Jodi Marxbury

308 Ghost Train are trying to accomplish a lot with their music, but one thing they aren’t interested in – even slightly – is keeping up with the trends of a jaded mainstream rock sound. Their latest single, “Bleed Over Me,” ushers the band into 2020 with a balladic sound stylized around a vocal-powered hook
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We recently caught up with Ronnie Ferguson, one half of the Michigan father/son duo STREAKING IN TONGUES. Each day for the past two weeks the band has released a new song/video on Youtube for their latest, Live from Lockdown. The new album was captured in the duo’s living room with one microphone in early May. All
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Rock’s greatest legends have typically found their fame working with the simplest of foundations – Delta blues, amplified guitars, heavy riffing, and a whole lot of percussive punishment. King Falcon seem to be interested in joining the club with the release of their debut single “Shake! Shake! Shake!” this season, and if you give it
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Underneath the crushing guitars and rolling percussion, AV Super Sunshine’s new song “Baby, Goodbye” is a kiss to the sky. It’s a love letter to possibilities and the endless array of flashback sonic bliss, held together with pop nuances. Featuring the bottled optimism of lead singer AV Super Sunshine, with outstanding guest vocalist Ruby Amanfu
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Fellas, let me warn you, this chick is whack. That is typically the scuttlebutt that you might hear; instead rapper Amir Beats goes about in the more artistic way and puts his advice out via music. His song “Got ‘Em Throwin’ Dollars” has a knack for both putting this woman on a pedestal and keeping
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Inexplicably dominant, “Darkest Hour” from DawgGone Davis featuring Chago G Williams, triumphs over haters in this latest release from the Kansas City artist. DawgGone Davis, also known as Rebecca, constructs a multi-genre track. This latest release, a follow-up to April’s “Weight of the World”, continues DawgGone’s streak for most interesting releases this year. Sounding like
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When it feels right, it feels right. Rapper K-Roll is in the zone in the slick, scrumptious track “Real Quick”. The Atlanta-based artist using a bit of the chingy, smooth style rap, and collaborates with a female voiced rapper in this textured juggernaut. Slicing in some killer chorus singing, “Real Quick” doesn’t seem long enough.
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In his latest single, titled “Boom – Love Version,” HeIsTheArtist continues to showcase his virtuosic vocal against a backdrop of soul-laden harmonies and beats that are as inspirational as they are sonically unique. With a piano’s glistening keys and a muted bassline component to serve as the catalyst for his striking melodies, HeIsTheArtist doesn’t waste
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Pristine strings, shimmering keys and a beefy percussion combine forces to make a backdrop as elegant as it is ethereally pop-friendly in the new single from Johnnie Mikel, “Nothing to Lose,” but despite their amalgamation of power, it pales in comparison to what this singer can do with his voice alone. Mikel isn’t afraid to
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Slinking around like a lonesome soul desperate for someone to share their troubles with, “Friend Gone Astray” brings smoky vocals and urban poeticisms together in a fashion that is indicative of Paul Mark & the Van Dorens exclusively. One of the twelve songs comprising their new album Gravity, “Friend Gone Astray” doesn’t ask a lot out
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Maybe in the next life, we’ll get it right, sings the lead singer for Forest Ray in the song “Honesty”. The band, a throwback-sounding rock outfit that almost sounds more like My Morning Jacket or even The Byrds than “The Seattle Sound” , is the type of song that transcends time and space. “Honesty” is
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Lyrics containing the phrase “I can’t breathe” have changed overnight. After the senseless murder of George Floyd, a black man, while in custody under the Minneapolis police, on May 25, the symbolism of suffocation literally became literal in music. Darrell Kelley, a rapper well-versed in gritty songs forcing the listener to look at harsh realities,
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