New Music Critique: OuterEdge

Production8
Lyrics7
Music7
Vocals8
Musicianship8
7.6

Tight and talented, this Florida three-piece are fronted by singer-guitarist Chase Edge, whose vocals have a nice raspiness and an ability to scale higher. “Twisted” is the trio’s strongest outing, a surly, soulful groove that shifts to a cool reggae breakown. Though it’s the band’s best tune, it shows a persistent weakness––its hook/chorus is not as strong as it should be. “Starchild” has a tasty bass line and an impressive falsetto vocal. The vocal harmonies on “Time” are fine and the drumming and guitar licks really shine. But, again, the song’s hook underwhelms. And the lengthy instrumental coda, though it’s cool, seems way out of its element here. Nevertheless, this band shows strong potential.

Contact: chase.edge22@gmail.com

Web: outeredgemusic.com

Seeking: Label, Booking

Style: Alternative/Indie

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