Press

"THE RA-6600 | Life in hindsight. Making musical sense"

- Life on the Red Carpet | Friday, February 10, 2017

Everyone needs to hear this and the life in it. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Followed a Boy Review"

- Sleeping Bag Studios | Thursday, February 09, 2017

The RA-6600 has delivered on their sweet potential & promise with another set of sparkling songs on Followed A Boy (Read more)


"The RA-6600 Album review"

- Noise Shaft | Monday, February 06, 2017

... free spirited glam rock with new found vigor to define the genre ... (Read more)


"TODDZERO | My Precious Limp album review"

- Alpha Omega News | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

... It's a very progressive sound that's invigorating and thought-provoking. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | My Precious Limp Album Review"

- Cross Rhythms | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Todd seems to have it all with a keen production savvy, one of the best pop voices out there and, perhaps most strikingly, an innate ability to put across his point with poetic and intelligent lyrics (Read more)

10 out of 10 stars


"TODDZERO Testifies to How God Delivered Him from Drugs & Partying to His New Album"

- Hallels | Saturday, October 22, 2016

When TODDZERO started to write songs for his latest album, My Precious Limp, he faced an unusual dilemma. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | My Precious Limp Album Review"

- Louder Than The Music | Thursday, September 08, 2016

This album has really really honest stories in song format, and isn't anything like the latest Matt Redman or Rend Collective album. This is in a whole different playing field to the CCM World. As hard as it was to listen to at times, from a creative musical perspective this is seriously good album. (Read more)

4.5 out of 5 stars


"TODDZERO | Track review: Everybody Wants to be a Rock Star"

- Too Much Love Mag | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

... impressive and reflexive ... (Read more)


"TODDZERO | German blog review of "Everybody Wants to be a Rock Star""

- Sound Kartell | Friday, August 26, 2016

Translation: "The hook bangs purely good and remains in the ear. Does not seem flat and calculative. That just right mood. Especially because it is not a trouble-bubble Santander Indie. He is innovative and boldly." (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Indiana Lights Album Review"

- Cross Radar | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The RA-6600 are back and everything is so much the better for it. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Indiana Lights Review"

- Sleeping Bag Studios | Thursday, August 11, 2016

...once again they've proven that every song on their records can truly offer something special and have many unforgettable ideas that highlight their sweeter-than-candy songwriting on the Indiana Lights EP. They sucker me into this syrupy-sweet melodies quickly; but I'm no sucker at all really - these are just damn good songs. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Interview"

- Middle Tennessee Music | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

The RA-6600 talks about influences and inspirations. In this interview, we chat with this East Nashville based group about their newest project, influences, and surviving as indie musicians in this digital age. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Indiana Lights album review"

- DLH Music Review | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The sultans of vintage sound have just released their new album 'Indiana Lights.' As you listen to the album from beginning to end, you experience the emotional turbulence of falling in love. (Read more)


"STV | SOS Album Review"

- Sleeping Bag Studio | Monday, January 25, 2016

What started beautifully on his debut album VCR continues strongly here on SOS. Art & music combine beautifully here through the melodic ways that STV works the magic in his music... SOS delivers some of his strongest material to-date and absolutely has me looking forward to the conclusion and what he'll come up with next on the final record of the set still to come called FIN. Stoked on STV! (Read more)


"STV | Returns to Release 2nd Set of Songs More Elegant Than the First"

- Indie Band Guru | Saturday, January 23, 2016

An artist that we have covered in the past that dives deep into themes and thoughts in his songs is Hembot Recording artist STV. (Read more)


"STV | Song Review"

- DLH Music Reviews | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The new album SOS is a phenomenal addition to the STV lineage of music (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | The Listen"

- Boom Boom Chik | Tuesday, December 22, 2015

It's really cool to hear what can be done with just a piano and a drumset. Even though there are only 2 instruments their sound shows more depth than you think. The tunes, form beginning to end, have a whimsical vibe too which keeps you entertained and moving. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Album Review"

