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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Easy Giant’s “Holy Wave”

The most exciting local album release of 2015 has to go to Easy Giant’s debut album “Holy Wave.” The brainchild of Thick Newton and...

Moondog Matinee: Reno Garage Rock at Its Finest

In late 2015, Reno hard-rock stalwarts Moondog Matinee released both a live EP and full-length studio album. The recordings demonstrate the raw, emotional power...

Singer Activist Elspeth Summers Joins Friends for Debut Album

Reno-based singer/songwriter and social activist Elspeth Summers has released her first full-length album, “Round & Round,” self-recorded in a home studio. Summers collaborated remotely...

The breakthrough soul of Sam Ravenna

On this latest eponymously named album, Sam Ravenna brings together all the influences and experiences of a prolific Lake Tahoe producer and virtuoso musician....

‘Dirt Circus’ | A freaky speakeasy menagerie

“As on all the tracks, Roelle doesn’t just sing and play; he paints a picture and invites you to join him for dance and...

‘River City Sunset’ | Flow & depth from Zebuel

Noted guitarist, producer and DJ Zeb Early’s new album begins triumphantly before quickly breaking down into subterranean trap dub. Straight from the head of...

The Sextones Lay It Down with ‘Moonlight Vision’

From the start, the debut album of Reno heartthrobs, The Sextones, is lush and listenable with a definitive sound. “Moonlight Vision” was recorded at...

Calling Ophelia slings their dreams in new LP

Swirls of the accordion over a steady backbeat of barroom drums and gypsy guitar opens local band Calling Ophelia’s second release of the year,...

EDM producer Memory Code offers “The Great Rose Window”

Incline Village’s Mike Adamo, the drummer for Mama’s Cookin’, Peter Joseph Burtt and the King Tide and The Truth Cartel, certainly knows something about...

Dainesly Shines in Parting

Sometimes the best decisions in life are the hardest ones to make. Such is the theme of Dainesly’s debut album “Snatching Defeat From the Jaws...