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My Life In 33 Songs: #30: “Sweet Soul Music” – Arthur Conley (Soul Music 101)

  Do you like good music? It’s no secret that I love Soul Music. It’s one of my favorite musical genres and it always puts me in a good mood. It’s one of the few genres that almost everyone can … Continue reading

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My Life in 33 Songs: #31- “The Queen Is Dead”- The Smiths (A Childhood Favorite)

  My sister and I are separated by seventeen years. She’s the eldest of my four siblings. While she was in graduate school learning the finer points of poetry and writing, I was still learning to walk and talk. Despite … Continue reading

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New Music: Jensen Reed & Taryn Southern Cover Tove Lo’s “Habits (Stay High)”

By now, you’ve most likely heard Tove Lo’s single “Habits”.  Alt/pop artist Jensen Reed recently put his on spin on the song with some assistance from Taryn Southern. The original is melodic and catchy. Musically at least, it only hints … Continue reading

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My Life in 33 Songs: #33: “Three Little Birds” (Or How I Survived French Class)

Don’t worry about a thing, ’cause every little thing’s gonna be alright. Bob Marley is almost like a Patron Saint of college students.  His image  has adorned many walls and doorways in college dorms.  You could blame some of it … Continue reading

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How Nirvana Exposed “MTV Unplugged” For the Farce It Was

In the ’90s, if were a “serious” rock artist, there’s a good chance you ended up giving a performance on MTV Unplugged. As a show, Unplugged became something of a cultural touchstone.  In an era before social media and Youtube, Unplugged … Continue reading

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Is “Shiny Happy People” As Bad As You Remember It? Not Quite

  “Shiny Happy People” is one of those songs that almost everyone seems to hate.  It’s constantly viewed as not only the worst song in R.E.M.’s career, but one of the worst songs ever recorded.  (A pretty lofty claim.)  I … Continue reading

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New Music Premiere: ‘Heartbeat’ – Vishno

Electro-pop rock artist Vishno has just released his latest single ‘Heartbeat’. The song is full of crunchy beats that make you want to get up and dance. It’s a good mix of dance music with some rock elements. Leading Us … Continue reading

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Animal Years Ticket Giveaway at Baltimore’s Ottobar

Mike McFadden of indie-rock band Animal Years is returning home to Baltimore this Friday (June 6th) to play with the band at the famed Ottobar. The show coincides with the release of Sun Will Rise (deluxe edition) has received rave reviews … Continue reading

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Folk Artists Adam & I Release Intimate New Song “We Have Love”

    Nashville folk artists Adam & I (real life couple Adam and Andrea Melia) have recently released their latest single, the upbeat and adorable “We Have Love”.   In an era where cynicism and insincerity is commonplace, “We Have … Continue reading

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Young Rising Sons New Video for Melodic Single “High”

  Rock-pop group Young Rising Sons recently released the video for their first single entitled “High”.  The upbeat single boasts some nice falsettos from lead singer Andy Tongren.  The sing-along chorus is pure bliss containing some whistles in the background. … Continue reading

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