Tag: pop-rock

Ragnar Ægir – I’m At Home

     File this beautiful piece under cinematic pop-rock. Ragnar Ægir, now based in Germany, expounds on missing his homeland, Iceland, with this magnificent video tour along with his single I’m At Home (seen/heard here).   At just over three minutes, it’s a brief tour, to be sure, but so beautiful. With travel restrictions firmly in place during the pandemic, the song echos that feeling of disconnection from a home country that you love. Ægir sings:  “Your silhouette is coming closer flashes of light in my brain I’m so moved by all your beauty Finally weʼre close…

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Ebony Buckle – Wild Woman

     Avid Vodka readers will remember Ebony Buckle. I’ve reviewed three of her tracks over the last year and change. There’s a reason for that: Buckle’s voice! It is at once beautiful, clear, and precise lyrically. While the storyline may not be perfectly clear, this leaves a space for the listener’s interpretation. The best creative minds have always written this way. They know their lyrical intended meaning, but they allow the listener space to experience their own vision. Enter Wild Woman, the single released back in July (seen/heard here),…

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Fox and Bones – A Changing Of The Guard

      If you are a regular Vodka reader, you know that Fox And Bones are not new to us. I’ve sung the praises of this duo for quite a while now and have been increasingly excited by the music they offer. Delightfully accessible pop, folk, and rock influences are everywhere. More importantly, Fox And Bones are a hopeful and happy duo, that highlights what is right with the world, and why we all need to remember that we are all in this life together. That’s…

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Andrew Taylor – Just Let It Happen

     Regular Vodka readers will know that we have covered Dropkick many times in the past. They’ve got a fun, bouncy sound, that will keep your feet moving most of the time, anyway. Andrew Taylor of Dropkick has just released a set of music recorded between October 9th and 15th during the pandemic lockdown. Just Let It Happen (seen/heard here) came out of those recording sessions, and the subsequent long-player, Lockdown Session: October 2020 (October 2020).  Just Let It Happen (the video) showcases the multiple talents of Taylor,…

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Mylittlebrother – Howl

     Proving that the life expectancy of rock music is not over-not by a long shot-mylittlebrother’s latest long-player, Howl (Due October 30, 2020), is a testament to rock evolution. Fueled by melodies, harmonies, energy, and lyrical interplay, Howl excels! The subject matter is a little dark in places, but the music elevates it all to a feeling of celebration. The title-track (seen / heard here) takes on giving everything to a relationship, with lead songwriter and frontman, Will Harris, singing: “I, I thought you were ill. So I gave all the blood I could…

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