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Danko Jones… I’ve Got Something To Say.. Yadig’!

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For many years, Canadian urban artists would have to run to the States or Britain for recognition and a recording contract… The music scene of Toronto has become the hotbed for so much contemporary urban music in the last few years. To some its worn with pride and for others it’s considered a ...
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Aaron Buchanan And The Cult Classics

The debut album from Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics is as near as a masterpiece of rock music. They are a bright shining beacon that will draw in every hungry rock enthusiast... Like moths to fire! From beginning to end vocalist, Aaron Buchanan and band have ...
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Warbly Jets Live With Propaganda

Synthesizers have been regarded by some as cold and fake because the sounds weren’t made by physical strums of strings or slaps on skins, this despite their prominence since the 1960s. In the ’70s, artists like Brian Eno, Kraftwerk and Roxy Music showed the endless possibilities. And going into ...
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September Mourning…. “Glass Animals”

September Mourning is a rock band that should be a lot more popular than they are. My radio friend from El Paso, Kevin Vargas first turned me on to them. While so many bands meander in indifference and cannot find their own shadows, September Mourning convincingly s ...
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Uriah Heep..”Stealin Instead of Buyin”

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 British rock band,URIAH HEEP debuted in 1970 with the release of one of hard rock's milestones, "Very 'Eavy, Very 'Umble", and has since sold in excess of 40 million albums worldwide. They constantly tour the world, playing up to 125 shows a year to more than 50 ...
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L.A. Punk Band.. The Dickies At 40 Years

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I wasn’t able to relate to the early L.A. punk scene. It just wasn’t part of my tribe.…I related to the ethos but not the style.. What encapsulated L.A. punk was three-chord songs that were bouncy and sneering. An overwhelming “agro” sound filled with “brawny white-dude- masculinity”. ...
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Nicky Blitz.. The Future Shape of Sound

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The recording industry is unfortunately slow to act! Luckily over the last few years it has belatedly started to get its shit together trying to cash in on it all; only coming to the party when the party has already come and gone. Performers are now lost in pop wilderness when the now generation is ...
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Willie & The Bandits Find Their Way

Categories: Articles, Concerts
Although he recorded a mere 29 songs, blues-man, Robert Johnson (who was born over a century ago) had a huge influence on guitarists through the history of rock and roll. Johnson’s legacy is one of the most studied of all country, blues and rock musicians; and he's been the subjec ...
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The King Brothers… Bonzai Rock and Roll

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Japanese punk blues stalwarts, King Brothers… have released their first album,  “Wasteland”.. in over 8 years! They’ve been together for 20 years… I know.. I know!!… How come I’ve never heard of em’? Faintly praised by critics, yet never have they ...
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Carla Olson.. The Textones..”Old Stone Gang” & The L.A. Music Scene Back In The Day

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Carla Olson is not your typical rock and roll feminist spokesperson. It was back in 1978 when she decided to move to L.A. from Austin, TX. with longtime pal, Kathy Valentine (who later became a founding member of The Go Go’s) and started her own band, The Textones. Their first album, ...
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