Grown Up Avenger Stuff Puts It ‘All In Motion’ With New Single

By JOHN DALY Grown Up Avenger Stuff is getting some forward momentum with their new single, “All In Motion.” The band is comprised of veteran guitarist John Thomsen and his sons Hunter, on bass, and Tyler on drums and percussion, and vocalist Ray Stern. “All In Motion” has a dreamy but gritty sound that captures the imagination and is sure to capture audiences. Grown Up … Continue reading Grown Up Avenger Stuff Puts It ‘All In Motion’ With New Single

John Hickman Video ‘Hello Hello,’ A Reminiscent Take on He and She

By DOTTIE PARIS “Hello Hello” by John Hickman is a fun power pop song that brings together a lot of solid elements: Happiness, innovative animation and an upbeat sound. If you’re old enough to remember the video for A Ha’s “Take On Me,” the video for “Hello Hello” will jog your brain. Hickman shows us that achieving your goals can be accomplished whether you’re in … Continue reading John Hickman Video ‘Hello Hello,’ A Reminiscent Take on He and She

The Psyatics Give The World Killer Music with Album ‘Famous Monsters’

By JOHN DALY The Psyatics play punk rock like few others out there, and with their album, Famous Monsters, they’re really killin’ it. Maybe that’s a poor selection of words, but given that the album is based on the the foibles of famous serial killers, maybe The Psyatics would take it as a compliment. The Psyatics are one of our new favorite bands. We haven’t … Continue reading The Psyatics Give The World Killer Music with Album ‘Famous Monsters’

Andrew Goldring Captures Distant Sounds in Single ‘Cosmic Dance’

By DOTTIE PARIS The new single from indie singer-songwriter Andrew Goldring called “Cosmic Dance” captures sounds that are out there and brings them down to Earth to the good luck of listeners. It’s a new take on shoegaze, with some interesting techniques on the production.  “Cosmic Dance,” is a gem of a song, emotive and filled with a star quality reflective of its title. The … Continue reading Andrew Goldring Captures Distant Sounds in Single ‘Cosmic Dance’

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’

West Coast Rocker John Daly

Dave Hollier and King Ropes Blend Organic and Industrial Sounds with New Release, ‘Dirt’

By JOHN DALY King Ropes has released a new album, but instead of calling the album Dirt, it should have been titled Rare Gem. That’s because King Ropes produces an interesting new sound from veteran musician Dave Hollier, who’s been influenced by some of the best. Hollier’s vocals are as good or better than any top indie group out there today — he also plays … Continue reading Dave Hollier and King Ropes Blend Organic and Industrial Sounds with New Release, ‘Dirt’

Review: Greg and the Granules ‘Answer to Influence’

By DOTTIE PARIS It’s always refreshing when we find an artist who is true to himself. Too many today are creating music  that sounds the same as everyone else. We’re tired of the chirpy, quiet, helpless airhead songs and we’re so happy to discover unique talent. Greg and the Granules certainly appreciate and employ a range of genres.  The band, powered by Greg Maechling, mix … Continue reading Review: Greg and the Granules ‘Answer to Influence’