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Apr 20, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

What did you do during lockdown? Well, Smoking Popes frontman Josh Caterer got together a brand new trio to record a rollicking selection of smooth songs infused by his trademark soulful vocals and crunchy guitar, with plenty of musical ingenuity besides.

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Apr 19, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Before she starred in the Netflix show The OA and became known as a jill of all trades, balancing a successful music career with acting, going to school for psychology, and starting a family, Sharon Van Etten was a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter on the cusp of becoming an indie star but still years away from wider recognition.

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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 16, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Sydney’s Julia Stone, who is perhaps best known for her lovely collaborations with her brother, Angus, has one of indie’s most delicate voices, a trait she’s used to help craft relaxed, congenial indie folk since the pair’s debut in 2007.

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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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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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