Thursday, December 29, 2011

"The Longest Journey" by Full Moon (Pop Artist from The Netherlands)

The fabulous group, Full Moon, releases a fantastic Instrumental Pop CD, "The Longest Journey." This album reveals shades of memorable Pop instrumentals that also have flavors of New Age and Jazz tonality. Opening up the CD, the song, "The Long Journey," pulls you into a magical voyage of beautiful soundscapes as the guitar will fascinate you by performing a somber melody. You are then taken to a vibrant melody on the song, "Calling Dr. Dixon," as this tune features guitar and a bright horn section. The next 5 songs, "Suspended Animation (I-V)," flows with a wonderful musical complexity as the moods ranges from sweet and charming to heavy Rock. The last track, also the title track, "The Longest Journey," takes on a stirring ambiance as this song features the guitar surrounded by sweet and delicate strings. Fans of instrumental Pop music will thoroughly enjoy the delightful compositions on the outstanding album, "The Longest Journey."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Sunday, November 6, 2011

"Yellow Paint" by Oria Aspen (Rock Artist from New Jersey)

Talented vocalist/composer, Oria Aspen, releases a fantastic Pop album, "Yellow Paint." This CD is brimming with rich and flavorful Pop songs that will surely melt your heart. The opener, "Be My Rock Star," hooks you right from the start as this song has a nice bouncy beat that swirls around the warm and inviting vocals. Oria brings down the tempo slightly with a beautiful ballad, "Over The Rainbow." One can hear her sweet and charming voice delicately sing the emotive lyrics. The title track, "Yellow Paint," is definitely a fun Pop song as you can hear the passion in Oria wonderful vocals. Overall, this album has a solid and consistent sound and is dynamically balanced. If you are looking for some fresh and original Pop music that has outstanding female vocals, then you will really enjoy the excellent Pop music on the CD, "Yellow Paint."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Sunday, October 23, 2011

"Men And Flies" by Martin Hagfors (Rock Artist from Norway)

Artistic musician Martin Hagfors reveals memorable shades of '70's Pop music on his excellent album, "Men And Flies." His thought provoking lyrics weave stories of political and social concerns and he creates a soulful blend of well crafted songs. The title track, "Men And Flies," is set to an easy flowing tone that is sung with a calm and soulful tonality. The song, "The Kernel Question," is a beautiful song that features the charming vocals floating around the sweet sounds of the piano. "I Need To Know," is another ballad like song that has a peaceful easy feeling. The song, "It's A Cinch," has a psychedelic tonality that catches your ears with an engaging ambiance and is richly textured and well orchestrated. Fans of 1970's Pop music will find the terrific CD, "Men And Flies," a fresh and original blast from the past and thoroughly enjoyable.div>-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Sunday, October 9, 2011

"Beatlesque Three" by Alan Bernhoft (Rock Artist from Los Angles, CA)

Take a step back in time with the spectacular Rock/British Invasion CD, "Beatlesque Three," by Alan Bernhoft. This is the third installment of a series of original, well crafted songs in which the Beatles might have released. Bernhoft does a magnificent job in replicating this style of music as you can hear perfect vocals and solid instrumentation. The opening song, "Sunny Sky," is bright and cheery and instantly connects you with the era of the Beatles. Another song, "Everybody Smiles," is truly remarkable as one would think of Ringo singing this lovely tune. "Colliding Circles," is an easy feeling song that moves with a sweet style and grace. Bernhoft does an outstanding job on this album and once again proves he has captured this particular time and sound. If you are a fan of the Beatles and British Invasion Rock, then you will definitely want to hear the wonderful collection of songs on the amazing album, "Beatlesque Three."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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"Freedom of Expression" by Ric Seaberg (Rock Artist from Oregon)

The talents of Ric Seaberg really shine on his latest soft Rock album, "Freedom of Expression." Seaberg, who is an accomplished musician, shows just what kind of sense of humor he has as he can take any topic and serve up some free spirited, fun loving lyrics using well crafted musical styles. The opener, "BRANGELIINA!" has a bright and bouncy beat and draws you in with those playful lyrics and Seabergs charming vocals. You can hear a taste of spiritual tonality on the song, "The God of Anti-Procrastination," and then turn around to hear an enjoyable Rock song, "The Rockin' Granny of Madison Street." Seaberg also shows his softer side with a wonderful ballad, "I'll Be Your Wife." Another song, "Wide Load," has a taste of sweet Country flavor as the toe tapping beat swirls around those amusing lyrics. If you are searching for a CD that has loads of entertaining lyrics set to a soft Rock style, then the excellent album, "Freedom of Expression" is just what you need to hear.

