Matthew J. Rolin – “Fourth Street”

Matthew J. Rolin’s latest single is a crisp acoustic stroll that is as fresh and bright as can be. Taken from his upcoming album on American Dreams, Passing, “Fourth Street” rolls and flows like a leaf perpetually caught in an updraft. Rolin is certainly one of today’s most gifted and expressionistic fingerstyle guitarists, but heContinue reading “Matthew J. Rolin – “Fourth Street””

Ragenap – Thriving Culture

Thriving Culture finds Ragenap, Chicago’s master of drone music, surfing through rumbling and howling waves of distorted guitar. For his second album through American Dreams Records, Ragenap, AKA Joel Berk, is perhaps at his most dynamic. Across two side-length tracks and one mini reprise, Berk utilizes a bank of effect pedals to create soundscapes thatContinue reading “Ragenap – Thriving Culture”