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The Morning Stars

Following the recent trend of familial successes in the music industry, The Morning Stars are comprised of guitarist Mars Ivic, bassist Michael Ivic, and drummer Donn Dixon. On their pessimistically titled debut album You Can&#...
 
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New singles from the UK guaranteed to make a splash

It’s only a matter of time before Mika becomes the next pop star you love to hate. Of course, such feelings are primarily spurred by jealousy. However, unlike most rising pop stars, this Beirut native writes the majority ...

 
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K-OS: Intelligent Hip Hop

When the words “rock” and “rap” are both used to describe the same music, it’s easy to assume it’s just some trash. I mean, let’s be honest here, the late 90’s nu-metal explosion ...
 
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Best Albums of 2006: #50 to #41

It has reached that time of year again. As lovely as the holidays are, one cannot avoid the constant commercialization that now walks hand-in-hand with these winter months. The end of the year means gifts, drinks, vacation, fam...

 
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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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Patrick Krief (The Dears)

I had the opportunity to talk with Patrick Krief, the guitarist for The Dears who is also a rising solo artist. The very interesting topics of conversation included his current projects, childhood aspirations, and even Morrisse...

 
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Canada: the band, not the country

The stereotype for bands named after countries or continents has gained common ground in the past few decades. From David Sylvian’s Japan to Europe’s “The Final Countdown”, it would seem that bands who n...
 
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MUSIC DOWNLOADS: Tokyo Police Club

Tokyo Police Club are just another indie rock band from Toronto that know how to manufacture some pretty nifty hooks. Take the opening song off of their EP, Lesson in Crime, for example. ‘Cheer It On’ is really no d...

 
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SHORT BITS – #15

Radiohead mania is approaching yet again, as they have announced their US tour dates and played a show on May 1 at KOKO in London. Mixed in with some of their classics, were three songs that will tentatively appear on the album...
 
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MUSIC DOWNLOADS – #31 – JUNIOR BOYS

Junior Boys are already known by a majority of the indie fanbase, but to prepare for their new album, So This Is Goodbye, which is releasing in August, I decided to post a couple of tracks to expose them even more so for those ...