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Jake Sorich

Jake Sorich

Nearly everyone has experienced some kind of loss in their lives. If it’s the loss of a partner, a job, a friend, family member, or even a favorite piece of clothing, it likely has a strong effect on you. For New Jersey-based artist Scott Chasolen, he turned that loss into …

On her new EP “Hot Damn Romance,” Eve Schubert keeps things simple, and it pays off in spades. If you’re a fan of old-school jazz with a few surprising twists mixed in for good measure, you’ll love “Hot Damn Romance.” There’s no better evidence of this methodology at work than the …

On their new album “Play Nice,” the first thing you’ll likely notice about the Cass Clayton Band is Clayton’s distinct and powerful voice. The way she uses her vocals in a variety of ways also must be acknowledged as something that makes her particularly stand out. Every note is hit …

By Briana Wipf Pittsburgh, Pa. – The first leg of The Who’s Moving On! tour has been getting undeniably positive reviews, and take it from me, those reviews aren’t platitudes placed at the feet of rock gods. They’re the real deal, because the band – now with only two of …

I love music that opens my mind to something new. That’s particularly why after listening to the “Scars & Wounds EP,” from Andy The Crocodile, I found a lot to love because it provided me several new experiences that I could never have ever anticipated. For one, I had never …

For all you Game of Thrones fans, if you were Jon Snow, the former commander of the Night’s Watch and the bastard son of the deceased lord Ned Stark, what kind of music might you listen to if given the chance? For the indie/alternative pop artist FBP, she’s making a …

When it comes to musical tastes, sometimes it’s fun to ask hypothetical questions about your favorite artists. It at the very least spurs some lively conversations with fellow music lovers. For example, one hypothetical that’s particularly interesting to explore is the “would X band or artist sound just as great …

Chill. Some have buckets of it pouring out of their ears, while others are sorely lacking. It can be futile trying to put your finger on what defines someone who’s chilled out, but you know it when you see it, or hear it. The Seattle-based group The Sundogs have some …

Rock n’ Roll is dead. Long Live Rock n’ Roll. These days it seems that in order to put out a rock album, you need to pair each song with a complementary genre such as hip hop or folk or jazz or classical even. If you don’t do that, you …

The band Crooked Flower likely puts on an amazing live show. They’ve got a talented, sexy lead singer in Angelina Dang and a strong core of musicians around her in guitarist Dan Ingberman, bassist Daniel Erik and drummer Patrick Shields. Their songs have a political bite to them that you …