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Band name geography


Below is a partial list of musicians or bands that are named after or contain the name of cities, towns, states, or provinces. Please feel free to submit others. Enjoy! Cities and Towns A Foot in Coldwater A Sunny Day in … Continue reading

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One helluva rock n’ roll tune!


While surfin’ the net this past weekend, I came across a post on Word Press highlighting a song entitled Revolution by the John Butler Trio who formed in Fremantle, Australia.  My first thought was, “Hum…I wonder if this is a cover of … Continue reading

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This is more like it! “Observator” by the Raveonettes


Had a first listen to the newest album by Denmark’s Raveonettes this evening. The entire album can be heard via this weblink to Rolling Stone. An EP released by the band earlier this year had disappointed me, partially because it … Continue reading

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By any Metric, a superb album (NSFW)


I have been eagerly awaiting Metric’s newest album entitled Synthetica ever since their previous release Fantasies came out.  Fantasies was clearly one of the best alternative/indie rock releases of the first decade of the 21st century. The foursome from Toronto, … Continue reading

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A gifted “Swift” musician


At first glance I would imagine many people reading this post would assume it is about Taylor Swift. Indeed, Taylor Swift is a talented, young songwriter and singer, but Taylor Swift is not the musician I am referring to in the … Continue reading

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My favorite songs by America’s best band


I love listening to Death Cab for Cutie’s (DCFC) music. The artfully crafted lyrics, Ben’s tremendous vocals, the soaring melodies, the choruses, the catchy guitar riffs, and everything other aspect are super-stellar. Each new release seems to build upon its predecessors. Below … Continue reading

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