Chrystyna Marie Puts a Gritty Touch on the Blues with New Album, ‘Life’

By DOTTIE PARIS Chrystyna Marie knows that things are not all they appear to be. Her new album, Life, makes it clear that she has been around the block once or twice. The lively songstress writes about topics that everyone knows — love, desire, sadness and passion — and she does it in gritty blues style. Chrystyna puts an edgy touch to the blues, with … Continue reading Chrystyna Marie Puts a Gritty Touch on the Blues with New Album, ‘Life’

Alex Siegel Creates A Beautiful Record with New Album, ‘Röykkä’

By DOTTIE PARIS Alex Siegel keeps a low profile but this is one musician who could break out big if he so chooses.  The songs on his new album, Röykkä are catchy, sensitive and beautifully produced. It’s too bad this musician doesn’t have a rich uncle seemingly like the rest of the music world these days.  After all there are countless young “musicians” with big … Continue reading Alex Siegel Creates A Beautiful Record with New Album, ‘Röykkä’

My Silent Bravery Captures the Surreal Sound and Feel of Heartbreak in Video ‘Face To Face’

Album Breakthrough is High Point for Matthew Wade By DOTTIE PARIS Matthew Wade has more than a few stories to tell, but listeners have to go between the lines to get the meaning. Wade’s My Silent Bravery creates the kind of music that empowers and gives hope to those who are really in need of something to lift their spirits.  After all, if someone as … Continue reading My Silent Bravery Captures the Surreal Sound and Feel of Heartbreak in Video ‘Face To Face’

Justin Allen and the Well Shots

Review: Justin Allen and the Well Shots – New Album Shines Light on Country Genre

Sexy Songwriter Found a Home While Looking for his Gal Photos By APRIL RIETZE, Review By DOTTIE PARIS Justin Allen makes every girl wish her name were “Angelina.” Justin’s latest single is one of those songs that grab you and won’t let go.  You know the story: Sad guy is  looking for his girl, “Angelina” who went to California. But after seeing the video of … Continue reading Review: Justin Allen and the Well Shots – New Album Shines Light on Country Genre

Edward and Graham Drop ‘Menomonee Road,’ A Welcome Relief in a Crowded Genre

By DOTTIE PARIS The Chicago folk-Americana duo Edward and Graham release the single “Menomonee Road,” and it’s a welcome relief in an increasingly crowded genre. The song is an upbeat and refreshing leap into Americana, which is becoming more and more common every day. “Menomonee Road” had a unique rock and roll quality about it, pulling it away from the country aspect of the folk-Americana … Continue reading Edward and Graham Drop ‘Menomonee Road,’ A Welcome Relief in a Crowded Genre

Classic East and Classic West Festivals Bring Rocker Bands Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles

East Coast Rocker and West Coast Rocker Applaud Citi Field and Dodger Stadium Concerts By DOTTIE PARIS The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac will be the headliners at Classic East and Classic West in July it has been reported.  EastCoastRocker.com and WestCoastRocker.com will be on hand. The two bands are planning a bi-coastal music festival this summer, according to reports, and supposedly an annual franchise is … Continue reading Classic East and Classic West Festivals Bring Rocker Bands Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles

J-Anthony Brings Life’s Music from the Church to The Masses With ‘It’s Official’

REVIEW By DOTTIE PARIS J-Anthony just released a single that is extremely funky and fun. If you know what it’s like to finally find that one person who sweeps you off your feet, then you’ll appreciate “It’s Official,” which J-Anthony has put together. HIs funky style captivates the imagination and he takes it one step further with excellent musical integrity.  The lead guitar is outstanding … Continue reading J-Anthony Brings Life’s Music from the Church to The Masses With ‘It’s Official’