Album Review: Norine Braun “Through Train Windows”

There is something for everyone on Norine Braun’s latest album Through Train Windows. Inspired by a cross Canada train journey, it is a diverse collection of musical vignettes that showcase the Vancouver artist’s vocal range and storytelling abilities.

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Album Review: Ouija Macc “Gutterwater” (Hip-Hop/Trap)

2018 has been a grand year for authentic wicket shit hip-hop! And with the release of Ouija Macc’s “Gutterwater” a new era of Psychopathic Records has fully descended upon the underground to take full control of the music industry and erase faux record labels once and for all. “Gutterwater” finds the Sin City Las Vegas emcee indulging in swift macabre theatrical raps over hallucinogenic acid trap inspired production that will undoubtedly leave the fans of the darker side of hip-hop in a nightmarish musical coma upon first listening. Ouija Macc’s violent, yet witty, lyrical wordplay deep inside this strong effort proves the latest hatchet man was destined to rock the mic since the morning his parents took him home from the hospital days after being born.

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Album Review: Saint Sinna “The Gutbucket Dichotomy” (Hip-Hop)

ith the release of “The Gutbucket Dichotomy”, Michigan’s underground veteran emcee that is Saint Sinna has created a hip-hop magnum opus that will leave music fans foaming at the mouth in joy after the record ends because listeners will immediately be craving for new Saint Sinna after bumping “The Gutbucket Dichotomy” […]

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Album Review: Grewsum “Reboot EP” (Hip-Hop/Horror) + Album Stream

Located near the center of Midwest America there is a graveyard that’s only capable of being discovered/seen when a full moon is shining upon it. It contains the bodies of wack emcees piled away in a massively sized casket underneath a single tombstone. The carved words on the front of it showcased […]

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Album Review: Kaoteon “Damnatio Memoraie” (Black/Death Metal)

For the unfamiliar; a little bit of background behind one of the most eager, talented, Middle Eastern Metal acts in the last decade! Anthony Kaoteon formed Kaoteon by himself in 1999. Then Walid Wolflust joined soon after. The duo are a blackened death metal band that were originally based within Beirut, Lebanon, located in the Middle East. Making music in the Middle East was nearly impossible for the band. Kaoteon faced jail sentences, were constantly persecuted by religion and their local government, and dealt with extreme censorship simply because of the music they performed on the daily. The band is now currently located in the Netherlands capital “Amsterdam”.

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Album Review: Manafest “Stones”(Hip Hop/Rock)

Finding music you want to hear or should hear is hard these days as there is so much of it out there at your fingertips. Facebook ads found me my latest review as this band was giving the album away free physically to Linkin Park fans. I had to admit a really good marketing strategy on their part. I took a listen asked for a digital copy and they got it to me fast.

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January/February 2018 Vandala Magazine:

2018 has started out with a bang! Music of all sorts in full force in the winter months. On the cover we have the multi-talented Ryan Shuck of Dead By Sunrise and […]

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