The King Heat Ensemble is Out with a Great Bluesy-Folky Debut EP

A brilliantly played guitar and a bluesy-folk vocal is the first thing that is noticeable about the king heat ensemble. This Americana band, based in the U.K. is out with their debut EP classically titled “Songs.” One of our favorite tracks from their new EP is titled “Give or Take.” The singers voice comes across the track as raspy and really meshes well together with … Continue reading The King Heat Ensemble is Out with a Great Bluesy-Folky Debut EP

Josh Del Releases Americana Song about the Woman he Loves who won’t Settle Down

“This song is about a woman I love but she is a free spirit who can’t settle down.” Josh Del has released an EP titled “Old Crow” in late 2018. Having been born and raised in the heat of desert, Josh Del has always used songwriting and singing as a tool to pass the time and escape the reality of the atmosphere he lives in. … Continue reading Josh Del Releases Americana Song about the Woman he Loves who won’t Settle Down

Grain Thief’s “Stateline Hills” is a Truly Unforgettable Song

The song “Stateline Hills” is described by the songwriters as “a classic gambling song.”  Grain Thief released “Stateline Hills” last year on a record titled “Stardust Lodge.” The song is a lonesome sounding country banger about gambling, alcoholism, and partying too heavily. The song is hard hitting. It’s about losing too much money, and losing your soul to complete darkness. The sound of the singers … Continue reading Grain Thief’s “Stateline Hills” is a Truly Unforgettable Song

Michael Askin’s New Song “Aimless as the Wind” is the Perfect Soundtrack for Adventuring

Sounding like the simple but folk and classic rock songs of the 1970’s is Michael Askin‘s new song. “Aimless as the Wind” has feel good instrumentation and lyrical content that feels perfectly fitting for driving across America on the road trip of your dreams. The song seems to roll right along and sets a great traveling mood as the miles are adding up. The singer-songwriter … Continue reading Michael Askin’s New Song “Aimless as the Wind” is the Perfect Soundtrack for Adventuring

Lee Harvey Osmond releases Bluesy Folk Record “Mohawk”

Lee Harvey Osmond is out with a new bluesy LP titled “Mohawk.” The singer-songwriter explains that this record is about his “quest to find [his] true identity.” One of Rock the Pigeon’s favorites off the record is “Forty Light Years.” The song is driven by bluesy guitars and Lee Harvey Osmond’s soulful raspy voice. “Forty Light Years” seems to be inspired by classic rock and … Continue reading Lee Harvey Osmond releases Bluesy Folk Record “Mohawk”

Nick Shattuck Sings an Ode to his Hometown while Soaking Up the Sun & Songwriting in SoCal

Having been born so close to the Mississippi River in Wisconsin, Nick Shattuck is a man that was always bound to play bluesy inspired music. The singer-songwriter is currently based in Los Angeles, writing music and performing in the beautiful Southern California Climate. The change of climate from Wisconsin to SoCal has inspired his new song called “Sorry for the Weather” which dropped late January … Continue reading Nick Shattuck Sings an Ode to his Hometown while Soaking Up the Sun & Songwriting in SoCal

Danny Schmidt Releases “Last Man Standing” to Tease Upcoming LP & SXSW Performance

Danny Schmidt’s new song “Last Man Standing” is musically compelling and lyrically stunning. This talented songwriter is a great storyteller in his songs, both through music and lyrical content. “Last Man Standing” is a mellow sounding song that has an “anything goes” vibe to it. The song combines elements of folk, blues, country and Americana music to create a sound that brings listeners back to … Continue reading Danny Schmidt Releases “Last Man Standing” to Tease Upcoming LP & SXSW Performance

Adam Baldwin Brings Us “Salvation” with Bluesy Rock Vocals & Hard Hitting Drums

Deeply bluesy guitars and a distorted soulful vocal are the main attractions on Adam Baldwin’s new song “Salvation.” The song is an instant rock anthem that could fit on a rock radio station with the likes of The Black Keys, The White Stripes, and Wolfmother. Adam Baldwin delivers his vocals with great attitude and really takes it all the way home on this bluesy track. … Continue reading Adam Baldwin Brings Us “Salvation” with Bluesy Rock Vocals & Hard Hitting Drums

Dusty Tucker’s ‘Twenty Whatever’ Is Slick, Expansive and Emotive Hard Rock

Dusty Tucker’s ‘Twenty Whatever’ is some slick, emotive hard rock with some clear punk influences. The band describes their first full-length, The North Stone, as, “A western tale told in twelve tracks with heroes and villains and musical movements back to back.” There’s a lot going on here. Something about the track, probably the hyperbolic guitars and dramatic, higher register lead vocals, give the track a progressive … Continue reading Dusty Tucker’s ‘Twenty Whatever’ Is Slick, Expansive and Emotive Hard Rock

‘Times New Woman’ by The Swell Fellas Is Expansive, Technical Psychedelic Rock

‘Times New Woman’ by The Swell Fellas is some classic rock-facing, broad and deeply technical psychedelic music. They say this is, “the seventh track off of [the band’s] self-released debut LP The Big Grand Entrance.” The group describes it as, “a simple and trance-inducing approach from a normally more complex band.” The stoner cues are definitely pretty strong on here, and in addition to that, … Continue reading ‘Times New Woman’ by The Swell Fellas Is Expansive, Technical Psychedelic Rock