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Various Artists

Various Artists
7Core Sonics #3

Street Date: August 10, 2018
Style: Pop / Worship / Indie
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As I was starting to discover music for myself, I can recall saying that the best music was that which was released outside of the major label market, and in a general sense, I believe that stands true today. As more artists are gravitating towards independence, labels like 7Core have made the marketing process a lot easier. And what better way to sample your roster than with a good compilation? 7Core Sonics #3 showcases six of their most popular artists. Each artist receives two slots in the tracklist which makes for a diverse sampler. Tina Boonstra's "Concrete Heart" and "Prodigal," both from her excellent EP from earlier this year, are decidedly the strongest cuts here. "Blackout" by Ian Yates is a fun rock track with a stomping, barnburner chorus, however, Yates' other inclusion, "Coming Home," features vocals that sound strangely uninterested and flat compared to his first sample. "Bluebells and Blossoms" from the Throwback Kid is a pleasant 90s nostalgia trip and "Fear the Night" by Foldinglights is a worshipful highlight in a soft rock vein. Finally, the two samples by The Neon Ambiance are both solid inclusions that add a bit of instrumental flair to the tracklisting. Overall, for anyone looking to discover some indie talent, this sampler has you covered.

- Review date: 8/13/18, written by Lucas Munachen of Jesusfreakhideout.com


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. Record Label: 7Core Music
. Album length: 12 tracks: 48 minutes, 31 seconds
. Street Date: August 10, 2018
. Buy It: iTunes
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  1. Concrete Heart - Tina Boonstra (3:36)
  2. Blackout - Ian Yates (2:48)
  3. Fear the Night - Foldinglights (3:25)
  4. You Give Life - Maria Gilpin (4:23)
  5. Bluebells and Blossom - Throwback Kid (4:38)
  6. A7 Absolution - The Neon Ambience (3:30)
  7. Coming Home - Ian Yates (3:33)
  8. Noose - Foldinglights (4:38)
  9. Skimming Stones - Throwback Kid (3:31)
  10. Prodigal - Tina Boonstra (3:42)
  11. Fashioned By - Maria Gilpin (4:03)
  12. B9 Banner - The Neon Ambience (6:44)

 

 

 

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