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Bruce Cockburn – Bone on Bone

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First studio album in seven years for this Canadian minstrel. Bruce Cockburn is an artist that most of us have grown up with his music being a constant part of our lives. He released his first album way back in 1970 and they have continued to come out every couple…

The Number One Man in the Rap Game – Kendrick Lamar

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Few artists in recent memory have been so roundly praised by music fans and critics alike as rapper Kendrick Lamar. The man has found the winning formula. He has gone from big selling album to sold out concert to a ton of Grammy nominations and a few wins over the…

Charles Boyd – Mr. Chickenman

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Twenty-three songs on this album. Music all done in the style of Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel and the Beatles. Oftentimes the lyrics are funny while others they can be quite earnest. As is typical with this Torontonian there are some explicit moments. ¬†With Charles Boyd it is always a…

The Royals Panics – The Royal Panics

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High energy retro rock is what you get once you start listening to The Royal Panics’ debut album. The San Francisco based trio, made up of Grey Hoy on vocals and guitar, Mark Nichoson on bass and Dennis Galway on drums, have honed in on the fact that being melodic…

Haim – Something to Tell You

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What more could you ask from an album than good beats, fun lyrics, strong vocals and a variety of styles? Nothing, I say. That is exactly what you get from the sister act Haim on their sophomore album. The way they are able to intertwine their vocals is great. So…