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Sunday, October 2, 2011

"Mad Mad Me" by Laura Darrell Band (Accoustic Artist from New York City, NY)

Highly talented vocalist, Laura Darrell, will take your breathe away with her latest Folk/Pop album, "Mad Mad Me." Darrell, who is no stranger to the music scene, shines on this brilliant CD. Her voice is well polished and shows amazing style and grace. Opening up the album, the title track, "Mad Mad Me," reels you in with Darrell's rich and powerful voice. The melody is sweet and charming and one can feel the passion her marvelous voice casts off. "Get Away," is a thought provoking song as the emotive lyrics describe a troubled life with a somber tonality. Most of the songs on this album are acoustic, (guitar, piano, and strings,) but the track "Two Happy Feet," has Darrell grooving to a vibrant Pop ambiance and is quite a fascinating song. If you are looking for something that is fresh and original, then listen to the delectable Folk/Pop songs on the outstanding CD, "Mad Mad Me."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Sunday, August 28, 2011

"Que Sera" by Mario M. (El Rockero) (Latin Artist from New York)

Mario M. (El Rockero) releases a beautiful Latin/Pop single, "Que sera." This wonderful single is from Mario's upcoming 3rd album, "El Camino Espiritual." Even though the lyrics are not sung in English, one can feel the passion and soul that Mario shares with his listeners. His thought provoking lyrics are about love and loss and are sung with a captivating style. The instrumentation is soft and soothing and complements the mellow voice of Mario. You will hear gentle piano, soft drums, and a laid back bass which are embraced by sweet strings that cascades around this reflective melody. Fans of Latin/Pop music will surely enjoy the charming single, "Que sera."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Monday, July 4, 2011

"All the devils are Here" by Johnny Bennett (Pop Artist from California)

"All the Devils are Here," is the recently released CD by Johnny Bennett. This album is a wonderful collection of acoustic Folk songs in which Bennett sings and plays acoustic guitar. Opening up the CD, "Let It Sing (feat. Theresa Houston)," is a wonderful duet that has sweet and charming vocals that gracefully swirl around the bouncy chord progressions of the acoustic guitar. Houston's voice is quite delightful as her voice is strong and blends well with Bennett. Another song, "A Girl From Birmingham," shows off Bennett's soft and soothing voice as he gently sings the melodic lyrics. "Turning Me Into What I Hated the Most," has insightful lyrics which Bennett sings with soulful sincerity. If you are into the Folk music of Joni Mitchell or Jackson Browne, then you will really enjoy the delectable Folk songs on the album, "All the Devils are Here."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

"Partendo con il cuore" by Andrea Andrei (Pop Artist from Czech Republic)

The wonderful CD, "Partendo con il cuore," by talented artist Andrea Andrei, is bursting with delightful Pop music. This album contains musical songs that are like a blast from the past as Andrei brings back the Pop musicality of the 1990's. "Besame (feat. Iva Hajnova)," has a catchy beat, strong and solid vocals, and bright percussive drums. Another song, "Malinconia (feat. Pavel Roth)," has a nice, easy flowing beat that grooves around the smooth and emotive vocals. Andrei takes a great classic song, "Sognando la California," (California Dreaming) and spins his own lovely version of it. This song moves with a vibrant beat as Andrei sings the melodic lyrics with a strong emotional intensity. If you are a fan of Pop music that is reminiscent of the '90's, then you will like the excellent Pop album, "Partendo con il cuore."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Monday, June 6, 2011

"Moonlight Everywhere" by Alan Jarvis (Easy Listening Artist from CANADA - Ontario)

Talented singer/songwriter/musician, Alan Jarvis, releases another wonderful Adult Contemporary CD, "Moonlight Everywhere." Jarvis is certainly a one man band as he not only wrote this entire alum, but he also sings and performs all instruments on it. Jarvis also mixes up the styles on his album as you will hear ballads, instrumentals, and even Pop/Dance grooves. Starting up the album, the song, "No Sitting Down," catches your ears with its bouncy beat and fun loving lyrics. The instrumental, "Time Machine," has a soothing melodic melody that flows with a magical tonality. The title track, "Moonlight Everywhere," swirls with surgery vocals and charming lyrics. The instrumental, "Clouds," is a beautiful ballad featuring Jarvis deftly playing the soft and delicate piano with an emotive ambiance while the angelic strings gently cascade around the sweet melody. If you are looking for easy listening music that is fresh and original, then you will thoroughly enjoy the fantastic songs on the album, "Moonlight Everywhere."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Monday, May 2, 2011

