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Unlucky Atlas

Many would claim that Chicago is one of the most important birthplaces of alternative rock, with bands such as the Smashing Pumpkins, Smog, and Wilco representing bursts of ingenuity from the local scene. Unlucky Atlas is a new...
 
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CONTEST: “Pussy Cats” Starring The Walkmen

We have been given the opportunity to host a giveaway for The Walkmen’s new album, “Pussy Cats” Starring The Walkmen. Well, it’s not actually their album, figuratively speaking, but a track-by-track rema...
 

 
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The Cat Empire

The Cat Empire are one of those bands that makes you want to explore every music genre imaginable. Aptly put, they take from almost every style of contemporary music and put it all together for an innovative and creatively fun ...
 
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The rising Youth Group

In the typical hipster community, when a band breaks through because of a cover song, it’s death by criticism. What about when the cover song was used several times on The OC? Well, in that case, the death penalty is usua...

 
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Melvern Taylor and his ukulele

On a rainy Saturday afternoon when Melvern Taylor was in seventh grade, he made his musical aspirations clear to his entire family. With his brother’s acoustic guitar (which he wasn’t allowed to touch) and an Eagles...
 
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Goldenboy produces some golden pop

It must be such an advantage to have the opportunity to work with musical figures who have had such an impact on music past and present. Goldenboy‘s Shon Sullivan has worked and toured with the likes of Elliott Smith, Joh...

 
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Canasta

I have been hearing good things about Canasta for some time now, so when I recieved their debut full-length, We Were Set Up, in the mail, I found myself both excited and curious. I was greeted by a highly personable and unique ...
 
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The Slip

As a diehard Yankees fan (yeah, shoot me), some of my friends have the assumption that I despise bands from Boston. That’s rubbish. While it is true I am no fan of their beloved Red Sox, the music scene in Boston has alwa...

 
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The Baldwin Brothers… great band, bad actors

No, I’m not talking about the four troublesome actors. I prefer the unrelated musical duo. Actually, The Baldwin Brothers aren’t even brothers at all. Jason Hinkle and TJ Widner both met in high school in Indiana in...
 
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The Specimen: groovy, psychedelic, sexy, _____ (any adjective)

Something tells me that Matt Gorny isn’t fond of being specific. Either that, or he has an admiration for every significant decade of modern music. When asked about the particular genre of his band, The Specimen, he simpl...