Omni: On To The Next One

It is interesting to see musicians leave one group to collaborate with others. Omni began with Deerhunter’s Frankie Broyles (vocalist), and former Carnivores members, Philip Frobos (bassist/vocalist), and Billy Mitchell (drummer). Their debut album, Deluxe, by Trouble In Mind Records, was unveiled July 8. The punk band out of …

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Toad The Wet Sprocket: Revival Of Fear

30 years ago, Glen Phillips, Todd Nichols, Dean Dinning and Randy Guss came together as alternative quartet Toad The Wet Sprocket. The group is now celebrating the 25th anniversary of their album, fear, with a tour. The band’s more recent releases include Architect Of The Ruin, New Constellation

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Beat Connection: Another Go Round

Electropop group Beat Connection will have you dancing wherever you are with their unique melodies and catchy beats. Behind the sound are members Tom Eddy, Mark Hunter, Reed Juenger, and Jarred Katz. Their second album, Product 3, was their first album released through Anti- Records on Oct. 23. It …

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Binary Code & Seas of Wake: Metal Invasion

Progressive metalheads Binary Code and Seas Of Wake are unsigned bands hailing from New Jersey. Binary Code’s most recent album, Moonsblood, came out in May featuring the song, “Immersion.” The group will be on tour with Leprous in the fall. Seas Of Wake’s newest album, Depth Of The Marrow

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Tinsley Ellis: Timeless Soul & Blues

He’s played in every state and even Canada, Europe, South America and Australia over the past 40 years. Georgia-based blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis is on the road spreading his hometown sound again. The singer-songwriter will be playing tunes from his new 19th studio album, Red Clay Soul, which was …

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Dawes: Your Favorite Band

Indie group Dawes showcases their nostalgic-folk sound in All Your Favorite Bands, their fourth studio album, which was released last year. The title was influenced by a line of lyrics from the song “All Your Favorite Bands”: “May all your favorite bands stay together.” The track’s music video features …

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Emily King: King Is Queen

Having a debut album nominated for “Best Contemporary R&B Album of the Year” at the Grammys isn’t too bad. Emily King is a pop-soul singer-songwriter, but has some jazz in her blood from her parents, jazz duo Marion Cowings and Kim Kalesti. A deluxe edition of her new album, The

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The Jelly Jam: Three Man Jam

One band is not enough for some musicians. Dream Theater’s John Myung, Winger’s Rod Morgenstein, and King’s X’s Ty Tabor form The Jelly Jam. The trio released a new album, Profit, on May 27 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. The core character of the album is The Prophet …

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Rachael Sage: Sage On Stage

Starting as a ballet dancer, Rachael Sage has added to her repertoire songwriting and singing. She began recording her full-length album, Choreographic, in August 2015, which was released on May 20 through MPress Records. Each track is full of piano and string melodies that are clear influences from her …

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Cardiknox: West Coast Takeover

2016 is a busy year for L.A.-based band Cardiknox. Vocalist Lonnie Angle and multi-instrumentalist Thomas Dutton, both hailing from Seattle, came together in 2010. When they found their pop sound, they started releasing music in 2013. Earlier this year, the co-ed duo released their debut album, Portrait, with …

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