Primus: Pure Insanity

You can get a glimpse into the strange imagination of Primus, with the release of their first full-length album in 20 years, Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble. For release via ATO Records, the album gives a twisted take on the cult classic’s famous songs …

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Matt Turk: Heading For Glory

Four years after the release of his last CD, veteran folk artist Matt Turk is back with the release of his latest album, Cold Revival. Known for his classic folk music, Cold Revival, produced by David Dobkin, the director of Wedding Crashers, embraces traditional folk with modern …

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Gates: Buried Brilliance

Self-described as an atmospheric-rock band, Gates are releasing their latest album, Bloom & Breathe, via Pure Noise Records on Oct. 21. Bloom & Breathe, their third studio album, showcases a blend of compelling lyrics with captivating guitar rifts and alluring vocals. With enticing tracks like “Not My Blood” …

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Angus And Julia Stone: Flying To You

Australian folk-blues duo Angus And Julia Stone are bringing their distinctive sound to a series of anticipated tour dates nearby. A unique blend of bass-ridden tracks with modern folk vocals, the brother-sister duo has had multiple songs appear on a variety of different television series such as Skins, 90210

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George Benson: Keeping The Music

For decades, renowned jazz artist George Benson has performed with the same fervent soul and passion he’s held onto since his musical beginnings. 10-time Grammy Award winner and the first artist to have a platinum jazz album, George Benson still stands the test of time with his impassioned, awe-inspiring live …

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Aztec Two-Step: Echoes Of Familiar Friends

Already seasoned veterans in the music scene, the folk rock duo Aztec Two-Step are still at it. Revered for their ability to not only produce their own captivating acoustic melodies, Aztec Two-Step also seamlessly cover other great duos, like Simon and Garfunkel. Their notoriety has slotted them an appearance on …

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Wannabe Jalva: Come Down Groove

Venturing Stateside for the first time during the CMJ Music Marathon is notable groove rock band Wannabe Jalva from Porto Alegre, Brazil. Their new EP, Collecture, released Oct. 15, is an alluring fusion of classic rock and soulful groove, most striking in the single “Miracle.” Wannabe Jalva are playing …

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Temples: Psychedelic Legacy In Waiting

From modest beginnings in Kettering to an anticipated multi-country tour, English band Temples is on the rise. Their debut album, Sun Structures, released via Heavenly Recordings, is a compelling integration of psychedelic rock with indie vibes. Between their riveting sound and mounting popularity, Temples have performed on The Tonight

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Boy & Bear: Bridging The Distance

In the midst of a seemingly endless 12-month-long tour, the band Boy & Bear, hailing from Australia, are taking their smooth blend of string-based folk and rock to venues nearby. Despite being from oceans away, their distinct indie folk-rock sound has captivated listeners and gotten them featured on the …

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Fat White Family: Peculiar Family Ties

A whirlwind of experimental guitar rifts and drumbeats, Fat White Family are on tour following the release of their debut album, Champagne Holocaust, via Bandcamp. Forming in South London in 2011, the band has played festivals like SXSW, where the performance of songs like “Is It Raining In Your …

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