MedioXcore: Adam Gnade’s Top Five DIY Tips!

More and more lately, I’m seeing you guys doing-it-yourselves within your respective music scene(s), and it makes my heart happy. You’re feeling and learning your way around and recording your own records, booking your own tours, managing yourselves. Some of you have branched out to opening your own studios and …

by   |  02/19/2014  |  Comments (1)

MedioXcore: And You Thought You Were Done Hearing About Resolutions

I’m Doing This For Your Own Good. You’re Welcome.

Happy New Year, Aquarian Weekly readers. I hope it finds you happy and content and optimistic about the year ahead. And if not, well, that’s probably normal. In the midst of all the Facebook and Twitter resolutions posts I was bombarded …

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MedioXcore: You Really Should Know Better, But In Case You Don’t… Vandalism And Harassment VS. Self-Promotion

When a celebrity or well-known musician gets arrested and you hear about it, it’s probably due to drunken brawling, a DWI, or drug possession. Public indecency is also up there, along with assault charges and disorderly conduct. “Vandalism” is a term that is generally replaced with destruction of property in …

by   |  12/18/2013  |  Comments Off on MedioXcore: You Really Should Know Better, But In Case You Don’t… Vandalism And Harassment VS. Self-Promotion

MedioXCore: Sit Down, Shut Up. … An Etiquette Lesson

Due to some awful behavior I witnessed recently at a show, this month’s MxC is something of an…etiquette lesson. You’re welcome.

BE ON TIME. If doors are at eight and load-in/soundcheck starts at six, be there at six with your whole band and all your shit, ready to go. Don’t …

by   |  11/20/2013  |  Comments Off on MedioXCore: Sit Down, Shut Up. … An Etiquette Lesson

MedioXcore: The Lost Art Of Human Interaction As It Relates To Promoting Yourself

Adam Bird Of Those Mockingbirds Discusses Good Old-Fashioned Street-Teaming

I don’t open at least 85 percent of my emails; shot-in-the-dark solicitations from bands and labels, promotions from Starbucks and phone companies I should apparently switch to, celebrity news…it’s exhausting just looking at the subject lines in my inbox. And so …

by   |  09/18/2013  |  Comments (3)

Crazy And The Brains: Let Me Go

Awww yeah, another Crazy And The Brains release! A debut full-length! Still with xylophone! If you can’t tell, I’m fucking excited. Todd over at Baldy Longhair handpicks every band to ensure brilliance and maximum tunage, and this record is a real gem.

Starting off with an instrumental intro, Let Me

by   |  08/21/2013  |  Comments (5)

The Muffs/The Connection @ The Bell House

BROOKLYN, NY—I will start off by saying that The Bell House is a great venue, and seeing ANY band there would be a real treat. But because it was The Muffs, and I’ve loved them since I was a kid, it was like, really something. Ya know?

For the first …

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MEDIOxCORE: “Gimme More!!!!”

…On Getting Out Of Dodge And Making Life Happen, Or At Least Trying To, With Advice And Commentary From Jimmy At Trash And Vaudeville. (Feel free to apply this to any aspect of your life, because it’s really important and valid, okay?)

 

I am at a pivotal point in …

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MedioXcore: Kicking ‘Quaint’ In The…

Remaining Original And True To Yourself In A Stuffy, Small Town – You’re Never Too Young Or Too Old To Raise A Little Hell

There really aren’t a lot of options for a kid growing up in a small town in southern New Jersey. Especially one of those small towns …

by   |  07/17/2013  |  Comments (1)

MedioXcore: And We Are Live!!…Is This Thing On?! (An Introduction)

When I was offered my own column here at The Aquarian, I jumped at the chance. It was especially exciting for me, after having started at the very bottom and slowly working myself up from intern to freelance and then to columnist, after having had a big chance taken …

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