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Metric takes on Connecticut’s capital venue

December 28th, 2009 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Chion Wolf After completing a major Canadian tour and reaching the top of Billboard’s Heatseekers chart with their most recent release titled Fantasies, it seemed a little… quaint to have Metric at the Webster Theater in Connecticut’s capital city. Big names usually aren’t so common at the 70 year-old Webster and, for anyone […]

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Fear and Loathing in Hunts Vegas, music for your laid back hustle…

February 11th, 2009 2 Comments

Overall you get the feeling this is the kind of stuff that Benzi and Diplo love to hear when they’re not being music icons; a CD they’d throw in at their own pool party in between the Baltimore Bass (which, let’s face it, we all love).

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As Cities Burn “Come Now Sleep” Album Review

September 20th, 2007 No Comments

It was a long road toward As Cities Burn’s sophomore release, “Come Now Sleep”. The band, who signed to Solid State and Imprint of Tooth and Nail in 2004, spent the following year on the road relentlessly touring with the likes of UnderOath, Emery, and Gym Class Heroes. At the end of their summer tour last year the band decided to head into the studio which then lead to major changes within the band’s structure. Visceral front man TJ Bonnette left the band for personal reasons and at that point it seemed as though As Cities Burn had to decided to call it quits.

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M.I.A “Kala” Album Review

August 28th, 2007 No Comments

When I first heard about M.I.A a couple years ago; I must say I automatically lumped her in with the emerging grime scene what was going on at the time. All of a sudden in late 2005 and early 2006 magazines started to get kids hip to this “new” scene out of the U.K; I was not impressed.

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Interpol “Our Love to Admire” Album Review

July 29th, 2007 No Comments

Often when a band is in its infant stage, releases its first record and begins to gain recognition for its sound; they become attached or associated with that said style. In this case Interpol’s third record, Our Love to Admire, is an improvement of there old sound.

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The Carps “The Young & Passionate Days of Carpedia” Album Review

July 29th, 2007 No Comments

Toronto’s finest “The Carps” have given their listeners some audio gold with their new release: The Young & Passionate Days of Carpedia

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