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Cynically yours: Forever X2 and Black Lung Lucy reviewed

Black Lung Lucy – Thousand Men Jeff Buckley, one of the greatest singers of the modern era, was once asked how he acquired his operatic voice. He told the reporter that it was nothing special. Everyone has a unique voice, he said. You can’t fake the honesty of…
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Melody factory: Darah King and Carousel Rogues reviewed

Carousel Rogues – Pete Gets Happy For all the effort needed to build up rock musicians into folk heroes, the music industry sure tends to forget a lot of its most talented practitioners at the time when they’re creating their most compelling work.  It…
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Nina Simone, Ted Nugent - Work Song (Remix by SUSU)

The most striking type of protest music doesn’t even need to relate to what the is. The topic that deserves righteous anger is revealed through the very actions of the artists. It’s the case here. SUSO creates a collage of Ted Nugent’s most famous song…
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Hollyy - Wondering Why (Review)

The authentic soul singing of the 1960s is relatively lost on new indie-rock records. It’s odd, given that everything which was interesting has been recycled into new genres and styles. This, perhaps, has to do with the difficulty of getting someone to sing as…