With blues / rock influences, such as Patti Smith and Janis Joplin, this album is also inspired by the 20+ year marriage with her partner and, in some tracks, she brings to life this love that made her fight against death. Norine has a distinctive voice, probably grown from roots, inspired by what she listened to, but the lyrics are sweet and melodic.
Liam Pek's Keep On Keeping On truly embodies the spirit of creativity and versatility. With each performance, Liam takes the audience on a captivating journey through various genres, seamlessly blending influences from blues, Latin, 70s pop, and jazz. His repertoire is not only diverse but also remarkably coherent, showcasing his ability to fearlessly explore new musical territories.
"Twang-Ucopia" (Balanced Diet) is the debut release of New Copasetics, a quartet of veteran players with ridiculous credits and a curated playlist of originals and select covers from seminal artists such as Rockpile (Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds), Ry Cooder, Delbert McClinton, Gary Nicholson, Little Feat, Don Covay, The Simms Twins, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Manual Galban and L. D. Armstrong.