Matuto: The Devil And The Diamond

New York City-based six-piece Matuto are a crowd who bind jazz, folk, and the essentials of Brazilian music together on their current album, The Devil And The Diamond. This 12-track record opens with “Toca O Sino (Ring The Bell),” an instrumental, slap-happy celebratory tune where the accordion and fiddle …

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Paperhaus: Lo Hi Lo

Washington D.C.’s Paperhaus are planning a May release for their four-track EP, Lo Hi Lo. “All Through The Night” sets the tone. It is a psychedelic, ambient song with alternative roots in its guitars. The vocal parts are underdone, but suitable for the music. This song floats along with …

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Interview with Beyond Dishonor: A Cut Above

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Trenton-based aggressive metal group Beyond Dishonor are working like a powerhouse, staying incredibly busy this year. With a new record on the brink, Beyond Dishonor have big tour plans beginning this spring. Their soon-to-be released album, Generations, takes on a darker life than records past …

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An Interview with While She Sleeps: A Hunger That Drives

With Sheffield, UK as their hometown, While She Sleeps are taking a leap of faith in their journey to America to tour for the first time this spring. Still performing on the success of 2012’s This Is The Six, their first full-length released via Search And Destroy, the group …

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Interview with Wavves: Begotten, Not Made

California-based indie rock band Wavves have just released their anticipated full-length, Afraid Of Heights. They’re currently singed to Mom + Pop Music, with this CD as their fourth so far. The album has been well-received, much like its predecessor, King Of The Beach.

Wavves have just come off …

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Becoming The Archetype: Falling Into Place

Atlanta, GA-based metal quintet Becoming The Archetype are scheduled for a local performance along with more of Jersey’s favorites within the genre. Fellow rockers Lionel Pryor, Forbidden Territory, Toothgrinder, Collapsing Faith, and Invidious will join the band for a fully loaded set on April 6. These bands will play …

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An Interview with Ed Sheeran: Coming To America

English pop singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is taking the U.S. by storm this year. He came onto the scene last year with his hit single “The A Team,” and has amassed a great following since the release of his biggest record to date, +. Currently touring the nation on Taylor …

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The Belle Sounds: The Belle Sounds

As a duo in life as well as within music, Noëlle Hampton and André Moran are a pair that click in their latest endeavor, The Belle Sounds. Noëlle is the primary vocalist and songwriter, with André as the lead guitarist. Their self-titled work begins with a country and pop-inspired …

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Thomas Wesley Stern: City Blues

Native to Jackson, NJ, bluegrass-influenced folk outfit Thomas Wesley Stern are set to take to the stage at the end of this month in New York. The band will play along with singer-songwriter Jacob Bernz at Beacon’s Howland Cultural Center. This show is scheduled for March 29 with doors …

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Darwin Deez: Southern Charm

After coming off performances at SXSW, Asheville, NC natives Darwin Deez will continue on a nationwide tour. The band has just released a single, “Free (The Editorial Me),” off of their freshly debuted record, Songs For Imaginative People. The U.S. tour will immediately transition into a set of shows …

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