Omar Akram – Secret Journey – CD

Omar Akram – Secret Journey – CD

Omar Akram – Secret Journey – CD (Real Music) Despite the very new age look of the CD cover for this release, it’s actually pretty good. Omar‘s instrumental music is a combination of Classical, Middle Eastern and Gypsy. The resulting sound is...
A. Rex – Moving Backwards – CD

A. Rex – Moving Backwards – CD

A. Rex – Moving Backwards – CD (A. Rex Music) Despite its faults this release is pretty damn good. The piano-based tunes are catchy and the lyrics are good. The vocals are good as well. My problem is that they don’t have much flavor to them. The...
Louis Armstrong – Gold – 2CD

Louis Armstrong – Gold – 2CD

Louis Armstrong – Gold – 2CD  (Universal Records) Wow, over 130 minutes of the deep baratone vocals and trumpet of Louis Armstong. For the unknowing Armstrong is known as one of the founding fathers of jazz and had a very long and interesting career. This...
Ryan Anderson – The Garden Path – CD

Ryan Anderson – The Garden Path – CD

Ryan Anderson – The Garden Path – CD (HHBTM Records) Ryan has bits of Jeff Buckley and Elliot Smith in his style along with a basic folk punk sensibility. The music is fairly basic acoustic guitar led folk with a bit of percussion accompaniment with very...
Anderson Brothers – Solid Blue – CD

Anderson Brothers – Solid Blue – CD

Anderson Brothers – Solid Blue – CD (Anderson Brothers) The Anderson Brothers are brothers who play the blues along with some other fine blues musicians. This is decent straight forward blues from Tennessee with nothing really special, but nothing bad...
The Almost – Say This Sooner – CD

The Almost – Say This Sooner – CD

The Almost – Say This Sooner – CD (Virgin Records) This is a two song disc featuring two versions of “Say This Sooner”. Both are almost identical and they are great. It sounds like a mix of Jimmy Eat World and Senses Fail with a touch of 30...