Interview w/Those Mockingbirds who play Bang This -during CMJ

When I spoke to guitarists, singer, songwriter; Adam Bird, you could feel his passion right through the phone. Which came as no surprise after listening to Those Mockingbirds most recent album release Fa Sol La. If you are yet to hear it, please do not deprive yourself. Bird started Those Mockingbirds about two years ago, “…we’re still babies”, states Bird endearingly. “When I was creating the band I reached out to Tory, a friend of a...

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Sidestage, with David & Wylie of The Dead Exs who Play BANG THIS during CMJ this week.

I caught up with David and Wylie of The Dead Exs after their set on Tuesday at Kung Fu Necktie. I wasn’t able to make it to the show, but they were cool with sticking around side stage and chatting for a bit. Both have been to Philadelphia before, “We’ve got some really, really awesome friends that’ll come and sit in with us. But even then it’s not scripted, not prepared,” Wylie stated. “I love the harp [harmonica]. Really great guy...

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Interview with Ben Lee

Ben Lee Goes “Deeper Into Dream” When Ben Lee answers the phone from his Los Angeles home for our interview I can hear the high spirits and peace in his voice. I also hear a child in the background.”Yes, that’s my two year old daughter Goldie”, he tells me. I tell him of my own daughters, who are adults now, and how that it all goes by so fast but I think he knows all that. I get the sense that being a Dad has been something of...

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What If I Could Sing One Song? – City and Colour’s Little Hell Album Review

To give a positive review of an artist’s music by saying it was the soundtrack to the passing of my grandfather may sound a bit off kilter, but that’s exactly how I felt about City And Colour’s sophomore effort, Bring Me Your Love. The soul-searching, mortality-related lyrics of the timely “Body in a Box,” the mellow, picking guitar and dulcet vocals of the entire album all sunk in as a comforting entity for me during that time....

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Album Review: Avishay Mizrav’s ‘AM-FM’

Avishay Mizrav may not be a household name quite yet, but he’s been creating complex and intricate guitar music since the tender age of sixteen. The now 31-year-old guitarist has had plenty of experience recording and performing, working with several progressive metal bands such as Disharmony and Colitis. AM-FM sees the guitar wizard stepping into the forefront, focusing on crafting melodic and at times chaotic guitar crescendos with...

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Stream M83′s New Album Now

M83′s new album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming is streaming in full now at Urban Outfitters website. Check it out now!

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