Category Archives: Album Review

ALBUM REVIEW: Charlie And The Regrets “Rivers in the Streets”


Four years ago singer/songwriter Charlie Harrison returned to his native Houston and formed Charlie and The Regrets. The songs he writes reflect his own varied life experiences (bar bouncer, ‘suit & tie’ stock broker, skid loader operator) and the world around him. Some tunes from the band’s upcoming first studio album, Rivers in the Streets, are lighthearted like Proud Man – where the man admits ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: The Show Ponies ” How It All Goes Down”


“How It All Goes Down” is the fourth release from the upbeat and soulful California based group, The Show Ponies. With their deep lyrics and intricate instrumentals, this record is a breath of fresh musical air from top to bottom. “The Time It Takes”. The message is right there in the title and the genuine lyrics back that idea up perfectly. If ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: Erik Dylan “Heart of a Flatland Boy”


I listened to Erik Dylan’s record the same way I listened to Kip Moore’s first album ”Up All Night”, with each line taking a new turn, I made sure I heard every word. There is no room to miss a beat here, from the proud “Flatland Boy”, to the upbeat “Astronaut”, every line from every song is a piece of his ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: The Congress “The Game”


The Congress and their newly released record, The Game, is your ticket to a complete and satisfying musical experience. With commanding vocals, expert arrangements, and vibrant instrumentals, this record will have you captivated from start to finish. After a harmony that hooks us instantly in “Home Again”, come lyrics that will steal your heart, “We could be home again, and ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: Ciara Rae “Who The Hell Is Ciara Rae?”


Who The Hell Is Ciara Rae? Well, she is an “American Wild Child”, not scared to let her vulnerable side through, yet she is bursting with confidence and independence. These four traits, across four tracks, come through strong in her new EP, “Who The Hell Is Ciara Rae”, and they are all the personalities that allow us to truly connect ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: Kelleigh Bannen “Cheap Sunglasses”

Kelleigh Bannen

Kelleigh Bannen has been one of my favorite artists to follow for the past few years. I first heard of her on Sirius XM’s “The Highway” and love when Storme Warren has her in the studio for interviews. After one of her interviews, I tweeted that she just makes you want to be her best friend – to which she ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: Filmore “Proof”


I have been a fan of Filmore and his music for the past couple of years. He opened for a mutual friend last summer & I was so excited to finally see him live. I got to meet him and was immediately impressed with how genuine and humble he is. We chatted for a bit about his upcoming plans, which ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: Gabe Dixon “Turns To Gold”


After spending numerous years on major labels, Gabe Dixon is releasing his sophomore full-length record, ‘Turns To Gold”, independently. Dixon’s talent as a lyricist and musician shines throughout this album, and all 12 tracks offer an acoustic sound, moments of pure inspiration, and loads of passion. The first single off the record, “Holding Her Freedom” is all of those, wrapped ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: Jordan DePaul “Forces”


Jordan DePaul, the 25 year-old singer songwriter only a few years new to Nashville, has already taken the city by storm. Throughout his time performing at various prominent venues, and participating in several songwriter rounds, DePaul has been building vast catalog of music that he is anxious to share with the world. His third EP Forces is set to be ... Read More »

ALBUM REVIEW: Brothers Osborne “Pawn Shop”


Brothers Osborne has been steadily making their way on to country radio. First with the summer sound of “Rum”, and then with their breakout smash, “Stay A Little Longer”. Two hits, from two brothers, both to appear on their debut album, “Pawn Shop”. After quickly realizing Brothers Osborne have incredible writing ability, killer guitar talent, and a rugged country tone, ... Read More »