Singer/songwriter Greg Felden has found a home in the Los Angeles music scene, since moving south from Eugene, Oregon, but his music still lies back in his folk/country roots. Felden is preparing to release his full-length debut album on June 14th, titled "Made Of Strings." It features ten tracks, beginning with the heartfelt lyrics of "Every Time," as Felden delivers them with a sincere tone to his vocals. He sticks close to his country roots with the gentle strumming of "When The Change Comes," while "Take You Back Home" is a burning emotional ballad that showcases a power and maturity to his songwriting. Felden plugs in for the raw, southern rock of "Tell Me What's Broken," before finishing up his new album with the wonderful harmonies of the acoustic ballad "Incoming" and the dark, sparse tone of "Ghosts." To find out more about Greg Felden and his latest release "Made Of Strings," please visit gregfelden.com.
Next from Milwaukee comes the debut release from the nostalgic pop/rock band, The Last Bees. There new self-titled EP features six tracks, beginning with the sixties, British-invasion pop sounds of "Can't Wait" and "Crusade." The Last Bees look to mirror the success of bands like The Beatles and Herman's Hermits with their simple, but addictive sound on songs like "True or False" and "Saturday." The Last Bees wrap up their short new album with the darker tone of "The Final Sting," as they make you feel like you stepped back in time with their brand of music. To find out more about The Last Bees and their new self-titled release, please visit thelastbees.com.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
From the U.K. comes the latest release from the Americana/roots band Auburn. Their new album titled "Game Of Faith" features fourteen songs of blues, jazz and folk all rolled up into one pot of relaxing, feel good music. The album begins with with the swagger of the title song "Game Of Faith," as you are re-introduced to singer Liz Lenten and her distinguished voice. Her vocals are sweet and comforting, as she draws upon her influences in her performance of the mellow jazz of "Bad Girl, Good Woman" and the stark acoustic blues of "I Drank." The band delivers the perfect backdrop of music for the more up-tempo swinging rhythm of "Prosecco-Fuelled Profiles" and "It's Not Love." Auburn finish their latest album with the classic country vibe of "Like I Do" and the gentle, poetic touch of "His Arms." To find out more about Auburn and their new upcoming studio album "Game Of Faith," please visit auburn.org.uk.
Monday, April 22, 2019
The New York-based rock band, Dead Superstar recently released their new full-length album titled "I Did It For The Rock Gods." It contains songs from early in the band's career, mixed with brand new originals and one outstanding cover. The album kicks off with the raw, energetic alternative rock buzz of "Beware Of The Knife," as this album is a throwback to the '90's rock revolution. Dead Superstar take their musical passion up a notch with the more aggressive groove of "Medicine" and the hard rock anthem "Searching For The Sun."
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Singer, songwriter, guitarist Nils Lofgren has been working on and off for the last twenty years as a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. During this time, he managed to write and record a few solo albums, and in 2014 released a career-spanning box set titled "Face The Music." Now on April 26th, Nils Lofgren will release his first new studio album in eight years titled "Blue With Lou." The title comes from the time Nils' spent with the legendary Lou Reed, dating back over forty years ago. While some of the songs on this new album have appeared on other releases from Nils and Lou Reed, Nils decided to revisit these songs and breathe new life into them.