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Well-done remake opens Lava’s debut

  • COURTESY LAVA

    On every song — remakes and originals alike — the interplay between the violin and ukulele sets Lava apart.

Doing remakes of mainstream Top 40 “oldies” almost never turns out well for local recording artists. That makes the decision of this local group to open its debut album with a remake of a 1966 Billboard Top 10 hit look like a bad idea — until you play the CD. Surprise, surprise, Lava pulls it off with amazing finesse. Read more

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