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‘Dark Water’ is a tough album to review, but for a reason that does British singer-songwriter Katie Blount’s nine-track debut no discredit whatsoever. The “problem” is that while ‘Dark Water’ packs several punches of the folk-tinged acoustic-guitar-based variety, such is the knock-out potency of the last song, ‘Orion Sky’, that it risks completely eclipsing what’s come before.
Karizma Duo are Talisha and Chris, who started playing acoustic songs to pass the time sheltering from the rain in a small caravan in Yorkshire. It was in that caravan that they crafted their distinctive style mixing soulful vocals and chilled intoxicating acoustic guitar sounds.
T. Rex were an English rock band, formed in 1967 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan. The band was initially called Tyrannosaurus Rex, and released four psychedelic folk albums under this name. In 1969, Bolan began to change the band’s style towards electric rock, and shortened their name to T. Rex the following year. This development culminated in 1970’s “Ride a White Swan”, and the group soon became pioneers of the glam rock movement.
Rosenstolz was a German pop duo from Berlin that was active between 1991 and 2012 and had chart hits in , Austria and Switzerland. The duo consisted of singer AnNa R. and musician Peter Plate, who occasionally provided vocals. Rosenstolz achieved major chart success after the nineties, with five studio albums going to No. 1 in the German albums chart. Although the duo split up to pursue separate music careers, they left open the possibility of a future reunion.
Dorothy Jeanne Thompson (August 6, 1932 – April 13, 1986), better known as Dorothy Ashby, was an American jazz harpist and composer. Hailed as one of the most “unjustly under loved jazz greats of the 1950s” and the “most accomplished modern jazz harpist,” Ashby established the harp as an improvising jazz instrument, beyond earlier use as a novelty or background orchestral instrument, proving the harp could play bebop as adeptly as the instruments commonly associated with jazz, such as the saxophone or piano.
Vincint Cannady (born 1991), known by the mononym Vincint (stylized as VINCINT), is an American singer. He is best known as a finalist on the first season of singing competition The Four.
The Obscuritones unveil their third album ‘Don’t Stop Her!’, the latest slice of 100% original rockabilly, country, rock n roll swinging, rawkusness! Join these London Hooligans on the road to staying sane in the modern world with road blocks of heart breaks, breakdowns, bike accidents, and the relentless race to have it all! With a female-fronted twist and foot-stomping rhythm, ‘Don’t Stop Her!’ features 12 brand new songs that spin with the relentless spirit of the city they call home.
The Spice Girls are an English pop girl group formed in 1994. The group comprises Melanie Brown, also known as Mel B (“Scary Spice”), Melanie Chisholm, also known as Mel C (“Sporty Spice”), Emma Bunton (“Baby Spice”), Geri Halliwell (“Ginger Spice”), and Victoria Beckham (“Posh Spice”).