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My name is Tom Lohrmann and I am an Artist Manager, Musician, and Blogger from Washington DC. I am the Head Sales Rep of Old Dog LLC and front the rock band Sonic Nights. I have worked with over 170 artists through the blog, which features interviews and reviews of both national and local artists.

The Ramshackle Army – Letters From The Road Less Travelled

The Ramshackle Army

‘Intro’ opens the album with distorted, loud speaker-esque bagpipes that immediately lead into ‘Anchors Aweigh’, a track which is recorded well; the band gets their guitar and drum tones down pat, making for a rawer yet professional, supportive sound. A fiddle enters, playing the lead melody, and an awesome chord …

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1916 Stand Up And Fight

1916 Stand Up And Fight

Stand Up and Fight opens with No Surrender, which showcases 1916’s very unique sound from the outset. The vocals are very strong and are enhanced and strengthened in the choruses by the addition of group vocals. There is a lot of sound, and so much going on during this track, …

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Bodh’aktan – Against Winds and Tides

Winds And Tides

Bodh’aktan have released their first English album, Against Winds and Tides. It’s essentially the same album as the 2011 release Au Diable Les Remords, but with a couple of new tracks and covers that’s sure to please the bands English speaking fans. “The Ballad of Jonathan Lewis” opens with a …

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Jasper Coal – Drowning the Shamrock

Drowning The Shamrock

Jasper Coal’s album “Drowning the Shamrock” opens with ‘Step it out Marry‘, the band’s take on the traditional Irish song written by Sean McCarthy. This expansive recording features lots of instrumentation and great vocal performances. Fantastic harmonies, both vocally and instrumentally, and added atop flowing strings and supportive drums. The …

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Irish Moutarde – Raise ‘Em All

raise em all

Raise Em’ All opens up with ‘The Cabin.’ This track showcases great production and mixing capabilities from the very get-go. An intriguing intro makes way for a very unique display of dueling instruments. At many times during the song, there is a whole lot going on; at no point does …

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