Podcast #112 – Contemplation

After an 8 month hiatus, Alternative Airwaves is back with some primarily folk music and a neat half cover song at the end.  Playlist available at Jamendo.com.Jamendo Playlist

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2017 In Review (Jamendo)

Something that caught my eye earlier this week was a link I hadn’t caught before on Jamendo: 2017 In Review.  I wanted to make sure to highlight it on the blog, because I’m going to try to move forward with covering new music in an upcoming podcas…

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Maks – 3 Ft No Diving (Review)

A while back musician Maks, from The Netherlands, sent me a message via the Alternative Airwaves Facebook page.  He was letting me know of a new release, 3FT NO DIVING, a solo effort after years acting as drummer in another band. He writes,I …

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The Ultimate Queen Celebration – August 9, 2018

Last night I was treated to a performance by The Ultimate Queen Celebration, a Queen tribute band fronted by Marc Martel.  The show was at the Théâtre du Casino at Casino de Lac Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec. Going into the show, I had zero expec…

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RBC Bluesfest – JENNA Nation

Ottawa’s annual Bluesfest has really become a popular international music festival in the last several years.  The common joke locally centres around its lack of actual “Blues” in the headliners – but really, so much of today’s music has its roots…

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Review: Jordan Max Only One Is King

Artist: Jordan MaxAlbum: Only One Is KingYear: 2016″Only One Is King”, an EP by Jordan Max released 2 years ago, is an artist/album that has shot up my personal charts. Some background on Max – he’s a British artist and recently signed to Danger M…

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Review: Dallas Wayne – Songs the Jukebox Taught Me: Volume II

I was recently given the opportunity for an advance listen & review of singer/songwriter/DJ Dallas Wayne’s 2016 album, Songs the Jukebox Taught Me, ahead of the release of Songs the Jukebox Taught Me: Volume II.  Volume II is set to release ne…

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Kalie Shorr – Awake (Review)

Kalie Shorr – AwakeAnother one of those “off my radar” music submission reviews!  This time, it’s Kalie Shorr’s Awake EP, which was released January 26th of this year.  Here’s a bit of the press release:Country rockstress Kalie Shorr&nbs…

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Flavia – Hateful (Single)

This past Friday June 1, electronic pop artist FLAVIA released a new single called “Hateful”.  Prior to this track, I had never heard of Flavia, so I’ll let the press release do some talking:FLAVIA is an electronic pop artist based in Los Angeles,…

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Anela & The Early Hours – Yesteryear

I received this email submission back in June 2017; so right off the bat, a slap on the hand to me for not getting to the review until now, nearly a year later.Yesteryear by Anela & The Early HoursAnela & The Early Hours is an indie pop group out o…

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