Articles by: Maeri Ferguson

Loma (Jonathan Meiburg/Shearwater) Cast a Dreamy Haze on Self Titled Debut (ALBUM REVIEW)

Creating something exquisite can require so many factors to serendipitously fall into place and fit just right. Right location, right time, right inspiration, right atmosphere. That was the case when three musicians came together to ...

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Ruby Boots Proves Self Assured Powerhouse On ‘Don’t Talk About It’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Mind the sparks that will no doubt pop from your speakers like little fireworks when you hear opening track “It’s So Cruel” off Ruby Boots’ new record Don’t Talk About It. It is an electrifying ...

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Ty Segall Refuses To Be Pinned Down On Engaging ‘Freedom Goblin’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Ty Segall has been a bat out of hell since he first came on the scene a decade ago, and he’s shown no signs of slowing down, releasing at least one studio record a year ...

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Jessica Lea Mayfield Hits Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right In Support of 2017’s Stellar ‘Sorry is Gone’ (SHOW REVIEW)

It’s been a long road for Jessica Lea Mayfield, from her early days in a family band to her evolution as an indie rocker backed by Dan Auerbach, and now at the start of a ...

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The Weather Station Showcases New Self Assured Sound at Rough Trade (SHOW REVIEW)

At one of The Weather Station’s live shows in early 2016, audiences were treated to one of the quietest shows they’d probably ever experienced. Tamara Lindemann had just released Loyalty in 2015, and her performance ...

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Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real & Nikki Lane Bring Petty Covers & Confidence To Music Hall of Williamsburg (SHOW REVIEW)

He may have been born with one foot in the door (being Willie Nelson’s son and all), but Lukas Nelson is one of the hardest working performers you’ll ever seen on stage. On tour for ...

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Ron Gallo’s Rough Trade Show Provides No Holds Barred Rock N Roll Insanity (SHOW REVIEW)

Ron Gallo is a true showman. Since his creative rebirth earlier this year with the release of his record Heavy Meta, he has continued to lean into his wild man, rock and roll tendencies, putting ...

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Fans Reunited With Mark Mulcahy’s Genius at NYC’s Mercury Lounge (SHOW REVIEW)

Since the release of his excellent 2013 record Dear Mark J. Mulcahy, I Love You, Mark Mulcahy has been on a roll, creating some of the best music of his career. With this year’s The ...

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John Moreland Presents Intimate & Engaging Gig at Rough Trade (SHOW REVIEW)

John Moreland’s devastatingly beautiful songs are best enjoyed at a live show, if you’re so lucky. Moreland released the phenomenal Big Bad Luv back in May, and has been on a steady stream of gigs ...

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Julia Jacklin Nails Ballads & Garage Rockers at Rough Trade (SHOW REVIEW)

Julia Jacklin’s Don’t Let the Kids Win was one of 2016’s best offerings. Aussie-born Jacklin and her band pair lyrics about deep fears, rejection, and self-realization with a mix of clanging garage rock guitars and ...

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