Alex Wise - Front Porch
Artist: Alex Wise (www.alexwise.com)
Title: Front Porch
Genre: Folky pop
I was surprised at the music after a look at the packaging, which seems like a typical
folk cover shot: guy sitting on the sidewalk of an average, seedy town with acoustic
guitar in hand. But what comes out of the speakers can only be described as unplugged
alt-Pink Floyd. Listening to 'Neither Worlds' is as close as you can get to that
wonderfully repetitious otherworld sound PF has.
Headin' for the neither world, all aboard
Had we lived I'd tell it true
Nothing is ever too late
Plow the sea and work the wind
Learn to labor and to wait
I'm not sure I dig his self-harmonies, but the instrumentation, and choice of same, is
always interesting. He'll take folk or country sounds and then not go in that direction
musically, giving a very queer and original twist on this indie, alternative sound.
1. That Time Of Year
2. Touched By The Willow
3. Nether Worlds
4. Come What May
6. Tin Horses
7. The Slow One
8. Wash It Down
9. Love In Mind
His tunes are simple, allowing for the lyrical content to creep out that much easier. In
the 'Tin Horses' ballad, there's a beautiful, sleepy sentiment that, like most of Alex's
writings, tells a story.
Silver night calling, setting sun
Almost time falling, little one
Innocence crawling, then withdrawn
Step aside darlin', I'll be gone
Alex Wise may have that kind of take it or leave it style. He's not glam at all, and
doesn't put on airs. If you can live with that, and just want to listen to the music, not the
personality, not the production, you may think this guy is great.
» Rapper Produkt Releases Inspiring Music Video For His Single "Daddy Was A Dope Boy"
» Kylie Marcus Combines Of Funk And R&B With "Yellow Shirt"
» Searching For Sugar Man: Story Of A Forgotten Prodigy
» Are We Surviving Progress?
» Hiroshima: A "Departure" From The Rest
Open Review Directory
» [2016-07-25] 7th Annual Future Music Forum & Sync Summit: Finding The Next Music Industry; The Future Music Forum (FMF) Announced The Launch Of It's 7th Edition Today With It's First Round Of Speakers
» [2016-07-25] GUIGUISUISUI Release 'Wu Xing' EP; This Is The First Of Three EPs The Boy/girl British/Chinese Art Rock Duo Plan To Release
» [2016-07-18] Viacom TV Launches New Artist Discovery Platform; Viacom TV Was A Result Of A Cross-promotional Agreement Between Star 1 Records LLC. And Viacom Media Networks
» [2016-07-17] Heavy #16 In Hong Kong 4 August 2016 - Hard Rock & Metal Goodness; Four More Bands Will Grace The Stage With Hard Rock And Metal Goodness
» [2016-07-12] Millennials Turn From Radio To Embrace Streaming; 15-to-19 Year Olds Have Embraced On-demand Streaming As Their Format Of Choice, Accounting For 51% Of Their Total Listening Time
» [2016-07-10] The Underground Summer Festival In Hong Kong; Six Hours Of Fun With NINE All Headline-calibre Bands Performing Some Of Hong Kong's Best Live Music
» [2016-07-10] Research Finds Audible Differences With High-Resolution Audio; Listeners Can Hear A Difference Between Standard Audio And Better-than-CD Quality, Known As High-resolution Audio
» [2016-06-26] Morbid Goats Farewell Tour And Digital Album Release; Morbid Goats Will Release Their First Album And Give Their Farewell Tour During July 1st To July 29th (ten Cities)
» [2016-06-26] Alisa Apps Files Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group And John Newman; The Basis Of The Lawsuit Is An Alleged Copyright Infringement Of Alisa Apps' Song 'Need To Know'
» [2016-06-16] MusicDish*China Music Releases, Charts, MV Premiere And Radio Feature; MusicDish*China Has Ramped Up Its Music Distribution With 8 New Releases So Far This Summer, Ranging From EDM, To Electro-pop, Alternative And Rock
» [2016-06-16] Andreas Carlsson Becomes Advisor And Investor In Soundtrap; Carlsson, Who Has Written Hits For Katy Perry, Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears And More, Sees Huge Potential In Online Music Recording Studio Soundtrap
» [2016-06-16] Adva Mobile Fan Engagement Score (ES); New Mobile Technology Scores Fan Engagement On Artist Web Apps And Ranks Fans By Loyalty
follow MusicDish on