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Ian Zumback - "Wasted Years" (Live)

Conventional practice says CCM acts don't cover metal bands like Iron Maiden—but Ian Zumback proves that he's not an ordinary Christian artist. With his live take of "Wasted Years," he brings his signature folky sound to deconstruct and…
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Quiet Bear - "Timber Snake"

Buffalo's Old Bear Records is steadily treading on the prolific, making a name for releasing avant garde Americana, rock, and country. Their latest Quiet Bear (consortium of roster artists) release, "Timber Snake," is no exception, even pushing…
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Coterie - Person, Place, Thing

This new 3-song EP from upstate New York's Coterie is a lush amalgamation of etherial guitars, synth pads, and hummable melody lines. Opening track, "Listen(er)," sets the tone for tuning the ears—and the soul—inward to hear the sounds both…
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Weston Skaggs - "Rich Man"

In this haunting song from Weston Skaggs, the singer-songwriter puts biblical text to music on "Rich Man." Singing from Matt. 19, "Woe to you, rich man, it would be easier for you to pass through a needle's eye than to enter paradise." Taking…
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The Royal Halls - Center of the Frame

After their April 2021 debut single release "Lonely Eyes," The Royal Halls—comprised of founders J. Reynolds and Brennan Blowers (plus a group of lifelong friends)—release their much anticipated LP, Center of the Frame (June 25, 2021). The…
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Syntax Creative Signs New York-Based Old Bear Records

Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new partnership with New York-based Old Bear Records, home to a diverse roster of artists and bands that range from instrumental, folk, indie rock, gospel, blues, singer-songwriter, and avant-garde. The…

Old Bear Records

Old Bear Records is a record label that releases music that exists off the beaten path and dwells in the sonic landscape of lo-fi sound. Old Bear cares about sharing the music that they love with listeners that will love it, too. Old Bear Records…
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Quiet Bear - Chroma

Brothers McClurg member Anthony Hoisington shews his exemplary songwriting skills and prowess for storytelling to focus on his natural instincts as a gifted arranger/orchestrator on new album Chroma. With a veritable arsenal of pianos, synthesizers,…
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Americana | Roots | Folk | Acoustic

Rising stars in Folk, Americana, Roots Music & all things acoustic ... We call it: Acousticology!