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’

Spring House Press to Release Peter Cooper’s Book, ‘Johnny’s Cash & Charley’s Pride

By JOHN DALY NASHVILLE – Peter Cooper has played bass for Loretta Lynn, talked songwriting with Taylor Swift and has been at the center of some of the biggest music collaborations. Now Cooper gives readers insight into his world in his new book  Johnny’s Cash & Charley’s Pride Lasting Legends and Untold Adventures in Country Music Johnny’s Cash & Charlie’s Pride: (Spring House Press; ISBN: 9781940611709; … Continue reading Spring House Press to Release Peter Cooper’s Book, ‘Johnny’s Cash & Charley’s Pride

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’

Marty McKay Makes ‘Escape’ to New York City in New Release

By JOHN DALY There are eight million stories in the naked city and Marty McKay is revealing the ones he knows in the upcoming album New York City Dreams. His new music video and single “Escape” capture the gigantic nature of New York City, and it’s an impressive feat considering Marty’s from Switzerland. “It’s not where you’re from that matters, it’s where you at,” says … Continue reading Marty McKay Makes ‘Escape’ to New York City in New Release

Echo Texture Releases ‘Inter-Sting,’ a Darkly Inspiring Alternative Work

By DOTTIE PARIS Echo Texture has released the LP Inter-Sting and it’s a beautiful, darkly inspiring alternative work. Echo Texture started as a band through which Brazilian-born singer-songwriter Jalal Andre could release his music. His music has a lot of soul and there are a lot of deep tones and powerful basslines imbedded in the work of this indie-alt musician. Andre was influenced by the … Continue reading Echo Texture Releases ‘Inter-Sting,’ a Darkly Inspiring Alternative Work

Seneko Brings Back The Good Ol’ Days With New, Self-Titled Album

By JOHN DALY Seneko may be from Connecticut, but this is Americana-country-style music in the finest traditions. Seneko just released a self-titled debut EP that is worthy of a good, long listen. The lead song off the album is called “Blindsider,” an upbeat tune; Check out the video: Powered by the rich lead vocals of Stan Olshefski, Seneko encompasses an emotional range. Olshefski’s voice is … Continue reading Seneko Brings Back The Good Ol’ Days With New, Self-Titled Album