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Album Reviews, Independent Bands

Voyage: Pocket Odyssey’s New Installment

Pocket Odyssey

Austin Alternative, Pocket Odyssey, released their new EP “Voyage” earlier this month. This comes to us just short of a year after they released “Life and Travels” last April.

You can definitely expect to hear the same Pocket Odyssey you heard in last years EP but with what I would call a more ‘introspective’ flavoring. The theme of the album reminds me a lot of the Saint Street track from Life and Travels but more expanded. This especially true of the October single “Man Overboard” that is also on the 4-track collection.

The only track that derives from the theme of the album in my opinion is “Bloodshot Hymn” which I could see as more of a bar/pub, sing-a-long anthem. I remember the band playing this song as an encore during their EP Release Party last year, it’s a track that the crowd seemed to know very well and were very excited to be a part of in concert.

Take a listen to their new EP recorded independently of any recognized studio or label below:

About Jeremy Boyum

Jeremy Boyum is a 24 year old entrepreneur who fell in love with music at the age of 13. He fell in love with business in high school and has been passionately pursuing the idea of combining the two into one ever since. Always rooting for the underdog, he created Anchor Music News to provide a platform for artists (both major and independent) to broadcast media and news to new and attentive audiences. When he isn’t pitching about something, he is rocking out with his band, hanging out with his beautiful wife, or if time allows it, sleeping. Some of his favorite artists are Relient K, Sum 41, Blink-182, We Caught The Castle, Fans of Faye, Envoi, and Olivia the Band.

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