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Yearly Archives: 2010
It has been many years since Melanie became famous as a folk artist who appeared at Woodstock. Her latest CD, "Ever Since You Never Heard of Me," is an inspiring record by Melanie in collaboration with her recently deceased husband, … Continue reading
Jonathan Clark has toured with a who’s who of pop, rock and country artists. On "I’m Just Sayin’," he comes into his own as a singer-songwriter with a CD of personal, passionate, guitar-inflected songs that showcase his compelling voice and … Continue reading
Noted vocalist Julia Fordham met actor Paul Reiser in 1994, but it wasn’t until running into each other at a film debut that Reiser, a classically trained pianist and composer, suggested writing together. The result is their recording, "Unusual Suspects," … Continue reading
Mikky Ekko’s latest release, "Blues," is another EP (following "Reds") that explores the edge of human consciousness and emotion in a setting that is equal parts electronic music, performance art and psychological theatre. Mikky Ekko sees himself as a musical … Continue reading
Dylan LeBlanc is a most unusual and talented young songwriter. His debut recording, "Pauper’s Field," is filled with quiet and observant folk-rock songs populated by characters who rise above life’s turmoil or just commit themselves to a course. LeBlanc has … Continue reading