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American Songwriter - M. Lockwood Porter Confronts Climate Change With New Track “Communion In The Ashes”

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The title track delivers on Porter’s intended mission. A dire warning against climate change, the track crackles with urgency thanks both to Porter’s image-rich lyrics and an electric guitar-driven arrangement. Porter wrote the song while considering a move away from his adopted home in San Francisco and after wildfires ravaged the area in 2017.

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The Alternate Root - The Dream Is Dead video pick of the week

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The Alternate Root - The Dream Is Dead video pick of the week

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Routes & Branches - Communion In The Ashes Review

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Routes & Branches - Communion In The Ashes Review

ROUTES & BRANCHES The American Dream is dead.  Long live the American Dream!  M Lockwood Porter sang on 2016's "American Dream Denied":  Left without a future, born without a past / I was always told my birthright was an ever half-full glass.  It's not a new sentiment, not something we haven't heard in the protest music of the past couple generations.  The myth of the American Middle Class that was sold to us beginning in the 1950s had forgone its promise, abandoning a generation of hardworking people to wonder when it would be their turn. On his 4th record, Communion in the Ashes (Black Mesa, Mar...

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Station Breaks: The Best New Songs From NPR Music Stations

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The indie and Americana borders get blurred with M. Lockwood Porter's "The Dream Is Dead," a rallying cry that explores current affairs with hope and activism. — Stacy Buchanan, WGBH

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American Standard Time: AST Track Premier: M. Lockwood Porter – “Get Back To The Wild”

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Today American Standard Time is proud to premier a new track from M. Lockwood Porter‘s forthcoming album Communion In The Ashes. “Get Back To The Wild” is a cataclysmic canticle emblematic of Porter’s hard-won style, appropriately deemed “apocalyptic gospel”.

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