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Check out the CD & Digital Artist Samplers from our June 2022 Issue.

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Goose

“Hungersite”

From the album Dripfield

No Coincidence Records

Owing much of their success to an expanding fanbase, steady creative output and a collective commitment to improvement, Goose has flourished over the last three years, emerging as a premier musical act nationwide. Dripfield is the third studio offering from the Connecticut rock group.

goosetheband.com

Lyn Avenue

“Sophisticated”

From the EP Sophisticated

Self-released

Driven by rich vocals, electrifying leads and boot-stomping rhythms, husband and wife duo, Lyn Avenue, bring you catchy, compelling stories with genuine Southern charm. There is always a story to be told with Lyn Avenue and you can guarantee that you’ll be wanting to sing along.

lynavenue.com

Pickin’ Pear

“Paranoia”

From the EP Something New

Self-released

Tia Martini and Leon Elam met in Colorado in 2014. They combine their non-traditional stylings to their traditional instruments and create an original mix of modern American music. Together, Pickin’ Pear take the banjo and ukulele down the road of folk, rock and bluegrass.

pickinpear.com

Eileen Carey

“Dreaming With Me”

Single

Self-released

Eileen Carey is releasing her newest single, “Dreaming With Me.” In Carey’s words, the song is about how the magic of inspiration starts with one person. “Dreaming With Me” brings out a sense of inspiration, inciting the feeling that a positive impact can happen with just one person.

eileencarey.com

JJ Slater

“Rupi”

Single

Self-released

JJ Slater is a born and bred New Englander, and so naturally has a sound for every season. Songs evoke blankets of wintry whispering just as much as pulsing, hypnotic summer grooves, at times overlapping to create textures that seem stuck out of space and time.

facebook.com/JJ-Slater

Tyler Allgood

“Light the Room to the Brim”

Single

Self-released

Tyler Allgood is a self-taught, multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter from Bennington, N.H. Through the Empty (released in 2021 and nominated for album of the year by New England Music Awards) is an hour-long, full band composition showcasing Allgood’s study of the guitar, singing, bass and piano.

tylerallgood.com

Wired for Sound

“Here I Am”

From the EP Choke

Self-released

Wired for Sound is a female-fronted grunge/punk-rock band from Southern New Hampshire. Their music brings a touch of the ‘90s back with a new sound. With strong vocals, bangin’ bass lines, a touch of double-bass drumming and grungy guitar, they put out melodic rockin’ songs.

wiredforsoundnh.bandcamp.com

The Back Roads

“Deep Within”

From the EP Deep Within

Self-released

The new Deep Within EP is a sonic roller-coaster ride through a sad and beautiful modern world. Title track “Deep Within” is a sitar and mellotron-driven magical mystery tour of inner space, with blazing guitars, feedback freakouts and art rock sensibilities. The revolution is not outside; it is within.

reverbnation.com/thebackroads7

Kevin Mahoney

“Wish You Well”

Single

Self-released

Kevin Mahoney is a powerful singer-songwriter gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics. He has created his own style and reputation as a mesmerizing live performer and stands in his own light. A unique talent driven by passion, social awareness and love.

kevinmahoneymusic.com

Berblan

“Be Me”

Single

Self-released

Berblan is a 16-year-old powerhouse from Dallas, who has played piano and violin since a very young age. Recently, she has been working on her singing voice and ukulele playing. Berblan’s goal is to spread positivity and show people that anything can be accomplished with hard work.

berblan.com

Lurid Purple Flowers

“On Your Own”

From the EP Mania

Self-released

From the trenches of the Boston underground, Lurid Purple Flowers combine their hard-rock, psychedelic and funk influences to incredible effect on their debut EP, Mania. Their writing is gritty and dark, but with hopeful notes that resonate throughout the entire project.

lpfbandofficial.com

Clutch Cargo

“A Million Miles”

From the EP The Horizon Event

Self-released

We are Clutch Cargo, a multi-genre influenced band from Tyler, Texas. We deliver high-energy, entertaining live music. We love traveling and sharing our passion for music with new listeners! To find out more about the band and members go to clutchcargoband.com.

clutchcargoband.com

ReverbNation Winner: Halem Albright

“You’re Upsetting Me, Too”

From the album Don’t Listen to Me

Self-released

With their fourth album in the works and having shared bills with jam greats like The Disco Biscuits, Leftover Salmon and Col. Bruce Hampton, Atlanta staples The Halem Albright Band bring their funky/psychedelic sound and strong songwriting to the Southeast and beyond.

halemalbright.com

Editor’s Pick: Scott Metzger

“Asking for a Friend”

From the album Too Close to Reason

Royal Potato Family

Scott Metzger is a member of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, while his collaborations range from Phil Lesh to John Scofield. His album, Too Close to Reason, includes 12 acoustic guitar recordings that are ambient and bucolic, both the perfect soundtrack for morning sunrises and engaged guitar connoisseurs.