"Enspier Live in Sydney" by ENSPIER (Alternative Artist from Australia)

"Enspier Live in Sydney," is the latest self titled CD from extremely talented band, Enspier. This group has all the right grooves as they dish out a powerhouse of Hard Rock music that is dynamically balanced and well produced. The song, "Good Intentions," draws you in with its melodic melody and driving rhythms. As you listen to this song, you can feel the soulful passion of the lead vocals that are complemented by strong harmonies and searing guitar hooks. Another song, "Chemical Years," also burns with strong vocals and razor sharp guitar riffs. Discover the musical talents of Enspier, as they spin a web of tantalizing Rock songs with magnetic appeal. Fans of Dream Theater or Guns and Roses will definitely enjoy the superb collection of Rock music on the album, "Enspier Live in Sydney."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Saturday, April 16, 2011

"Wood & Steel" by Pat Mead (Pop Artist)

"Wood & Steel," is the recently released Pop/Folk CD by talented artist Pat Mead. As you listen to this beautiful album, you will hear generous helpings of heartfelt lyrics that will seep into your soul. There is a nice dynamic balance between the vocals and acoustic instrumentation as these songs are performed with soft and soothing expression. The song, "Time," is a lovely piano driven ballad that moves with a smooth and easy feeling while the emotive vocals sing with thought provoking style. Another song, "The One Left Behind," has a sweet acoustic guitar that complements the charming vocals. "Broken Hearts," will tug at your heart strings as this song captures the trials of relationships with a gentle tonality. If you are a fan of James Taylor and Elton John, then the excellent Pop/Folk album, "Wood & Steel," would be one you will really enjoy.

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Sunday, April 3, 2011

"I Wanna....." by Lisa Panagos (Pop Artist from Los Angels, CA)

The talented singer, Lisa Panagos, releases another fabulous Pop/R&B CD, "I Wanna……." which features the single, "I Wanna Be Your Lover." Panagos let her talents shine as she charms you with a soulful style that caresses your spirit. As you listen to this song you will hear her voice express sweet and delicate intonations as she sings her melodic lyrics with a rich and impressive vocal technique. This song is a must for the dance floor as it moves with sweet flowing rhythms and offers colorful instrumental elements. It will soothe you into a body rocking groove and will make you want to hear more from this talented artist. There are also excellent harmonies that delicately swirl around Panagos' silky voice. Fans of Pop/R&B music will really enjoy the excellent album, "I Wanna……." as it has refreshing vocals by an outstanding artist.

- Diane and the Reviewer Team 
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Thursday, February 24, 2011

"Heavy Water" by Carly Gibson (Pop Artist from Atlanta, GA)

The young and talented artist, Carly Gibson, releases her spectacular debut Pop album, "Heavy Water." Not only is Gibson a talented singer/songwriter, she is also an accomplished guitarist. As you listen to this album you will be charmed by Gibson's sweet and tender voice as she projects her thought provoking melodic lyrics with a fine style and grace. The song, "Rebirth," is an easy moving song that captures you with Gibson's magical voice and her crisp and clean acoustic guitar. The title track, "Heavy Water," is a pure and simple song which Gibson hypnotizes you with her silky voice as she strums to a nice catchy rhythm. "Wasting Away," is a song that has Gibson showing an edgier Rock style and also shows just how talented she is with versatile musical styles. You will definitely enjoy the delightful Pop songs on the magnificent album, "Heavy Water."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Saturday, January 15, 2011

"Backstage At the Resurrection" by James Lee Stanley (Pop Artist)

The fantastic CD, "Backstage At the Resurrection," is the latest album by talented artist James Lee Stanley. This album is filled with excellent easy listening Pop/Rock music that is well crafted with melodic melodies, laid back vocals and tight harmonies, and smooth grooves. Opening up the CD, "BackHand Man," hits you right away with brilliant harmonies and an easy flowing rhythm. Another song, "Coming Out of Hiding," has a silky rhythm with soulful vocals, sweet guitar riffs, and subtle drum beats. The title track, "Backstage At the Resurrection," has a vibrant and energetic feel while the lead vocals sing with a strong and expressive intonation. This album has a nice blend of songs and leaves you wanting to hear more from this artist. If you are a fan of Steely Dan or the Doobie Brothers, then you will really enjoy the fabulous Pop/Rock songs on the CD, "Backstage At the Resurrection."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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