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That joy in finding a new band just never goes away. The mediums have changed from the old tape deck to my first CD burner to freaking Bandcamp, but as access to new music has become easier, there are still few joys in life as exciting as seeing somebody take the stage and blow you away. That happened for me at Fest 10 when the three piece Worthwhile Way played at Durty Nelly’s, a piss’n’vinegar soaked dive in Gainesville that, at the time, didn’t even bother with a soundboard. Playing their brand of happy, poppy punk, Worthwhile Way burned through a powerful and pogo-y set that called for an encore—a no-no in Fest scheduler books ...
The bus I'm on smells terrible: a mixture of body odour, cheap beer, and anticipation. It's filled to the brim with concert goers ...
I enter a boutique hotel in the East London borough of Shoreditch and I'm immediately approached by overly friendly staff and cautious security guards ...
Quite literally, a one question interview conducted with a member of the music scene. Also known as 1QIs, we post these first to our social media on a near-daily basis, with the archival piece here. Check 'em out.
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An in-depth discussion with a band or artist, generally in the form of a straight Q&A – no editorializing.
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Album streams, our Set List "top five..." features, our year-end "best of" lists and other music-related miscellany.
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Contributions on a range of topics from a range of industry figures: musicians, filmmakers, editors and more.
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A melting pot of mixed content: movie, book and even video game reviews. Updated sporadically, but eclectically.
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A semi-regular column exploring new and rising local bands and artists deserving of attention.
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Jay McAlister, the drunken folk singer behind Beans on Toast, is wearing oversized camo pants, a vintage ‘90s t-shirt, and a blue Adidas track jacket. He looks unassuming. Nothing he's wearing is being done ironically. I introduce myself and Jay gives me a bear hug before launching into a road story that has the room in stitches. It's the type of thing I would have loved to get on tape, but as I would discover later that evening during Beans On Toast's intimate performance at Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern, Jay is full of these anecdotes. Banter and ...
before we talk of any repentance / I would do it all again / lose my way and fall again / they will ...
Mad the Martian consists of Ron E Raygun (a.k.a. Bob Marsh, lead and rhythm guitars/vocals) and Cap ...
The idea of a "viking funeral," in which a fallen warrior's remains are set out to sea and then ...
Indietronica trio Panama has just put out their Always EP. It's a dreamy batch of groovy, lustrous dance songs ...
When it comes to talk about "heavy" bands and which ones reign supreme, it's virtually impossible not to mention ...
The quaint and urbane mask of Hobart, Tasmania is perhaps not a true representation of the many creative perturbations that ...
We post a variety of features in recurring series – click below to browse them.
A collection of items grouped by topic, eg. "Top 5 Worst Beatles Songs" or "Top 10 best '77 punk releases". Browse 13 features
A wide-ranging guest column written by BJ from Ancient Shores, mainly covering film but extending into philosophy and aesthetics too. Browse 5 features
A life lived and lessons learned by Eddie Spaghetti of Supersuckers. Browse 4 features
Our annual roundup from Gainesville, FL's famous Fest. Browse 4 features
It's the end of 2013, so here's our best-of roundup for the last twelve months. Browse 4 features
A roundup of coverage of the annual punk rock festival held in Gainesville, Florida Browse 4 features
A collection of coverage rounding up the year 2012, covering our favorite albums, shows, bands, and more, as well as asking record labels and bands about their past twelve months in music Browse 3 features
A cookery column by Nick, vocalist with metal band The Famine. Veggie/vegan friendly! Browse 3 features
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 1 features
A semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
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