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Daniel Rosenbush – Feet on Fire EP – Versatile alt singer songwriter clearly on the rise

Posted  February 25, 2015  by  Greg

Words like “gentle” and “endearing” seem to come quickly to mind when listening to Daniel Rosenbush‘s music. The funny thing is, on first listen I had him pegged as “pop” but after listening more closely he bounces between alt rock, pop, and folk genres quite nimbly. Great tonal quality and well-delivered lines make for quality […]

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Courtney Marie Andrews – Leuwen Letters – Authentic, rootsy singer songwriter

Posted  February 23, 2015  by  Greg

Courtney Marie Andrews has the voice of an old soul. She sounds like she’s been on the road with Emmy Lou and Loretta Lynn for a while. Her songwriting is sophisticated in an understated way, and that’s a huge compliment. She delivers lines full of complex emotion as easily as a sweet and subtle melody. […]

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ARCHIS – Dia Frampton/Joseph Trapanese – Symphonic Pop

Posted  February 22, 2015  by  Matt Simon

ARCHIS is what you get when you pair singer/songwriter Dia Frampton (Meg & Dia, runner-up in the first season of The Voice), with film composer Joseph Trapanese known for his work with Daft Punk (Tron) and M83 (Oblivion). The result is a sweeping pop EP backed by beautiful symphonic arrangements. For fans of Frampton, this […]

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The Jason Connelly Band–quality, sincere country music.

Posted  February 21, 2015  by  Kate Bee

Jason Connelly has spent most of his time in the American South.  Over the last six years he has grown immensely as a musician, starting off as a solo artist with a few instruments in the back of his car, he has grown to a regular touring band with a decently sized following and five […]

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So you wanna be a YouTuber? Advice for Musicians

Posted  February 18, 2015  by  Greg

*Note this is specifically focused on making music for YouTube. Other types of YouTubers may not find this helpful. EarToTheGround Music subscribes to over 120 YouTube channels, many of which are individuals “on the rise” in their respective careers. They’re making an attempt to succeed in the music industry. Suffice it to say we’ve had […]

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Rosenbush album art

Daniel Rosenbush – Feet on Fire EP – Versatile alt singer songwriter clearly on the rise

Words like “gentle” and “endearing” seem to come quickly to mind when listening to Daniel Rosenbush‘s music. The funny thing is, on first listen I had him pegged as “pop” but after listening more closely he bo...
by Greg
 

 
 
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Courtney Marie Andrews – Leuwen Letters – Authentic, rootsy singer songwriter

Courtney Marie Andrews has the voice of an old soul. She sounds like she’s been on the road with Emmy Lou and Loretta Lynn for a while. Her songwriting is sophisticated in an understated way, and that’s a huge compl...
by Greg
 

 
 
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ARCHIS – Dia Frampton/Joseph Trapanese – Symphonic Pop

ARCHIS is what you get when you pair singer/songwriter Dia Frampton (Meg & Dia, runner-up in the first season of The Voice), with film composer Joseph Trapanese known for his work with Daft Punk (Tron) and M83 (Oblivion). T...
by Matt Simon
 

 

 
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The Jason Connelly Band–quality, sincere country music.

Jason Connelly has spent most of his time in the American South.  Over the last six years he has grown immensely as a musician, starting off as a solo artist with a few instruments in the back of his car, he has grown to a reg...
by Kate Bee
 

 
 
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Free Music Friday! Blue Water Highway Band

Happy free music Friday everyone! Yesterday, I posted a video of “Medicine Man” by Kyle, TX’s Blue Water Highway Band. This band has just released their debut album, Things We Carry, and it’s available ...
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Blue Water Highway Band – Medicine Man

I’m really excited about this new band. Blue Water Highway Band has their debut album up on Noisetrade, more on that tomorrow, and their particular brand of infectious Americana is exactly what we need to warm us up on th...
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So you wanna be a YouTuber? Advice for Musicians

*Note this is specifically focused on making music for YouTube. Other types of YouTubers may not find this helpful. EarToTheGround Music subscribes to over 120 YouTube channels, many of which are individuals “on the rise” i...
by Greg
 

 
 
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Luke Sital-Singh – “Nothing Stays the Same”

Luke Sital-Singh’s name has been on the rise in singer songwriter circles for a bit now and this recording from On’t Sofa shows why. Incredibly talented with a raw vocal that exhibits the right kind of desperation. ...
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Quick Hit – Goldishack and the Devil’s Groove

Recently I was sent a song from an artist out of the Lower East Side of Manhattan who goes by the name Goldi. We at Ear to the Ground typically don’t review singles, however one listen of his new project Goldishack, made ...
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Mark Moldre – An Ear to the Earth – Experimental singer songwriter captures the past in song

[Note: This album is from 2013. We rarely cover albums more than a year old.] Not since I first heard Pokey Lafarge have I been so impressed with an artist’s ability to capture a bygone era. A bit of the 1930s in sonic fo...
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Ashley Allred–ethereal, instrumental, magical

This morning National Public Radio taught me about Gaelic mouth singing.  I’ve been fascinated by throat singing for a while and with the concept of the voice as an instrument.  Ashley Allred is not a throat singer or a mou...
by Kate Bee
 

 

 
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Sun Culture – Young Blood – Exceptional, energetic pop songwriting

Are you longing for spring and summer on these cold, snowy (at least for us in the northeast and midwest) days? Well, here’s a bit of sonic summer fun from Sun Culture, the new project from singer songwriter Chase Coy. It...
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Artist Interview – Eric Lilavois

While the name Eric Lilavois may be new to some, his resume is most definitely not. The diverse craftsman has worked with some of the brightest bands around including Atlas Genius, Saint Motel, Surfer Blood, and My Chemical Rom...
by Matt Simon