November 4, 2021

SONG REVIEW 🎵📝 Phil Dipple & The AAR Band - Look out Girl independent new music

Phil Dipple & The AAR Band - Look out Girl
Country, Pop
United Kingdom

Overall Impression: With its excellent fusion of funk, rock, and jazz styles, "Look Out Girl" is an incredibly creative and well-crafted tune that combines superb performances with a keen eye for detail. Phil Dipple & The AAR Band have done a wonderful job of creating a high energy and positively charming piece of songwriting that is not only a rollicking good time but clearly made with the utmost passion and respect for the genres it so masterfully weaves together.

Strongest Point(s): I always love hearing when artists manage to strike a great balance when utilizing a number of different styles in their songwriting, and "Look Out Girl" is an excellent example of this. From the alternative tinted vocal style, funk-laden rhythm guitars, jazz-flavored brass, and rocky harmonized lead solo guitar, there is just a great amount of diversity throughout, and there are even Latin-inspired percussive elements interspersed throughout the track. All these fantastic elements are effortlessly combined to create a thoroughly engaging and highly listenable tune from start to finish. It also helps that the performances are top-notch, everyone is really bringing their A-game, and there is a great sense of unity amongst the group that obviously goes a long way to ensure the track is as effective as possible.

Target Audience Appeal: Due to the track's excellent blending of styles, I can definitely see "Look Out Girl" appealing to a broad range of music lovers, it has an undeniably infectious energy to it that can get anyone moving.

Artist target suggestions: Lighthouse, Dave Matthews Band, Blues Traveler, Santana, Christopher Cross, Blood, Sweat, The Buckinghams, Chicago, Crow, Cold Blood, Colosseum, Luce

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About the Reviewer:
Andre Avanessian is a freelance session musician, composer, and sound engineer based in the U.K. Having studied music production and composition at a degree level, he has taken his passion for all things audio-related to a level that has allowed him to become both a competent musician and performer. Being a self-confessed "Guitar Nerd" Andre has been continually studying the guitar, as well as teaching it, helping students both learn the instrument, develop their songwriting, and how to become proficient in home recording.