The bohemian glam rockers WIM shine on their self-titled album. There music flows from one song to the next, giving listeners a dreamy pop sensation mixed with elements of folk. Despite their first single, “See You Hurry,” which blends together a variety of percussion instruments and ghostly harmonies, I think …

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The B-52s: With The Wild Crowd! Live In Athens, GA

It’s all about sex with The B-52s and I believe they’re sexier than ever as they returned to the stage last February in their hometown of Athens, GA, to celebrate their 34-year anniversary. Everything was recorded on their special night for those who missed this one-of-a-kind performance. With The Wild

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Baby Brother: Strange Things

Although they formed in Brooklyn, the quartet’s members are originally from all over the States. Frontman Jeremy Beazlie comes from North Carolina and Kentucky. Guitarist Vincent Vitek is a pure Texan from Fort Worth, while bassist Ben Longwell and drummer Ian Hardie are both from the Pacific Northwest.

The South …

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Quimby Mountain Band: Move On

Becoming a festival favorite and familiar to various college campuses is Quimby Mountain Band. The quintet from Hackettstown, NJ, blends funk, blues, rock, country, reggae and soul in their second release, Move On.

The first thing I noticed upon listening to this album is that it’s more country, blues …

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Butch Walker And The Black Widows: The Spade

Butch Walker And The Black Widows have released their sixth full-length album, The Spade. He doesn’t take himself too seriously on the new release, writing many up-tempo, lighthearted and humorous songs like the openers, “Bodegas And Blood” and “Every Single Body Else,” which are about setting his eyes on beautiful …

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Fake Chapter Records: Cancer’s Not Fake

New Jersey’s own Fake Chapter Records will be celebrating their 15-year anniversary on Nov. 11 at Tribeca Performance Arts Center in New York City. Guest performances will include Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls (The Wonder Stuff), Arms And Sleepers, Dryer and Dominick Carino (Red Engine Nine). Tickets start at …

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The Berrys: A Father-Daughter Debut

The Berrys is a father/daughter group, comprised of singer Briana Berry and her father, Jefferson Berry, on guitar and vocals. Billy Hyatt performs on bass and additional backup vocals, while Bud Burroughs performs on mandolin, keyboards and accordion. This past June, the Philadelphia folk-rockers released their debut release, Fairmount Station

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Jane’s Addiction: The Great Escape Artist

It’s been eight years since Jane’s Addiction released a studio album. Many obstacles haven’t made it easy either in their 26-year career, which has been filled with break-ups, reunions and an countless solo projects, addictions and relapses. But now it’s all water under the bridge for the alternative rock icons …

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The Australian Pink Floyd Show: Aussies Take England

Haven’t had the chance to see a Pink Floyd concert? No need to worry! The Australian Pink Floyd Show is coming to New York City’s Best Buy Theater on Nov. 5 and Philly’s Tower Theater on Nov. 6. Since they’ve formed in 1988, they’ve sold three million …

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Evanescence: Evanescence

After the wrap-up of touring behind their sophomore studio album, The Open Door (2006), singer Amy Lee admitted she wasn’t sure if she was going to continue making music with Evanescence and took a break to find herself. However, in 2009, Lee began writing again. Lo and behold the new …

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