Album Review: “Light Roars” – 1st Base Runner. Words: Sammy Stein

  ‘Light roars’ is the third official release from award-winning Austin, Texas-based experimental indie rock multi-instrumentalist and producer 1st Base Runner ( Tim Hussman). ‘Light roars encompasses Hussman’s edgy, post-punk, gothic atmospherics and expansive post-rock elements, and includes some dark, emotionally poignant lyrical themes. Previous releases’ Seven Years of Silence’ and ‘Ellis’ saw acclaimed reviews, …

Blog interview: Kelly Kintner, The Kintners.

Hello Kelly, how are you?  I’m doing well. Always making music! Congratulations on the release of “Collaborations” how does it feel?  Like a weight off, really. I have been with these songs a long time and it feels great to get them out. It is quite a project, having been recorded with lots of people …

Blog interview: Matt And The Zeal

Hello Matt how are you?  Hey! I’m really good thank you!! Congratulations on the release of “Take It Slow” how does it feel? Thank you so much! It feels amazing for it to finally be out! It’s been such a long time waiting and preparing everything for it so it feels so amazing to finally be able to …

Single Review: “I Don’t Wanna Cry For You Anymore” – Michael Tinholme.

Oh. Okay.  The sun has gone down, it’s got a bit colder and after a nice saturday afternoon I’m going through my emails, and Quite Great drop this little gem on me…. It starts off with a tasty drum solo for an intro.  Go ahead. I’m listening.  Oh there’s not just drums there’s some percussion …

Blog interview: Alice Offley

Congratulations on the release of “POUR” how does it feel? I’m so happy with how Pour was received! Lots of people contacted me to say it really made them feel good and dance, even at home!! That was my goal, to spread good vibes! I also had 3 producers approach me to do different style remixes, so …

Album Review: “The Great Jamaican Songbook, Vol.1” – Cleveland Watkiss. Words: Sammy Stein

Multidisciplinary artist Cleveland Watkiss’s energy and drive are behind many music projects, and he has proved inspirational for upcoming talent on the music scene. He has worked with Wynton Marsalis, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra, Art Blakey, and countless others.  His new album ‘The Great Jamaican Songbook’ is released, coinciding with a …