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Stream of Consciousness Review: “I’m a Boy” ep by Lys Guillorn and Her Band

Lys Guillorn and Her Band I’m a Boy 5-song ep (Stream of Consciousness Review by Frank Critelli) March, 2017 Starts strong right our of the gate. This Townshend tune sounds particularly powerfully coming from Lys Guillorn. Definitiely a cool early-60s vibe happening here. Mystery. Darkness. Importance. Melodic. Imagine Patti Smith fronted the early Who, Zombies,

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Interview with Paul Belbusti – December 2016

Paul Belbusti and Mercy Choir continue to write and record beautiful and challenging music. Each new record becomes my favorite in Belbusti’s ever-growing discography.  This interview was recorded in December 2016 at The Crow’s Nest, Branford, CT, engineered by Rick Allison. Paul talks about his songwriting and this new record, Like a Fountain Stirred.    

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Tones of Texas Episode #6

http://cygnusradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ToT_6.mp3 Episode #6 The Black and White Years Strange Figurines Sweet Spirit If You Wanna El Flaco Ganamedes The Bright Light Social Hour Tear Down That Wall Live performance Honeyrude Honeyrude Lover Honeyrude Falling Backwards Honeyrude The Color Blue Magnet School/Swervedriver Never Lose That Feeling Goodbye Lo-fi Because Moving Panoramas Tonight the smashed idols Alien

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Tones of Texas Episode #2 1/13/17

http://cygnusradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TOT_Ep_2.mp3 Tones of Texas #2 Blushing Why Can’t We? My Golden Calf Either Roaring Sun Pockets Boss Battle Step Malik Interview Malik Questions Malik Alone Indoor Creature Winter Is Breaking My Heart Exit Glaciers Silence Has Left Honey and Salt Helium Ila Minori Downtown Dweller My Jerusalem Dominoes Nicolas Azlon Why Booher Autographin’ Bibles Vanessa

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Stream Of Consciousness Reviews: Shovels & Rope / Dana Twigg

Stream of Consciousness Reviews by Frank Critelli Shovels & Rope Little Seeds Breaking open the plastic, I already know I love this record. They’ve sharpened. But they’ve maintained the same spirit on O! Be Joyful! The new (but minor) studio tricks they’ve learned haven’t made them slick. That’s a good thing. “Honey, take a bow!”

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Stream of Consciousness Review: Belle of the Fall

Stream of Consciousness Review by Frank Critelli Belle of the Fall – Earthbound   Beautifully recorded. Lovely vocals. Simple but effective instrumentation. Persistently understated. A playful slow-dance. “They’ll” probably play the fun tracks on the radio. And although they are a welcome distraction, those tracks aren’t necessarily characteristic or representative of Belle of the Fall.

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