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Homage to ZZ Top and More

by Bryan Coonrod

Lack Of Afro – This Time

If you like that soul vibe of the 60’s and early 70’s you should check out the latest from Lack Of Afro  who is producer Adam Gibbons, a white guy so therefore lacks an afro. Chocked full of jazz and funk & soul goodies with vocal contributions from Angeline Morrison, Wayne Gidden, Jake Morley and up and coming rapper Wax.    Continue reading

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Music Reviews: Yuksek, The Limousines

by Bryan Coonrod

Hey folks sorry for being away for a bit I have been busy with various DJ gigs and side projects. Now how about some new music?

Yuksek – Living On The Edge Of Time

Hailing from France, Yuksek is the brainchild of Pierre-Alexandre Busson a man who has been a producer, DJ and pianist in his musical career. This is Yuksek’s second release with this one blending a slightly electro pop feel with some alternative rock, think of Foster The People mixed with Neon Trees.   Continue reading

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Easy Star All Stars – First Light

by Bryan Coonrod

Not as much of a normal band but more of a concept with rotating artists filling in as musicians on each release. Originally starting out as a studio band for the Easy Star record label in 1997 they became a hit among reggae fans with the release of “Dub Side Of The Moon” a compilation of Pink Floyd songs remade in the rastafarian style.  Continue reading

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The Crave – Breaking The Silence

by Bryan Coonrod

With a band name like The Crave  we had to review them. Hailing from Brighton in the UK, but yet sounding very American with anthem rock songs similar to Buckcherry and Nickleback, this new release should be playing on your radio very soon. If this band wasn’t meant for the pages of Crave DFW I don’t know what band would, the lead track is called Cooking In The Kitchen what a great fit for us.  Continue reading

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Alamo Race Track – Unicorn Loves Deer

by Bryan Coonrod

Hailing from the Netherlands, Alamo Race Track is now targeting an international audience with it’s third release. Hipsters are going to be all over this one, with its very bubblegum and sunshine sound very reminiscent of The Beatles in the late 60’s. Continue reading

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Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers – Rare Bird Alert

by Bryan Coonrod

Yes that Steve Martin, the wild and crazy guy, the movie star, the stand up comic has released another album of Bluegrass melodies. If you remember his early stand up sets as a comic his banjo was used quite a bit mainly as a joke then he would show you that he could really play that thing. Continue reading

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