It begins with an ominous edge, a single full-bodied acoustic guitar strumming chords with intention, each one struck a little more aggressive than the last. Or at least that’s how it seems as each chord descends into the next, carefully guiding us down into the depths with it like a precise town clock. The chords are replaced by single picked notes that bring with them … Continue reading Losing Our Minds For Isa Raja
Carried in by a simple guitar and descending swiftly from heartbreak city, Chris Poulson’s latest, “Gone Without a Trace” is an emotional pop-ballad reminiscent of the mid 90’s boyband boom. While the song itself sits pretty firmly in the pop scope, it embraces 80’s r&b drum techniques and vocally Poulson seems well suited for both country-rock and modern pop. The culmination of these distinct styles … Continue reading Our hearts are Gone Without a Trace after Chris Poulson’s latest.