns back time with is song choices, but keeps the energy high in the delightful Hughie Mac Sings Some Great Songs Pt. 3. There’s a reason these songs are timeless and Mac’s adoration for the songs that defined American music for the past 100 years is one
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2020 is shaping up to be a fun year for pop fans around the globe, and if it’s indie grooves that turn you on the most, Rob Alexander’s Being Myself record is probably already on your shelf. Released in late 2019 to a boatload of applause from critics, Being Myself has since spawned three big singles, the latest coming
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“Savanna,” the second song in the tracklist of Jonathan Emile’s new LP Spaces-in-Between, doesn’t get more than two seconds into its running time before it’s got us swinging our hips to its funky groove, but as is the case with the vast majority of its counterparts on the album, listeners will have to hear the
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Mark! Welcome. You have said that you will be putting out a new EP this year. Can you tell us the name of the first single you will be releasing? Hi! Thanks so much for having me. Yes! I’m super exited for my EP coming out in May. The first single, “Hand to Hold”, is
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Slick but not overproduced with a heavy synthetic backdrop (an unfortunately common feature in modern pop music), the rhythmic beats adorning Morgan Mallory’s new single “Bullet” represent our first intoxicating glimpse into the track as well as the formidable backbone of every verse we’ll hear. Mallory straddles them with ease in this song, utilizing their
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Hello Alonzo! Thank you for your time. Let’s jump right in, we have seen you on Instagram and you have already hit the New Year running with shows and you are in the gym slaying all of your goals! Tell us how you stay motivated and what keeps you going? Hey! Thank you guys for
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Hello Keymakers! Thank you for your time. We saw that you just had what looked like an amazing vacation in Mexico. Does traveling spark creativity in you and how does that translate to your music? Red: Definitely! I’m sure Rome would agree on this one but one of our unspoken things is to try to
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In their sophomore album, This Time attempt to streamline their sound to admittedly mixed results, but nevertheless manage to churn out a couple of really memorable tracks along the way. From the opening salvo of melodies in “Around” forward, there’s a sense that this band isn’t quite settled on who they want to be (which
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Jonathan Emile has been winning the hearts of fans on a worldwide scale for nearly a decade, and with his new release in “Moses,” he gets back to basics in the best way possible. There aren’t any frivolous elements included in the construction of “Moses;” in its music video, the verses come alive through the
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