Category: Album Reviews

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Album Review: Sensual Journeys by Fiona Joy Hawkins

Album Name: Sensual Journeys Artist: Fiona Joy Hawkins Year/Label: 2012 / Little Harley Music [Buy at Amazon] [Download at Amazon] [Fiona Joy Hawkins Official Site] Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell Pianist Fiona Joy Hawkins has made several nice albums and…

Album Review: Unchartered Territory by Michele Ari

Album Name: Unchartered Territory Artist: Michele Ari Year/Label: 2012 / Independent [Buy at artist’s site] Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell After two previous eps, Michele Ari returns with an equally deft new effort. She plays emotionally charged rock and with…

Album Review: We Are Not the Same by Lux

Album Name: We Are Not the Same Artist: Lux Year/Label: 2012 / Independent [Buy (used) at Amazon] [Download at Amazon] Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell David Chandler and Leah Rosen are Lux and this is their debut album. It’s a…

Album Review: Stratospherical by Black Fortress of Opium

Album Name: Stratospherical Artist: Black Fortress of Opium Year/Label: 2012 / Independent [Download at Amazon] [Buy at Bandcamp] Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell Black Fortress of Opium follows an impressive debut with an equally deft sophomore album. Ajda Snyder is…

Single Review: Cold by Blood Red Shoes

Single Name: Cold Artist: Blood Red Shoes Year/Label: 2012 / Operative Music [Buy here] Review by David Adair A Katie-Jane Garside vocal crawl creeps up behind biting guitars, thrusting percussion and the growling backing touch of Steven Ansell, ‘Cold’. It…

Album Review: Mooniture by Anna Atkinson

Album Name: Mooniture Artist: Anna Atkinson Year/Label: 2012 / Independent [Buy at Amazon] [Download at Amazon] Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell Anna Atkinson makes thoughtful, lovely music on this album. The opening title song is dreamy and reminds me of…