“Jasmine Poole, aka Wonky Tonk, is undoubtedly the most interesting person I’ve met in 2015.”
Philthy Mag interviews Kentucky-born singer-songwriter Wonky Tonk discussing her life on the road, musical influences and personal aesthetic. Read the full interview on Philthy Mag!
Amy Blaschke’s self-released fifth studio album, OPALINE, has recently gained more traction overseas with critics praising her “pure and yet distinctive voice” and “casually smart lyrics which create a world of her own.”
Read the rest of the review over on Americana-UK!
“Much more than just a mere collection of musical tunes. Things Left Unsaid is something to connect with. The fact that Kirt has a great voice and is able to deliver melodies that are memorable… well, it doesn’t hurt!”
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The thing I didn’t expect was for it to be a rap song. And not only that, a fucking DOPE rap song. The track is dark and deep down and deliciously worded in pointed imagery and shaving cream. Out of Greensboro, North Carolina, Dildo of God aka D.O.G. are rapper Daily Planet, Tommy Flake, Dottie Na$h, and Fuzzymoto aka Jesus of the WILD. Not only does this tripped out sonic stem cell sound incredible, I also want to fucking hang out with every one of these characters. Na$h in particular calls her self Katie Perry’s dirty little sister. Seeing as I’d hang out with Katie Perry’s tired, middle-aged aunt, I’m sold.
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“It’s a collection of elegantly constructed indie-pop songs that frame Correa’s clear, tuneful voice as she explores “the difference between how we imagine our life will be versus the reality of the life we actually have,”
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Kentucky-bred singer-songwriter Wonky Tonk releases her 11-song debut album Stuff We Leave Behind today! Influenced by Loretta Lynn, Modest Mouse, and Guy Clark, Wonk’s music blends elements of indie rock with old school country. “Perfect if you’re a sucker for cool girls who sing country music.” Get the album now and read more of the stellar review over on Elmore Magazine!
Following the release of her fifth studio album OPALINE, LA-based, Seattle-bred folk songstress Amy Blaschke is finally getting her due. Daggerzine sure thinks so, complimenting the haunting “Just Roses,” the “eerie, pop edge” of “Shiver Wary” and more.
OPALINE is out now, vinyl preorder live via Rocket Heart Records! Read more on Dagger ‘Zine.
Folk-pop goddess Amy Blaschke recently released her stunning fifth studio album OPALINE. “Not one track disappoints, and Blaschke revived her unique sound through whimsical melodies, precise placement, and wisdom within her voice.” Read more from this stellar review over on Girl Underground Music!
“Postcards From Jeff sounds like its name: a love letter from a romantic time and place, marked equally by its picturesque view and halting brevity.”
We think so too! Modern Language is out now via Alien Boutique. Read more and listen to Goddess Of The Sun over at CMJ!
“The stark beauty of the lyrics and arrangement eerily and jauntily meeting with the cartoon and reality coexisting in the video may not let you understand it, but you will get it.”
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