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Dusty Grant: “This Longing Heart”

By Antiem Boyd Dusty Grant has been making music for nearly 20 years and his new single “This Longing Heart” is proof that he has not been wasting his time. From a young age, Grant wrote and recorded his own music, never ceasing to absorb some new aspect of the creative process. Grant has moved […]

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Silver Lake 66: Let Go or Be Dragged

By Antiem Boyd Maria Francis and Jeff Overbo have the kind of musical chemistry that comes from good times, bad times, and in between times. The duo started out in the Midwest, eventually made their way to California, and then landed in Portland where they’ve put down some serious roots in the musical community there. […]

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Emeline’s “Angel” and the Point of Savage Youth

By Georgia Waters Emeline is an exciting new artist who’s making a big splash with her latest single “Angel.” The Rhode Island native has been creating and performing since she was in the second grade and her rise in the music world is no surprise. Her voice is pure and soaring, but it’s her swagger […]

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Christina Rubino: Godspeed & Guns

By Stephanie Towne What if Thelma and Louise went on a full blown killing spree, gleefully dispatching their victims? Hey, I’d watch an entire feature film of that. Good news. Christina Rubino’s highly entertaining “Godspeed & Guns” has done that for you. The video, directed by Frankie Nasso, is a wild ride through Rubino’s wicked […]

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Daniel Grinberg’s Short Stories

By Lisa Waugh This is Daniel Grinberg’s day job. Before he returned to music, his day job was running a tech company and developing AR and AI. His music is a way to show the more emotional side of his creativity. And a way to ponder the inter workings of life’s meaning. His record Short […]

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moduS ponY’s Dandelion Isle is here to entertaiN yoU

by R.B. Sloane   moduS ponY’s latest retro atmospheric spoken word of wonder is Dandelion Isle. There’s no easy description of moduS ponY’s music besides those words or maybe it’s more fitting to say that they sound like if Salvador Dali had a band. There’s molten flower power, a lava of words, subterranean guilt and […]

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Mystic Pete’s BassPop

By Lisa Waugh If you like cinematic EDM music with a badass beat and subliminal spiritual messages, Mystic Pete should most definitely be in your rotation. Humor, intelligence, and a spiritual bent make Mystic Pete one of the most unique artists coming out of LA. And BassPop is something entirely new for your music collection. […]

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Gideon King & City Blog, New York’s Finest

By Antiem Boyd What happens when you bring together an artist who helped shaped the sound of Steely Dan with other artists who have played with Daft Punk, Herbie Hancock, the Saturday Night Live band, and John Scofield? Gideon King & City Blog happen. Gideon King & City Blog have created a masterful blend of […]

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The Laying On of Hands by DELTA DEEP

DELTA DEEP: Self-titled By Antiem Boyd If something feels familiar about this deeply soulful blues and rock record, it’s because you are probably a Def Leppard fan and would know Phil Collen’s imprint anywhere. With DELTA DEEP’S self-titled debut album, Collen has brought together legends and blues, rock, and soul aficionados to create a superb record […]

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Luca Bash – Acoustically Yours with ‘The Single Drops’

Luca Bash: The Single Drops By R.B. Sloane Armed with two guitars and a deep set of lyric-writing skills, Luca Bash’s new EP The Single Drops goes right to the heart of the matter. Love, life, heartbreak, and redemption. It’s all there on The Single Drops. Bash’s music is specifically dramatic and unique and the […]

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‘Sightlines’ from Steve Benjamins… Damn

by Stephen Chow Steve Benjamins: Sightlines Let’s just get this out of the way. Steve Benjamins is one of those artists who does most of the work himself. He plays most of the instruments on Sightlines. He writes all of the tracks. And Sightlines is Benjamins’s third EP in two years. Damn, I feel lazy. […]

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The Secret to Indie Artists Matthew Santos’ Success

by Lisa Waugh Matthew Santos: Into The Further Two time Grammy nominee Matthew Santos is just at the surface and ready to break. That’s certainly the feeling I get when listening to his latest record Into The Further. Santos has tapped into that universal appeal of a singer/songwriter that spans from orchestral brilliance to modern […]

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The Hollywood (Sign) Hustle

by Lisa Waugh In the film Argo, directed by Ben Affleck, the Hollywood sign looks like an embattled former hero who has seen better days. Truth is, the grand dame hasn’t always looked like the gleaming gem tourists mostly cannot see unless they are here right after the spring rains. Oh no. Like everyone else […]

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Dear Roni, A Letter to A Childhood Jerk

Dear Roni, You were awful. Just the worst. Even though you called me fat, and I was very fat and my mom made all of my clothes from Butterick patterns mostly in discounted sheer fabrics in the summer and rough crushed velvet in the winter, YOU were much fatter than me. But I never said […]

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The Society Island’s ‘The Big Sleep’ Is The REM You Need

Boris Rogowski’s The Society Islands has a new project and it’s a dreamy delight. The Big Sleep reflects Rogowski’s philosophy that influences can and do come from anywhere. Music is a flowing space where genres are welcomed to jump in at any given point along the shore. The Society Islands jump into that flow with The […]

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Tomás Doncker and Yusef Komunyakaa Drop ‘Big City Blues’ On Us

There’s nothing more Big Apple than Tomás Doncker and there’s no one more musically poetic and in tune with New York City than Yusef Komunyakaa. When these two come together, you can expect big city fireworks seen from a great distance. Doncker’s Big Apple Blues paints the city skyline with Donckers beautiful notes and Pulitzer Prize–Winning […]

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Leslie Jones, Though [UPDATE!]

Lisa Waugh *It seems as though Lorne Michaels heard our plea – see below – and has made Leslie Jones a season regular. Smart move, Lorne. Read all about it here. I’ve seen Leslie Jones exactly three times on SNL and she has blown me away every time. She got flak for her slave draft […]

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‘Transparent’ Is The TV Family Comedy Gentiles Will Love

by Lisa Waugh  *Don’t read unless you’ve seen the entire series now available on Amazon Prime streaming. Transparent is the family I wish I had. With the transitioning male-to-female father, the mariticide-planning mother, the three selfish/brilliant/confused/annoying/awesome grown children and the LA backdrop of cultured Jewish family dysfunction, I’d have family dinner with these guys and crack […]

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