Alt-J – An Awesome Wave – CD

Alt-J – An Awesome Wave – CD

Alt-J – An Awesome Wave – CD (Canvasback) Well, this release was actually from 2012, but I didn’t discover it until 2013 and I wanted to pass it along in case you are unaware of this amazing band for some reason. An Awesome Wave is one of the rare releases I’ve...
AO Music – Twirl – CD

AO Music – Twirl – CD

AO Music – Twirl – CD (AO Music) “FILE UNDER World/New Age” says the sticker on the back of this CD, and that’s pretty much what you get, new age music infused with different beats, instruments and voices from cultures around the world. The use of world...
Ed Alkalay – I Hate You – CD

Ed Alkalay – I Hate You – CD

Ed Alkalay – I Hate You – CD (Ed Alkalay) This country-blues-rock band is the type I would expect to play at a local festival Anywhere, USA. The vocals, music and lyrics aren’t that great, but they will do on a summer day as your drinking beer and eating...
All is Well – Spoonfork – CD

All is Well – Spoonfork – CD

All is Well – Spoonfork – CD (Chainsaw Baby) A mash up of She Wants Revenge and the Red Hot Chili Peppers sounds like it would be pretty sweet doesn’t it? Well it is pretty damn sweet as demonstrated by the music on this release by All is Well. The CD...
Akwarian Sea Rebel – Gritty – CD

Akwarian Sea Rebel – Gritty – CD

Akwarian Sea Rebel – Gritty – CD (Akwarian Sea Rebel) The cover of this release has a side view a person wearing a myriad of instruments as a headdress. It’s a good representation of what can be found while listening to this disc. The tracks are...
Scott August – Lost Canyons – CD

Scott August – Lost Canyons – CD

Scott August – Lost Canyons – CD (Cedar Mesa Music) Out of the few people I’ve heard play Native American “Anasazi” flutes I would say I enjoy Scott August the best. It’s not just his style and technique it’s the fact that he blends his instrument in with...
Ruben Angel – Ruben Angel – CD

Ruben Angel – Ruben Angel – CD

Ruben Angel – Ruben Angel – CD (Ruben Angel) This is pure dance based pop. The first song made me think I had popped in a Justin Timberlake disc and I don’t even have any of his music (but I have heard it). Some of the tracks like “Can I”...