OFF!: The Joined Paths

OFF! was formed in Los Angeles in 2009 from members of Black Flag, Hot Snakes, Burning Bridges, and Redd Kross. The eclectic group has four EPs, which they sell together as one set, and just recently released a self-titled album. Their music is creative, animated, and hardcore. OFF!’s energy and …

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The Drowning Men: Tunes From The Oceanside

The Drowning Men will be playing at Maxwell’s, in Hoboken, on May 30. The California quintet is characterized by their indie tunes and funky rhythms. The band was formed in 2005 while all of its members have been close friends for quite some time. What first started as …

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Part Time: What Would You Say

What Would You Say? by Part Time is a psychedelic, funky album characterized by monotone vocals and electronic rhythms. At first, it seemed a little over done, but after a couple of tracks I discovered many of its songs are actually extremely catchy and intricately arranged.

For instance, “I Wanna …

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King Washington: The Gears

King Washington’s first full-length studio album, The Gears, is mellow and catchy. The band seemed to keep their original sound while simultaneously stepping out of their comfort zone. The CD makes for a pleasant listen and is likely to have a nice turnout with both indie and classic rock …

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Early Morning Rebel: Runway Rebels

Indie rockers Early Morning Rebel have been hard at work creating a name for themselves. So far, the group has managed to secure quite a lot of publicity, including a Soho House tour and appearances at London’s fashion week. They were well received in the fashion industry, prompting designers to …

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The Audition: Curtains Up

After a two-year hiatus, The Audition has perhaps never been more successful. They just recently completed a tour with Every Avenue and will now be supporting Eve 6 for a few shows. Their brand new EP, Chapter II, works to reinvent the band into a unique group with more …

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Jon Pousette-Dart: Decades Of Dart

After decades of experience in the music industry, Jon Pousette-Dart has managed to stay true to his sound and take creative chances. The artist saw great success in the ‘70s, took a small break in the ‘80s, and resurfaced in the ‘90s. Due to his touching, timeless songs, he was …

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Katy Perry: Teenage Dream – The Complete Confection

Katy Perry has somehow managed to make mainstream pop look even worse. Despite the fact that many of the songs off her Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection album have been on the Billboard Top 100 and are constantly playing on the radio, most are mediocre, leading me to question their …

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Smash Palace: Blast To The Past

The ultimate power pop band, Smash Palace, will be having an album release concert at The Ritz Theatre, in New Jersey, on April 29. The show will celebrate their eighth CD, Do It Again, which premiers on April 24. Smash Palace was first discovered at New …

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Deuce: Both Sides Of The Story

This Los Angeles rocker has a questionable history. Deuce is the former singer of Hollywood Undead. In 2010, he left the group due to musical differences, only to release a song entitled “Story Of A Snitch,” claiming he was kicked out. Despite a couple insulting comments from his previous bandmates, …

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