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Burak Ozmucur: Multi-Tasking Musician Takes on All Roles with ‘A Distant Light’

By DOTTIE PARIS Burak Ozmucur is a Turkish-born heavy metal musician with an unusual story.  His latest work, A Distant Light, tells of hope and it’s something he knows well. After all, Ozmucur, who was born in Istanbul, but now lives in New Jersey, has taken on all parts of putting a record together — from creating the music to recording.  And he has taken … Continue reading Burak Ozmucur: Multi-Tasking Musician Takes on All Roles with ‘A Distant Light’

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Countless Thousands Tells Us What We Want to Hear on New Album, ‘You’re Goddamn Right’

By JOHN DALY Los Angeles-based band Countless Thousands has released a new album called You’re Goddamn Right, and it confirms that today’s musicians can find success. They held a Kickstarter campaign to fund the record, which is a full-sounding collection of life’s daily experiences as seen through the eyes of a group of talented LA guys. A lead single from the band is “Webster’s Dictionary Defines … Continue reading Countless Thousands Tells Us What We Want to Hear on New Album, ‘You’re Goddamn Right’

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Max Fite’s ‘Shake It On Down’ Hits All The Right Notes

Max Fite Blends Rock and Blues for a Unique Sound By JOHN DALY Shake It On Down is the latest release from Max Fite and it hits all the right notes. Shake It On Down pulls together rock n roll, folk and blues for a unique sound. Complete with the great vocals from frontman Max Fitelson, it’s a winning sound that has broad appeal. Check … Continue reading Max Fite’s ‘Shake It On Down’ Hits All The Right Notes

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French Band TALIA Brings Its Big Sound to the U.S. with new EP ‘Thugs They Look Like Angels’

By DOTTIE PARIS With a big sound, the Parisian group TALIA releases the EP Thugs They Look Like Angels and this trio has a lot going on. While the Foo Fighters have inspired many musicians, the likeness in sound and style is clear with Thugs They Look Like Angels, Talia’s brand new work, available on Oct. 16. It’s the third collection for TALIA and their … Continue reading French Band TALIA Brings Its Big Sound to the U.S. with new EP ‘Thugs They Look Like Angels’

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The Slang Release EP ‘Night and Day,’ A Driving and Upbeat Sound

By JOHN DALY The Slang has released an upbeat and full-sounding EP, precisely mastered and engineered to bring out the best this alt-rock duo has to offer. They’re both named John, but each prefer using one name, in this case Bobo and Newsome. Bobo the frontman has some powerful pipes much in the vein of U2’s Bono, and his multi-tasking brings a consistent and upbeat … Continue reading The Slang Release EP ‘Night and Day,’ A Driving and Upbeat Sound