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Local Music Review: “Softer Sticks” by Chain of Lakes


On Saturday, May 4th 2013, Grand Rapids MI band Chain of Lakes releases their newest album, “Softer Sticks”. Continue reading

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Chain of Lakes EP Kind of Quiet – Analog Mutant Music Review


The overall sound of Kind of Quiet is earthy and honest, and it definitely carries that certain essence, that definitive sound that is unmistakably a homegrown vibe. Occupying a place all its own somewhere between county, folk, and coffee house rock, the music of Chain of Lakes shares a unifying sensibility similar to the work coming out of several of the rising stars on our West Michigan scene right now. Kyle Rasche as successfully captured that feeling, internalized it, distilled it down to its essential elements, and incorporated it into his own unique vision.

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