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LOCAL NATIVES – Gems of Silver Lake

The music scene of Los Angeles has nearly as vibrant a history as it's film industry. The endless list of musicians embody all sounds imaginable and...
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WE ARE MONROE – Zone Out

We Are Monroe represent a part of that unique indie rock sound that has been a part of Montreal before Arcade Fire amassed critical success and what...
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JENN GRANT – Soothing the moment

Jenn Grant is the type of singer-songwriter that can surprise her audience with different types of songs. She can take a soft folk approach, like she...
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SPOON – Life’s Surprises!

2014's "They Want My Soul" was supposed to be the last Spoon album ever. The Austin, Texas-based band's leader Britt Daniel had announced it, and...

BRIDGET KEARNEY – Groovy baby

Accomplished bass player and backing vocalist for Boston’s acclaimed soul-pop outfit Lake Street Drive; Bridget Kearney steps out on her own for...
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ELISE TROUW – Young & Gifted

YouTube sensation and 18 year-old talent from San Diego Elise Trouw has made a name for herself as an emerging star online with homemade videos that...
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PRIESTS – Veni, vidi, vici.

Imagine a band fronted by Chrissie and Siouxsie sharing vocals, Hooky on bass and a supporting cast capable of delivering...

THE CAIRO GANG – Wrapped in Velvet

California-born musician Emmett Kelly plays with a lot of people. From Ty Segall to Bonnie “Prince” Billy to Joan of Arc and Japanese musician...
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STING Sees The Light

Sting is a great musician. It's easy to be impressed by his amazing career, from his days in The Police (1977-1984), which hailed itself as one of...
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The Many Faces of RUST EDEN

Yet another great Montreal band that reached my ears thanks to the Xmas List of Poulet Neige! Rust Eden is a cool indie rock band that takes the time...

JESCA HOOP – An Old Soul…

Tom Waits says of Jesca Hoop: 'She is like an old soul, like a black pearl, a good witch or a red moon. Her music is like going swimming in a lake at...
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THE BROOKS – The Real Stuff

Right from the start, Montreal-based band The Brooks make it clear they've got the funk! And it ain't cheap. The first seconds of Funkyshit highlight...
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SOLANGE – The Centre of Attention

Being the sister of the Diva of soul must not be an easy place to be for Solange Knowles. A bit like Beyoncé's ex-bandmates of Destiny's Child, she...
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MICHAEL KIWANUKA – Personal Drama

One by whom the soul revival arrived in the last few years, Michael Kiwanuka strikes back with an amazing album, that goes beyond soul music. He...
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FUJIYA & MIYAGI – One-Two Punch

Don't you like these 4-song EP's from unknown bands that pop-up out of nowhere with a handful of great songs? Brighton's Fujiya & Miyagi is one...
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JESSE MAC CORMACK – Raw Blues

In an exclusive RREVERB interview in November 2015, music consultant Pedro Barbosa answered “Jesse Mac Cormack” when I asked him, "Which...
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AA – Controlled Chaos

Apart from showing up first in the alphabetical order of band listings, it can be an inconvenient to use “Aa” as a band name. Think of Google...
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AGNES OBEL – In a Different Mood

Agnes Obel is a Danish singer-songwriter that had charmed many ears and hearts with her 2013 album “Aventine". The world met a talented melodist...
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Welcome to THE GROWLERS’ Beach Goth!

The Growlers is a California based band which has been labeled as Beach Goth, a mixture basically of surf folkish upbeat rhythms and rich in reverb...
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AXIS: SOVA – Guitars Occupy!

Furious guitars, a voice lost in echo and relentless beat are welcoming new ears on 8 minutes 30 seconds-long Love Identity, the first song of the...
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GURR – Gurr Power

This two-female band from Berlin is a lot of fun to listen to. Andreya Casablanca and Laura Lee Jenkins create a very dynamic pop punk rock where...

The Rich Music of KING CREOSOTE

King Creosote is mainly Kenny Anderson, a 48-year-old musician born in Fife, a peninsula in eastern Scotland. He is also a member of...
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OSCAR – The Happy Londoner

As soon as the song Sometimes starts and you hear Oscar's voice, you go: "OMG he sounds so much like Morrissey!" Oscar's music is much more happy and...

HOT HOT HEAT – The Final Cut

It's an exciting and upbeat album that Montreal-based (but formed in Victoria in 1999) band Hot Hot Heat has delivered with this eponymous record,...
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TANGENTS – The Hybrid Album

British electronic music producer Ollie Bown (Icarus, Not Applicable); Adrian Lim-Klumpes (Triosk, 3ofMillions) on piano, Rhodes, vibraphone and...
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Going for THE KILLS

The indie rock duet comprised of American singer Alison Mosshart (that was also part of The Dead Weather, with Jack White) and British guitarist...
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LANA DEL REY – Lost in Melancholy

Lana Del Rey is a persona. Most pop stars are. At RREVERB, we don't care what musicians do or wear outside the studio or behind the scenes. We put...