So every now and then we get artists that want us to review their music, recently we received an email and I just had to get this review out. One thing that I love about the new artists coming up these days would be that they aren’t afraid to take their music back to when music was still considered music. As a fan of the “Old Time” Rock-N-Roll, I received an email from a new artist who doesn’t seem to care what the critics say. He is the type of artist that brings the music to the core. When you think of classic rock, you could be thinking about 80’s rock and/or you could be thinking about the 70’s rock which would be The Mamma’s and The Pappas, The Beachboys and others. Well this artist is one of those artists that remind me of them. Now I know what you are thinking right now, “Who is this artist?”, well, the artist I am speaking about would be none other than the singer/songwriter Peter DeCurtins.

Mr. DeCurtins has a new album out called Has Been Never Was. His site pretty much labels it as it sounds and here is what they say about it.

Has Been Never Was

7 songs – 3 covers and 4 originals – form the introductory mini-LP debut release from this retro roots inspired rock and roll singer-songwriter. The sound reverberates with overtones of power pop, country-tinged rock, and oldies R&B and soul.

  Here is the track listing :

  1. Wonderful World
  2. Carol
  3. Devil Behind
  4. Something in Between
  5. Each and Every Day
  6. Dead Flowers
  7. Mary

A 7 song EP isn’t bad, but what I don’t like about it is the fact that it makes me want to hear more. He has a way of writing and singing that makes you want to listen to his songs over and over again. I can’t believe I haven’t heard of him before. As the review on his site stated, he has a bit of country in his songs. One song that is very noticeable would be his last song, MARY. Most likely one of my favorite songs on the album.

I honestly love this guys music, he def has a way about singing that you don’t hear in most artists these day. This ain’t the typical listening of music. You have to sit down in your living room and soak up each track, hell go get a bottle of wine with your spouse and just relax. Hearing each track with be a breath of fresh air for your ears. Trust me, you won’t regret listening nor buying this mini-ep. It will be well worth the money you spend. Plus, for you older folks, this music might just be the cure for you and your other half if there has been a dry spell. Hell, Peter should secretly call this EP, Secret Viagra, due to the stimulant tones.

Mary by Peter DeCurtins

 

To listen to the full EP and purchase visit Peter DeCurtins site, follow Peter DeCurtins @Facebook

As Always – Jack Saint

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Jack Saint

Jack ‘Saint’ Hunter is an accomplished 4x international film festival winner and is also the CEO of a production company called Southern Sykos Productions LLC. Thier first movie, PARANOIA TAPES is currently distributed world wide and has won 2 International Film Festival Awards so far, check it out on Amazon Prime. Also, he has an array of musical talents with a singing voice of 5 octaves, Jack really knows music and what music should sound like. A film producer/writer/director and professional movie critic hailing from Sunset, Louisiana , the 32 year old father of 3,wants nothing more in life than to promote unsigned and independent bands and give people an opportunity to better thenaelves as an artist, film maker and/or creator. Life is full of opportunity and he believes in chances and if he has contacted you, you deserve a chance to be recognised. He wants to help you as an artist succeed and get the write-ups your band/Your music deserves! With a writing background of over 15+ years, he will review your music and give your band and/or your music the review it needs to be seen in a manner of professionalism and also a little constructive criticism that won’t low ball you.

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