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    Sex On Toast - Ready

    Sex On Toast seeped into the consciousness of many Australians years ago with their wet dream inducing self-titled debut LP. Busy making their rounds on the tour circuit, the Melbourne 10 person crew have left listeners frothing for more of their infectious, sultry tunes. After spending two years carefully crafting their second coming, their latest treat for us is presented in...
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    Jimmy Pinchak - Blue on Arrival

    Good blues albums are more numerous than you might think. The genre is small, admittedly, but there’s lots of talented players across the world still drawn by the music’s allure. Jimmy Jax Pinchak divides his creative life between work as a television and feature film actor while wowing West Coast crowds with The Jimmy Jax Pinchak Band. Songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist, Pinchak has...
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    Four Genre-Breaking Artists Shine on New Sets

    Four noteworthy ensembles are breaking new ground across a wide range of genres, while a new documentary celebrates the electric guitar. Artist: GoGo Penguin. Title: Man Made Object (Blue Note Records). You might like if you enjoy: Vince Guaraldi Trio, Robert Glasper Trio, Brian Eno. Tell me more: Manchester, UK-based trio GoGo Penguin crafts soundscapes as lush and exciting as any young ...
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    George A. Paul’s Best Bets for Stagecoach ‘16

    The 10th annual Stagecoach – California’s Country Music Festival boasts another high octane lineup. All the headliners have served that duty in the past. Eric Church (whose “Mr. Misunderstood” was among the best country albums last year) battled heavy winds onstage in 2014; the same year Luke Bryan closed the proceedings. Carrie Underwood’s last appearance at Empire Polo Field...
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    Day Wave - Hard To Read

    Day Wave’s latest EP ‘Hard to Read’ is a gentle pulse of a record, one that shimmers slowly into frame, ticks over dreamily for some twenty minutes or so, and waves farewell sleepily as it recedes from view. Its five songs play comfortably within their areas of expertise, each one introducing a new wrinkle while remaining true to the band’s relaxed yet propulsive sound. At times it can be perhaps...
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    Brian Pharaoh - Sorry

    Half measures don’t work. The men and women who find success in the music industry as artists and entertainers reach that lofty peak through the sheer dint of obsession. Oklahoma native Brian Pharaoh wrote his first song, about fishing, when he was five years old and has maintained a passion for music throughout his life. He released a debut full length album in 2003 entitled Gettin’ My Feet...
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    Robert Kinsler's Stagecoach Preview

    With two full weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival having just ended, the Empire Polo Club in Indio is now set to host California's biggest country music event, Stagecoach. The annual festival runs April 29 - May 1, 2016. The three-day festival always draws a diverse lineup of legendary tastemakers and groundbreaking newcomers, and this year is no exception. There are...
  • MISSING

    Brauninger - Seamlessly Blending The Blues and Jazz In Song

    For Brauninger, music comes naturally. Even as a child writing and composing her original songs, this "Bronzie Girl", as some know her as, captures a wonderful country Blues and Jazz style. The Nashville, TN-based Brauninger (last name: McDaniel) and her band currently perform in popular Nashville area nightclubs such as BB Kings and the Hard Rock Cafe, among others, with plans to eventually
  • MISSING

    Six Band Reunions That Need to Happen - Pt.1

    With so many bands breaking up and making up, it is hard to keep up. Some split up way before their time and others maybe milking it a little too much, it had us thinking. Here are just some of the bands we think should just bloody reunite and stay that way. With Guns n’ Roses back together, we feel like anything can happen in the world of music reunions. Here are 6 we really wish would happen...
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    King Gizzard Compilation of Songs from Each Album Into the Ultimate EP

    King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard are a group that require no introduction, so we’ll keep it short. Innovation, talent, versatility and full-blown-psychedelic-weirdness should sum up the most pivotal aspects of this fantastically whacky musical cohort. Long time curators of weird psych and whacked-out riffage, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard...
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    Graham Nash Talks About Love, Music and the Demise of Crosby, Stills and Nash

