Tag: Singer-songwriters

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: Brett Newski, “Hi-Fi D.I.Y.”

From the opening of “Black Taxi Car”, there is a fair amount of “real American” inflections of Brett Newski’s...

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Popdose Exclusive Single Premiere: Bob Hillman, “Big Sur”

Ten years is a long time between albums for anyone; it’s a lifetime in music.  But the forthcoming new album from Bob Hillman,...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Sofia Talvik, “Starwalker”

Popdose is pleased to premiere the latest video from the talented and multi-faceted singer-songwriter, Sofia Talvik.  Taken from her...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 6: “Eye of the Hurricane” Director Steven Flynn

Director Steven Flynn stops by the podcast to talk about his new film which explores the career of singer/songwriter David Wilcox....

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ALBUM REVIEW: JULIEN BAKER, “Sprained Ankle”

Twenty years old, still a student and my God, what a songwriter and singer.  Julien Baker of Memphis, Tennessee unleashes her solo debut...

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ALBUM REVIEW: JEFFREY FOUCAULT, “Salt As Wolves”

Jeffrey Foucault has been around for a while; two albums with a project called Cold Satellite and four solo albums.  This latest effort,...

EP Reviews, Music, New Artists

EP Review: Zeke Duhon, “Zeke Duhon”

Warm and languid, Zeke Duhon’s sound is the perfect complement to the encroaching cold.  And the six songs that make up this...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Kimm Rogers, “Where the Pavement Grows”

Kimm Rogers definitely has it; that way of songwriting with the turn of a word or phrase and constructing a melody that draws you in. ...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Jeff Le Blanc, “Vision”

New York native Jeff Le Blanc has had a busy year; not only did he collaborate with Liz Longley after her latest release (reviewed here on...

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EP REVIEW: Laura Joy, “Between Our Words”

Hailing from the Windy City, singer-songwriter Laura Joy offers up her sophomore effort – a five-song EP, Between Our Words. ...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Rachel Garlin, “Wink At July”

It’s only fitting that a former schoolteacher could write so eloquently and with a sense of poetic finesse.  Thus, Rachel Garland...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Joe Pug, “Windfall”

This new album from Austin, Texas native Joe Pug has a lot going for it, considering its genesis was in a not-so-positive situation.  From...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Sofia Talvik, “Big Sky Country”

From the opening strums of Big Sky Country, the newest album – 6th, overall – from Sweden’s Sofia Talvik, you know...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Duke Garwood, “Heavy Love”

Moody, atmospheric and full of texture would be a fair assessment of Duke Garwood’s fifth album, Heavy Love.  The British...

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Album Review: John Statz, “Tulsa”

This Wisconsin native is no stranger to creating interesting and introspective music.  Tulsa is John Statz’ seventh release and...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Delaney Gibson, “Tall Like The Tree”

Austin, Texas resident and powerhouse singer Delaney Gibson delivers this lush, grand, well-produced album of eleven songs.  Tall Like The...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Mark Rogers & Mary Byrne, “I Line My Days Along Your Weight”

A very nice debut, indeed; this first offering from Mark Rogers and Mary Byrne, who hail from Pennsylvania, but met in East Atlanta through...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Matthew Ryan, “Boxers”

Matthew Ryan can write a song and make you feel it in no time at all.  He’s got it; he understands the craft.  And on this, his...

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Album Review: Brian Larney, “Jupiter With You”

It’s not enough that I really enjoyed Stop, Look & Listen, the debut album from Bridgeport, Connecticut’s Lines West...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Johnny Lewis, s/t

This debut album from acoustic-based, singer-songwriter Johnny Lewis has yet to hit the streets, but when it does, I hope people will sit...

Music, Single Reviews

SINGLE OF THE WEEK: Skylar Gudasz, “Car Song”/”Dream Lover”

I’ve seen this very talented singer/musician as part of the Big Star “3rd” touring group (and will be seeing her again...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Adam Zwig, “Stones, Bones and Skin”

Portland, Oregon native son Adam Zwig unleashes a new 5-song mini album – his 6th overall release – the magnificent Stones....

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ALBUM REVIEW: Mia Dyson, “Idyllwild”

  Australian-born, Los Angeles-residing Mia Dyson is a new name for me; a singer-songwriter who upon, first listen, sings like Bonnie...

DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “Suzanne Vega Live: Solitude Standing”

Suzanne Vega has always been a delight in my musical life; I can’t pretend that I haven’t loved her from the moment I heard...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Rachel Taylor Brown, “Falimy”

Falimy, the 9th album from Portland, Oregon’s Rachel Taylor Brown is awash in melody, almost a study in classic mid-’60’s...

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CD REVIEW: Andrew Belle, “Black Bear”

Chicago-based singer-songwriter Andrew Belle, recently unwrapped his second full length album, Black Bear.  The ten-track collection is...

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MINI ALBUM REVIEW: Beth Thornley, “Septagon”

Birmingham, Alabama native/Los Angeles-based Beth Thornley returns with her fourth release/first EP, Septagon and this is fast becoming a...

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SPECIAL SINGLE RELEASE: Matthew Ryan, “An Anthem For The Broken”

Matthew Ryan, who is set to release his newest album, Boxers, in the upcoming months, has announced a special single release to come out on...

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PICK OF THE WEEK: Douglas Keith, “Harvest Home”

A name I hadn’t heard before, but was impressed by on first listen.  Warm and melodic, this New York based songwriter offers up his...

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Spin Cycle: Frank Ocean: channel ORANGE

Minus all the hype, does Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" reveal itself as a good album? Find out by reading our review!...