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Review: “The Unveiling” – Rimi Basu

Indian-American artist Rimi Basu’s EP, The Unveiling is melding of two distinct cultures: the old-world sound of India mixed with American Pop sensibilities and soundscapes. You’d be wrong for thinking that The Unveiling is a novel project. It’s not simply … Continue reading

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Review: “Delta Deep” – Delta Deep

    The debut album from blues-rock supergroup Delta Deep is full of greasy licks, whiskey-soaked rock ‘n roll and soulful vocals. Imagine a smoking-hot bar blues-bar band playing the best straight-ahead rock and roll you’ve heard with the likes … Continue reading

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Review: “Master Drone” – The Unravelling

A while back, Leading Us Absurd featured industrial metal band’s The Unravelling’s grinding single “Revolt”.  Their follow-up is the brooding and complex “Master Drone”.  Perhaps even mores than the previous single”, “Master Drone” never let up musically or lyrically. It … Continue reading

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EP Preview: “The Hand You Never Seem to Lend” – The Winter Brave

  At the bottom of the sleeve for The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, David Bowie included a warning that the record should be played loud. That thought comes to mind when playing the … Continue reading

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New Music: “Hide in Vermont (Find You in Maine)” – Archer Brady & The All Americans

Indie singer-songwriter Archer Brady (who goes under the moniker Archer Brady & The All Americans) combines elements of the past and the future on his latest single “Hide in Vermont (Find You in Maine)”.  At its heart, “Hide In Vermont” … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: “Minor Thing” – Red Hot Chili Peppers

  I read somewhere recently that John Frusciante is giving up making music for public consumption. The dude is a bit hard to follow musically and personally in part because he’s so goddamn mercurial and a good chunk of his … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: “E=MC2″ – Big Audio Dynamite

Looking back, Big Audio Dynamite were pretty ahead of their time. Their use of sampling may seem mundane by today’s standards, but they were one of the first (if not first) rock bands to actually use the technique and make … Continue reading

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New Music: “Recollection Room” – Kate Copeland

  Singer-songwriter Kate Copeland’s latest release, Recollection Room is a kaleidoscope of sonic colors and flourishes. These textures aren’t just layers, but rather enhancements to the songs and the arrangements. They make the songs sound big – like a voice from … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: “Someday” – The Strokes

  The Strokes are hardly an original band, but damn if they didn’t sound fresh and exciting on their debut, Is This It. Even fourteen years after its release, it still sounds incredibly cool. Besides good songwriting, perhaps The Strokes … Continue reading

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Review: “Don’t Cross Myrtle” – Big Lazy

  Some records automatically make you feel cooler just by listening to them. Instrumental rock-trio Big Lazy’s latest release, Don’t Cross Myrtle is one of those records. With dark, jazzy rhythms  and fluid, yet fiery guitar work from leader Stephen … Continue reading

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