Gabrielle Aplin expands sound, keeps endearing soulfulness

Gabrielle Aplin, the English singer-songwriter known for her angelic melodies and vulnerable acoustic music, has taken her sound to the next level on her recently released sophomore album, Light Up the Dark. While her debut studio album, English Rain, was gorgeous in its ethereal sweetness, her newest venture has more
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Lady Lamb finds her way home in sophomore album

It begins with an ode. Easy guitar strums accompany a lilting female voice as it pays homage to the artery that carries oxygen in red platelets from our hearts to our brains, to our faraway fingers and toes. It begins with an ode to the heart. It makes sense. Home
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Jose Gonzalez is a meditating soul on ‘Vestiges and Claws’

For 12 years Jose Gonzalez has been making solo contributions to the indie music scene with his soothing vocals and rhythmic acoustic guitar. Known for soft-spoken, poetic lyrics and alluring guitar phrases, the skilled musician has come a long way since his first album, “Veneer.” Gonzalez’s most recent release, “Vestiges
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Karen O is vulnerable, yet unpolished in ‘Crush Songs’

“Don’t tell me that they’re all the same / because even the sound of his name / carries me over their reach / back to some golden beach where only he remains,” whispers Karen O as soft hums and guitar strums are heard in the background. “Ooo,” the first track
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