Monthly Archives: July 2003

Wes Cunningham: Pollyanna

Wes Cunningham’s "Pollyanna" is a striking indie-pop recording featuring finely-crafted songs and harmony-rich vocals. Cunningham wrote most of songs after falling in love with his wife, but he also sings about the selfish things that disappoint him in daily life. … Continue reading

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The Exies: Inertia

The Exies are a talented Los Angeles-based band that combine accomplished songwriting with the studio flash that’s very much the cutting edge in modern rock. "Inertia," their second CD, was produced by Grammy-winner Matt Serletic, who helped create songs with … Continue reading

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Hans Zimmer: Tears of the Sun

Hans Zimmer is an accomplished composer known for many soundtracks. On "Tears of the Sun," a Bruce Willis film, he did something risky and subversive. He composed music that was unsympathetic to the movie’s hero and instead made the film’s … Continue reading

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Ray Wylie Hubbard: Growl

Texas roots musician Ray Wylie Hubbard’s latest recording, "Growl," is a notable gut-level exploration of what Hubbard describes as "rural people with their own agenda." Crafted with roots producer-extraordinaire Gurf Morlix, Hubbard’s bottleneck and steel guitars provide the perfect setting … Continue reading

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