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Old Schoolnew

Dale Watson wants to teach you a lesson about real country music.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Charlie Deitch  |  01-15-2015  |  Music

Play That Backnew

The history, rise and current trends of the EDM scene and a close look at musicians and followers of the music in Worcester, Massachusetts. The story also explores whether or not accusations of the scene and drug use go hand in hand.
Worcester Magazine  |  Joshua Lyford  |  12-12-2014  |  Music

Man Forever brings an epic wave of percussive intensity to Orlandonew

Few albums are as polarizing as Lou Reed's 1975 noise opus Metal Machine Music. The vast majority of Reed's fans dismissed it out of hand, reacting with varying degrees of confusion and disgust (some even theorized that it was a joke or a fuck-you message to his label), but a few – like music critic Lester Bangs – appreciated Reed's questing spirit and applauded his foray into musique concrète...
Orlando Weekly  |  Jessica Bryce Young  |  12-10-2014  |  Music

Jenn Grant’s star powernew

Compostela’s soft, psychedelic folk is struck for love
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Adria Young  |  12-01-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

A Shady Legacynew

After fifteen years of Shady Records, Marshall Mathers and crew talk hip-hop, lessons learned, and new Detroit.
Metro Times  |  Valerie Vande Panne  |  11-19-2014  |  Music

‘Everything Will Be Alright’ for Weezernew

The first time I heard Weezer, the band was a musical guest on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien." I was a freshman at Delta State, and those were good times because bands such as Nirvana opened the floodgates for artists that fit into a broad category called "alternative music" to enter mainstream TV and radio.
Jackson Free Press  |  Tommy Burton  |  11-14-2014  |  Music

Dan MacCormack is book smartnew

Dan MacCormack drew inspiration from the work of novelist David Adams Richards for his latest album, now the two of them share a stage.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Stephanie Johns  |  11-13-2014  |  Music

Lessons from the Riot Grrrlsnew

"As strange as it seems to me now, I'd never really considered how unjust the gender inequities were in rock music of this era. Somehow it just seemed natural that only dudes were in rock bands."
NUVO  |  Kyle Long  |  11-05-2014  |  Music

Test your Wu-Tang knowledgenew

How well do you know Ghostface and Raekwon, really? Find out.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Stephanie Johns  |  10-23-2014  |  Music

Pop Explosion 2014new

No sleep 'til Sunday
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Staff  |  10-23-2014  |  Concerts

Rich Aucoin: Halifax’s princenew

Rich Aucoin combines his two loves, the silver screen and music, in his newest album, Ephemeral.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Adria Young  |  10-23-2014  |  Music

Strange Attractor sees a darknessnew

Sudbury’s Jeff Houle channels anger through top shelf garage and punk, as you do.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Stephanie Johns  |  10-22-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

Astral Swans, the hippie in the punk rock vannew

Coming to Halifax via Calgary, Astral Swans might share an elixir or two.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Kevin Hartford  |  10-22-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

GWAR Eternal: Fresh Wounds and Immortalitynew

Gwar has identified the human citizens of Earth as an inferior species, and they will taunt us, thoroughly and intelligently, before ceremoniously devouring all of us alive.
Worcester Magazine  |  Cade Overton  |  10-09-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews


The record industry is dying. The concert industry is booming. The club scene is … nervous.
Nashville Scene  |  Adam Gold and D. Patrick Rodgers  |  09-22-2014  |  Music

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