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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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Song of the Day: “Sweet and Dandy” – Toots and the Maytals

  Bob Marley may be the undisputed King of Reggae, but the Wailers never had harmonies as good as Toots and the Maytals did. Come to think of it, there are many acts that as good as harmonies as them, … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: “Champagne Supernova” – Oasis

  Noel Gallagher has described “Champagne Supernova” as the most psychedelic track that Oasis ever recorded. At an epic 7 minutes in length, watery beginning and drug-induced lyrics, that’s most certainly true. At times, “Champagne Supernova” has been accused of … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: “Circuital” – My Morning Jacket

  My Morning Jacket’s set at the 2008’s Bonnaroo has become the stuff of  legend. Already know for stretching out and long sets, MMJ offered a four-hour show that included numerous classics and off-beat covers by Sly & the Family … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: “Gold Soundz” – Pavement

I’ve tried for years to really like Pavement. They’re one of those bands that I feel I should like. Yet, try as I might I’ve never been able to get into them. “Gold Soundz”off of Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain is … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: “Wild Wild Life” – Talking Heads

  You could argue that “Wild Wild Life” is one of the Talking Head’s cheesiest songs and it’s one of the lone stand out from what is possibly their worst album (True Stories). The sing- along chorus is sugary-sweet and … Continue reading

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