Single Review: “Tinder Bios” – Nina Mckendrick

This song literally embodies all that’s wrong with modern dating in the 21st Century, lyrically referencing how some people have pictures taken with people that they claim to be their sister, all the dating cliches like photos of you in the gym, and not taking yourself too seriously.  In the hell that’s the online dating …

Single Review: “This One’s For” – Joshua Radin

I became a fan of Joshua Radin when one of his tracks was featured on a particularly emotional episode of Scrubs that a lot of fans really connect with… More on that later. Anyway, Joshua is back with a new single – “This One’s For”, an acoustic number, his vocals are gorgeous on this, he …

Single Review: “My Revolution” – Red Bird Rising. Words: Sammy Stein

‘My Revolution’ is a powerful release from Red Bird Rising and features Ukrainian musicians Taras Kuznetzov and Ana Pshokina. It was written by Diedrich Donald Weiss and the story behind the release is profound and moving, demonstrating the power of music and a bit of determination.  Composer Diedrich Donald Weiss wanted to do something, in response …

Single Review: “Home” – NX Panther & Jay Johnson

This is a great slice of hip hop from London rapper NX Panther, she mixes chilled strings and drums with a rap and some singing, this is easy to get into.  The strings at the beginning are padded out nicely I imagine there’s some phasing on that, to make it even more rounder in sound. …

Single Review: “Get In” – The Great Leslie

The new one by The Great Leslie is out, and it stutters along fabulously. The vocals are strong and confident, sitting on top of a great instrumental track.  The guitars and bass play the same progression together sitting right in the pocket, switching between playing straight ahead to off beat, and it’s a joy to …