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Yearly Archives: 2005
Mary Gauthier’s star has been rising in Americana circles and her latest CD, "Mercy Now," shows why. The Louisiana-born, singer-songwriter is known for simple yet striking songs. On ‘Mercy Now,’ Gauthier reveals a deeper and more thoughtful side. Her songs … Continue reading
Susie Suh is a singer-songwriter whose debut on Epic is filled with moving and emotional songs about personal struggles and pent-up feelings. Suh, who is Korean-American, has a wonderfully rich, low voice that’s unusually expressive. Her self-titled debut was produced … Continue reading
David Berkeley’s "Live from Fez" is the first live recording by the winner of ASCAP’s 2004 Johnny Mercer Songwriter Award. The CD and companion DVD were recorded at the now-closed Fez, a beloved club on the singer-songwriter circuit. The recording … Continue reading
"Heavy" is vocalist Nicky Guiland and multi-instrumentalist Casey Benjamin. Their latest project is a fabulous fusion of pop, jazz and soul that’s as fun as it is musically accomplished. The duo first met in high school in New York City, … Continue reading