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Sarah Schonert Channels A Level of Female Shero In Songs About Sounds

6 Dec

If the title does not give away the emotions I have towards Schonert’s music, the term Shero epitomizes me viewing her music as not only heroic, but inspirational for 2019. Take one listen to Sarah Schonert’s music and it takes you to another world. A world where you don’t know if its all imaginative or in another universe. The most noticeable thing listeners will pick up on when listening to her music is that it sounds like a mixture of new age post Sonic Youth music stylistically mixed with space rock, characterized by the textures and tone variety one hears in her instrumental style. Different voice tracks, variety of instrumentals of piano and reverbs, and a variety in her vocal delivery makes the album an interesting one to listen to from start to finish. Similar bands that have used such synth and sampling of vintage sounds include Math The Band, Of Montreal, and even mainstream influences such as Justice. Throughout the album, her music showcases almost a stream of conciousness mixed with her creative exploration of her voice and lyrics across tracks. In a digital age where over editing and heavy autotuning is used amongst musicians, its refreshing to listen to a musician who approaches their music making in a very raw and original way. 

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All This Noise From Songs About Sounds

 

 

Novagolde Rocks To The Beat of A New Galaxy

14 Jul

If you want to treat yourself to music that you can dance to, cue up in your headphones, and experience nostalgia all in one, turn your music up to all that is Novagolde. A mixture of space and galaxy rock, Novagolde rocks you to your core. Dubbed ancient rock, the lyrics vary from talking about emotions, thoughts, and memories. All of these are characteristics of good songs, but particularly songs from the 90s highlight this narrative quality to another vision. While the band hails from Madison, WI, their music stands out amongst a genre that a variety of artists have meshed their sound into. There is not a single weak track on the album, though a standout track is A Chain Reaction. Novagolde, hurry up and launch your tour. Your music is not only tantalizing to the ears,but paints an auditory experience for your listeners in the new galaxy you have created.

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