Naked Truth: Ouroboros

If you take electric instruments, jazz instruments, rock guitar, and add in some ambient noises and strange programming, what do you get? Well, I can’t say that I know the answer to that. Ouroboros is eclectic, to say the least. Their mixture of modern electric instrumental tunes is quite the …

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Chris Forsyth: Kenzo Deluxe


As a music lover, I find it hard to understand Forsyth’s vision for the instrumental record, Kenzo Deluxe. Yes, the ambient guitar thing is super trendy right now, and yes, I get the allure. However, when there aren’t any lyrics, the music has to be emotionally flooring. A certain …

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The Maldives: Muscle For The Wing


The Maldives are a country rock band from Seattle. The good thing about The Maldives are that they’re not confined to a box. They don’t tie themselves down to the country wagon, and it serves them well. The guitar is bluesy rock, the vocals are on the country side, but …

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Red Room Cinema: Apsis

When music has the ability to make you feel, you know it’s going to be great. Greatness is what Red Room Cinema achieves with the instrumental post-rock sounds on Apsis. The band consists of Anthony Maltese on guitar, Brian Burleson on bass and Brian Steele on the guitar and …

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Schneider TM: Construction Sounds

I’m all for expressing yourself and being different, but sometimes the concept is taken a little bit too far. If musician Dirk Dresselhaus wanted to make one of the creepiest records ever made, he’s succeeded. If he wanted to create a mind-blowing electronica/noise record, he isn’t even close to success. …

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The Last Royals: Twistification

This Brooklyn duo has a lot to offer. Singer, songwriter and producer Eric James paired up with drummer Mason Ingram in early 2010. Evolving their musical tastes and blending them together created a unique sound, to say the least. They describe their music as “Urban walking music,” and it’s hard …

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Brainstorm: Heat Waves

Brainstorm has taken experimental pop to a new level with 2012’s Heat Waves. After the success of their 2010 release, Beast In The Sky, the group has come together yet again to create intriguing tunes with tuba, guitar, keys, and harmonious vocals. Adam Baz is on drums, keyboard, …

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Cisco Adler: Island Vibe

Cisco Adler, half of Shwayze & Cisco, is going on tour this year with The Expendables and Iration. Adler prides himself in his ability to be real with his fans. He’s a Hawaii native, a fun-loving person, and one hell of a stage performer. His music is a mixture …

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Good Old War: Philly Brings The Funk

The folk indie trio Keith Goodwin, Tim Arnold and Dan Schwartz, known as Good Old War, has captivated fans everywhere with lively acoustic performances. With the release of their third full-length record, Come Back As Rain, they are revealing more about themselves and gaining popularity. They’re known for …

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Glamour Of The Kill: Tatted Up

Rock/metal group Glamour Of The Kill are hitting the road on the Inked Music Tour this month in support of screamo band Alesana. After the release of their latest album, The Summoning, they will be showcasing new material on the road. The Inked Music Tour will be nationwide, hitting …

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