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Stormy Mondays

SIMGE Stream: Stormy Mondays Drops New Double EP Lay Of The Land / Wading The River

With a career’s worth of accolades and special performances under their belt, you wouldn’t blame folk-rockers Stormy Mondays if they were somewhat jaded by now. But that just simply isn’t the case as the group looks out at a bright [...]

January 27, 2016 Uncategorized
IIIZ

Listen: IIIZ Crafts A Heavy Jam With “Get Away”

When it comes to visualizing your dreams, there seems to be few better places to set up shop than the Coachella Valley home to the groundbreaking music festival. Such is the case of valley dwellers IIIZ who bring a big [...]

January 26, 2016 Uncategorized
Chrystyna Marie

Listen: Chrystyna Marie Shares The Smoky Blues-Rock Cut “Loaded Gun”

Sometimes you just need to go it alone. Having worked with labels and other various music industry institutions over the years, songwriter Chrystyna Marie decided she needed to take total control to achieve the pure sound she was chasing for [...]

January 8, 2016 Uncategorized
Rebecca Jade

Watch: Rebecca Jade Shares The Soulful “Weather the Storm”

Neo-soul had a big year in 2015, with plenty of artists taking the core of the classic sound and expounding on it in a litany of inventive directions. A band like Hiatus Kaiyote rose to prominence leaning towards a more [...]

January 8, 2016 Uncategorized
Plastic Yellow Band

SIMGE Stream: Plastic Yellow Band – Above Gravity

That classic rock sound will never die. Aside from reports that last year’s top selling vinyl sales belonged to The Beatles and Pink Floyd, the legacy of the inventive and spirited approach to songwriting evident in all of those band’s [...]

January 7, 2016 Uncategorized
Joel Ansett

Listen: Joel Ansett Shares The Soulful “Already In Love”

Sometimes you hear a voice and you know right off the bat that there’s something special about it. Such was the case when Joel Ansett’s dulcet tones first hit me. Dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that Ansett’s a [...]

January 5, 2016 Uncategorized
Temporary Hero

Listen: Temporary Hero Reimagines Chet Baker’s “The Thrill Is Gone”

Following time spent gaining initial notoriety producing music for the MTV sect, Portland-based artist Temporary Hero decided to turn back the clock by winding it into the future. After releasing two albums that served as tribute to Bing Crosby and [...]

December 25, 2015 Uncategorized
MPTHY

Listen: MPTHY Achieves Electro-Pop Excellence With “The Golden Boy”

Like many things in life, sometimes two is better than one. Such is the case when it comes to the blending of the arts and sciences by Boston based artist MPTHY. A Scientist by day, MPTHY brings his experimental proclivities [...]

December 25, 2015 Uncategorized
Jas Patrick

Listen: Snag Jas Patrick’s Bluesy “Harpy” As A Free Download

For the hundreds of blues rockin’ poseurs out there at your local open mic, there’s a select few that continue to rise above the fray. This past five years or so has seen the rise of talents like Gary Clark [...]

December 18, 2015 Uncategorized
Idiot Grins

Listen: Idiot Grins Bring Rhythm & Soul With “Poppy Piss”

There’s a ton of great music coming out of the Bay Area these days, marking it as the next scene to watch. On the soul side, we have Idiot Grins who recently released their first record since 2011. Taking cues [...]

December 18, 2015 Uncategorized