‘Do You Believe?’ is the Question from Michael P. Cullen

By JOHN DALY Michael P. Cullen wants to know one thing: “Do You Believe?” The question “Do You Believe?” is something people want to know. Cullen posits the question in a way that makes us want to watch more Cullen has a great style. He’s a blend of Nick Cave and Leonard Cohen and he gets the viewer engaged on a number of levels. For … Continue reading ‘Do You Believe?’ is the Question from Michael P. Cullen

Andy Michaels Explores the Sensitive Side with ‘Revisited’

By DOTTIE PARIS Andy Michaels may be a tough one, but his music is made for lovers. There’s nothing wrong with having a sensitive side, after all, don’t we all ask for a guy who can listen and emote? Well, Andy does a lot more than that on the record Revisited.  He covers a range of emotions and the human condition and it’s told with … Continue reading Andy Michaels Explores the Sensitive Side with ‘Revisited’

With ‘Smartest Person’ Album, Benjamin Dean Wilson Tells Smart Stories

By JOHN DALY Benjamin Dean Wilson works both sides of microphone.  On his new album The Smartest Person in the Room he performs and produces a work that is both old school and modern at the same time. It’s also a tongue-in-cheek study of life where the lessons are for keeps. He’s basically doing it all himself. The Tulsa-based filmmaker turned musician wrote, produced and … Continue reading With ‘Smartest Person’ Album, Benjamin Dean Wilson Tells Smart Stories

Ghostly Beard a Mysterious Figure with Cool Jazzy Style on Album ‘Inward’

By JOHN DALY There’s a philosophy to Ghostly Beard’s mystery. “Not showing my face is a choice I’ve made as a reaction to our self/image-obsessed society, and it goes with my message which is to put the music forward and forget the faces. What I look like, who I am is unimportant in the end,” he said. It’s a heck of a statement for someone … Continue reading Ghostly Beard a Mysterious Figure with Cool Jazzy Style on Album ‘Inward’

Mailman Delivers New-Age Pop Music with Album Yang Yin

By DOTTIE PARIS Mailman delivers new-age pop music with the album Yang Yin.  It’s an interesting approach to songwriting and arranging by a performer known as the Mailman. Yang Yin underscores the duality of life and Mailman presents it in a modern style. Some songs are dark, some upbeat, while some sound like Loggins and Messina and others The Cure. The album is appropriately titled because … Continue reading Mailman Delivers New-Age Pop Music with Album Yang Yin