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The Dandy Warhols – Distortland

Posted May 23, 2016, 5:37 p.m.

The Dandy Warhols – Distortland

The Dandy Warhols new release Distortland is a trippy foray into pop that should not only garner new fans but also satisfy their long term ... read more

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Nai Harvest – Hold Open My Head EP

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 10:20 p.m.

Nai Harvest – Hold Open My Head EP

Nai Harvest released this four song EP earlier on this year and I've been meaning to listen to it for a while now and man ... read more

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Mad The Martian – Blast Off

Posted Sept. 29, 2014, 10:06 p.m.

Mad The Martian – Blast Off

All I keep hearing these days is that Rock is dead, the ever popular Gene Simmons schooled us with this factoid in an interview he ... read more

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Drivin' N Cryin' – Songs For The Turntable

Posted March 18, 2014, 12:48 a.m.

Drivin' N Cryin' – Songs For The Turntable

The newest release from Drivin N Cryin is the fourth EP of the series, each release showcases the progression of this fine Atlanta band from their Punk ... read more

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The Curtis Mayflower – Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack

Posted Feb. 17, 2014, 8:54 p.m.

The Curtis Mayflower – Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack

The first studio release from The Curtis Mayflower titled Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack is a combination of talent, great songwriting, and beautiful haunting melodies. This is what happens ... read more

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The Young Leaves – Alive And Well

Posted Dec. 24, 2013, 1:29 a.m.

The Young Leaves – Alive And Well

After a successful gig at Fest 12 last month the Massachusetts based power trio The Young Leaves will hit the road to support their third release Alive and ... read more

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The Silks – Last American Band

Posted Oct. 21, 2013, 6:44 p.m.

The Silks – Last American Band

When I first caught The Silks playing in a friends living room I was amazed at the raw energy these guys bring to a live show and ... read more

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Pretty & Nice – Golden Rules For Golden People

Posted Aug. 5, 2013, 9:29 p.m.

Pretty & Nice – Golden Rules For Golden People

Quirky indie pop rockers Pretty & Nice have resurfaced again, this time with a new album full of energetic pop gems that prove this band is worth ... read more

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Herra Terra – Hyperborean

Posted June 17, 2013, 7:07 p.m.

Herra Terra – Hyperborean

Herra Terra has released a new EP entitled Hyperborean with the title taken from ancient Greek mythology about a race of people from Hyperborea who reportedly lived for ... read more

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Drivin' N Cryin' – Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock

Posted April 30, 2013, 12:27 a.m.

Drivin' N Cryin' – Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock

The new release from Drivin’ N Cryin’ is the third EP of an anticipated four, each dedicated to a different genre that has shaped the ... read more

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Deric Dyer – Renaissance Man

Posted April 16, 2013, 12:34 a.m.

Deric Dyer – Renaissance Man

So this is what happens when you gather up some of the best musicians around the Boston scene and then front the band with one ... read more

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Broadway Calls – Comfort/Distraction

Posted Feb. 19, 2013, 1:08 a.m.

Broadway Calls – Comfort/Distraction

Broadway Calls has been around the pop punk scene for quite a while, originally hailing from Rainier, Oregon and now based in L.A., they have been ... read more

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Dawn McCarthy and Bonnie “Prince” Billy – What The Brothers Sang

Posted Feb. 4, 2013, 11:54 p.m.

Dawn McCarthy and Bonnie “Prince” Billy – What The Brothers Sang

The Everly Brothers were a staple in my house musically when I was growing up back in the early ‘60s; they were one of the biggest ... read more

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Jubilee Gardens – Star Struck

Posted Jan. 23, 2013, 8:16 a.m.

Jubilee Gardens – Star Struck

Jubilee Gardens new release titled Star Struck is one of those rare albums that come in like a breath of fresh air lyrically and musically. ... read more

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Drivin' N Cryin' – Songs about Cars, Space and The Ramones

Posted Dec. 26, 2012, 7:13 a.m.

Drivin' N Cryin' – Songs about Cars, Space and The Ramones

In keeping true to their word, the fabulous Atlanta band Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ has released their second EP in a series of four. Songs about ... read more

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Hidden Hospitals – EP 02

Posted Oct. 15, 2012, 1:32 p.m.

Hidden Hospitals – EP 02

Hidden Hospitals, based in Chicago, IL, have released their new EP titled simply EP02 and it is an amazing release full of emotion, hooks, and ... read more

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8MM – Between The Devil and Two Black Hearts

Posted Oct. 1, 2012, 2:28 p.m.

8MM – Between The Devil and Two Black Hearts

8MM has been around for a while now and their sound is maturing with every release from their first EP 2004's Opener to the new ... read more

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Joe Jackson – The Duke

Posted Sept. 24, 2012, 3:11 p.m.

Joe Jackson – The Duke

Joe Jackson’s love of Jazz is no secret; with his new album being a tribute to the Jazz king Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington simply titled ... read more

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Mission Of Burma – Unsound

Posted Aug. 27, 2012, 1:23 p.m.

Mission Of Burma – Unsound

In the early eighties when the Boston post-punk band Mission of Burma announced their decision to stop playing and recording due to guitarist Roger Millers ... read more

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The English Beat – The Complete Beat

Posted July 2, 2012, 4:11 p.m.

