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Twangville - Mayer’s Playlist for Spring 2019, Part 1

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Twangville - Mayer’s Playlist for Spring 2019, Part 1

Mayer’s Playlist for Spring 2019, Part 1 Waiting For a Sign, M. Lockwood Porter (from the Black Mesa Records release Communion in the Ashes) M. Lockwood Porter is on a quest, longing to step beyond the anguish and misery he sees around him in hopes of finding a better place, personally and for everyone.  The opening – and title – track freely acknowledges the depths to which we’ve sunk.  “There used to be a blueprint for dignity and hope,” he sings, “but the threads have all unraveled at the end of this old rope.”  Yet, rather than wallow in misery...

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AltCountry.nl - M. Lockwood Porter

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AltCountry.nl - M. Lockwood Porter

AltCountry.nl - M. Lockwood Porter Translated (paragraphs added): Bruce Springsteen has it. American Aquarium has it. Mr. Lockwood Porter has it. They can all convert negative circumstances into positive energy. Communion In The Ashes (Black Mesa Records) is full of battle songs. It is what americana is all about: describe the circumstances, find something about it, do something with it. Delivering songs that can trigger something. Build a community on the ashes. On the title track, M. says goodbye to San Francisco, though he realized at the time he didn't write the song yet that he was really leaving, back...

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The Tulsa Voice - Don’t dream it’s over

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The Tulsa Voice - Don’t dream it’s over

“I spent a year, like a lot of people probably, depressed, afraid, trying to figure out. I’d just made a record about the political situation in our country, and then things got even worse,” Porter said. “I didn’t want to make the same record again. Out of that, I tried to find a more positive take.”

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WANNABE REVIEWS M. LOCKWOOD PORTER’S ‘COMMUNION IN THE ASHES’

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WANNABE REVIEWS M. LOCKWOOD PORTER’S ‘COMMUNION IN THE ASHES’

In the latest Wannabeartist Chris Prunckle offers his illustrated commentary on Communion In The Ashes, the new album from Americana troubadour M. Lockwood Porter, in his signature six-panel comic strip form.

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American Standard Time - Communion In The Ashes Album review

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American Standard Time - Communion In The Ashes Album review

Porter’s drops of reason and positivity, ripple outward from himself, through others, past the strictures of politics, and religion, and into a new head space. Communion In The Ashes is a truly remarkable rock ‘n’ roll record.

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