Author Archives: Jacy Rey

Austin Shaw: Felt (Self-Released)

Austin Shaw Felt (Self-Released) The latest batch of songs from singer-songwriter Austin Shaw could be your soundtrack of the summer – honest, real, breezy and feels so good. Shaw released a four-song EP, ‘Selections From Felt’ earlier this year and…

Jeff Hobbs: Upward (Self-Released)

Jeff Hobbs Upward (Self-Released) It’s cool to be an “outlaw” again, at least in country music. And no, we’re not talking about those guys who give a middle finger to the law or do jail time just to get firsthand…

Essence: Black Wings (Self-Released)

Essence Black Wings (Self-Released) Essence is a sixth-generation San Franciscan who was raised by flower children from the Haight-Ashbury Summer of Love era, and yes Essence is her real birth name. The singer/songwriter has been immersed in music since she…

Reilly: Self-Titled (CEN/RED)

Reilly Self-Titled (CEN/RED) Not all albums can transcend genres, space and time, but newcomer Reilly has a voice and style which generates true emotional power. Originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she studied voice and piano while performing with local and…

Auburn Road: Fancy (Self-Released)

Auburn Road Fancy (Self-Released) On ‘Fancy,’ the colorful, dynamic debut EP from American pop trio Auburn Road, the three best friends are at their best when it feels like they are about to stir up some trouble. New fans will…

Jenny Jarnigan: Heart Percent (Self-Released)

Jenny Jarnigan Heart Percent (Self-Released) Jenny Jarnigan is a singer-songwriter-storyteller whose new EP ‘Heart Percent’ comes out on September 9 and rumor has it there will be follow-up EP’s coming in the months ahead. Born in the small town of…

Giuda: Speaks Evil (Burning Heart)

Giuda Speaks Evil (Burning Heart) Blending the retro flavor of 1970’s glam with a no bullshit punk rock attitude, Giuda’s sound is reminiscent, but original and filled with raw stompers. Recorded with analog equipment and strictly-70’s-era instruments, ‘Speaks Evil’ was…