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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Devestunes & LI'L. T. artist: The Halley DeVestern Band - Keep On Playin' - New Release Review

I just had the opportunity to review the most recent release, Keep On Playin', from The Halley DeVestern Band and it has a cool sound. Opening with title track, Keep On Playin', Halley DeVestern on lead vocal is joined by David Patterson with creamy guitar tones, Rich Kulsar on drums, Heinig on bass and Steve Jabas on guitars, keys and backing vocals.  A lumbering blues rocker, this track has strong bones and R&B style backing vocals. Time For You To Light Things is one of my favorite tracks on the release with a cool guitar riff at it's core. Patterson is featured nicely and really add great texture. Bangin' has an easy tempo with Latin undertones. Probably the best showcase for DeVestern's vocals, and with a solid melody, this track has the strongest radio potential. Wrapping the release is Hit Twice with it's slinky bass line, crisp drums and sliding guitar riffs. DeVestern really works the track showing her influences with Big Brother. A solid closer for a solid release. 

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the review!!!! Much love, Halley, Tom, Rich, David and Steve :))