Author archive for Cyrus

  • Dog Society – Our Own Parade [Video Review]

    By Cyrus on August 18, 2014
    Now here’s a band I can get behind.  Emanating a rebellious energy of psychedelic rock, Dog Society’s newest album In The Shade is a piece of musical exploration.  From traversing styles similar to Nirvana’s grunge, indie pop like The Flaming Lips or The Beatles’ psychedelic rock, In The Shade is a statement on their musical diversity and versatility. But no other […]
  • Just Walden – High Street Barton Blues [Album Review]

    By Cyrus on August 17, 2014
      There’s something beautiful about new age soul and blues music that’s being produced and performed all across the world.  As a piece of music, blues is the epitome of emotion – it changed lives by being an escape.  I can feel at peace when I listen to it and I’ve searched for that same type of feeling for years […]
  • Sister Speak – Chicago Dream

    By Cyrus on August 1, 2014
    What happens when you combine two Grammy award winning engineers (Fiona Apple and Brian Lucey) with Canadian singer/songwriter Sherri-Anne and drummer Lisa Viegas’ talent?  Well, maybe you should check out Sister Speak’s debut album Rise Up For Love to find out!  With captivating vocals that sing out to the skies, plucked guitar strings, and dynamic percussive drum hits driving the lyrics, Sister […]
  • Morning Birds – Summer Bloom (Optix Night Breeze Remix) [Exclusive Premiere]

    By Cyrus on July 30, 2014
    It’s about time for another premiere! Remember last week’s Morning Birds release?  Well, today we’ve got the summer rendition by OptiX who takes this contemplative song to new exciting heights!  After you fly in on the musical wings of OptiX’s aeronautic intro, the remix gets backed by a funky trance beat that shifts between a 4/4 kick and shuffling hihats.  High-edged snares […]
  • The Morning Birds – BLOOM [Album Review]

    By Cyrus on July 23, 2014
    I always tend to find something special about collaborative albums.  Musical minds coalescing with one another, exploration of sonic ideas coming from multiple dimensions of personalities.  It’s a beautiful thing that reminds me of the true meaning of music – transmitting a message or an emotion from one source to the next.  It’s a method of communication where sensory emotional […]