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Chuck Berry And His Life Of Crime

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As one might guess from his aggressive guitar playing and the defiant tone of many of his songs, Chuck Berry had a hard edge. He was a self-proclaimed bad ass mother fucker! Although Berry complained bitterly that he spent his life as a victim of racism, it was difficult to blame all his offences †...
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Twin Temple Reclaims Goth

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It’s time to reclaim the name of goth, and make it great again. So let it be said that L.A. Goth band.. Twin Temple have made themselves the new "dark angels" for the movement. There’s a sense of sinister tribalism in their appearance and music that makes them so awesome. It’ ...
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Pink Hotel In Modern Times

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Bath, England is an extraordinary place in so many ways. “Bathonians” are dedicated to live life to its fullest with its extraordinary architecture,  prolific writers/artists and musicians….Tears for Fears, Peter Gabriel and Midge Ure all natives of Bath. But now there’s a new band that is ...
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Ray Goren’s– “Slaves To The Money”

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When music is great you want to hold it into the moment. Let it be told that L.A. has its own guitar slinger , Ray Goren. He accomplishes greatness that is emphatic but not ostentatious... He keeps it real.Prepubescent guitar greats.. Jonny Lang, John Mayer and Kenny Wayne Sheppa ...
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The Warbly Jets “Alive” And The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

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L.A. band the Warbly Jets not only salutes the power of rock & roll but most important reaffirms it! Their live “quah” sets up an interesting perspective with T.V. screens showing various video loops while audio verbiage is mimeographed from the loud speakers all of which i ...
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Dusty Springfield Born This Way

Long before Adele, Lady Ga Ga, Duffy, Byonce’, Amy Winehouse there was Dusty Springfield.  Born as Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien in 1939, the "dumpy red-headed" daughter of Irish immigrants in West Hampstead,England.  Springfield’s career extended from the late 1 ...
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The Soft White Sixties And Psychedelic Soul

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Psychedelic Soul was born in the late '60s. The chemically altered consciousness and trippy production techniques of psychedelic rock found its way into soul music. The receptiveness by rock & roll made it a definite precursor to funk with its hard-driving rhythms. The use o ...
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Battle Tapes vs. The Battle of Los Angeles

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Let the truth be told… Battle Tapes are L.A.’s best rock and roll band…  They formed in 2010 and in their tenure saw  critically acclaimed EP's and a debut album…“Polygon” that was released late last year. With the plethora of “synth/indie/po ...
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Brian Whelan In Sugarland

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Brian Whelan can make slow songs dramatic, sad songs tragic and up-tempo songs frolic. He seems to be enjoying himself at every turn; which means you will to! His second album which will be released on March 25th, "Sugarland" (I refuse to call it a "sophomore" album) realizes that though he may n ...
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David Bowie And The Elite Eight

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The death of David Bowie sent a resounding message to rock and roll fans all over the globe. We are all vulnerable and subject to life’s termination. If you were a Bowie fan at any time of his career it was his guitarists that made each of his morphs that much more interesting. Each Bowie phase ha ...
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