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Joel Paterson – Let It Be Guitar! | Album Review

Joel Paterson – Let It Be Guitar! Ventrella Records www.joelpaterson.com CD: 16 Songs, 43 Minutes Styles: Spectacular Beatles Covers, Instrumentals   Google time! Do a search for “most covered band of all time.” It’s no surprise the top honor goes to four lads from Liverpool: John, Paul, George and Ringo. According to Whosampled.com, the Beatles …

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Myles Goodwyn – Friends of the Blues 2 | Album Review

Myles Goodwyn – Friends of the Blues 2 Linus Entertainment/Government of Canada www.mylesgoodwyn.com CD: 14 Songs, 43 Minutes Styles: Soul-Influenced Blues, Ensemble Blues Blues artists have not only have their signature style of music, but their signature aura as well. The aura of Myles Goodwyn can be distilled in one word: “neighborly.” His voice is …

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Beach Bunny: Honeymoon review – a short, sweet blast of sunny indie-pop

(Mom + Pop) What began in 2015 as a bedroom project for Chicago-based Lili Trifilio had become something of an online phenomenon by the time 2018’s self-released Prom Queen was streamed 67m times. Now a fully fleshed-out four-piece with an actual record deal, Beach Bunny’s debut full-length effort doesn’t disappoint: Honeymoon is a blast of …

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Moses Boyd: Dark Matter review – party-facing solo debut

(Exodus) Moses Boyd is a drummer in the same way Questlove from the Roots is a drummer, which is to say that the twice Mobo-winning 28-year-old Londoner is a producer-composer-collaborator-influencer not bound by the kit surrounding him. A progenitor of the current London jazz scene, Boyd’s official solo debut goes large on cross-pollination – and …

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Tame Impala: The Slow Rush review – polished disco funk

(Fiction)Kevin Parker shifts further away from his psych rock roots, while pondering happiness and his continued relevance Around the time of 2015’s Currents – the third Tame Impala album – mainman Kevin Parker described having an epiphany some time previously. Driving around Los Angeles on magic mushrooms and cocaine, he realised just how magnificent the …

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