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Music Preview: Vapeism – ‘Vaped Out Vol. 1’ Spins Out Delicious Fusion Jazz Tones

Vapeism has it going on! The fusion melodies shimmer with persuasive colors, while the musicianship balances between tender intimacy and erupting atomic explosions. If you’re into stylish fusion jazz, don’t miss 'Vaped Out Vol. 1.'

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Music Review: Chris Sullivan – ‘By the Light of the Radio’ Delivers Potent Rock with Emotional Impact

'By the Light of the Radio' is outstanding. The contagious melody thrums with allure, while the rolling rhythm growls with hormonal exuberance.

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Making Music: An Overview of Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Nineteen years removed from Theaudience, Bextor's catalog runs six solo albums deep with this year's 'Familia' as proof of her power. Bextor's grasp of pop music shows an awareness that the genre isn't solely beholden to four-on-the-floor ideas; this knowledge has led her to outfox predecessors and lap contemporaries. This overview acts as an introduction to one of the brightest voices in contemporary pop.

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Music Review: Holly Bowling – ‘Better Left Unsung’ (Solo Piano Tribute to the Grateful Dead)

On the surface, you might think that limiting the songs of a band that thrived on the interplay between various parts – most importantly the lead and rhythm guitars of Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir – wouldn't work, but you’d be mistaken. There is power and subtlety in these reinterpretations that I think Garcia would have admired, as his own personal tastes seemed to range to the more subdued and authentic soul of acoustic performances.

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