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Tinnitist - Indie Roundup (Friday Dump Edition)

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Indie Roundup (Friday Dump Edition) | 19 Tracks to Fire Up Your Weekend Tulsa roots-rock singer-songwriter M. Lockwood Porter fires up the electrifying protest-song title cut from his upcoming fourth album Communion In The Ashes. SAYS THE PRESS RELEASE: “Delivering some of the most engaging and electrifying songs of his career, the album addresses our modern-day social problems from a perspective of hope, encouraging those who listen to focus on activism and community-building rather than despair. Porter wrote the song in the wake of the wildfires that ravaged the San Francisco Bay Area while he lived there. He explains, “That fire is what finally made...

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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

Communion in the Ashes is ultimately a hopeful record, a project created by Porter and his longtime touring band, set to tape live in studio and played with an infectious spirit.

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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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