Tag Archives: rock
"Better days" is a step in a new direction for Northern Ireland singer/songwriter Kaz Hawkins, a step which has taken her outside her comfort zone of the blues genre that everyone normally associates her with. The four-track piano based EP is an intimate invitation to hear Kaz vocally vulnerable and surprisingly raw, while the songs themselves are clear messages of hope and celebration. (Visit the IndieGuild CDstore for direct "buy" links.)
The Signal Rose is an alternative rock band from Cape Town, South Africa. They have just released their debut album "Distance Means Nothing" which can be listened to in full on the video below. Their main influences are The Smashing Pumpkins, REM, Radiohead, Manic Street Preachers, My Bloody Valentine.
Swedish artist/musician/composer/teacher Tomas Reinerson - aka “Kiwi” - has made a living out of his bass playing for the majority of his life. Touring, teaching and playing bass are his middle names. Genre wise he's been all over the place, playing everything from 40's jazz to present top 40's and metal, partly because of his classical schooling but also out of pure curiosity.
Mardi Gras come from Rome in Italy, but the name of the band comes from the last Creedence Clearwater Revival studio album as well as being a direct reference to the famous New Orleans Carnival: a vibrant kaleidoscope of music, colours and cool vibes. The band members are all Italian but their ears and their hearts are very much tuned in to the classic American, Irish and English songwriters and, like them, they have a great urge to tell stories, share emotions, and follow the paths of the soul.