Party For Peace: Crazy & The Brains Host Benefit for Jersey City Anti-Violence Coalition Movement

You can’t turn on your TV or log into your social media these days without awful, glaring headlines advertising a new world trauma. It’s inescapable, and it’s sad. The Jersey City Anti-Violence Coalition Movement held candlelight vigils for Mike Brown and Eric Garner. They filled over 2,000 donated purses with …

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MedioXcore: Real Thoughts I Have Had As A Female Getting Ready To Go To A Show

“MAYBE NO PERFUME TONIGHT…”

…Because the worse I smell, the less likely some strange dude will try to sniff my fucking hair and grind up on my ass while I’m stuck with my camera, unable to move between the stage barricade and his boner. (Just kidding, creeps don’t actually care …

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MedioXcore: Welcome To The Funhouse

Christopher Urban Of Crazy & The Brains Talks About Their New Venue, Bringing Live Music Back To Jersey City, And Naked Backflips.

Between releasing new music, playing some big shows, and now opening their own venue deep in Jersey City, energetic anti-folk superstars Crazy & The Brains have been busy. …

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MedioXcore: Preparing For Winter – How To Shake Those Seasonal Blues As They Apply To Your Creative Process

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD (I know), is a real thing, and most people feel the effects of it without even realizing it. You don’t need a legitimate diagnosis to notice that you’re a little “off” in the colder months; here are some ways to get around the …

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MedioXcore: Maybe You Should Just Cut Your Hands Off?

(Or, you know, learn to keep them to your damn selves at shows, ya little assholes.)

I feel like I’ve been seeing more about violence/groping at shows than usual on my social media accounts; I will keep this as brief as I possibly can, but I have a lot of …

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MedioXcore: Is Everybody Here? Ways To Make Your Music Accessible To Fans With Disabilities

You pride yourselves on how open and inclusive your scene is…but is it really?

 

You step onto a stage to applause; you look around at all the different people in the crowd. All genders and non-genders, all ages, all races, all backgrounds. You feel proud. You brought all of …

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MedioXcore: “How’s That Album Coming Along…?”

My longtime friend Jay Gambit of Crowhurst/Girl 27 discusses overcoming some of the biggest, most annoying hurdles to writing and releasing a record…and I couldn’t have said it better myself.

by Jay Gambit and Dani Tauber

            How’s your record coming along?

            If you’ve got a few friends who are musicians …

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MedioXcore: When The Music’s Over…

Not every band had a decades-long career; sometimes it can be more beneficial to just walk away.

 

It can be hard to abandon a project you’ve put so much of your life and time into, but sometimes, even the best bands break up. In the last few months I’ve …

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MedioXcore: Ways To Get The Word Out Besides Spamming Social Media — You’re So Welcome

If you’re not constantly receiving spam messages and event invites from friends of friends’ bands, you’re the one sending them. You are annoying and self-important and there are other ways to go about getting attention. Ways that are far less infuriating…ways that people won’t automatically ignore. That’s right, I said …

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MedioXcore: Promotional Music Photography – A Tutorial And Tips From Mark Jaworski

(by Mark Jaworski and Dani Tauber)

I don’t often do co-authorship in regards to this column; in fact, as I type this, I can only recall doing so one other time with Adam Gnade. But every now and then I come across someone who knows their shit enough to be …

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