This is the debut album for Born to Wander and I have very high expectations for their future. The album is very soulful and amazing. Kate Skinner’s vocals will serenade you to sleep and the combination of the bass and guitars with her voice are a match made in musical heaven. The album is the perfect soundtrack for walking along a leaf-filled path on a chilly fall day. While your walking on that path, you may want to bust out some dance moves too. Each track jumps out and grabs you by the eardrums and wont let go, in the best way. The scatting that Skinner does while she is singing takes you back to the golden days of jazz. “Wonder Why” is the stand-out track on the album. The song reminds me of Frank Sinatra, if he was a woman. The album is so soothing, and captivates you from the beginning to the end.
When I first popped this CD into my drive, I noticed that there was a pair of thick-rimmed glasses with a mustache under them on the CD. Under the CD in the case is Michael Kirkpatrick with those same glasses and a well-groomed mustache. When I saw this I expected great things, and I was not disappointed. The first song “Just Like You” comes out swinging with pounding beats that […]
4 Stars One of the most important traits of a musician is his or her ability to balance the message of any song with the tone of the music. In the case of Alone At 3AM, lead singer Max Fender’s vocals provide a gruff but passionate sound that perfectly matches the storytelling possessed within the lyrics and the slow lilting quality of the instrumentation, completing the image of a band […]
By: Lennix Parker Colorado has a plethora of extremely talented musicians and Brent Cowles, formerly of You Me & Apollo, is most definitely a member of that exclusive club. With a raw, rich, and unique voice that seems to transcend common surroundings and a Colorado (albeit tinged with Tennessee roots) upbringing, Cowles is an American rock force that is aggressively and steadily rising. His recent debut single, “Cold Times,” is […]