KAFM Music Blog
The KAFM Music Bureau Top Picks for 2016 - PJ's selections:
#1 Three Beards | Lessons Learned
"...good old-fashion Rock Music; refreshingly so. The songwriting, instrumentation, and vocals are all good throughout. Too bad there are only 5 songs..."
#2 Toronzo Canyon | The Chicago Way
"...Searing guitar licks, expressive vocals, and original contemporary lyrics... exhilarating tracks...raw and soulful...TC has styles reminiscent of the best of Buddy Guy, Gary Clark, Jr. and the 3 King...good horns and B3 action in all the right places...A hidden jewel of the Chicago blues scene..."
#3 Eric Lindell | Matters of the Heart
...if you like blues, soul, doo wop, R&B, MT, even a little country, this is for you...give this whole thing a good listen - it will not disappoint..."
#4 Waydown Wailers | Empty Promises
"...bluesy and more laid back..."
#5 Gnarly Feat | Gnarly Feat
"...good ol' fashioned Southern Rock with good, vocals, song writing, rhythm section, keyboards, and excellent guitars..."
*Note - Gnarly Feat's "Rita" is PJ's Song of the Year.
PJ's Best of 2016 | Honorable Mention:
1. Coral Creek | Coral Creek
2. Jim Duffey | Pale Afternoon
3. Bay Station | Go Out and Make Some
4. Bob Rasero | Not Gonna Worry
5. Darcy Malone and the Tangle | Still Life
Keep your radio tuned to KAFM as we continue to present the best in new music and emerging artists for 2017!