Plenty of great new music for you to check out this week. As always, if you want to make sure that grassroots cretives such as these survive and flourish why not buy some of their music or merch. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1WBcpzgrOiXBWFkbTpj4jW?si=e80081b8fae349dd
What if the intricacy and grandeur of progressive rock could be captured in a more manageable song length? What if the psychedelic vibe could be corralled into a more focused and melodic sound? What if the Summer of Love vibe could be remade for the modern age? What if folk-rock could be more than a... Continue Reading →
If Images of Imogen made for an understated and intriguing start and Mankind & Destiny set a more buoyant pace, then this third offering from the spooneristically titled Tash Hagz, really ups the ante. You are immediately greeted by a John Lennonesque, post-Beatle vibe, not necessarily in terms of the sound of the song itself... Continue Reading →
A longer than normal playlist this week as I really wanted to push as many of the artist featured on the musically glorious and massively important MeTooMpls album. Give it a spin and check out these brilliant artists as well as everyone else I have been working with and writing about this week.
Wonky isn’t the same as broken. Off-kilter doesn’t mean out of control. Oddball isn’t a bad thing. Unfashionable is better than faddish…and then again if you get good at being unfashionable then you generally end up becoming a cult figure anyway, which is sort of the same thing. Just because you are on the outside... Continue Reading →
Heartfelt promises, a personal challenge and unlikely inspirations are what drives, multi-instrumentalist and obvious fan of Spoonerisms, Tash Hagz’s first single release. Having made a vow to his father that he would write, record and release a song that was totally of his own creation before he turned 50, it was to the story of... Continue Reading →