On Fire: Skela

Brooklyn-dwelling singer-songwriter, Skela, is set to release her self-titled debut EP on April 14. The artist has been cultivating a local and nationwide fan base with her whimsically, breathy vocals laid over new-age beats on singles like “Velvet”. This year holds much room for growth for Skela, whose first …

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Ebb And Flow: An Interview With Al Barr Of The Dropkick Murphys

Massachusetts-native punk ensemble, the Dropkick Murphys, are in the midst of a smaller-scale U.S. tour, following one throughout Europe, in preparation for a co-headlining set of dates that will span nationwide this summer in larger venues. The group have been creating and performing Celtic-inspired, tavern rock for upwards of two …

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An Interview With Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Paul O’Neill: Bridging Time

Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become synonymous with the holiday season since its inception by transforming classic Christmas hits, already known and loved, into operatic, booming rock ballads. Formed in 1996 by a group of musicians looking to push the envelope, the ensemble continue to tour, pulling performance material from their decades …

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Book Review: The Unfiltered Guide To Working In Wine by Hillary Zio

The business of wine making presently is a global phenomena that is often overlooked or at the very least, taken for granted. Wine is an indulgence, a conversation starter, and many times, the perfect gift that is accessible to us almost everywhere in the world. It continues to act as …

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An Interview with Brian Fallon: Better Now Than Never

New Jersey native and singer-songwriter, Brian Fallon, has just completed his warm-up tour run on the West Coast in preparation for the release of his debut solo album. Painkillers dabbles in a bit of what we have already heard from the Gaslight Anthem vocalist, while indulging us in the outer …

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Interview with Gipsy Kings: Tones Of The Universe

A rumba flamenco-style band originating in Arles and Montpellier in the south of France, globally praised ensemble, Gipsy Kings, will be performing across America into the fall. This band of relatives, whose ancestry stems from Catalonia, have blended the best qualities of both regions to formulate an unmistakable musical presence. …

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An Interview with Gregg Allman: Onward And Upward

In the wake of the release of his recent live CD and DVD, Back To Macon, Georgia, American rock and roll legend Gregg Allman remains adamant about touring. This go-around, the infamous musician will be taking the Doobie Brothers along with the Zac Brown Band for support. The Hall …

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An Interview with Marina And The Diamonds: Ripe For The Picking

FROOT is the third full-length compilation from Welsh singer-songwriter, and more recently producer, Marina And The Diamonds. The vocalist, with her distinct, throaty sound at the helm, has taken the sonic journey with this album down a more focused route without losing any of its whimsy. Abandoning her electronic-pop signature …

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Interview with Periphery: Innovation And Hierarchy

Washington D.C. native progressive metal six-piece Periphery are stepping into 2015 with a new album, off of Sumerian Records, under their belts. The dual release from the band, Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, are two full-length concept records, only on shelves since Jan. 27. With several singles circulating on …

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An Interview with Seether: Higher Standards

South African ensemble Seether have been in the rock game for 15-plus years now. Adding to a solid roster of full-length records, the musicians released Isolate And Medicate in early 2014, an album that has been received as their most distinctive yet. The outfit have been making waves with their …

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