Story by: Matt Robeson Martin Skull Creator is the new album by C. Ross (Chad Ross) of the Canadian bands Comet Control, Quest for Fire, Nordic Nomadic, and the Deadly Snakes. Recorded at the Balloon Factory in Vancouver, British Columbia by Joshua Wells, the album has a very cosmic acoustic style production that permeates across the album as a whole. Each song is uniquely different. However, the lush, mellow production dresses each track differently, like they were all cut from the same mold. This would be a soundtrack to a rainy morning, with chill vocals resting perfectly atop the lush acoustic production of each track. Sweeping synths on some of…
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The Brian Jonestown Massacre’s “Fire Doesn’t Grow on Trees”: The POW Magazine Review
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RoseInStereo – Lost Hits EP
This EP has a contemporary feel with West Coast sounds from the late 80s and 90s. The chorus guitars, single note melodies, thoughtful rhythm and the calm and laid back male vocals define their sound. They take on a slow smooth groove with psychedelic meloncholy.