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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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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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