- Noise Shaft | Tuesday, December 15, 2015

THE RA-6600 project is giving you superbly crafted buildings block that could be the pillars of seriously iconic/dangerous doom metal akin to that of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, and, the reason that this disc is so special, is that we won't likely ever know if Olivas is aware of this potentiality, or, just chose to hide it with clever intention altogether. A definite recommendation. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Album Review"

- Sleeping Bag Studios | Monday, December 07, 2015

The sweet-sounds of The RA-6600 are here to entertain and welcome your ears into another all-new, highly-melodic experience in unique indie-pop/rock. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Alien Planet review"

- VeryCoolTunes | Wednesday, December 02, 2015

It offers a good amount of energy and definitely a distinctive sound! (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Alien Planet Album Review"

- Maghine | Wednesday, December 02, 2015

It has a quality of nostalgia, reminding of music made in the 70s and 80s. However it is a combination of late 20th century styles woven into modern music beats. (Read more)


"STV | Single Review"

- Stepkid | Friday, October 16, 2015

I can usually tell within the first 10 seconds of listening to something whether Im going to like it or not... (Read more)


"STV | Music Review"

- Shine On Studio | Thursday, October 15, 2015

A midst the sea of indie musicians, there are a few that come along and captivate the world. STV is a musician that strikes a deep chord with melody and emotion. (Read more)


"STV | Album Review"

- Sleeping Bag Studios | Thursday, October 08, 2015

The songs and melodies on VCR absolutely warrant their existence... I'm kinda shocked really to read the legend about how this album nearly didn't get put out there... this music is truly fantastic. (Read more)


"STV | Innovative Artist STV Pairs With Independent Label Hembot Records"

- Indie Band Guru | Wednesday, September 16, 2015

... a beautiful wall of sound that proves that convention is in the ear of the beholder. (Read more)


"John Crawford | Album Review"

- JamSphere | Thursday, June 18, 2015

After Berlin is a brave and ambitious recording that seeks to do something different and doesn't find John Crawford resting on the laurels of his past experiences. The sound is layered and there's so much going on, you want to pick each piece apart and hear all the different instruments and the production touches that are generously sprinkled throughout all eleven songs. It paints a portrait of an artist confident and content to have moved to the next step... After Berlin. (Read more)


"John Crawford | Album review"

- Lee Carso | Tuesday, June 16, 2015

I think the word to describe this artist would be refreshing and (Read more)


"John Crawford | Song Review"

- Very Cool Tunes | Sunday, June 14, 2015

..a real catchy tune. (Read more)


"John Crawford | Album Review"

- Beach Sloth | Saturday, June 13, 2015

John Crawford's "After Berlin" revels in the spirit of hope... Melodically the songs are incredibly catchy and his background as a bassist shines through as the songs employ such tight rhythms. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | A Unique Piano / Percussion Duo"

- Tilting Windmill | Monday, June 01, 2015

In this edition of the Independent Spotlight, we're going to be delving into The RA-6600, a unique duo between Daniel Olivas and Mark Medley. There is a particularly interesting dichotomy between the two performers since they've elected a piano and percussion combination for their act, something that isn't typically done. Hey, that's what we said in 1999 when we first say the White Stripes, though. I'm open to a revamping of the duo-concept! (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Review"

- Cross Radar | Sunday, May 31, 2015

Blink or you'll miss it - The RA-6600 speed through their self titled EP with joyous abandon, sprinkling lo-fi fun wherever they go. (Read more)

3.5 out of 5 stars


"The RA-6600 | EP Review"

- Sleeping Bag Studios | Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Completely pleasant romp through the purest of pop melodies. Excellent vocals, inspired performance, endearing indie-qualities.. you can't ask for much more. (Read more)


"The RA-6600 | Upbeat, positive and little gung-ho, The RA-6600 is a good listen while cruising down the road."

