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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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Review: “What’s Keeping Me Going” – Arthur Fowler

You wouldn’t know it when you first listen to Arthur Fowler’s newest album What’s Keeping Me Going, but two of Fowler’s biggest influences are Jerry Garcia and Carlos Santana. Santana is known for fluid electric guitar leads and when most … Continue reading

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New Music: “Skywriter” – Dave Doobinin

  The slow-burn of Dave Doobinin’s “Skywriter” recalls that the ethereal atmospherics of indie favorites Fleet Foxes. The delayed guitars in the background give the feeling of autumn leaves falling or the first few flakes of snow. There’s an open … Continue reading

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New Music: “Electric” – Cafeine

  Rock act Cafeine’s latest single “Electric” is a blast of ’80s new-wave with a bit of punk attitude thrown in for good measure.  The pounding drums give “Electric” an intensity and danceability that recalls early New Order. The distorted … Continue reading

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New Music: “The Loot” – Johnnie Lee Jordan

  There’s some fiery guitar work in the riffs that fuel Johnnie Lee Jordans’ “The Loot”.  It’s not flashy, but jagged and rough. There’s an edge to the playing that together with the pounding drums adds some drama to the … Continue reading

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New Music: “Our Ship” – Kin Cayo

    “Our Ship” is the latest single from indie rockers Kin Cayo which will be included on their debut EP due out later this year.  ”Our Ship” is an infectious, yet moody piece of melodic pop. “Our ship’s sailing … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with Dreaming Bull

  A few weeks back, I previewed Dreaming Bull’s newest video, “Feed Us.”  I recently checked in with Gabe and Nick from Dreaming Bull to talk about a variety of things and get their thoughts on their new EP (due … Continue reading

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