Choice 5 for January

Modern Rock Review’s first Choice 5 of 2018 features music by the artists Anchored, Derek Davis, Paisley West, Jeremy Porter and the Tucos and Gina Sicilia.


 

Don't Worry, It's Not Contagious by Jeremy Porter and the Tucos

Don’t Worry, It’s Not Contagious
by Jeremy Porter and the Tucos

With a distinct vocal style and an edgy, power-pop musical approach, Jeremy Porter and the Tucos return with their latest effort, Don’t Worry, It’s Not Contagious. This album by the Michigan-based trio follows up their 2015 release, Above the Sweet Tea Line.

Jeremy Porter and the Tucos online

Jeremy Porter on Twitter   Jeremy Porter on Reverbnation    Jeremy Porter on Facebook    Jeremy Porter on Instagram
The Tucos website
Buy Don’t Worry, It’s Not Contagious


 

Revolutionary Soul by Derek Davis

Revolutionary Soul by Derek Davis

Formally with the group Babylon AD, Derek Davis has struck out and released his second solo album, Revolutionary Soul. The album features funky, modern rock with consistently strong vocals and interesting arrangements as demonstrated on the excellent opener “Love and Abuse” and the slightly acoustic ballad “Stop Wait a Minute”.

Derek Davis online

Derek Davis on Reverbnation    Derek Davis on Facebook
Derek Davis website
Buy Revolutionary Soul


 

Tug of War by Gina Sicilia

Tug of War by Gina Sicilia

Dynamic blues vocalist Gina Sicilia’s latest is Tug of War, her seventh release in an emerging career which dates back a decade. Highlights from this album include the dynamic pop/country/rock song “Damaging” and the sort of happy-go-lucky rock Gospel closer “Heaven”.

Gina Sicilia online

Gina Sicilia on Twitter   Gina Sicilia on Reverbnation Gina Sicilia on Facebook   Gina Sicilia on Instagram
Gina Sicilia website
Buy Tug of War


 

Beneath the Surface by Anchored

Beneath the Surface by Anchored

Anchored is a hard rock group with a Southern twist from Texas who plays straight rock with crisp guitar work. Their latest release, Beneath the Surface features catchy tunes from the aptly-titled opener “Welcome to the Show” to the acoustic, alternative flavored ballad “Circles” to the closer “Throwin’ Down” featuring special guest Snoop Dog.

Anchored online

Anchored on Reverbnation    Anchored on Facebook
Buy Beneath the Surface


 

Energy Exploded by Pasley West

Energy Exploded by Paisley West

Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Paisley West is a cool, female-led psychedelic rock group featuring lots of inventive guitar work and sonic effects above a basic rhythmic groove. Their debut album, Energy Exploded has ten distinct tracks of original music with mystical and cryptic themes.

Paisley West online

Paisley West website
Buy Energy Exploded


 

See you on Monday, February 5th for the next installment of Choice 5!

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Modern Rock Review’s look at 5 new album releases, published on January 5, 2017.