Jayne Ava March Single Review

There is a skillful blend of pop, EDM, and R&B styles that will appease fans of Britney Spears, Ke$ha, and Lana Del Ray. March is a track that will keep listeners on the dance floor, with a backing back that links together rap, dubstep, and European dance styles. There are a number of twists and turns that are presented during this track, making for a much more fulfilling experience than typically is present with heavy rotation singles. The vocal talents of Jayne are made extremely evident as the track shines both due to her harmonies and narrative contributions.  Make sure to keep an ear firmly to the ground for subsequent singles from Jayne; I have a hunch that we will hear more from her in the months to come. Continue reading

The Royal Guard – I Wanna Know / Why Can’t We Be Together

The high-energy attack of The Royal Guard link together power-pop, punk, rock, and emotive styles into an easy to digest while still intricate effort. The disparate elements here – the supersonic vocals, splashy drums, and orchestral compositions – unite to create a track that will stick in the minds and hearts of listeners long after it concludes. The unique sound created by The Royal Guard during I Wanna Know gives them an inside track for rock rotation; while there may be hints of My Chemical Romance and Alkaline Trio, the amount of themselves that they bring to this track will make fans of anyone lucky enough to listen in. Continue reading

PRAY FOR SOUND – Debut LP “Dreamer” To Be Released 11/18

Pray For Sound, will release their debut LP Dreamer on limited-editon vinyl via Science of Silence Records on November 18th.  The seven song album clocks in at just over 33 minutes and features violin, viola and vocals, in addition to the band’s traditional guitar, bass and drums.  With influences such as Explosions In The Sky & Porcupine Tree, Pray For Sound have crafted an eclectic set of songs each representing a different dream state that express a roller coaster of emotions.  With mixing done by band members Chris LaRocque & Steve Aliperta and mastering by Nick  Zampiello (Caspian, Pelican) at New Alliance East, Dreamer is a melodic journey that all fans of music will enjoy. Continue reading

Domino Announce The Go-Betweens Box Set

The Domino Recording Company is honoured to announce the upcoming release of an extraordinary anthology for one of the most beloved and influential Australian groups of all time, The Go-Betweens. G Stands For Go-Betweens Volume One extensively documents the band’s origins in an ambitious box containing four vinyl albums, four compact discs and an extensive 112-page book, featuring a trove of archival photos and extensive historical liner notes from founding member Robert Forster, along with additional pieces from guest essayists, fans and contemporaries. Continue reading