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PREMIERE: Chef Menteur

  The lads of Chef Menteur are asking for your help in funding their latest album, East Of The Sun & West Of The Moon, on vinyl via Kickstarter. I’ve written about CM before and featured their songs on monthly … Continue reading

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William Fitzsimmons (and his beard…)

Tonight I’ll be finally getting around to seeing William Fitzsimmons at World Cafe. Will has a perfect songwriter’s background which includes being born to two blind parents and suffering from a variety of psychological struggles, most recently post-divorce depression. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Binary Marketing Show

I stumbled across The Binary Marketing Show back when you could separate new releases by genre on CDBaby. Not that I’m a classification Nazi by any means but the selection of new age and hip-hop was unquestionably less than desirable … Continue reading

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Kid Icarus

With perhaps the inevitable oversaturation of the indie market with ignomious band names and umpteenth-rate home recordings it’s nice to know that Scranton, PA’s Kid Icarus are still putting out records. I happened to stumble across them (and by association, … Continue reading

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Eternal Summers – Silver

Eternal Summers bring the 90’s revival Listen closer. Don’t call it beach rock. Listening to Silver by Roanoke, VA’s Eternal Summers sends visions of 1997 running through my head. Not that it sounds dated, mind you. Daniel Cundiff (also a … Continue reading

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The Great Explainer….explained

Man, listening to Trenton’s The Great Explainer makes me feel young again. I will always have a soft spot in my heart for this chunky, melodic Hot Water Music/Lifetime/Kid Dynamite-influenced hardcore. They got that nice guy/tough guy dual vocal attack … Continue reading

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