SN&R – Uptempo melancholy

By Matt Kramer, Sacramento News & Review Dreamy guitar filters and painfully real lyrics mark Christopher Fairman’s new album #OAKLAND. It shows what he does best: soul searching lyrics and haunting melodies. Fairman, 32, a native Sacramento resident, said he doesn’t have any specific expectations or agenda for his music—to him, the most important thing is creation….

Marc Broussard’s ‘Easy to Love’ is the mix of country and soul you didn’t know you needed

Modern country music isn’t usually considered to be “soulful.” Louisiana singer-songwriter Marc Broussard is on a mission to change that. His music is only country on paper. In reality, he dabbles in soul, R&B, pop, folk, americana, funk and nearly anything else you can create with a commanding voice and a love for any and all…