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Monthly Archives: January 2016

#albumoftheday / REVIEW: MEGADETH: DYSTOPIA

Dystopia is album number 15 for Megadeth, the band that refuses to die, which I mean in a positive way. If you read the Wiki pages for the band and this album, Dave Mustaine and company faced some serious hardships while writing and making it. It would have been easy for Mustaine to...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: CONRAD KEELY: ORIGINAL MACHINES

The name Conrad Keely might not ring a bell, but I’m sure you’ve heard his band’s especially unique name once or twice: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead. The band started off in Texas in 1995 and then proceeded to more or less tour non-stop for the twenty years...
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NEWS: BOSTON CALLING ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY MAY 27, 2016: SIA, SUFJAN STEVENS AND LISA HANNIGAN AND AARON DESSNER

This morning the weekend-long Boston Calling music festival announced its exciting Friday night (May 27th) line-up.  Sia, whose new album This is Acting drops tomorrow,  will headline with Sufjan Stevens and Lisa Hannigan with Aaron Dessner also on the bill.  Friday single day tickets and Saturday/Sunday weekend passes go on sale tomorrow, January...
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#albumoftheday = SAUL WILLIAMS: MARTYRLOSERKING

The wonderful thing about checking out new music is that sometimes, on rare occasions, you come across something so fantastic that you can’t believe you’ve lived your life so far without it. It’s that whole “where have you been all my life” factor, and that’s precisely how I felt the first time I...
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RIDICULOUS AUDIO: B.o.B: FLATLINE


EDITED TO ADD: Around 11:30 this morning (January 27th) I was posting a new review and when I reloaded the main page I saw that the soundcloud player for this track was gone, which almost certainly means that it was deleted from Soundcloud. Perhaps he regrets expressing...
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NEWS: EVERYTHING COMING TO NETFLIX IN FEBRUARY

Here ya go, the complete list of everything coming to Netflix next month, which includes one of our favorites, 1999’s Cruel Intentions.  And, of course, there are some things that are leaving, so we’ve posted that below the new goodies.  The shows and movies in italics are things we officially recommend.  But we’re...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW= PILLAR POINT: MARBLE MOUTH

It’s very fitting that the cover of Pillar Point’s sophomore effort, Marble Mouth, is quite colorful, bursting with sweet red, tangy orange, vibrant yellow, groovy green and electric blue. Plus, a little black thrown in for good measure, perhaps to represent the dark side within all of us. It’s one of those instances...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: KITA ALEXANDER – POP STAR ON THE RISE

by Michael McCarthy If you like pop music that’s as addictive as chocolate but also has an air of sophistication about it, you’re in for a real treat with the music of 19 year old Kita Alexander, a rising pop star who’s been getting airplay from the likes of such influential stations as Beats 1, Radio...
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