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The Musician’s Tribune Vol. 7:  Israel “Izzy” Rodriguez of Lights Like Autumn Explains the Meaning Behind “Roulette”
The Musician's Tribune

The Musician’s Tribune Vol. 7: Israel “Izzy” Rodriguez of Lights Like Autumn Explains the Meaning Behind “Roulette”

The band that is heavily influenced by bands such as PVRIS and Don Broco, Lights Like Autumn certainly took a turn when they hooked up with longtime producer Cory Brunnemann in order to give them a more experimental approach to the music.  That approach definitely worked as Lights Like Autumn are seeing success with their single "Roulette".  Fans will be able to check out the lyric video, but in order to develop a deeper understanding of the band and music, vocalist/guitarist Israel "Izzy" Rodriguez offered an explanation to Madness To Creation behind the song.  Here are Izzy's words: The meaning behind Roulette:   To start off my name is Israel “Izzy”, vocalist of LLA. Writing "Roulette", I wanted to write about what I see and feel. I wanted to write a song that everyone can relate to,...
“Wildfire” by Ashland, no one can prevent this wildfire!
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“Wildfire” by Ashland, no one can prevent this wildfire!

On June 30th, the duo known as Ashland released their record entitled "Wildfire" via InVogue Records.  It's a record that is a solid jumpstart for the future of Ashland. Ashland, out of Central Illinois, is a duo composed of Asia Woodward on vocals and Aaron Wood on guitars.  They have taken "Wildfire" and chocked it full of introspection, personal emotions, and quality arrangements into making a solid pop/rock record that will be palatable to a wide range audience. Asia's vocals immediately stand out in the opening track to "Wildfire" entitled "Lights Out".  The vocals showcase Asia's ability to invoke emotion into the song.  The rhythm is upbeat and Aaron does a great job with the guitars and arrangements, especially during the bridge of the song, which showcases a bit more of a heav...
“The Way Out” by Brighter Than A Thousand Suns, broken, bountiful, and beautiful!
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“The Way Out” by Brighter Than A Thousand Suns, broken, bountiful, and beautiful!

Sometimes in life, you have to take a couple of steps back in order to move three steps forward.  North Carolina natives Brighter Than A Thousand Suns knows that cliche all-to-well as they have regained their identity with their latest EP entitled "The Way Out", which was released via Imminence Records on June 9th! Brighter Than A Thousand Suns saw a taste of success with a record deal with a significant underground label called Tragic Hero Records, and they proceeded to be featured in the "major player" magazines such as Alternative Press, Revolver Magazine, and Rock Sound Magazine.  Through lineup changes and a seemingly change of heart in the style of music and lyrical content, Brighter Than A Thousand Suns are pressing on as a duo with "The Way Out". Brighter Than A Thousand Suns is ...