Tag: Marlon Rabenreither

Gold Star – ‘Uppers & Downers’ (album review)

Gold Star – ‘Uppers & Downers’ (album review)

Marlon Rabenreither is a throwback to the days when songwriting was entrenched as a celebrated art form. The music he crafts under the moniker Gold Star is in a word – timeless. His first two albums, Dark Days and Big Blue, captured the energy and spirit of the late ’60s and ’70s when rock ‘n roll and folk-rock were at […]

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The Matinee ’18 August 16th

The Matinee ’18 August 16th

Several “newcomers” and a handful of indie stars make up The Matinee ’18 August 16th edition. There are rockers, there are some cosmic dreams, and there is some upbeat pop fare. We’re positive you’ll find a new band to love in this mini-playlist. Beverly Kills – “Fourteen” (Gothenburg, Sweden) RIYL: The Joy Formidable, Eagulls, YONAKA There is no shortage of […]

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Gold Star – “Against the Wall”

Gold Star – “Against the Wall”

  This isn’t a new song, but rather a re-release and one that deserves every music fan’s attention. For the past three years, Vienna-born, Los Angeles-resident Marlon Rabenreither has been creating dark but captivating folk with some of the most heart-pounding lyrics. His talents were noticed early on by the great Lucinda Williams, who encouraged Rabenreither to continue writing as […]

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