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Holly Elle “Lifeline” Review

When it comes to writing, I like a challenge and when it comes to music, I’m willing to give anything and everything a shot.  Truthfully, I’ve never heard of Holly Elle, or seen her anywhere, but she made an immense first impression with her newest single, “Lifeline.” This pop single is about that moment in a first kiss […]

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Hear Singer Carrie Lane’s New Single “Found You”

Singer-songwriter Carrie Lane’s freshman album doesn’t come out until later in the year but you can hear her debut single now. If you’ve never heard of Lane, or seen a picture of her, you would think she was anyone. Her vocals are reminiscent of Taylor Swift, her looks reminds me of Amanda Seyfried, and her […]

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The Civil Wars Album Review: Filled with inner turmoil and loneliness, The Civil Wars created a masterpiece

The Civil Wars’ latest album (last album?) is very appropriately titled “The Civil Wars.” I’d be remiss to not mention the civil war between band members John Paul White and Joy Williams, both of whom have not talked to each other since they abruptly cancelled their tour last fall. According to both Williams and producer […]

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Cable Car Ride EP music review

Recently, a PR firm from LA gave Really Late Reviews  (courtesy our brilliant editor, Jordan Hickman!) the opportunity to listen to up-and-coming bands, and provide our feedback on their music. I volunteered to help in the reviews as I am always looking to broaden my musical tastes beyond the same 90s/pop/oldies songs blasting through my […]

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Bastille -Haunt EP Review

  (photo credit: Bastille Band) Haunt EP – Bastille With the recently dropped Haunt EP, the South-London boys of Bastille have lit a fuse that could lead to an explosion of Coldplay-esque proportions. Apparently, Bastille is jumping out of every Tube commuter’s ear buds as they suffer thorough the tropical summer heat that is melting […]

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Austin City Limits Festival 2012: The Roots and Gary Clark Jr.

(Photo Credit: Dave Mead) THE ROOTS: I will be honest- when the line-up of ACL was released back in May, The Roots was the first name I actually became “giddy” about. I am not exactly the giddy type, but hearing that I had tickets to a festival that The Legendary Roots Crew would playing made […]