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Film School is in Session

When a band has the confidence to call one of their songs “Sick Hipster Nursed by Suicide Girl”, they do not leave much room for error. While the name of such a track sounds like some badly translated Japanese horro...
 
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No. They Are Not Named After the Elton John Song.

In the world of music, a musician’s originative location is often irrelevant. As long as you can play an instrument or write songs, that is all that matters. Though the past has seen discriminatory causes where an artist ...

 
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An Angle Covers All Corners on Third Album

Kris Anaya could have easily become the frontman for a generically incapable indie-rock band. He could have learned three chords, gathered a few friends from high school, and started a band that would amount to absolutely nothi...
 
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Nurses Mend Melodic Wounds in Excellent Debut

When four men are huddled together in a room, deciding on what to call their new band, Nurses is probably the last name on the list for the usual sort. Usually guys want something gritty, dirty, rough, and intimidating; somethi...

 
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California Snow Story

If his new project did not look so promising, David Skirving would most likely be kicking himself for leaving the acclaimed Camera Obscura when he did. Now a fixture in the contemporary indie-pop scene, Camera Obscura has now b...
 
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Brown Shoe Comfortably Records Vanity

Unless you were an only child, many of us remember sibling rivalries as an aspect of childhood when a brother or sister would strive to achieve the brightest glisten in the eyes of their parents. This memorable attribute can of...

 
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The Detroit Cobras Defy the Odds of a “Cover Band”

Motown, Motorcity, D-Town, and most relevantly Rock City. Such are a few of the many nicknames of Detroit; the bustling city in Michigan that has the infamous reputation of being one of the foremost initiators of classic rock &...
 
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Sea Wolf (Alex Church) Continues to Build on Success

It may come as no surprise that Alex Church is an avid fan of Jack London’s compelling literature. After all, both utilize their artistic sense by crafting depictions of ravishing imagery, stimulating diction, and bleak m...

 
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The Snake The Cross The Crown Improve Once Again

“I wanna live on a stage, I wanna play the guitar and I wanna get paid,” are the first words sung by Kevin Jones on The Snake The Cross The Crown’s third album, Cotton Teeth. Four years ago, when the band rele...
 
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Luther Russell Transforms Tragedy Into Triumph

During a time of great melancholy or distress, many individuals find themselves at a surprisingly high artistic peak, purely triggered by a rush of emotion or shock. As unfortunate as the event may be, perilous situations are o...