Fiction Plane: Trio Thought They Would Know

Fiction Plane, an English indie rock band also known as Santa’s Boyfriend, is releasing their new album, Mondo Lumina, on Nov. 13 via Rhyme & Reason Records. The band, comprised of Joe Sumner, Seton Daunt and Pete Wilhoit, have been creating original music together since 2001. The music …

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Dark Star Orchestra: Better Than Dead

Formed in 1997 in Chicago, Dark Star Orchestra serve to bring alive The Grateful Dead’s live performances while still making them feel fresh and new. With the approval of the band’s original members, they do original setlists while still adding their own spin so as to not try to replace …

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Public Image Ltd: Double Trouble

“What The World Needs Now” is more Public Image Ltd, who released a new album by the same name in September completely self-funded through their own label PiL Official via Redeye. This marks the band’s 10th studio album since they began in 1978. Their music is very experimental and …

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The Bollywood Masala Orchestra And Dancers Of India

“The Spirit Of India” contains music and dance in wildly flamboyant Indian costumes while India’s legendary Rahis Bharti leads a 17-strong ensemble making sure to hit all the subgenres of the wealth of music that this country has given the world. From Rajasthan to Mumbai, all the local twists and …

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Johnny Rivers: Return Of The Secret Agent Man

He can’t play all of his 29 hit singles spread out over 17 gold albums from 1957 to 2011, but damn if Johnny Rivers, 72, isn’t an American Original. If you remember such songs as his “Memphis” Chuck Berry cover, “Mountain Of Love,” “The Seventh Son,” “Poor Side Of …

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JR JR / Brothertiger: Indie Pop Meets Synth

Webster Hall in NYC will host two great bands, JR JR and Brothertiger, on Nov. 4. JR JR, a Detroit-based indie-pop duo formerly known as Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., released their third album, JR JR, via Warner Bros. Records in 2015, and all songs were written and …

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Davina And The Vagabonds: Losing Your Mind

Minnesota-based jazz blues band Davina And The Vagabonds are creating not only music but also an unmistakable dreamlike atmosphere with their talented instrumentals and soulful vocals. Lead singer Davina Sower’s voice is impressive to say the least, almost Amy Winehouse-esque with round, full deep tones. Musically they feature trumpets, piano, …

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Hip Video Promo: 15 Years Strong

Asbury Park’s The Saint will be celebrating its decade and a half of hosting and showcasing indie musical talents and, of course, promoting music videos. On Nov. 6, they will have their Hip Video Promo event that will feature performances by NJ born-and raised musicians. Among these will be …

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The Revivalists: Keep Going

American alternative rock band The Revivalists started in 2007 in New Orleans. This seven-piece group surpasses expectations with their raw musical talents, as they include not only beautiful fresh vocals by David Shaw, but also bring depth to their outfit by including a saxophone and trumpet as well. Adding these …

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Born Ruffians: Don’t Live Up

Talented quartet Born Ruffians are making strides in the music industry with their catchy lyrics and fun instrumentals that make you wish you were hearing them live on a beach somewhere. Canadian roots with indie rock heart, these four certainly know how to make an entertaining rhythmic piece of music …

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