Leuca – Getting To The Soul

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As a young, active musician of around four years, New York-native Leuca has a variety of influences: from worship, to soul and hip hop. For September’s Unsigned Band Week, Leuca gives the details of his musical styling, what draws him to music, and his …

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The Fremonts – Going Out West

For Americana duo The Fremonts, the impact of one’s home and surroundings ring true on all fronts. From the mutual city name that sparked their own, moving across the country, and naming/developing their first full-length, the twosome divulge all for Unsigned Band Week.

Where are you all from?

Justin is …

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Scottish Widows – Can Ya Feel It?

Through lineup changes, full-time jobs, and even a heart attack, unsigned, New York talent Scottish Widows have forged ahead. Now, the band tells The Aquarian how they made that possible.

Where are you all from?

Scottish Widows hail from Staten Island, NY. We have a good fan base in both …

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Tegan and Sara: Creating Joy In Terrible Times

The world has not always known what to make of the now-iconic pop duo Tegan and Sara. Not until their fifth studio album, The Con, did many realize they ought to treat the queer Canadian twin sisters as, well, a band, just as great as their haircuts. Now, 10 …

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Warpaint: Battle On

Formed in 2004, California band Warpaint has a lot to celebrate: success, good music, and lifetime friendship. Before the band came together, high school friends, Emily Kokal (guitar, vocals) and Theresa Wayman (guitar, vocals) pushed each other to better themselves through their love for music and performance. Over the years, …

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Sublime With Rome: Here’s What They’ve Got

In 1996, an up-and-coming punk band from Long Beach, California were just about to make it big when their lead singer, Brad Nowell passed away at age 28. Two months after Nowell’s death, Sublime’s third album was released and their hit single, “What I Got,” put their name on the …

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Hub City Stompers Keep The Edge In Ska, Stomp On Nazis

Hub City Stompers are a faSKAnating New Brunswick band who stay true to original ska music and its influence on the skinheads of late-1960s England, while also incorporating later elements of the island-originated genre, such as late ’70s 2 Tone, ska punk and ska-core.

Many initial skinheads were British youth, …

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An Interview with Nicole Atkins: The Former Asbury Park Princess Reflects on Writing, Singing, and Staying Sober

First there was Aretha. Then there was Amy. Now there is Atkins. With her rich, soulful voice, her penchant for yesteryear, and her relentless reverence for the forefathers (and foremamas) of rock, Nicole Atkins weaves her way into the hearts and guts of everyone lucky enough to watch her perform. …

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An Interview with George Lopez: Comic Icon Talks About Entertaining The Troops On Overseas Tour

George Lopez’s multi-faceted career has encompassed standup comedy, TV series, feature films, and hosting and guest appearances on television. For two seasons, he starred on TBS’ Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show.

Previously, he co-created, wrote, produced and stared on the groundbreaking sitcom, George Lopez, which enjoyed …

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Los Straitjackets Take New Directions With Old Friends

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215-592-7272
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In their two-and-a-half-decade, 15-album hot streak as America’s foremost instrumental guitar combo, Los Straitjackets has earned a reputation for audacious album concepts and star-crossed collaborations. Both descriptions apply to Los Straitjackets’ latest album, What’s So Funny about

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