Showing posts from May, 2019

Rofo Audio- Right Through You

Words Written by Anselm Anderson  Rofo Audio are a three-piece power rock trio from Royersford, PA,  which is where the band's name is derived from. The band has been gaining exposure across the tri-states, promoting their new album.  The trio has featured regularly in European and US Radio, as well as publications. Their new album   " In the Between" is a follow up to their successful second album " Reach" ( 2016) They now release latest single " Right Through Me", a track characteristic of power rock music full of guitar orientated riffs and huge pop choruses. The song begins with an uptempo surge of one of those aforementioned riffs that go along like a glass of lemonade on a hot summer afternoon.  The subtle textures create this vibe throughout with basslines that tumble along to every chord struck. Lead singer Raymond Short's saccharine vocals are joyous and catchy, as the trio play simple harmonies that are easy on the ear. The nice gu

JT Larsen- Old Loud Beat Down Train

Words By Anselm Anderson for Rambling Man's Reviews Americana star JT Larsen returns with his latest single " Old Beat Down Train" . This is a star that Rambling Man's Reviews reviewed previously last month. Larsen is an Americana/country singer from Indianapolis, USA; who plays simple country music with nuances of Americana. "Old Beat Down Train " is another example of Larsen's penchant for writing songs that leave the listener feeling like they are on this journey too. I feel the lyrics this may be about Larsen's struggles of leaving loved ones behind to pursue his dreams of becoming a musician. The tonality and textures of this track convey a sense of isolation and anticipation, as Larsen boards the metaphorical train. The opening passage creates this feeling with the steel lap guitar, accompanied by a strong syncopated strumming pattern. Larsen's vocals are warm and enticing, whilst the lyrics are relatable. The mid-tempo builds towa

Table Top Joe- Mary Bell

    Words Written by Anselm Anderson for Rambling Man's Reviews Table Top Joe  is the sole project of one Danny Lopez from Peoria, Arizona. The band has transitioned through many changes from its early days as a Post- Punk band to playing folk music. Lopez has experienced a tumultuous journey in getting his music published. However, This has proved fortuitous for himself in more in regards to help from family and friends, as much to his willingness to do so. The singer recorded and engineered his latest collection of songs in his home with the plan to release a single to the end of the year; where he hopes to compile them all for an album. Lopez has recorded nine tracks so far with  " Mary Bell"   being the second single, a follow up to " Poppin' Bottles". Mary Bell  was a child serial killer in Newcastle during the sixties, who killed two males toddlers at the age of ten years old. The song looks at the perspective of the suffering and pain she