Arriving May 17th is the new studio album from Pointed Man Band titled "Amongst The Tall Trees." The band is lead by multi-instrumentalist Dan Elliott, as he wraps you up with luscious melodies and pop tones that are undeniable. The album begins with the exciting, show-tune feel of "Go!," followed quickly by the up-lifting, spirited swinging rhythm of "Pint Size." You will find yourself singing along to the bright chorus of "Corvidae" and the simply addictive "Yellow Dog." The Pointed Man Band wrap up their new twelve-song release with the storied "Adventures Of Wunderland" and the wonderful instrumental interlude of "Unearthed." To find out more about Pointed Man Band and their latest release "Amongst The Tall Trees," please visit pointedmanband.com.
Next up is the sophomore effort from the Canadian musical trio, Saxsyndrum. Their new album titled "Second Nature" features nine tracks, beginning with the pop feel of "Up To You," led by the playful combination of saxophone and synthesizers. The music takes on a more electronic feel with the balladry of "Let Go" and the atmospheric interlude of "You Get High." The band lift you up for the avant garde soundscape of "Arp," before closing out their new album with the lush pop tones of "Phantasy" and the eight-minute experimental journey of "Stutter." To find out more about Saxsyndrum and their latest release "Second Nature," please visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/saxsyndrum.
Fellow Canadian folk/rock band Saint Lo recently released their full-length debut album titled "We Could Be." Right from the beginning notes of "Someday/Storm," you know that Saint Lo are ready to deliver an exciting take on roots music. The album continues with the gentle flow of "Grace," as their harmonies are the perfect compliment to the folk-based instrumentation. Saint Lo deliver the perfect Americana sound with "Best Friend's Clothes," while "Marry Me" is a slow moving ballad filled with emotions. Saint Lo close out their new album with their new single "Blueberry Fields," which has all the elements to get Saint Lo recognition alongside bands like The Lumineers and The Decemberists. To find out more about Saint Lo and their latest release "We Could Be," please visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/saintloband.
Canadian songstress Lydia Persaud recently released her debut album "Let Me Show You" through Next Door Records. It features eleven tracks that showcase Lydia's musical inspirations like Donny Hathaway, Bill Withers and Carole King. The album begins with soulful, R&B flow of "Hold Out" and the jazzy melody of "No Answer," as Lydia allows her vocals to lead the way through the song's relaxed tones. The album's lead single "More Of Me" has a more pop vibe, while the gentle touch of "With You" eases your mind. She returns with the title-song "Let Me Show You," which is carries a great nostalgic R&B groove that is overlooked by a lot of today's pop artists. Lydia Persaud wraps up her new album with the loving feel of "Honey Child," the soulful ballad "Low Light" and the comforting tone of "Tonight." To find out more about Lydia Persead and her latest release "Let Me Show You," please visit her Facebook page at facebook.com/lydiapersaudmusic.
Finally we get to the full-length debut release from Brooklyn singer/songwriter Birch. Her new album "femme.one" is a feminist concept album that revolves around her experiences with women's rights in today's society. The new nine song release begins with the title song "femme.one," which combines the sounds of acoustics with electronics to give Birch's music that added element of emotion. She continues with the pop tones of "Spelling Lessons" and "Find Me," which gives her music and message that addictive quality. The highlight of this new release is the song "Bury It," as the melody is undeniable with Birch's vocals soaring above the music. She closes her new album with the slow-building tempo of "Blinders" and the steady pace of "femme.two," the atmospheric sequel of the opening song. To find out more about Birch and her latest release "femme.one," please visit birchmusicnyc.com.