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Pop

Jack and Eliza – No Wonders EP – Catchy pop duo brings the beach to your ears

Posted  September 17, 2014  by  Greg

Okay so that tag line might be a bit much. But seriously, Jack and Eliza are great. With left coast 60s guitar swagger and Beachboys-esque harmonies, their sound is reminiscent of the California sun. Feeling fresh and authentic, Jack and Eliza do vintage right in their debut EP. They are not only a band to […]

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Folk

The Retro Frames–the ultimate thrift store treasure.

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  Kate Bee

  This is a cool EP. It was labelled “folk” in my inbox, but I’m not sure that is what I would call it.  I am not sure what else I would call it, but it is cool.  The master behind The Retro Frames is named Freddy van Reesema he is from Michigan and has […]

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Country

Year of the Buffalo – Roam Free – Folk music alt country album of the year candidate

Posted  September 15, 2014  by  Greg

A little bit of what we might call folk, a slice of what we might call country, and a dash of southern rock influence – we have a delicious recipe for Year of the Buffalo. With a seasoned lead vocal and a fresh, crispy backing band, Year of the Buffalo provide a sound that is […]

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Indie Rock

The Young Unknowns – Endless Landscapes – An exquisite soundtrack for heartbreak

Posted  September 14, 2014  by  Matt Simon

We all have those days. The days where we desperately search for an escape from the pressures of reality. The ones where the weight of humanity appears heavier than usual. It is often during these soul-defeating days where we lean into the handful of records that help us get back to center (perhaps right next […]

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Rock

Nine Good Reasons to Check Out “The Whereabouts”

Posted  September 13, 2014  by  Kate Bee

    The first thing that captivated me about The Whereabouts is their super classy Beatles-esque album art, and the fact that they are wearing suits and look absolutely smashing.  Why don’t rock stars wear suits anymore?  Why was I born into the age of ripped jeans and manky tee shirts? These guys look good. […]

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Pop
Jack and Eliza album art

Jack and Eliza – No Wonders EP – Catchy pop duo brings the beach to your ears

Okay so that tag line might be a bit much. But seriously, Jack and Eliza are great. With left coast 60s guitar swagger and Beachboys-esque harmonies, their sound is reminiscent of the California sun. Feeling fresh and authentic...
by Greg
 

 
 
aaaaa

The Retro Frames–the ultimate thrift store treasure.

  This is a cool EP. It was labelled “folk” in my inbox, but I’m not sure that is what I would call it.  I am not sure what else I would call it, but it is cool.  The master behind The Retro Frames is named Freddy van ...
by Kate Bee
 

 
 
Year of the Buffalo album art

Year of the Buffalo – Roam Free – Folk music alt country album of the year candidate

A little bit of what we might call folk, a slice of what we might call country, and a dash of southern rock influence – we have a delicious recipe for Year of the Buffalo. With a seasoned lead vocal and a fresh, crispy backin...
by Greg
 

 

 
Young Unknowns album art

The Young Unknowns – Endless Landscapes – An exquisite soundtrack for heartbreak

We all have those days. The days where we desperately search for an escape from the pressures of reality. The ones where the weight of humanity appears heavier than usual. It is often during these soul-defeating days where we l...
by Matt Simon
 

 
 
thewhereabouts

Nine Good Reasons to Check Out “The Whereabouts”

    The first thing that captivated me about The Whereabouts is their super classy Beatles-esque album art, and the fact that they are wearing suits and look absolutely smashing.  Why don’t rock stars wear suits an...
by Kate Bee
 

 
 
Matthew Mayfield

Matthew Mayfield – “Run It Ragged” – Mini documentary on touring as an independent musician

This is a phenomenal little documentary about the “grind” of being an independent musician. For those of you reading this wondering what it might be like… this is it, raw and real. Matthew Mayfield is releasin...
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the wind and the wave

The Wind and The Wave – From The Wreckage – Near Perfect Folk Rock

I often find myself attracted to bands that have unique names, names the evoke questions, that demand explanations. The Wind and The Wave is one of those bands that provokes curiosity upon hearing the name and provides you with...
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Shaun Bosch–brought to you by the gorgeous Canadian wilderness

Some albums paint a portrait, a portrait of the artist or of the listener or both.  This album is a landscape.  It sprawls with gentle highlights, mountains and valleys, trees and rivers, the sun illuminating surfaces and cas...
by Kate Bee
 

 

 
Runaway Symphony

Runaway Symphony – Cover “Washed by the Water” by NeedToBreathe and you need to hear it!

We’re big fans of NeedToBreathe here at ETTG and pretty much anything Eratosthenes Video films… so when those two things collided with this Runaway Symphony performance, we got really excited. The tempo is slower. T...
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Kyle Cox–perfectly balanced southern rock-and-roll.

When I think of Florida, I think of old people and Disney World. This, despite having many friends there who consistently remind me that Florida has one of the fastest growing youth cultures in the nation.  Kyle Cox has driven...
by Kate Bee
 

 
 
dirtyguv

Free Music Friday! The Dirty Guv’nahs

Today is the first Free Music Friday of September, so we’re headed down south to Knoxville, TN and an old favorite of ours. The Dirty Guv’nahs are giving away their latest album, Hearts on Fire, for the next two we...
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Raining Jane – The Good Match

If you’re a Jason Mraz fan, these instruments and voices shoudl sound familiar as they are the band on the new album. If you aren’t, shame on you, but also, welcome to the world of Raining Jane, the incredibly talen...
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Cahalen Morrison and Eli West – I’ll Swing My Hammer With Both of My Hands – Keeping traditional country music thriving

Every once in a while I run across an album that I find so endearing, so engaging, and so exciting that I struggle to find words for it. I kept this album in my car for my commute for literally weeks, thinking to myself that th...
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