Review: Bon Jovi – 2020

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As we enter the last quarter of 2020, a million people have already died from the virus, white supremacy is more prevalent than ever before, and a significant number of people are unemployed. In a time like this, American rock band Bon Jovi has a new album for us, named … Continue Reading →

Shannon LaBrie – Building

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Singer-songwriter Shannon LaBrie has released her new EP, “Building”. The Nashville-based musician is best known for her amazing songs “It’s Political” and “Alcohol” from her acclaimed “War & Peace” album in 2016. LaBrie is a great vocalist and a brilliant songwriter with writing credits on Robert Randolph & The Family … Continue Reading →

Review: Alicia Keys – Alicia

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With the release of her seventh album, Alicia Keys shows that she still has her feet firmly on the ground and her heart in the right place. Delayed by almost half a year due to the pandemic, this eclectic mix of musical style and passion was definitely worth the wait. … Continue Reading →

Ava Max – Heaven & Hell

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Rising pop star Ava Max is set to release her highly-anticipated debut album, entitled “Heaven & Hell”. Born in Milwaukee in 1994, the ambitious singer of Albanian descent gained worldwide fame in 2018 with her breakout song “Sweet But Psycho”. The smash hit, which topped the charts in about 20 … Continue Reading →

Review: Joy Denalane – Let Yourself Be Loved

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Having earned the reputation as Germany’s Queen of Soul throughout her two-decade-long career, Joy Denalane successfully secures her title with fifth studio album, “Let Yourself Be Loved”. Making her US debut on the legendary Motown Records, this album reflects the label’s historical greats, including Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye, in … Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Cook – Aftermath

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Singer-songwriter and radio host Elizabeth Cook releases her long-awaited sixth studio album, “Aftermath”. Making a move from traditional country music to synthesized pop, this new record continues the change in direction taken by her previous album, “Exodus Of Venus”. Originally from Florida, Cook comes from a musical family, with her … Continue Reading →

Review: Gregory Porter – All Rise

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For many, 2020 has been a year of chaos. This includes Grammy-Award-winning jazz singer Gregory Porter, hit hard by his brother’s virus-related death in May. Yet, besides all the drama, it’s also a year of celebration for Porter. 2020 marks the tenth anniversary of his debut album, “Water”, as well … Continue Reading →

Imogen Clark – The Making Of Me

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Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist Imogen Clark has released her new EP, “The Making Of Me”. Clark has been playing bar gigs in her hometown since she was 13 years old. She has opened for Shania Twain, Ian Moss, and Willie Watson in Australia, and last year she toured the US … Continue Reading →

BJ Barham and American Aquarium are not afraid to speak out

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Frontman BJ Barham and his band American Aquarium have shown that when it comes to social and political topics, what you need is a lot of empathy and some rocking country music to start the conversation. The band’s latest album, “Lamentations”, has shown the true depths of Barham’s songwriting and … Continue Reading →

Kathleen Edwards – Total Freedom

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Canadian singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards is back with her fifth studio album, entitled “Total Freedom”. In 2014, after 15 years of recording and touring, Edwards quit music and opened a coffee shop in a suburban village of her hometown Ottawa. Since 2018, she slowly returned to making music and released the … Continue Reading →