Thursday, July 23, 2020

New Music From Indie-Artists Jeffrey Halford & The Healers, Ketch Harbour Wolves and Heavy Hearts

Singer/songwriter Jeffrey Halford has recently delivered a new album titled "West Toward South" with his band The Healers. This new ten track release hits right into the root of American music, flowing between country, blues and just good old Americana sound. The album begins with the storied, spoken-word lyrics of the title song "West Toward South," as the music adds emotion to the song. The tempo quickens, only slightly, for the classic country vibe of "Deeper Than Hell," before taking the energy back down for the dark blues of "Dead Man's Hand" and "Three Quarter Moon." The gentle, acoustic ballad of "Sea Of Cortez" sounds as if it was recorded around the campfire one evening after a few beers. Jeffrey Halford and The Healers wrap up their new album with the slow, steady, Americana stomp rhythm of "Gallows" and the country tale of the "Ballad Of Ambrose And Cyrus." To find out more about Jeffrey Halford and The Healers and their latest release "West Toward South," please visit facebook.com/Jeffrey-Halford-The-Healers.

Next up, is the latest release from the Toronto-based band, Ketch Harbour Wolves. Their new album titled "Avalon" feature a dozen tracks, beginning with the ambient pop energy of "I Will Take Your Word For It" and the explosive modern rock sound of "The Matador." The album's lead single "Little Magic" has an undeniable, addictive chorus and melody that easily gets stuck in your head with its simplicity. Ketch Harbour Wolves add a bit punk fury and energy to their sound with "Take Us To Your Leader," before delivering the new wave rock appeal of "Black 47." The band finish up their new album with the powerful blast of "Bloody Money" and the quiet, emotional ballad "Yours, Still." To find out more about Ketch Harbour Wolves and their latest release "Avalon," please visit ketchharbourwolves.ca.

Fellow Canadians Heavy Hearts also delivered a new album titled "Room With A View." It features nine new tracks, beginning with the short electronic instrumental "Trem," which leads you into the energetic blast punk fury of "Vexed." The album continues with the more, melodic, mainstream appeal of "Out Of Reach," before diving deep into the emo/ambient flow of "Kin." Heavy Hearts close out their short new album with the heavy alternative rock approach of "Safe Bet" and the addictive pounding rhythm of the title-song "Room With A View." To find out more about Heavy Hearts and their latest release "Room With A View," please visit facebook.com/heavyheartsband.

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