Interview with David Davison from Maps And Atlases: Threading Melodies

It’s rare to come across a band like Maps And Atlases; their sharp rhythms combined with David Davison’s unique voice makes them more than your run of the mill math rock or indie band.

Each song has an infectious melody that beckons the audience to sing along (even when they …

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Interview with Adam Young from Owl City: Life Is Beautiful

Owl City’s Adam Young is back in June 2011 with his third studio album, All Things Bright And Beautiful, on Universal Republic Records. This is an album assuring all the dreamers and believers out there that everything has a silver lining. After achieving triple platinum status for the …

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Closer Look: Jesse J Has Arrived

Jessie J has really got something in her album Who You Are, which dropped in late 2010 on Lava/ Universal Republic Records.

I first got wind of the British diva earlier this year during some late night channel surfing; the station landed on SNL and Jessie was the performing …

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Interview with Leo Mintek of Outernational: Pinko Punks

I caught up with Leo Mintek, guitarist of Outernational, outside of New York’s Highland Ballroom for a quick Q&A. After their killer opening set for Birmingham, England’s vintage punkers, GBH, Mintek sat me down in the empty venue and explained that Outernational is much more than pretty sounds but a …

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Interview with Opposite Ends: Sean Gardner and Chris Blanzano

The forward thinking spoken word vibrations resonating from Opposite End’s 2009 album People Are Funny is an inspired take on human nature and interaction.

Opposite Ends stands out in the crowd as so eloquently illustrated in their album art.

If Weerd Science’s, Josh Eppard and Young Money’s Drake created a …

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So Many Dynamos @ Union Hall

BROOKLYN, NY—The basement stage of Union Hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn, was pretty mint; a chill bar off the main street with two vintage bowling lanes toward the back, a section of comfy couches, mismatched with cozy embellishments that makes you want to take down a pint with a few …

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Interview with Emmure: Hi-Haters

With an August release date set for their third Victory Records studio album, Felony, Emmure is back on the road for the summer of 2009. Fresh off the Warped Tour, the guys are now co-headlining the Thrash And Burn tour with Caliban, Suicide Silence, Maroon and After The Burial. …

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Interview with Kids Of Survival: ‘Til Your Heart Pops

Kids Of Survival from NYC are just one of those bands that you can’t help but like because of their wide eyed and bubbly approach to pop music-making and their knee-slapping banter and shtick. They have admittedly avoided the “if you scream it, they will come” mentality of most bands …

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Emmure @ Blender Theatre

NEW YORK, NY–I have followed Emmure their entire career: From a little known metal band that could barely fill a Jersey legion hall all the way to the band that is signed to one of the largest labels on the independent scene and selling out major venues all over the …

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Silverstein / Protest The Hero @ Nokia Theatre

NEW YORK, NY—For my first trip to the Nokia Theatre, this one will stick out in my head forever. I have seen Silverstein over a handful of times at each avenue of their career (about once or twice each time a new album comes out) and their live performance of …

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