Contrast Podcast: 2012 Festive 50 Pt. 1

Part 1 of Contrast Podcast‘s 2012 Festive 50 has finally been posted. It features Muruch‘s Vic introducing the title track from Anaïs Mitchell's Young Man in America and Brendan intros "Better Now" from The Vesper's The Fourth Wall. The two albums were #1 and #2 on Muruch’s Top Albums of 2012 list. Contrast Podcast -... Continue Reading →

Muruch’s Top 25 Albums of 2012

2012 was a very good year for music. Sometimes it's difficult to come up with enough albums for my year end list, this year the problem was narrowing down my choices. Click on the album titles to read the full reviews, purchase the albums, and, in some cases, watch videos and/or download mp3s. Then comment... Continue Reading →

The Vespers: Better Now Video

"Better Now" was the standout track from The Vespers' brilliant new album, The Fourth Wall, and the band recently released the official video for the song. The Fourth Wall remains one of my favorite albums of the year and you can expect to see it fairly high up on my top albums list in December.... Continue Reading →

The Vespers: Free EP Download

To celebrate the release of their brilliant new album, The Fourth Wall (click title for my rave review), The Vespers are offering a free, legal EP download. The EP includes three songs from the new album, two from their previous release and one new live track. You can download the mp3s by entering your email... Continue Reading →

The Vespers: Free Album Download

The Vespers' entire debut album, Tell Your Mama, is available as a free, legal download by entering your email address into the Noisetrade widget below. You will also be given the option of leaving a tip/donation for the band. And you can still download a free, legal mp3 from their spectacular new album, The Fourth... Continue Reading →

The Vespers: The Fourth Wall

The Vespers' sophomore album, The Fourth Wall, will be released on April 3rd. Composed of sisters Callie and Phoebe Cryar and brothers Bruno and Taylor Jones, the Nashville quartet has been described by others as a "'Southern Folk Pop Family Band" and they call themselves "two sisters, two brothers, four friends, ten instruments, one fun... Continue Reading →

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