Tag Archives: Musical ensemble

Foxy Shazam: ‘Foxy Shazam’ Album Review

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I’m going to sum up the self-titled album from Foxy Shazam, as well as this band itself, with one word: Fun. I had the privilege of seeing them live recently as the opening band for an underwhelming Hole. Having never heard of them before that night, I was a little intrigued by their front man, Eric Sean Nally, who looked ...

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Heavy Young Heathens Release New (Free) EP

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Los Angeles based Heavy Young Heathens release new EP Make Room For the Youth available now for free download exclusively at HeavyYoungHeathens.com! Produced with the band by JP Bowersock (The Strokes/Ryan Adams/Julian Casablancas) and mixed by Ryan Hewitt (Red Hot Chili Peppers/Johnny Cash) the new EP debuted at #3 on FMQB’s Specialty Radio Charts and Nic Harcourt has played Heavy Young ...

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Kings Go Forth Release New Single, Announce Tour Dates

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The American music underground is having what you might call a Kings Go Forth moment. Need proof? Over the past year, their seven inch singles set the soul blogs swooning and became instant collectors items. Legendary producer Tom Moulton called them to remix one of their songs. DJ Shadow’s playing them too. “Imaginary soul superstar” Mingering Mike is doing their album ...

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Les Savy Fav Premiere “Lets Get Out Of Here” (Free Download)

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Since their emergence from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1996, Les Savy Fav have been building a passionate following among musicians, fans, and critics the old fashioned way: by earning it.  In a world where technologies speed new music to listeners and enable young bands instant access to limitless audience, Les Savy Fav is among an increasingly rare breed of band ...

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LCD Soundsystem Giving Farewell Concert in NYC

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It's the end of an era as LCD Soundsystem confirms an April 2 extravaganza at New York City's Madison Square Garden that will be both its first time headlining the storied arena and the final, definitive and ultimate LCD Soundsystem live show.

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Band of Horses: ‘Infinite Arms’ Album Review

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Band of Horses has been, for me, one of those bands that I liked, but never really got into in depth.  They’ve always been kind of “The Shins Lite” for me, with Ben Bridwell‘s vocals settling somewhere in between James Mercer‘s whine and Built to Spill‘s Doug Martsch‘s lazy warble.  Sure, “The First Song” is on the tracklist of my ...

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Oberhofer Announces US Dates With Here We Go Magic, Bear In Heaven

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When your songs are too big to be contained: form a band. Maybe call it after your family name because you like the way it sounds (sh*t, if it worked for Bon Jovi then who’s to argue). Record those songs in the basement of your parents house in Tacoma. When that burns down, shake it off and move to New ...

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Klaxons Premiere “Echoes” Video

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Here is the official video for “Echoes” from the Klaxons.  “Echoes” is a single from their forthcoming, cat in space covered album Surfing The Void. Check out the video for “Echoes” below. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFUIYbDUHbM&feature=player_embedded

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