Category Archives: Alt-Indie

Josh Ritter: The Beast In Its Tracks

Josh Ritter has never written as personal an album as "The Beast In Its Tracks." Propelled by a marriage that fell apart, Ritter has penned songs that ponder what one can and can’t leave behind in relationships. The CD is … Continue reading

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Chester French: MUSIC 4 TNGRS

Chester French is an indie-pop duo led by vocalist and songwriter David-Andrew ‘D.A.’ Wallach and multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Maxwell Drummey. "MUSIC 4 TNGRS" comes after several years of success right out of college and shows the duo’s strengths and appeal, … Continue reading

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Mitch Davis: My Meaningful Mistake

Mitch Davis is a well-known producer and studio ace. His ‘Orba Squara’ side project is a favorite musical outlet, where he gets to explore another side of his sonic world. Davis’ third Orba Squara EP is a departure from previous … Continue reading

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Jason Reeves: Songs Are Silent Films

Jason Reeves is a talented young singer-songwriter whose latest recording, "Songs Are Silent Films," comes from a particularly creative and inspiring period in his life — being in love and moving from Los Angeles to Nashville. Reeves writes moving, easy-going … Continue reading

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The Tower And The Fool: How Long

"The Tower and The Fool" is a Providence, Rhode Island-based indie rock band led by singer-songwriters Alex Correia and Chris Rosenquest. The duo came together after other projects ended and they found a rare ability to collaborate. On "How Long," … Continue reading

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Matthew Santos: Quickly Disappearing

Matthew Santos is a musical and visual artist whose creative passions rub off on each other. In "Quickly Disappearing," he has created a recording of cinematic-sounding songs. They’re moody, lush, evocative and inspired by personal regrets, environmental concerns and the … Continue reading

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Gaby Moreno: Illustrated Songs

Gaby Moreno’s "Illustrated Songs" is a special recording. Moreno is a wonderfully evocative singer and writer. Drawing on her upbringing in Guatemala and on classic jazz and pop records, she presents timeless songs in Spanish and English that are like … Continue reading

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John Wesley Harding: The Sound of His Own Voice

John Wesley Harding’s 18th recording, "The Sound Of His Own Voice," is a collection of fun, exuberant and at times poignant songs selected for his notable session mates. Harding ponders his life, family and our murky times with charisma and … Continue reading

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Joseph Arthur: The Graduation Ceremony

"The Graduation Ceremony" is Joseph Arthur’s first solo CD in five years. The singer-songwriter – and noted painter – has crafted a recording that is a soothing series of reflections on a break-up a year after it ended. Arthur sings … Continue reading

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Rosi Golan: Lead Balloon

Rosi Golan’s "Lead Balloon" is a brilliant chronicle of the cycle of love, loss, change and growth. Golan is a wonderful singer-songwriter with a rich, passionate voice, whose joys and troubles and revelations are presented with poise and heart. The … Continue reading

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