Category: Best of 2007

Album Review: High Society by The Silver Seas

Album Name: High Society Artist: The Silver Seas Year/Label: 2007 / Independent [Buy at Amazon.com] Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds This is really fun poppy music. Complete with hand claps, and lovely harmonies. It’s very rhythmic. The…

Album Review: So I Begin by Rachel VanSlyke

Album Name: So I Begin Artist: Rachel VanSlyke Year/Label: 2007 / TSR Records [Buy at Amazon] Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds This is Rachel Van Slyke’s debut record and it’s a great start to what I am…

Album Review: So Far My Love by Astrid Chevallier

Album Name: So Far My Love Artist: Astrid Chevallier Year/Label: 2007 / Independent Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds Not only is Astrid Chevallier a multi-talented composer, singer and musician, she is also a graphic artist. She designs…

Album Review: Boat with No Oars by Mary Bue

Album Name: Boat with No Oars Artist: Mary Bue Year/Label: 2007 / Independent Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds I am so familiar with artists from all over the country‚Ķall over the world actually. I have reviewed folks…

Album Review: Grus Americanus by Stephanie’s Id

Album Name: Grus Americanus Artist: Stephanie’s Id Year/Label: 2007 / Nine Mile Records [Buy at Amazon] Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds This was sent to me as sort of a fluke. Another artist asked her label to…

Album Review: Free Life by Dan Wilson

Album Name: Free Life Artist: Dan Wilson Year/Label: 2007 / American/Reprise [Buy at Amazon] Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds The music of the Wilson guys (Dan’s brother Matt is also a fabulous musician) is always very comfortable…

Album Review: Remember the Sun by Pieta Brown

Album Name: Remember the Sun Artist: Pieta Brown Year/Label: 2007 / Independent [Buy at Amazon] Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds Pieta Brown’s record has a got a real Alternative country sound to it. But it’s pretty bluesy…