Category Archives: pop

Tropika – Von Rushton (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As the opening salvo Party Over Here goes about its business it is easy to get the feeling that you have heard all of this before but then Take Me Now comes along. By then you will have tuned your … Continue reading

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Future Generations release Suddenly ahead of new album

NYC’s Future Generations have shared a new single “Suddenly.” The track is off their upcoming new album  Landscape (Frenchkiss Records) set to be released on September 14. Of the single they note, “Sometimes things just happen the way they are supposed to and they happen … Continue reading

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Hey Maria –  Gypsyfingers (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Maybe language gets in the way, maybe the process of sharing experiences looses something when you start to define it, describe it, nail it down. So maybe meeting a random stranger, finding that you don’t speak each others language but … Continue reading

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Introducing…ELYAZ

Inspiration was to be found all around Mauro Elias Morone as a child, not least from his father,  Franco Morone, a renowned finger-style guitarist from whom he learned to take his first steps towards becoming a musician and performer in … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCCLXXI: Feels So Divine  –  Inanna  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Feels So Divine is a very interesting concept, part infectious dance music, part devotional, the result being a track which is both euphoric and graceful, which is spiritual and yet full of energy. Lyrically it is a celebration of life, … Continue reading

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Phil Cooper free song give away

Being the awfully nice chap that he is, Phil Cooper is giving a song away, free, gratis, for nothing. Given the theme of the song he feels that it seems wrong to ask people to pay for the song, so … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCCLXX: I Want You Back  – Sophia Evangelina (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Someone wise once said that if you can strip a song down to just an acoustic guitar and it still makes an impact then it is a good song. That’s the acid test really, that underneath all the studio trappings … Continue reading

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Initiation –  Nowicki (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Nowicki makes pop music but the raw ingredients to produce these songs seems to be drawn from everything but pop music. In a way it reminds me of what we have lost from the genre. Today the term implies slick, … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCCLXVIII: Beautiful Life  –  Shan Fernando (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

We need more people like Shan Fernando in the world. It is very easy to use art, especially music, to rally against injustice, point out the problems around us and explore darker aspects of the world. And that is worthy … Continue reading

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Fundamental Slime –  Darto (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Coming on like a long lost Berlin-era Bowie track that fell down the cracks and missed its place on one of those three strange and sublime albums only to resurface years later, Brotherhood is the perfect way to kick things … Continue reading

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