"Don't Leave" by Flashpoint Run: A Review 

Flashpoint Run’s “Don’t Leave” marries 20th-century rock and 21st-century EDM-pop in a parlance suitable for live performances and dance floors. The song owes markedly to pop with its assumption of electronics, but it also incorporates a spirited guitar solo and driving drums injecting a gritty rock edge. With lush chordal progressions, particularly in the chorus, “Don’t Leave” contains catchy and ambitious songwriting that is both poetic and piercing.   

Flashpoint Run formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in…

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American Goner's "It All Ends in Tears Anyway": A Review 

American Goner’s most recent release, “It All Ends in Tears Anyway”,  is packed front-to-back with a cowpunk influence and beer-soaked nostalgia.  The music pines lyrically and stylistically for the past—long-ago loves, memories, and dreams.  

“Sunshine and Gasoline” kicks off the album with drums and guitar strains harkening to the 80s and includes a swingy pre-chorus that moves into a rocking chorus.  “Bright Eyed Denials” contains lyrics that grab your attention and won’t let go, unsure of their true…

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“Breaking Down”, 3Mind Blight, Produced and Published by 3Mind Blight Music 

From outstanding instrumentation to lyrics describing an unsettling descent into madness, 3Mind Blight (3MB) has crafted a work of gripping adrenaline with its latest release, “Breaking Down”. The single features a fantastic mesh of riveting metal fused with trap. 3MB’s vocals move from mid-range to growls, percussive to legato, and vicious to languid. Lyrically, the song chronicles mental anguish, rage, and questioning one’s own…

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Sax, Bassist and Drummer in the Wings 

John is our newest member!  He plays a very strong sax.  There are a New Bassist and Drummer practicing our songs for auditioning.  Lets see how it goes!

Auditioning New Band members 

We are branching out, searching for good musicians to join our band.   John, our newest sax/keys payer is coming for his first rehersal Wednesday night.  A potential bassist may be there too!

Entre Nous (Just Between Us) 

At this stage, all our followers are our friends and family.  Everyone personally knows Alexis and/or me (Hi, Dad!).  So, all our FB posts or blog articles are only seen by those closest to us.  But that will probably change soon…

Back in December, a bunch of our friends helped film the video for our song “You’re the One for Me”.  It’s a Lawrence Welk parody with bandstands, bubbles, and beehive wigs.  The video hasn’t yet been finished or published.   Filming was so much fun and so silly, our friends…

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Filming Videos is a Learning Process! 

Making videos to go with each of our songs is a lot of fun and a lot of work!

Recently, Alexis and I, and several of our supportive friends, convened to record the video to go with our newest song, “You’re the One for Me”.  We envisioned creating a parody of The Lawrence Welk Show, complete with bubbles, bandstands, and beehive hairdos.  We ran through the song several times, and we all kept getting more and more into character with each take.  The filming session was so much fun!  And, as always, we…

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Let the Bookings Begin! 

Well, it's been almost exactly a year since our last bog post, so I guess we're due--ha!  

So much has happened since this time last year!  With each audio recording, we also produce a video.  We've found sending YouTube links is a great way to share music.  And we foresee the added benefit of having an interesting video to project during our shows.  Of course, doing this with each song adds an extra layer of complexity and time, but we've managed to keep up a pretty good pace.

Since September of 2017…

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