Summer Sleep music is the transformative R&R that most of everyone forgot in these times of trouble and apocalyptic bingo. Let’s dive in, and listen from start to finish – but first get the big headphones.
Their debut album, Within the Clamor of Voices (2015), has a blend of jazz harmonies and rhythm, alternative rock riffs, and it’s topped with a soulful voice.
With much splendor and glitter splatter, Chasca marches into the next EP, Barbarians (2015), and brings us everything from pop progressive rock to heavy metal to piano mini-serenades.
Thawind Mills is a different songwriter, in that he doesn’t really like to name-drop famous artists, and his style is very much eclectic. He does his own thing.
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On the Essence of the Indomitable Spirit, the sophomore release by local Austin band, The Deer – is a dedication to Stephanie. She was an artist, a gypsy, a farmer, and an enchanting spirit.
The debut compilation, Fathomless: Volume 1, by Mariana Records has a grand assortment of electronic music styles to offer.
Thawind Mills of 5 Lb. Piranha writes songs with heavy metal and punk elements reminiscent of Metallica and with lyrics that can be likened to Tenacious D in this 2013 album, Suffer For Your Art (2013).
Lela Caldwell, front woman and songwriter, brings us her self-produced album that mixes electronic beats and rock music topped with angsty vocals in L3LA (2014).
Following her debut album, Open Diary (2011), Tamika Handy gives us another set of soulful songs on Universe (2014) with guitar, cello, vocals, and percussion, each having an engaging message.
The story of The Flying Buttresses began in a smaller project known as Jillian and the Whole World (2010), where Jillian Gomez would pound relentlessly on her piano and sing dark monologues of lost love and frustration.
Jazz fusion certainly is a genre that has passion, concentration, and intelligence, of which Danny Brymer perfectly executes in his solo debut album, Twist Resolution (2012).
To even begin describing the stimulating sounds of Chasca, Bedtime for Bedlamites, I would have to first advise the listener to prepare for an all-encompassing and theatrical experience.
Upon hearing House of Never live at The Parish on October 30, 2013, I immediately recognized a band with power, progressive qualities, authenticity, and accessibility.
Mike Torres III and The Grooveland Chicano Band present a debut album with a pleasant mixture of arrangements and original Chicano songs, with nothing short of style proficiency.
Ghosts of Dixie bring an intensity to their debut album, Baron la Croix, that is also reflected in their live performances. Upon attending the CD Release Party on Friday, October 11, 2013, I had the pleasure of seeing this album brought to life.