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The Lemonheads return

When The Lemonheads announced last year that they were planning their first new album in nine years, I was filled with excitement. Though they never had the exposure that fellow alternative rock staples Nirvana or R.E.M. had, T...
 
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The Tender Box

According to Ric Moon, guitarist of The Tender Box, most people take one look at his band from East LA and jump to the conclusion that the four are just a group of taco vendors. I guess that would be the ignorant point of view,...

 
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She, Sir prefer to be dreamy

Few artists have the certain skill and tendancy to create hypnotic layers of sound that captivate the listener and bring them to a different place. In the mainstream, the genre of shoegaze is often thought of as a bunch of guit...
 
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We know how to dance!

I find it interesting how often the synth fad fades in and out over the years. A few years ago, any band using it as a main component of their songs were labeled as “stuck in the past” or “cheap”. Curren...

 
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Jellyfish are fun.

For some bands, it was a shame that the early 90s were completely absorbed in the grunge movement. Jellyfish were one of them, as their focus on catchy power pop with obvious influences of bands such as Queen and The Beach Boys...
 
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WEDNESDAY PLAYLIST

People go to Lollapalooza only to check their e-mail… surprising? Nah. Researchers are blaming music for the increase in teen sex, even though the cause is just more meat products and porn. Linda Kay continues the trend t...

 
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Shugo Tokumaru

Who is Shugo Tokumaru? Many have never heard of him, though some know that the talented musician from Tokyo, Japan is a budding star. He has released two albums — Night Piece (released in 2004) and the more recent L.S.T. ...
 
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SATURDAY PLAYLIST

DJ Shadow – Erase You (featuring Chris James) [audio:https://obscuresound.com/mp3/p8/dj-era.mp3] DJ Shadow – Seein’ Thangs (featuring David Banner) [audio:https://obscuresound.com/mp3/p8/dj-see.mp3] Josh Davis (...

 
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Introducing… Sparks

I can’t think of many bands who still make good music after almost forty years. I am generally not referring to solo artists though, as band members often and necessarily need to have a certain chemistry to maintain their...
 
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TUESDAY PLAYLIST

Last day of school! … for me anyways. New Jersey is so incredibly late to the game, but this state is usually like that with everything. Here are some songs that are kicking off my summer. ————R...