James Houlahan

REVIEW: James Houlahan “Beyond the Borders”

James Houlahan – Beyond the Borders Originally from Boston, L.A. late bloomer James Houlahan unveils his 6th CD in the 55-minute, 13-cut Beyond the Borders (Drops Nov 18–Gumbo Luvah) produced by James (vocals/acoustic & electric guitars) with Fernando Perdomo (bass/keys/vocals). James has a pleasant down-home approach to his compositions. Especially distinguished on “Back to the […]

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Kelley Smith

REVIEW: Kelley Smith “Moon Child”

Kelley Smith – Moon Child – EP Minnesota-based singer-songwriter Kelley Smith (acoustic guitar/harmonica/bells/violins) establishes a comfortable set of casual music, well-played with enchanting lyrics. Vocally however, at times, she’ll pour out some Dolly Parton tonality but that doesn’t detract from Kelley’s expressively simple 5-songs set that has a potent allure. It worked for Ms. Parton […]

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