Justin Ryan Blends Country with Alternative Sound on ‘Warm Whiskey Nights’

By DOTTIE PARIS Justin Ryan is one of those rare home-grown singer-songwriters finding success in the popular mainstream.  And he owes a lot of that success to the U.S. Armed Forces. Justin, who has a new album, Warm Whiskey Nights, started out like any other musician. He put together a band, All Together Spent, and started gigging around. But he got an opportunity to really … Continue reading Justin Ryan Blends Country with Alternative Sound on ‘Warm Whiskey Nights’

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‘Broken Rainbow Ballads for an Apocalyptic World’ by Band no:carrier is a Dark Adventure

By JOHN DALY The dark electronic band no:carrier has released a full-length album, Broken Rainbow Ballads for an Apocalyptic World. The electro noir band explores humanity’s dark side with songs that cover everything from broken love to addiction. Broken Rainbow covers a lot of tough topics but handles them in a sensitive manner. The songs we like are “When The Rain Falls,” and “Holy Judas” but … Continue reading ‘Broken Rainbow Ballads for an Apocalyptic World’ by Band no:carrier is a Dark Adventure

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Joan Torres Hits a High Note with New Jazz Release, ‘Of The Musical’

By DONNA BALANCIA Joan Torres and his band All Is Fused have released a new album, Of The Musical and it’s an experimental collection that is a welcome work to the jazz world. Of The Musical is an overwhelmingly emotional and joyful listen. Torres and his San Francisco-based crew bring a Latin flavor to some classic jazz sounds and it’s a blend that would bring … Continue reading Joan Torres Hits a High Note with New Jazz Release, ‘Of The Musical’

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Color You Paints a Great Picture with New EP, ‘Grand Trine’

By DOTTIE PARIS Color You wants to make the world better by painting a great picture for us all. Color You has a new EP, Grand Trine, and this is an excellent work by a band that not only presents a great retro ’90s sound but also spins that sound into the future.  And for Color You, the future definitely has bright tones. The Los … Continue reading Color You Paints a Great Picture with New EP, ‘Grand Trine’

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Fallen Asunder Releases Strong Debut Album

By JOHN DALY It goes to show you what two childhood pals can accomplish when they want to. Fallen Asunder, which released its first and self-titled album is ready to rock the metal world. Who would have thought sound like this could come out of Lancaster, Penn., known for horse-and-buggy riding Amish folks and Shoo Fly Pie. But there is nothing old-fashioned about Fallen Asunder, … Continue reading Fallen Asunder Releases Strong Debut Album