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Album Feature: “Not So Black And White” – Rachel Potter

  The path to Potter’s turn as a country singer includes being a finalist on the X Factor and several stints on Broadway.  No longer content with being in the background, her latest album Not So Black and White finds Potter coming into her … Continue reading

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Feature: “Industrial Love Scene” – Great Highway

  Industrial Love Scene is the fourth album by synth-pop band Great Highway due out on March 16th. Synth-pop may be enjoying a moment in the sun as dozens of indie bands have taken their turn at the genre, but … Continue reading

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Review: “My Depression is Always Trying to Kill Me” – Vince Grant

  “The pain makes it true,” Grant sings on “How Many Times You” off his latest release, My Depression is Always Killing Me. For Grant, his music is a life-line for personal salvation. Having dealt with depression and substance abuse … Continue reading

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Review: “Burden’s Landing” – Winchester Revival

  Post-punk and indie rock doesn’t always seem to mesh with the spacey and atmospheric vibes of bands like Pink Floyd. With that in mind, California’s Winchester Revival embraces both of these sounds on their latest set, Burden’s Landing. Two … Continue reading

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New Music Premiere: “Maladjusted” – Ryan Link

  If you like Americana, do yourself a favor and check out singer songwriter Ryan Link. Born in San Francisco before growing up in the suburbs of Seattle, Link brings a down home vibe to his already laid-back songs.  Link’s … Continue reading

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New Music: “Ocean” – Buffalo Sunn

  Irish rock act Buffalo Sunn have just released the video for their latest release, the atmospheric “Ocean”.  With its layered production and reverb-heavy sound, “Ocean” hints at Buffalo Sunn influences such as the Stone Roses. “Ocean” is an apt … Continue reading

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New Music: “I Am Alive” – Little Earthquake

Little Earthquake is an Australian synth-pop duo composed of brothers Mathew and Justin Hyland. Perhaps because they’re brothers, but the duo manage to bring a humanity to a genre that is sometimes lacking in emotion and souk. “I An Alive” … Continue reading

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New Music: “Mansion on a Hill” – The Dough Rollers

  The Dough Rollers have been getting a lot of love from established rock acts like Jack White, The Black Keys and Billy Idol. The band recently toured with Idol, while The Black Keys recently enlisted the group for one … Continue reading

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New Music: “Bad Operator” – Swanky Tiger

    Swanky Tiger’s “Bad Operator” is a blast of old school punk and garage rock. It’s the kind of song for people who don’t care what the singer sounds like and are more into attitude. There’s plenty of that … Continue reading

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An Exploration of Terrible Albums By Great Bands: “Around the Sun” – R.E.M.

    It’s no secret that R.E.M. became an entirely different band after the departure of Bill Berry in 1997. Up until that point, R.E.M. had released numerous classic albums (pretty much all their albums on IRS and Automatic for … Continue reading

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