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Minor 7th Reviews “Gypsy’s Moonlight Motel”

Minor 7th has reviewed Azalea’s Gypsy’s Moonlight Motel.

Azalea’s super power is their vocals – Mia’s honey sweet soprano and Benjamin’s warm tenor blend perfectly on original songs brimming with hope and love. Their appealing mystical-Americana-meets-pop sound is layered with lots of dynamics from strummed acoustic guitar, percussion, keyboard and more that can swell to a crescendo and then fall to a near whisper, all in one song. It’s even more remarkable when you know that they played all the instruments. “I See the Church” uses vivid images to offer a spiritual message. They sing of perfect love in “Desert Moon.” “Reflections” features a sparkling mandolin against a gentle piano. “Moon’s White Light” is a compelling track that starts with big rock chords and wailing vocals that quickly falls to a calmer feel, then crescendos again and again. © Jamie Anderson

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Hamilton Arts Awards Nomination

Congratulations to Azalea’s Benjamin Hackett who has been nominated for a 2018 Hamilton Arts Award: Established Artist – Music Category! The awards annually recognize artistic talent in multiple disciplines from Hamilton, Ontario.

The Awards Presentation will take place on Wednesday June 6, 2018 at Theatre Aquarius Dofasco Centre for the Arts as part of Hamilton Arts Week. The catered presentation event will feature great performers, art demonstrations, and the awarding of $35,000 in cash prizes to artists.

https://www.hamilton.ca/city-awards/art-awards/arts-awards-nominees