Adrian Belew: A True Virtuoso

Having played guitar for Frank Zappa, King Crimson, David Bowie, and recorded with hundreds of artists (Talking Heads, NIN, Paul Simon) while having a successful solo career, you would think that Adrian Belew would have his head up his ass, but he’s remained pretty tasteful with both his personality and …

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Jeremy Davenport: Jazz And More

Having to split his time between New York and New Orleans is not slowing down highly praised NOLA jazz musician and entertainer, Jeremy Davenport at all. He has just released his fourth album, We’ll Dance ‘Til Dawn, on July 21 and will be playing the Huckleberry Bar on Grand …

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None More Black: Hometown Punk

Jersey punk outfit None More Black took their name from a line in This Is Spinal Tap, and, at times, their career has seemed like it was borrowed from a music documentary. With internal drama and personal problems dissolving the band’s original line-up in 2007, the band has recently …

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Online Battle Of The Bands: A Chance To Play Austin City Limits

The third annual The Sound And The Jury Contest is up and running in its first round. Another online Battle Of The Bands contest, it’s one of those “how many of your friends can you get to vote for you” deals, but the prizes aren’t bad: $1,500, trip to Austin, …

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The Entrance Band: Ecstatic Meets Psychedelic

With the help of Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and Ecstatic Peace Records, new-comers The Entrance Band, were able take their first album, due out Sept. 1, in the direction they’d been hoping for. Essentially a psychedelic rock band, they’re attempting to bring their music to the mainstream without it …

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Amy Speace: She’s A Killer

The release of her latest album, The Killer In Me, shows that New York-based folk rocker Amy Speace has taken a dive into deeper, more emotionally-driven music. She has been quoted saying that she writes the things that she can’t say out loud. With the album now out on …

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Shrinebuilder Announce Show Dates, New Album Info

Normally I don’t go ga-ga over some mere show dates and album tracklistings being announced, but this is Shrinebuilder, featuring Wino of Saint Vitus / The Obsessed et. al., Scott Kelly of Neurosis, Al Cisneros of Sleep / Om, and Dale Crover of the Melvins. So this is an important …

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Bouncing Souls: Hopeless Romantic Jersey Boys

Admit it, you still like The Bouncing Souls even if you first listened to them off a Punk-O-Rama compilation you bought when you were 13. You can’t hate this band! Their fast bass lines, catchy guitar riffs, and singer Greg Attonito’s signature tuneful voice create fun punk songs that make …

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Allman Brothers: Midnight Riders

Midnight Riders
By Cristina Jimenez
Southern rockers The Allman Brothers have been through their share of break ups and reunions since the late ‘60s and are now celebrating their 40th anniversary together. Famous for their blend of blues, soul, and southern rock, they create a sound that leaves fans in …
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Amy Ray: Not Just An Indigo Girl

Trading in her warming voice harmonies and acoustic guitar for loud powerful vocals and an electric guitar, Amy Ray has made herself known as solo artist instead of the other half of the Indigo Girls. From fast raunchy punk rock songs to a ‘60s doo-wop sound, Ray jumps genres and …

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