The English Beat – The Complete Beat

For fans of The English Beat this one was a long time coming. Coming in at a whopping 80 tracks of pure gold, this one ... read more

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Drivin' N Cryin' – Songs From The Laundromat

Posted June 4, 2012, 4:51 p.m.

Drivin' N Cryin' – Songs From The Laundromat

Drivin’ N Cryin’ formed in Atlanta back in 1985 have announced their plans to release four EPs over the next year. The first in the ... read more

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Gardens & Villa – Self Titled

Posted May 14, 2012, 2:45 p.m.

Gardens & Villa – Self Titled

Gardens & Villa hail from the Santa Barbara area and consists of members Chris Lynch, Adam Rasmussen, Levi Hayden, Shane McKillop and Dusty Ineman. They ... read more

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Red Hot Rebellion – Self Titled

Posted March 22, 2012, 9:16 a.m.

Red Hot Rebellion – Self Titled

Red Hot Rebellion are a band that was destined to be. Formed as the result of a want ad placed on Craigslist, they are now ... read more

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Let Me In – The Bag

Posted March 5, 2012, 1:14 p.m.

Let Me In – The Bag

When I was asked to write a review for the band Let Me In’s debut album, The Bag and they were categorized as an Italian ... read more

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John Cate & The Van Gogh Brothers – X

Posted Nov. 28, 2011, 12:02 p.m.

John Cate & The Van Gogh Brothers – X

The newest John Cate & The Van Gogh Brothers album X has been released and I am happy to say it does not disappoint. The ... read more

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The Biters – All Chewed Up

Posted Oct. 3, 2011, 7:45 a.m.

The Biters – All Chewed Up

I’m a sucker for punk/pop bands, but not just any crap. They have to have it all: great tunes, catchy hooks, and plenty of attitude. ... read more

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Ben Harper – Give Till It's Gone

Posted May 30, 2011, 4:56 a.m.

Ben Harper – Give Till It's Gone

This is Ben Harper’s 10th studio album; his last contractual obligation for Virgin and it comes after his split with his wife actress Laura Dern. ... read more

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The Great Whiskey Rebellion – The Whiskey Trail

Posted April 4, 2011, 11:10 a.m.

The Great Whiskey Rebellion – The Whiskey Trail

When I first caught The Great Whiskey Rebellion live, I was immediately drawn to the amazing energy they bring to their live show. Bringing a ... read more

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Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Go Down Under

Posted March 28, 2011, 8:23 a.m.

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Go Down Under

Well they’re back with a vengeance, the punk supergroup coverband known as Me First and the Gimme Gimmes with the release of their eighth album ... read more

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Hotels – On The Casino Floor

Posted Feb. 28, 2011, 11:48 a.m.

Hotels – On The Casino Floor

On The Casino Floor is the newest album from the Seattle-based band Hotels, this release is a seven-song concept album that tells the story of ... read more

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The Young International – Self Titled EP

Posted Feb. 21, 2011, 1:21 a.m.

The Young International – Self Titled EP

The Young International is a new band you should know about, if you are into lush pop music laden with hooks. The band manages to ... read more

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Tristan Clopet – Purple EP

Posted Feb. 14, 2011, 10:01 a.m.

Tristan Clopet – Purple EP

Whenever anyone is described as a blend of Jeff Buckley and Anthony Kiedis like Tristan Clopet is an alarm goes off in my head, having ... read more

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Hotels – Where Hearts Go Broke

Posted Jan. 24, 2011, 9:34 a.m.

Hotels – Where Hearts Go Broke

Seattle has always been a city with a vibrant and active music scene and it appears they survived the grunge attack of the 90’s and ... read more

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Farewell Continental – EP #2

Posted Jan. 17, 2011, 9:10 a.m.

Farewell Continental – EP #2

Motion City Soundtrack fans rejoice this EP simply titled #2 from Farewell Continental, is a side project of lead singer Justin Pierre’s. This is actually ... read more

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Killing Joke – Absolute Dissent

Posted Jan. 5, 2011, 4:18 a.m.

Killing Joke – Absolute Dissent

As a band, Killing Joke has had numerous peaks and valleys in their career over the past 30 plus years most recently with the death ... read more

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Picture Me Broken – Wide Awake

Posted Dec. 13, 2010, 9:19 p.m.

Picture Me Broken – Wide Awake

Here is a Cali band that has been performing together since seventh grade as a cover band doing Led Zeppelin tunes, now that they have ... read more

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Nazca Lines – Untitled EP

Posted Dec. 13, 2010, 6:34 p.m.

Nazca Lines – Untitled EP

Seattle based Nazca Lines have been garnering rave reviews since their formation in 2005 have a new three song EP which highlights the new and ... read more

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Killola – Let's Get Associated

Posted Nov. 29, 2010, 11:08 a.m.

Killola – Let's Get Associated

Killola, a four-piece American So Cal alt-rock group, consists of Lisa Rieffel (lead vocals), Mike Ball, (guitar), Dan Grody (drums) and Johnny Dunn (bass). Their ... read more

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