Rant’n’Roll: Rare Noise, Irish Alternative, Isley Brothers Join Santana, Big Boy Blues, Guitar + Brass, Delightful Yelena, and Heaven

Magnetic (RareNoise Records) by London-based composer/producer/performer Gaudi is one crazy-sick slab of sound. He’s taken samples of existing Rare Noise fare—including Bill Laswell, Porcupine Tree’s Colin Edwin, Killing Joke’s Ted Parsons, King Crimson’s Pat Mastelotto and even Buckethead—to mix ‘n’ match dub-centric electronica, rock, jazz and ambient stains into an …

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Kam on Film: “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” “I Am Battle Comic,” and More!

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Samuel L. Jackson And Ryan Reynolds Grudgingly Join Forces In Unlikely-Buddies Comedy

World-class bodyguard Michael Bryce’s (Ryan Reynolds) services were in great demand when a Japanese tycoon (Tsuwayuki Saotome) was executed on his watch. That botched operation ruined not only his professional reputation but his romantic relationship …

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An Interview with Mamoudou Athie: The “Patti Cake$” Interview

Mamoudou Athie is set to play opposite Brie Larson in her directorial debut, Unicorn Store. He also can be seen in the recurring role of Grandmaster Flash in “The Get Down,” a Netflix series created by Baz Luhrmann.

Mamoudou recently starred opposite Stockard Channing in “Me & Mean Margaret,” a

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Reality Check: Radical Caucasian Terrorism & The President Who Defends It

From 2008 to 2016 violent White Nationalist incidents in U.S. totaled 115. In the same time frame there were 63 Islamic Radical Terrorists incidents.

– The Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund and the Center for Investigative Reporting

 

Fight the real enemy.

– Sinéad O’Connor, October 3, 1992

 

Donald J. Trump …

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Blues And Beyond: An Interview with Jonny Lang

Jonny Lang was a blues prodigy long before kids were showing off insular riffs via YouTube videos. In fact, his chops were learned and honed on stage with the likes of B.B. King. As the Grammy-winning guitarist/singer describes, it was “just in me.” Since his Telecaster met his fingers, it …

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On Fire: An Interview with Reality Suite

As part of Unsigned Band Week, we caught up with local drummer Brian King of melodic rockers Reality Suite to learn all about his band’s history, their latest full-length album, Skinn, and more. Learn all about Reality Suite in the interview below:

Where are you all from?

We all …

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Metaphysical Exposure: An Interview With Pinstripe Loveseat

Brooklyn-based outfit, Pinstripe Loveseat, are releasing the second part of a trio of EPs, titled Small Serious Object. The ensemble, including members John Dinneny, Dan Vassallo, and Ron Nocek, have a long-standing history as a band, under various names. Taking inspiration from everything from funk to punk, the guitars …

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An Interview with Spells And Curses: Hitting … Below The Belt?

As part of Unsigned Band Week, we caught up with local “hybrid rockers” Spells And Curses to learn all about their formation, their latest release, Sinful Things, and more. Learn all about Spells And Curses from “theRave” and “theProfessor” in the interview below:

Where are you all from?

theRave:

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An Interview with The Big Easy: Start Spreading The News

As part of Unsigned Band Week, we caught up with local artist Stephen Berthomieux of The Big Easy to learn all about his band’s formation, their new single, “Lipstick Covered Beers,” and more. Learn all about The Big Easy in the interview below:

Where are you all from? 

Originally from …

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The World Is On His Side: An Interview with Rob Jennings

Rob Jennings is an unsigned local artist who has been on our radar for a little while now, and as part of Unsigned Band Week, we thought it would be the perfect to catch up with him about his music, goals, and more. Find out all about him in the …

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