Sleeper Agent’s Debut Album Celabrasion is Out NOW

Celabrasion, the new debut album from Rolling Stone “Band To Watch” Sleeper Agent, was released just a couple of days ago (September 27th) on mom+pop music. Hailing from Bowling Green, KY, Sleeper Agent specializes in crafting hook-laden scuzzy garage-pop rooted in both soul and southern rock. Early champions of the album, SPIN, described the album as, “A dozen deliriously catchy gems… the sound of high fives...

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White Rabbits Headlined Fashion’s Night Out Show 9/8

Last Thursday, White Rabbits headlined a free show at Rockefeller Plaza in NYC. The event was part of Fashion’s Night Out, and was one of many around town. Opening the show were fellow New Yorkers Lissy Trullie and Bear Hands. Overall, a very well-rounded display of New York talent. Plus, you can’t beat free! The only other listed tour date for White Rabbits is the Cultivate Festival on October 1st in Chicago, IL. Road...

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VITAMINWATER Uncapped w/ Work Drugs and Sun Airway 9/3/11

As mentioned in my previous post, I had to leave the WHYY Connections Festival a little early, before Dr. Dog’s set was over, to make it to Sigma Sound Studios in time for Work Drugs and Sun Airway. Sometimes my incessant need to be everywhere early doesn’t always work out. As it turned out, Work Drugs didn’t go on until well after Dr. Dog’s set ended, leaving me a little bitter that I left early for no reason....

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XPN’s XPoNential Fest 2011: 3rd and Final Day

Here’s what Randy B and I had to say about the conclusion of this kick ass festival: They save the best for last. Maybe it was Saturday’s heat that made me think this festival had a sub-par lineup. Whatever the reason, Sunday’s performances totally turned me around. Jukebox The Ghost, Ra Ra Riot, Carbon Leaf, Ben Folds and Shameika Copeland had fans dancing in the aisles. Hope was restored for the festival and live...

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XPoNential Music Festival Day 1

With a heat index of 120 degrees Friday afternoon, just making it to this music fest was an event all in itself. I don’t know about everyone else, but I was exhausted before the music even started. At least Wiggins Park is right on the water, so we were able to take advantage of the breeze – of hot air… It suddenly all became worth it (well, mostly worth it) when the music started. Day 1 was filled with talented bands and...

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