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Cee Lo Loberace
Cee Lo Loberace
Cee Lo Loberace

Cee-Lo’s “LOBERACE”

Cee-Lo Green’s new visual project, “LOBERACE”, is a colorful and grandiose journey through the decades of music. Looking at everyone from The Rolling Stones to Prince, the event is designed exclusively for Pla...
 
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new-beard-city-band
new-beard-city-band

MP3: New Beard – “Doom”

Recorded in a Brooklyn cellar, New Beard's debut LP New Beard City is a stunning work touching on everything from metal and prog-rock to worldly folk. Few handle stylistically eclectic sounds as well as the album's producer, Du...

 
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the-widest-smiling-faces
the-widest-smiling-faces

Full Album: The Widest Smiling Faces – Me and My Ribcage

The Widest Smiling Faces is the work of Aviv Cohn, a Brooklyn-based artist striving to "elicit sensations of musical imagery and color" to the listener. He has been drumming up quite a bit of exposure lately, especially after a...
 
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amanda-jo-williams
amanda-jo-williams

MP3: Amanda Jo Williams – “The Bear Eats Me”

Most critics agree on the praise for Amanda Jo Williams. Although her voice is highly idiosyncratic, with a clawing southern drawl and punchy delivery, her songwriting is inventively addictive; the contrast is like sweet and so...

 
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black manila
black manila
black manila

MP3/Video: Black Manila – “Fiasco”

London-based Black Manila cite hardcore early garage, specifically The Pretty Things, as a major influence, but "Fiasco" touches on ferocious art-rock and sneering punk as well. Over repetitively hypnotic guitar strums, nasally...
 
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candy empire
candy empire
candy empire

MP3: Candy Empire – “Langour”

"Langour" is a sultry track from Candy Empire, an Estonian four-piece that recall the raucous garage-rock sound of The White Stripes with a darkly brooding Brit-pop emphasis. As for the latter, predominantly featuring genre, co...

 
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the-very-best
the-very-best

The Very Best Reveal New Album, Track

The Very Best are back in action. Johan Hugo (of Radioclit) and Esau Mwamwaya will release a new album, MTMTMK, on July 17th, their first since  2009′s Warm Heart of Africa. We interviewed Johan shortly after that release...
 
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los encantados
los encantados
los encantados

Stream: Los Encantados

Los Encantados are a rising Brooklyn-based six-piece with a knack for throwback, summer-friendly rockers. They incorporate their love of surf-rock and throwback pop like Jonathan Richman or Little Joy, who recall the style̵...