‘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 Single ‘Owe It To My Heart’

By DOTTIE PARIS Mailman delivers new-age pop music with the latest double single, “Owe It To My Heart”/”The Truth Will Out.” Check it out here: It’s an interesting approach to songwriting and arranging by the UK performer known as the Mailman. The song is an upbeat, with some minor keys at different parts of the tune. The sound is a little like Loggins and Messina blended … Continue reading Mailman Delivers New-Age Pop Music with Single ‘Owe It To My Heart’

Ajay Mathur Blends International with Love of American Roots on ‘Little Boat’

Feature Photo by BENJAMIN CHAULET, Review By JOHN DALY Ajay Mathur is a world musician. Not because his work is like world music, but instead, he has brought together all the influences of his life’s travels to the album, Little Boat. It’s a journey that the Little Boat makes, traveling around the world, an en route Mathur picks up influences of Jimmy Page, Don Cherry … Continue reading Ajay Mathur Blends International with Love of American Roots on ‘Little Boat’

Paul Maged Shows Disdain for Corporation and Guns on ‘The Glass River’

By JOHN DALY Paul Maged has a passion for humanity but says this world has too many ways to limit creativitity of the individual.  His new, 6-song EP The Glass River offers a range of tunes a defiant rock fan would like. The songs all have a good message or good beat, but show particular disdain for organizations and entities that put down the individual. … Continue reading Paul Maged Shows Disdain for Corporation and Guns on ‘The Glass River’

Nick Lamb Takes a New Turn with Single ‘Simple Man’

By DOTTIE PARIS Nick Lamb just wants the simple things in life and his single, “Simple Man,” reflects this. With his latest single, Lamb shows that at the core he is a no-frills musician who strips down his emotions to the sparce words and melody. He puts it all out there with his latest song. “Ain’t got much money but I’m trying baby, maybe love … Continue reading Nick Lamb Takes a New Turn with Single ‘Simple Man’

Raven King Drops New Self-Titled Album

By DOTTIE PARIS Raven King drops a new self-titled album that combines grunge, metal and garage rock with new style results. Sounds a little like Nirvana with shoegazy, dark, overtones and pattern-driven riffs supporting. Despite its grungy feel, like on “Carnival” and “Full,” Raven King is not beyond a metal style, as in “Lost Token.”  The album wraps up with “Armilla,” an interestingly constructed song … Continue reading Raven King Drops New Self-Titled Album

Arthur Fowler Returns to Applause With New EP ‘Here I Am Again’

By DOTTIE PARIS Arthur Fowler has released a second album, aptly titled Here I Am Again, and we should celebrate his return. This is a musician who makes beautiful tunes out of simple ideas and takes them to the audience for delight. Here I Am Again is Arthur’s second album, following up his 2014 release What Keeps Me Going. Fowler collaborates with Japanese and American artists, and … Continue reading Arthur Fowler Returns to Applause With New EP ‘Here I Am Again’