Author Archives: djdoodlecb9

ABBY BRYANT & THE ECHOES/NOT YOUR LITTLE GIRL/CAN’D AID

This 2021 country-rock album is upbeat, prideful, and inspiring! Byant sings of growing up, independence, finding peace, moving on, self-discovery, and topics of the like. Check this one out! FCC: Clean GMR: No TPs: 2, 6, 8, 10, 11 RIYL: The Whitmore Sisters

GABI AMMIRATO/METAMORPHOSIS/SELF-RELEASED

Soft, calm vocals on this EP create a placid feeling in the listener. These songs are short love stories, reminding the listener of the happy ending to a coming-of-age film. Good vibes all around! FCC: clean, one use of ”damn” on track 1 GMR: No Track Picks: 1, 3 RIYL: Dodie, Blue Wilson, Andriana Chobot

SPIN CYCLE/SPIN CYCLE III/SOUND FOOTING RECORDS

A new and upbeat jazz record, almost postmodern. Lots of drums and saxophone, which is relaxing and pleasing to listen to! FCC: none – no lyrics GMR: No Track Picks: 1, 3 RIYL: Joey Alexander, Barry Harris

SPRINTS/A MODERN JOB/NICE SWAN RECORDS

Angsty, electric rock music that’s great for one’s angry inner teen. The EP is largely spoken word over electric guitar, which is a unique touch. Woman-led as well. FCC: 1, 3 (language) GMR: No Track Picks: 2, 4, 5 RIYL: Waterparks, Avril Lavigne

YUNGCHEN LHAMO/AWAKENING/TIBET ARTS MANAGEMENT

The titular single from Tibetan artist Lhamo’s newest album. Delicate soprano vocals, evoking an eerie yet comforting feel. The instrumentals feature lots of strings and bells, blending together beautifully. You feel like you’re in the Himalayas just listening to it! GMR: no FCC: clean, the lyrics are not English and I was unable to find […]