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Wolf Alice kills it with their debut release


Every now and then a new band comes along that alters the course of modern music while also raising the threshold for all future bands to try to attain. Examples from the past include The Beatles, U2, Radiohead, and Nirvana. … Continue reading

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It’s never too late for great music


While perusing YouTube over the weekend I came across an outstanding song and acoustic performance by the band My Chemical Romance (or MCR for short). Sadly, the band recently broke up – it figures I would discover songs from them … Continue reading

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A rock track to shred effin pop records by


Julian Casablancas and the Voidz have released a new song entitled “Where No Eagles Fly” where guitars blast out powerful riffs that blow your socks off. It’s an awesome headbanger’s stadium rock song.  Who gives a crap if you can hardly understand any of the … Continue reading

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Temples enshrine the psychedelic era…and more


I discovered Temples listening to Impact 89fm – Michigan State University’s student radio station when they played the richly 1960’esque “Shelter Song.” As the first track on their debut full-length album, Sun Structures, the song aptly introduces Temples and a … Continue reading

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Finding gold with Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers


Anyone who attended Greater Lansing’s Common Ground Music Festival yesterday and didn’t stay to see the final performance of the evening made a huge mistake. While Awolnation, Foxy Shazam, twenty one pilots, and MGMT may be better known, none of … Continue reading

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A big ROAR and PURRfection


Still trying to regain my hearing, as last night’s concert in Lansing by The Joy Formidable was simply awesome. The title of the band’s first full length CD, The Big Roar was so aptly named as they just stoked up … Continue reading

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“Wolf’s Law” of kick-ass new music


I bought my copy of The Joy Formidable’s new album entitled Wolf’s Law at lunch time. I have been eagerly awaiting its release since impressive videos of “Wolf’s Law” and “This Ladder is Ours” were made available for viewing in the fall. … 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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Not so sweet of a Danish EP treat


In 2011, I “raved” about the Raveonette’s new release entitled Raven in the Grave. It was a superior record that captivated the listener. Needless to say, I was excited when the Danish duo announced the release of a new EP in April … Continue reading

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Crank it up! – “Headspace” by We Barbarians


It has been awhile since I heard a damn good hard rock album. Well, We Barbarians have served up an ace with their five-track EP entitled Headspace. This album will have you bobbing your head and tapping your toes from the … Continue reading

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