Posts By: Samantha Stevens

Samantha Stevens

Music Review – Samuel Jack

Musician: Samuel Jack Single: “Making It Rain” Fans of Hozier, Jack Savoretti, Ben Howard, and Jake Bugg will be excited to learn that there is an upcoming musician that is sure to stir audience’s hearts – Samuel Jack. This London, England, born musician is releasing his debut EP Let It All Out today, and his… Read more »

Music Review – Union Duke

Band: Union Duke Album: Golden Days No summer is complete without adding an awesomely fun folk album to your playlist. Toronto folk quintet Union Duke has just released their third album Golden Days, and it promises to be a rollicking good time. Founded in 2008 by childhood friends Ethan Smith, Jim McDonald, Matt Warry-Smith, and… Read more »

Music Review – Bobby Rush

Musician: Bobby Rush Album: Porcupine Meat Famous blues musician, Bobby Rush, is back and badder than ever,? proving that age is just a number. This 82-year-old blues rocker is getting ready to release his latest album, Porcupine Meat, due out September 16th, and has already booked an extensive live tour throughout the southern United States… Read more »

Music Review – Massimo Discepoli and Daniel Barbiero

Musicians: Massimo Discepoli and Daniel Barbiero EP: An Eclipse of Images The world of ambient music is complex and mysterious, a world in which each musician is free to explore the unknown boundaries of music. Master musicians Massimo Discepoli and Daniel Barbiero come together on An Eclipse of Images. By combining their amazing talents, Massimo… Read more »

Music Review – Yes We Mystic

Band: Yes We Mystic Album: Forgiver Rules are made to be broken. At least, that seems to be the motto of Winnipeg’s orchestral rock group, Yes We Mystic,’ while composing their latest album Forgiver. Full of genre-busting and rule-breaking musical compositions and melodies, the tunes on Forgiver are unique, imaginative, and beautifully odd. Formed in… Read more »

Music Review – Of Clocks and Clouds

Musician: Of Clocks and Clouds Album: Better Off Get ready for some intense alternative rock. Brooklyn-based rockers Of Clocks and Clouds have just released their self-produced album Better Off. Inspired by The Black Keys, Pink Floyd, Beck, and Queens of the Stone Age, musicians Joe Salgo and Ross Procaccio “pride themselves on standing apart from… Read more »

Music Review – Gideon’s Army

Musician: Gideon’s Army Album: King of the League Coming hot at you from New York, southern-infused rock collective, Gideon’s Army, released their third full length album this past May. Recorded with Anthony “Rocky” Gallo (Bon Jovi, John Legend, Nora Jones) at Virtue and Vice recording studio in Brooklyn, southern-rock enthusiasts can expect some epic vocals,… Read more »

Music Review – Sarah Jarosz

Musician: Sarah Jarosz Album: Undercurrent Need that perfect summer album to just lay back and chill out to? Well, get your earbuds and headphones ready, because acclaimed Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz’s latest album, Undercurrent, is now available. Prepare to be carried away with soft and angelic vocals, melodious folk harmonies, and swaggering rhythms. For fans… Read more »

Music Review – Bruce Sudano & The Candyman Band

Musician: Bruce Sudano & The Candyman Band Album: The Burbank Sessions Legendary singer/songwriter Bruce Sudano is back and as amazing as ever. Released last September, The Burbank Sessions showcases Bruce’s unfaltering musical artistry and creative talent. Bruce’s extensive musical career began in the late 1960s. He is best known as the creator of songs for… Read more »

Music Review – A Tribe Called Red

Band: A Tribe Called Red Single: “Stadium Pow Wow ft. Black Bear” Starting the summer festival season off with an epic track, A Tribe Called Red just dropped their latest single “Stadium Pow Wow ft. Black Bear”. This track follows their widely successful EP Suplex released to an eager audience last May. Since their founding… Read more »