Some mornings are better than others and some bring welcome surprises. Flipping through the Spotify Charts to see what is happening is part of the morning ritual -- Who is up, Who is down, what's new? Spotted a nugget this morning on the US Viral 50 premiering at number 15 was City Of The Sun's "Everything....
As a music photographer, I find myself at an alarming number of shows weekly. Here is a list of 13 of my absolute favorite artists and bands I've been dazzled by in the past year of living among New York City photo pits whose names you might not know yet, but, hopefully, you will someday soon....
Yesterday, we gave you his scoop on what makes New York Citys City of the Sun so freakin special. For connoisseurs of guitar rock, the all acoustic, all instrumental outfit is a dream, channeling flamenco, folk, and hits of jazz fusion as they create evocative landscapes....
We don't get much instrumental rock these days. We're at the point where guitar solos are considered pretentious (a rant I've gone on before so I'll spare you from experiencing it a second time) so a rock band with no vocalists and just multilayered guitar melodies could only rankle these minimalist appetites more if they were reworking Chopin....
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