- Indigo Indie | Monday, May 25, 2015

The songs are a mix of pop and rock, with expertly played drums and piano as instruments. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | . . .pop rock has met electronica and blues and came out so fun you can't help but clap along. Todd Zero is very unique in sound."

- The Phantom Tollbooth | Thursday, April 03, 2014

... truly in the end, this album is a huge win for ToddZero that is a must have for any collection. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | An Exclusive Trendsetters Interview"

- Indie Trendsetters | Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Kid Heart is chalk full of good stuff, infectious hooks, riffs, magical percussion effects and that occasional lovely fuzzy bass that I just can't get enough of. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | Indie Music Spotlight"

- Jesus Freak Hideout | Saturday, September 21, 2013

Kid Heart is an encouraging album to hear; expanding from an EP to a full album is a sizeable leap, and ToddZero transitions with ease into a new project bursting with creative energy and his willingness to stretch himself in his musical journey hasn't gone unnoticed. For the uninitiated, both the 1234567 EP and Kid Heart are well worth a listen, as experimental minds like ToddZero's deserve listening ears; an artist like ToddZero is bound to only get more interesting from here. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | Album Review"

- The New LoFi | Sunday, September 15, 2013

... seamlessly pairs unlikely instruments like the ukulele a lead synth or sleigh bells and lofi piano riffs. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | Definitely give it a listen"

- HM Magazine | Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Kid Heart sounds somber, sober, emotional and melodic ... (Read more)

4 out of 5 stars


"TODDZERO | Album Review"

- CCM Magazine | Friday, August 30, 2013

... fun and unique ... (Read more)

3 out of 5 stars


"TODDZERO | Kid Heart review"

- The Headphone Jack | Wednesday, August 14, 2013

It works for me, as it's one of the better albums of 2013. Instantly enjoyable for me. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | Kid Heart"

- Cross Rhythms | Friday, June 28, 2013

It is rare to find an album so full of catchy, melodic hooks. Thoroughly recommended. (Read more)

10 out of 10 stars


"TODDZERO | From the moment 'Kid Heart' jumped out of the speakers I knew we were in for a treat."

- Louder Than The Music | Monday, June 03, 2013

This is heartfelt indie, creative and inspiring music sung by a vocalist who has a voice that most people would love to have. I for one would love to be able to write and sing like this guy. Since I can't, I'll just keep listening to this epic album. (Read more)

5 out of 5 stars


"TODDZERO | Kid Heart review"

- Free Chist Music | Tuesday, May 28, 2013

I highly recommend getting this album. Fantastic indie rock music! (Read more)


"TODDZERO | Guest Artist Spotlight on RenmanMB.com"

- Renman | Monday, January 21, 2013

We welcome him to the RenmanMB Studio, where he and his choir singers charm us with an acoustic rendition of his original track, "Hallelujah Chorus." (Read more)


"TODDZERO | EP Review"

- Cross Rhythms | Tuesday, November 13, 2012

... clearly Christian and, refreshingly, steers clear of the Book of Worship Cliches. (Read more)

9 out of 10 stars


"TODDZERO | Indie Music Spotlight"

- Jesus Freak Hideout | Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Listening to the music offered up on 1234567, it would be very hard to tell that this was an independent album. ToddO recorded wrote, produced, and recorded the entire thing (except the drumming) in his own studio, and it sounds as good as, if not better than, some major label recordings you'd hear today. (Read more)


"TODDZERO | EP Review"

- Louder Than The Music | Monday, April 30, 2012

You know you have a good set of songs when you desperately want to put them on again, and that is what the 1234567 EP has done for me. Being seven songs long this is more of a mini album, and if ToddZero is going to keep producing songs and music like this then I am 100% sure we will hear more from this talented singer/songwriter. (Read more)

5 out of 5 stars


"TODDZERO | EP Review"

- Free Christ Music | Sunday, April 08, 2012

...a great indie rock offering with some solid Christian lyrics. (Read more)











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