Folkradio.co.uk – Song of the Day – Hadley McCall Thackston – Butterfly

Carlos Hadley McCall Thackston, News

“Our Song of the Day is delivered by the exquisite vocals of 25-year-old Hadley McCall Thackston who hails from Decatur, Georgia. Butterfly is the opening track of her eponymous debut album (out on Wolfe Island Records on June 15, 2018), one that’s sure to win the hearts of many on first listen.” Read the whole article at FolkRadio.co.uk: http://www.folkradio.co.uk/2018/05/premiere-hadley-mccall-thackston-butterfly/

Wolfe Island Records Celebrates the Porch-to-Porch Metamorphosis of Hadley McCall Thackston with the Release of her Debut Album on June 15, 2018

Carlos Hadley McCall Thackston, News

A new artist finds her voice during an unforeseen pilgrimage that starts in Decatur, Georgia and leads her to an old post office on a remote island of Ontario, Canada Continental Record Services (CRS) distributes Hadley’s record across Europe “Hadley McCall Thackston’s debut album is utterly charming. Excellent songs and great musical arrangements. “Change” is a pretty damn effective plea …

Daily Vault reviews Jimmy & The Moon

Carlos News, Stephen Stanley Band

“Let’s begin with props where they are surely due: this album sounds like a rock album should. It has not been overproduced or overprogrammed. Every instrument—guitar, bass, drums, organ—sounds live, regardless of how or when it was recorded. And it’s clear Autotune never touched the vocals, whose imperfections shine like diamonds, reminding you that this is real music made by real human beings.”

NOW Magazine: “…the first album made inside a Canadian federal women’s prison”

Carlos Media, News, Pros and Cons Program

It looks like a community centre or a campus – inmates live in shared housing, wear their own clothes, order groceries once a week – but Kitchener’s Grand Valley Institution for Women is a prison. “We can walk around [between buildings],” an inmate tells me, “but we can’t leave.” We’re sitting in a gymnasium set up for a special International …

570 News: Women’s prison in Kitchener releases music album in a Canadian first

Carlos Media, News, Pros and Cons Program

Talk about dropping bars behind bars. Inmates at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener have released a 10-song music album, called “Undisclosed Location.” It’s the first album written and recorded at a federal women’s prison in Canada and part of the Pros and Cons Program. Founder of the program Hugh Christopher Brown tells 570 NEWS it all started …

Album Review – Jimmy & The Moon (No Sleep Til Sudbury)

Carlos News, Stephen Stanley Band

“The other half is the album’s musical sophistication and songwriting scope. The power of Jimmy & The Moon lies in the fact that while it’s imbued in Canadiana, it doesn’t allow itself to be limited by it. The musicianship is grand and superior… Warm, pure nationalistic sincerity with worldly swagger. Albums like this one make me proud to be Canadian.”