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Monthly Archives: September 2004
Less than two years after a critically acclaimed debut, Hem has revived the ‘countrypolitan’ sound of the ’70s. The eight-piece band, featuring Sally Ellyson’s smoothe, detached vocals, has recorded a CD mixing country, folk and tin pan alley songs backed … Continue reading
Deb Ferrara is a singer-songerwiter-guitarist who’s written plenty of material for others, but now has her own pop-rock CD. Deb loves big electric guitar riffs and melodic hooks, but it’s her compelling voice and edgey lyrics that stand out on … Continue reading
Folk singer-songwriter Jeffrey Foucault says he’s always been drawn to dark moods and topics. His latest CD, "Stripping Cane," is a series of musical snapshots ranging from the existential to the inexplicable. Foucault doesn’t ponder the exact meaning of his … Continue reading