scottmetzger.com


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The Voxies Band

“Heaven Is Hell”

Single

Self-released

At the height of COVID-19 in early 2021 The Voxies Band cultivated their own unique and original sound by creating forward thinking funky rock-and-roll that is set to stand the test of time. This may be unique to your senses as this group serves up a blend not often heard in the world of original music.

voxiesband.com

Meredith Lane

“Commissioned Love Songs”

From the album Commissioned Love Songs

Self-released

Meredith Lane is an Americana artist from the town of Enterprise, Ore. She is known for her genre jumping tunes, soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics. Sheryl Crow, Amy Winehouse and Cake are some of her greatest influences. The 20-year-old is excited to enter into a full-time musical career.

instagram.com/meredithlanebrann

No Lemon

“I Don’t Care”

From the album No Lemon

Self-released

No Lemon are a mildly psychedelic, four-piece funk/rock band based out of Burlington, Vt. Their debut (self-titled) album, No Lemon, just released and they are excited to share it with the world. The release explores themes of social anxiety, communication, confusion and workplace drama through musical story telling. 

linktr.ee/nolemonmusics

Wreckless Strangers

“Sun State”

Single

Neanderthal Records

Wreckless Strangers is a collective of six seasoned Bay Area musicians known for their collaborative songwriting and high-energy live shows. They perform an infectious blend of music they call California Americana Soul.

stream.ffm.to/sunstate

The Sublets

“The Fallout”

Single

Jestertainment Records

The Sublets are the band to restore your faith in the power of pop-punk. Formed in 2018 by guitarist, songwriter and vocalist George Chase, the trio boast a gritty alternative sound anchored in urgent, infectious melodies and the steady prowess of veterans Daniel Lee on bass and Stephen Nicholson on drums.

Thesubletsmusic.com

Chayla Hope

“Love in Lo-Fi”

Single

Jestertainment Records

Chayla Hope is pop’s next great voice. She honed her sophisticated approach to the sounds of the ‘80s and ‘90s while pressing vinyl at Gotta Groove Records and performing in drag at Bounce Nightclub. Her impressive range and infectious spirit are also the soundtrack to the theme song of Care Bears: Unlock the Magic.

chaylahope.com

Pet Moose Project

“Gotta Get Back”

From the album Goat Tracks

Self-released

​​Pet Moose Project is a Richmond, Va. based five-piece ensemble pursuing a southern rock/alt-country sound with a bit of jamband influence in the mix. The band’s first album, Goat Tracks (2021) and sophomore album Out West (2022) are currently available on most major streaming platforms.

petmooseproject.com

Clare Maloney & The Great Adventure

“Legend Lives On”

Single

Self-released

Clare Maloney’s soaring vocals have landed her on stage at New York’s Carnegie Hall and on tour with members of the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Starship. After years of writer’s block, the New York-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist found her voice again on this stunning debut single.

claremaloney.com

Wood Willow

“So Much Runnin’”

From the album Southern Intentions

Self-released

Wood Willow is an Oklahoma City-based Americana/folk-trio that can best be described as if Gillian Welch and The White Stripes had a baby. Armed with a repertoire of harmony, filled traditional and original music, Wood Willow brings old time sounds into the present.

woodwillowmusic.com

Jefferson Bergey

“Another Balloon”

From The EP Another Balloon

Self-released

Oakland, Calif.’s Jefferson Bergey live-loops his quirky pop and twisted folk songs with a penchant for improvisation and ridiculousness. He is a resident songwriter for Bawdy Storytelling!, fronts Allman Brothers Band tribute Freestone Peaches and is the namesake of the Bergey Burger (Best of the Bay 2020/21).

jeffersonbergey.com

Jonny T-Bird & the MPs

“No Guarantee”

From the album Play Time

Self-released

Wisconsin-native ​​Jon “Jonny T-Bird” Neuberger and his band the MPs are back and ready to entertain on their new album, Play Time. The LP features 10 original songs, including “No Guarantee,” written by Jonny and Jenny Abbott Goddell. 

jonnytbird.com

Solar Circuit

“Nimbus”

From the album Pulling at the Source

Self-released

​​Solar Circuit, the Philadelphia born jamtronic-trance-fusion quartet creates a unique blend of instrumentation, vocals and electronica on their second studio album, Pulling at the Source. Needless to say, with live soundboards and a collection of national tour dates, this group is making sonic waves.

solarcircuitmusic.com

Hypnopompia

“Pigeon Man”

Single

Self-released

Hypnopompia is an Ohio-based indie rock outfit that fuses chill, jazzy instrumentals and introspective lyrics with a somewhat progressive sensibility. Their debut album, Parallel was independently released in July 2021. “Pigeon Man,” a jazzy and funky instrumental serves as the band’s latest release.

hypnopompiamusic.bandcamp.com

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