New Orleans Suspects: Ouroboros

Heavily impacted by the city that brought them together, the New Orleans Suspects have always drawn from their origins for the funky Southern rock style, and the direction of their music. And with the release of their third album, Ouroboros, you can feel the connection to their New Orleans …

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Electric Wizard: Time To Die

English doom metal band Electric Wizard return for their eighth studio album, Time To Die, and what a return it is. It’s been four years since their previous album, and about 12 since their original drummer Mark Greening joined them in the studio. The album was recorded at Toe …

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Counting Crows @ Irving Plaza

MANHATTAN, NY—It’s hard to imagine a band being any tighter, bolder, more emotional taught in one stage performance than Counting Crows tonight. It is hard to imagine the band could play any better, sound any better. From the moment they meander on stage, as if nonchalantly inviting you into a …

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Gathering Of The Vibes @ Seaside Park

“If we can only get the Senate and the House of Representatives to drum together, maybe we can end government gridlock.” – Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart

BRIDGEPORT, CT—At the 19th annual Gathering Of The Vibes in Bridgeport, Connecticut, jamheads united for a three-day fest of tunes and great food. …

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Lincoln Center Out Of Doors AmericanaFest @ Damrosch Park Bandshell

The annual Lincoln Center Out Of Doors free concerts at the Damrosch Park Bandshell, situated alongside the Metropolitan Opera, ended the 2014 season with an AmericanaFest series. What is Americana? It is a culture that is difficult to define, but its music draws from ageless sounds that are native to …

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Brian Lopez: Static Noise

Soulfully detailing a troubled array of introspective experiences, Brian Lopez put out a record that combines the traditional insights of singer-songwriter music with lush and complex melodies spanning across different genres. Static Noise has traces of space rock, indie, folk, Americana, and world music, all pushing Lopez’s emotional struggles and …

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Horse Feathers: So It Is With Us

Following the success of their 2012 Billboard-topping full-length, Cynic’s New Year, the Portland, Oregon-based quartet Horse Feathers delight ecstatic indie folk enthusiasts this year with the release of their fifth studio effort, So It Is With Us. Led by singer-songwriter Justin Ringer, Horse Feathers have captivated fans …

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Casey Jack: Casey Jack

A self-proclaimed punk rocker with a perfectionist approach to production, Casey Jack debuts as an artist with an LP that is as melodic and polished as it is raw and alternative. Rooted in the legacy of punk rock’s aftermath, the main elements found on this record are post-punk, power pop, …

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Ty Segall: Manipulator

In an interview dating back to the 2011 release of his album Goodbye Bread, Ty Segall had stated he had plans for a heavier-sounding record that would throw people off. Although he has temporarily shelved influences like Sabbath and Hawkind he had listed, he has kept his promise with …

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Sunbears!: Future Sounds

Marking their five-year anniversary, Sunbears! are having a wonderful year. To name a few things of what the band has been up to: They were a part of one of the country’s biggest music festivals, they issued a vinyl of their 2009 EP, Dream Happy Dreams, and they’re finally …

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