Tag Archives: 90s Rock

Give In By Bryan Away Paints Poetic Music & The Tones of 90s Rock

7 Dec

Bryan Away paints an EP dosed with melancholy and reflecting in Give In. Characteristic of Opera meets spoken word, Away’s music paints a storytelling web about how he sees the world and his commentary on it. Musically, the EP mixes the calm tones of a synth keyboard with backfill of reverb noise to give a dash of atmospheric texture. A track that stands out not only because of its sound, but also its lyrical content as well is Birthday Song. If a listener closes their eyes, they will hear a mixture of 90s rock influence and a poetic tone of feeling linked together. For Elliot Korte, recording alias aside, he’s been making music for a lifetime, but did not publicly release it until 2016. His music is quite sophisticated and well thought out from the album’s beginning to the end. Produced by James McAlister, producer who has worked closely with Sufjan Stevens and Bryce Desner, GIve In does not miss the mark of brilliance. Bryan Away you are off to a great start after your public revealing of your music. 

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Into The Light By Crooked Flower Wows Me Into Nostalgia

29 Oct

Anyone who takes a listen to Crooked Flower should be ready to fall in love with vocalist Angie Dang’s voice and the power anthems of the guitar, bass, and drums of classic rock. The band’s overall sound is a perfect mixture of 90s rock, funk, and a dash of pop punk. The album, released intentionally on Canada Liberation Day makes an additional statement about the band and their strong beliefs. Let You Go is a powerful song on their album reminding me of Natalie Imbruglia, Linn Berggren, and Sixpence None The Richer all in one. With a variety of themes from track to track, Into The Light showcases the multi-dimensional sound Crooked Flower delivers. Originally starting out with Daniel Erik and Dan Ingberman, the band evolved with the joining of Patrick Shields and Angie Dang. With the raw and organic sound of music sometimes being overshadowed by auto tuning and editing, Crooked Flower keeps their sound real, simplistic, and characterizes everything found in a band that has their music speak for themselves.

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Lola De Hanna Delivers Reflective, Yet Blend of Soft Sound Within Welcome

6 Aug

When listeners first take a listen to Lola De Hanna, they will first and foremost pickup on the reflective, yet poignant nature of her music. Drawing similarities from female vocalists like Amy Lee from Evanescence and Natalie Imbruglia, Lola’s vocal talent doesn’t fall short of great. Overall, the album touches on the thoughts of dreams, angst, and heartbreak. Hailing from the sound as well that 90s rock has, the lyrics of her album stay with those who listen. “There are other ways around this, we can make it work” are just a few bits and pieces of her deep and meaningful lyrics within the Welcome album. For those wanting an audio flashback of the greatness of the 90s in present day, be prepared to play Lola De Hanna on repeat.

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Crow Eats Man Mixes Metal With The Undertones Of 90s Iconic Rock In Single Jaded

3 Jan

Crow Eats Man brings a mixture of metal with their hard rock vibes within their track Jaded. Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, the members of Crow Eats Man drew inspiration from 90s rock, film and video soundtracks, and the masters of jazz. The single Jaded combines the edginess of metal and the grunge of alternative rock to bring you an overall crafted and intentional sound. The lyrics “I’m Jaded, bring me to my knees, can’t bring me down exemplify the overall tone and vibe of the song. Merge the vocal talents of Sebastian Sanchez with the accompanying guitar riffs and drumming at the right points of rage within the track all unite to form nothing short of a brilliant piece off their newly released EP.

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