• REVIEW: Alejandra O'Leary - Nothing Out Loud

    14 Sep 2009, 03:51 by Zidered

    For some listeners, singer-songwriters can blur into one another very easily....especially when one attends a local free venue for more than a few hours, watching the performances come and go. An acoustic guitar and a voice can form a particularly limited weapon when faced with a loud, indifferent crowd.

    Thankfully, Alejandra O'Leary has more than enough firepower in her musical arsenal to not only take the good fight to the masses, she'll also have little trouble winning the so called 'battle for hearts & minds'.

    On new album 'Nothing Out Loud', the (recently uprooted from NYC) Ann Arbor-based singer-songwriter takes the stripped down versions of her acoustic numbers, adds a subtle keyboard line here, some delicate percussion there, and polishes them up until they positively sparkle........

    For the full review, mosey on over h'yerrr: http://heavier-than-air.blogspot.com/2009/08/review-alejandra-oleary-nothing-out.html