album reviews

Eric Forsyth Lays It On Thick. Or Thin.

September 8, 2010
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Eric Forsyth Lays It On Thick. Or Thin.

The Thin of Thick Things.  Say that five times fast. No, don’t. Boulder pop-folk singer/songwriter Eric Forsyth is releasing his second project on September 21, a six-song EP called The Thin of Thick Things.  My advance copy has been in my ipod shuffle rotation for a few weeks now, and when one of Forsyth’s songs comes...

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Album Review: “Mirror the Branches” by Gabrielle Louise

August 12, 2010
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Album Review: “Mirror the Branches” by Gabrielle Louise

Gabrielle Louise is a best-kept-secret kind of singer/songwriter: not widely known, but when you hear her, you wonder why more people don’t know her. A young artist with an old soul, her jazz-infused folk style reveals a maturity that belies her years. Coming from a musical family, and with several DIY recordings already to her...

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Album Review: “Love Potions and Snake Oil” by D.B. Rielly

August 3, 2010
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Album Review: “Love Potions and Snake Oil” by D.B. Rielly

D.B. Rielly is an American roots music artist with a two-sided approach to his art.  On one hand, he is quite tongue-in-cheek (or maybe just “cheeky”) in his approach, and on the other–well, it’s apparent he holds a deep respect for the Americana genre.  Both sides of Reilly’s nature are evident on his latest record,...

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Regret Night Steps Up

March 7, 2010
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Regret Night Steps Up

This post is supplementary to my article on Examiner.com. When you first start writing about a local music scene, you are, in a sense, late to the party. You find yourself running to catch up becuase all you have to go on is what you see in front of you, and you have to try and...

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Album Review: Megan Burtt “It Ain’t Love”

February 15, 2010
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Album Review: Megan Burtt “It Ain’t Love”

This post is supplementary to my article on Examiner.com. I’m definitely a fan of local talent, and always appreciate the opportunity to check out new material.  But to be honest, now that pretty much everyone and their uncle can make a record, I usually start out not expecting too much.  Even among the stuff that isn’t...

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