Tag Archives: Rufus Wainwright

Twisted Oak Reflects In Album Cold Coffee & Cigarettes

25 Nov

Twisted Oak presents Cold Coffee & Half Smoked Cigarettes as an ode to life, struggles, and everything in between. With lyrics such as “over the hills and under the stars” balancing out the deep and reflective tone the whole album has, Matt Batory draws up visual metaphors within his music that connect to his audience. Overall, the instrumental structure of the album includes a lot of acoustic guitar and raw vocals. For those who enjoy Eric Clapton, Rufus Wainwright, and The Weepies, listeners will enjoy the overall vibe of Batory and his music. Listening further and listeners would think that this album comes from a mature and older musician, but Batory is just 22. With this much promise and reflective quality at an early age, listeners can anticipate that the best is yet to come from Matt Batory and his musical prowess.

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Gideon King & City Blog Takes Listeners Through The Path of Their Musical Genius In Upscale Madhouse

24 Oct

Gideon King & City Blog’s newest album Upscale Madhouse has a wide variety of emotions through the songs that take listeners through different musical tones and scenarios. Their overall sounds will remind those who listen the mixture of artists Rufus Wainwright, Turin Brakes, Athlete, and The 1975. The band overall sets the musical standards high with a varied mix of arrangements from track to track. The beginning of the album starts off slow and constant and has a different tone to it than other parts. Jazz influences and the sounds of keyboard keys add a unique variance that seems lost in some music today. For Our Own Sake has a serene and easy listening vibe to it with strong vocals from Grace Weber that complement effortlessly. For those who are eager to listen, you’ll have to wait until March 2018. Their sound doesn’t disappoint and further continues the trend of the musical greatness that premiered in their album in 2015, entitled City Blog.

For more listening: City Blog, Released 2015

 

 

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