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With their roots in blues and rock „The Robians“ combine different styles and influences to create music that is unique and can be roughly described as rock. – The Band was formed 2020 in Mainz, Germany, by the singer and guitarist Robert Brück and guitarist Marian Schumacher as an acoustic-duo. In 2021 they began to expand their music from fragmental acoustic pieces to multiinstrumental productions to develop their full potential. This was supported and engineered by Frederik Seibel. – Under the influence of artists like The Black Keys, Aerosmith, All them witches,The Temperance Movement, Tom Petty and many more, „The Robians“ are a melting pot with the charme of western acoustic guitars, topped with bluesy vocals and a slight breeze of bluegrass. In this time of sensory overload, they are blessed with their mission, to capture real emotions and adapt them to something puristic and rare. – Feel invited to 100% original handmade music.
Benjamin Charles is an American British musician and singer-songwriter. He began recording lo-fi music when he was 15 years old while at school. Born in Los Angeles and raised between the US and the UK, he started playing in bands while at college in South-East London. He made 2 EPs, A Good Old Home in 2012 and Sweetheart Loop in 2014 before a musical hiatus in which he learned filmmaking in Southern California. He began recording what would become his debut album in 2019 in Los Angeles, while playing regularly in coffeehouses and bars. His music infuses folk, alternative rock and electronic elements, with a range of lyrical styles. Following the release of the singles ‘Leaving You’, ‘California’ and ‘On The Road’, his debut album, Before the Fire, is out on April 21st 2023.
Four friends making music in Minneapolis. Not my best angle We like stems AND we like seeds Meet me at the flag pole You’re our only hope
‘The Ballad of Ardith Clark’
Tracy Morrison is a folksinger and songwriter known for writing powerful laments and story songs about the American West. She was raised in a musical family and has been playing music for more than 30 years. She performs around the country and has been a featured artist at the Montana Folk Festival and the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. She has opened for world renowned folksinger, Tish Hinojosa and shared the stage with guitar virtuoso, Sergio Webb.
Morrison produced an acoustic collection of original western-folksongs in her latest album “Flower Songs in Sagebrush Town” (2019). The recordings capture Tracy’s elegant voice and old-time style guitar picking. Her album “Heirloom” (2018) was produced by multi-instrumentalist, composer and songwriter, Thomas Paul. This project shares compelling electric guitar riffs, intricate bass lines, and graceful vocal harmonies that showcase Morrison’s folk-rock personality. In 2014, she released “Dancing Through Medbury” original folk songs highlighting her rural roots & incorporating hints of old-time country-blues and western. In 2012, she released a self-titled, alternative country record produced by legendary songwriter Pinto Bennett.
Tracy has served as a Speaker for the Idaho Humanities Council’s, Speakers Bureau. She presented songs and stories programs throughout the State of Idaho, including “Historical Idaho Women Stories & Folksongs”, “Country Ballads and Early Blues” and “American Folk music Revival”.
Currently, Tracy Morrison teaches American Folk Music to K-5 children and lives in a tipi while she renovates a historic stagecoach station in Southern Idaho.
‘Come Out / On’
[indie folk/crossover classical]
Twin Bridges is a Cellist / Songwriter originally from New Mexico, currently in Portland Oregon. He has accompanied and toured with many acts and is now pursuing his own musical journey. Twin Bridges has always been vulnerable cello music for Zach and his cat, Alice. Eventually building the courage to play solo shows where he resided in Albuquerque NM, Austin TX and in the mountains of Colorado prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest. Over the course of the pandemic, the friends he featured on the album got together to work out how to translate the feeling of the album to a live setting and started playing shows as a band in 2021. Twin Bridges songs can be described as pensive, dark and melodic. Twin Bridges will be releasing his first full album this summer titled “Fertile Ashes”. The album explores what can feel to be an impossible task, overcoming grief from loss, trauma and relationships. Overall it is darker, melancholic, yet hopeful.
The album is cello driven songs, with woodwind and brass layers. Fertile Ashes pulls inspiration from artists like Andrew Bird, My Brightest Diamond, Takenobu, Kishi Bashi and Arthur Russell.
‘Back Home to Kentucky’
Brian Glover is an independent singer-songwriter from central Kentucky who wrote music for 22-years before establishing a collaboration with Oakwood Recording Studios in Nicholasville, KY to record professional-quality songs that incorporated the full-band sounds of his music brought to life with help from some of Central Kentucky’s highly talented musicians. In addition, he is a retired US Army veteran with four overseas deployments, and a runner who has completed marathons in all 50 states, albeit at tortoise speeds.
‘Same Way I Feel About You’
ben from new brunswick is and acadian that gone a take a chance and create and album contry rock style all original song that gone a take you to a next level
‘Should Have Never Stoned’
Gavin Marengi, a singer-songwriter from Salisbury, Massachusetts, is proud of and devoted to his community. His background in a small town and the experiences he had growing up are often reflected in the writing of his songs. The young man, who is only 15 years old, manages to captivate audiences everywhere he goes with his impressive guitar playing and raspy voice. His heartfelt music is a fusion of Americana, Classic Folk, Southern Rock, and Outlaw Country.
One Adam One
‘Where Do I Begin’
Where Do I Begin is the long-awaited release from Americana veterans Adam Reichmann and Todd Schnitzer — under the moniker One Adam One. Former members of critically acclaimed Nadine, the duo have collaborated again to deliver a fresh take on their unique Midwestern sound. Reichmann’s lyric-driven acoustic music pairs with Schnitzer’s adventurous production, featuring fuzz guitars, synths and drum layering— resulting in detailed, bittersweet songs with an unconventional edge.
This five song mini-album paints an intimate, poetic picture of modern life in a fast-changing world. Bewilderment, love, longing, and hope are rendered with heartfelt detail, all with Reichmann’s seasoned tenor at center stage. Listeners will recognize the classic song craft of artists like Tom Petty, Big Star combined with the modern approach of acts like The War on Drugs, Wild Pink and Kevin Morby.
‘I’ll Be With You’
Authentic, creative, and known for a good hook, Lauralie breaks through the country music scene full force. This young and audacious country Americana singer has been turning heads since she started performing six years ago. Lauralie’s music brings a peaceful and gentle perspective to a wounded modern world.
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Compiled by: Christos Doukakis