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A Conversation with Adam Jensen (Exclusive Interview)

On March 4, 2016  I interviewed Adam Jensen, a Boston native whose debut single, the deliciously dark, alt pop “Sandcastles,” was recently one of our #songoftheday selections. The only other track of his that I’d heard was his forthcoming second single, “Ritual,” which is even more amazing. Normally, I wouldn’t interview someone I’d...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: CHELSEA WOLFE: ABYSS

For me, Chelsea Wolfe’s albums have always been more about an overall vibe than specific songs taken individually.  I do prefer certain songs, yes, but within the context of her albums.  They’re not songs I’d necessarily take and put on a playlist.  (They don’t necessarily play well with other artists.)  I have to be...
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SINGLE SPOTLIGHT: IAMX: “HAPPINESS”

IAMX is the solo moniker of Chris Corner, formerly of Sneaker Pimps. (I only mention Sneaker Pimps because they were one of my favorite bands and I still love them.) Thus far, IAMX has released five studio albums along with a live album, a remix album and a few EPs. His first release...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: Sóley: ASK THE DEEP

Sóley Stefánsdóttir was born in Hafnarfjörður, a small town just outside Reykjavík, Iceland but she now lives in said Capital. A singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer, she created every note on her second full-length album, Ask The Deep, herself. As a child, she studied jazz piano. Later, she attended the Icelandic Art Academy, where she studied composition...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: [debut]: “Open Your Soul (LA Version)”

Yesterday we posted the details regarding [debut]’s Kickstarter campaign.  To inspire people to fund the project, the Los Angeles based songwriter/producer, Gareth Thomas, is giving away a fantastic track (see link below), “Open Your Soul (LA Version).”  We’re not sure if there’s another version of “Open Your Soul,” but the “LA Version” is...
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