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Apr 16, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

The press materials for Greta Van Fleet’s second album refer to the group using “rock ’n’ roll’s foundational elements to build an entirely new sonic blueprint.” Admittedly, these aren’t the band’s own words, but suffice it to say there is entirely nothing new about the proceedings on The Battle at Garden’s Gate.

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Apr 15, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

It should come as no surprise that an artist who has delivered a back catalogue of consistently wonderful records should be reissuing said back catalogue with a vinyl series that can be most-accurately described using those same terms.

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Apr 15, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Australian singer/songwriter Harmony Byrne, like many other artists, found herself at her most open in deep isolation. The seclusion of the past year offered the chance for Byrne to release her innermost fears and pains long kept buried. Often, these innermost moments of release never are seen or heard, created only for the catharsis of simply letting them into the open. Harmony Byrne’s latest EP is the rare exception.

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Apr 14, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Shake the Foundations focuses on the post-punk era and how it became influenced by the dancefloor and infused with elements of funk, disco, electronica, dub, and pop.

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Apr 14, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

If there is one thing that unites the songs on Hey King!, the self-titled debut full-length record from the indie rock newcomers, it is a palpable sense of catharsis.

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia [Special Edition]

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Apr 14, 2021 DVDs Web Exclusive

Director Sam Peckinpah’s soul is splattered across the dusty Mexico desert in Bring Me The Head of Alfredo Garcia, his most personal film and the only project that ever reached cinemas the way he intended.

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Apr 13, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Recorded in lockdown in Ireland, They’re Calling Me Home is an homage to traditional songs that hold a special place in the hearts of musicians Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi.

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Apr 13, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

The debut record from Phoenix singer/songwriter Sydney Sprague, maybe i will see you at the end of the world, comes on the heels of one of the more apocalyptic years in recent history. Yet, in addition to the global pandemic that’s colored all aspects of life since, 2020 also saw a landmark year for the rising trend of 2000s nostalgia, most especially with indie darlings like Soccer Mommy putting out new records inspired by the glossy alt rock stylings of the early 2000s.

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Apr 12, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Mob Rules is Ronnie James Dio’s second and final album fronting Black Sabbath, and Rhino’s 40th anniversary reissue complements the album proper with a slew of additional, mostly live, tracks.

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