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Good Question: Yvette Young of Covet

by Jacob Unterreiner

I’ve spoken to a lot of musicians in my life. If I’ve learned one thing from these conversations it is that it is hard to pursue music in a balanced, healthy way. There’s a never ending wave of variables threatening artists–economic instability, narcissism, obsessiveness, and insecurity to name a few. So when you encounter somebody balanced, they really stand out.

I believe Yvette Young is one of those special people who has arrived at a balanced place. She might disagree with this categorization, and I’m sure she’s still got things she wants to improve, but from my perspective she has managed to compose incredibly impactful music with her band Covet while gracefully navigating the pressures of being a generational guitar talent, a social media phenomenon, and a bandleader…

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Music Video of the Day: Coffee & Cigarettes by T R U V O N N E

Take a moment to pause and reflect with this new single from NeoSoul artist T R U V O N N E. Combining smooth electronica sounds with a Contemporary R&B vibe, “Coffee & Cigarettes” will allow a calm to settle over you, but as you pay attention to the lyrics (and the lyric video will help with this) you might start to feel a certain malaise…

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YabYum Seven: Garrett Bowers

My name is Garrett Bowers. I’m a musician, audio engineer, and visual artist. My main creative focus is being the songwriter and front man for the band Juniper Ridge, a musical project that is an eclectic mix of folk, rock, jazz and more.  As an audio engineer I record and produce music out of a home studio. I’m currently recording a full album for Dean Nelson and an EP for The Aquatic Hitchhiker….

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Music Video of the Day: “Love Does” by Carol Pacey & the Honey Shakers

Carol Pacey and Andy Borunda (of Carol Pacey & the Honey Shakers) offer fans this rendition of “Love Does” delivered live during quarantine. This track was released just a few weeks back on Big Stir Records as the B-side to “If Romance is Dead Then I Want to be Dead Too” which I first heard on the band’s 2019 LP, Bliss, and a music video for the track came out just a little over a week ago…

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