    Graham Nash is a simple man of many intricacies. At the core of his career withCrosby, Stills, Nash (and sometimes Young) he had mastered the art of taking the conscious on a wild journey through his words and harmonies, soaring seamlessly through a range of moods, sentiments, and styles. With his first solo record in 14 years This Path Tonight due to join many playlists on ...
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    9 Reasons Tame Impala and Dem Covers Have You Sorted

    Why shell out your hard earned coin on the things that groweth, when you can just listen to Tame Impala psychedelically cover a bunch of already left of the narrow garden path tracks? We love our originals songs. We love our covers. They each have a specific nook in the voluminous passages of our trilling heart. Yet, it is when covers start to take on a life of their own, as if somehow transcending...
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    Saint Henry - Silverback

    A Silverback. While the urban definition is typically applied to a dude with a high ego that lifts weights, this insult holds a deeper meaning that derives from our ancient predecessors: Gorillas. For those who aren’t an expert with their primate species, a Silverback is “a mature male mountain gorilla, distinguished by an area of white or silvery hair across the back, and the dominant member...
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George A. Paul’s Best Bets for Stagecoach ‘16

The 10th annual Stagecoach – California’s Country Music Festival boasts another high octane lineup. All the headliners have served that duty in the past. Eric Church (whose “Mr. Misunderstood” was among the best country albums last year) battled heavy winds onstage in 2014; the same year Luke Bryan closed the proceedings. Carrie Underwood’s last appearance at Empire Polo Field......

 
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Robert Kinsler's Stagecoach Preview

With two full weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival having just ended, the Empire Polo Club in Indio is now set to host California's biggest country music event, Stagecoach. The annual festival runs April 29 - May 1, 2016. The three-day festival always draws a diverse lineup of legendary tastemakers and groundbreaking newcomers, and this year is no exception. There are......

 
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Six Band Reunions That Need to Happen - Pt.1

With so many bands breaking up and making up, it is hard to keep up. Some split up way before their time and others maybe milking it a little too much, it had us thinking. Here are just some of the bands we think should just bloody reunite and stay that way. With Guns n’ Roses back together, we feel like anything can happen in the world of music reunions. Here are 6 we really wish would happen......

 
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King Gizzard Compilation of Songs from Each Album Into the Ultimate EP

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard are a group that require no introduction, so we’ll keep it short. Innovation, talent, versatility and full-blown-psychedelic-weirdness should sum up the most pivotal aspects of this fantastically whacky musical cohort. Long time curators of weird psych and whacked-out riffage, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard......

 
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9 Reasons Tame Impala and Dem Covers Have You Sorted

Why shell out your hard earned coin on the things that groweth, when you can just listen to Tame Impala psychedelically cover a bunch of already left of the narrow garden path tracks? We love our originals songs. We love our covers. They each have a specific nook in the voluminous passages of our trilling heart. Yet, it is when covers start to take on a life of their own, as if somehow transcending......

 
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Sex On Toast - Ready

Sex On Toast seeped into the consciousness of many Australians years ago with their wet dream inducing self-titled debut LP. Busy making their rounds on the tour circuit, the Melbourne 10 person crew have left listeners frothing for more of their infectious, sultry tunes. After spending two years carefully crafting their second coming, their latest treat for us is presented in......

 
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Jimmy Pinchak - Blue on Arrival

Good blues albums are more numerous than you might think. The genre is small, admittedly, but there’s lots of talented players across the world still drawn by the music’s allure. Jimmy Jax Pinchak divides his creative life between work as a television and feature film actor while wowing West Coast crowds with The Jimmy Jax Pinchak Band. Songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist, Pinchak has......

 
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Four Genre-Breaking Artists Shine on New Sets

Four noteworthy ensembles are breaking new ground across a wide range of genres, while a new documentary celebrates the electric guitar. Artist: GoGo Penguin. Title: Man Made Object (Blue Note Records). You might like if you enjoy: Vince Guaraldi Trio, Robert Glasper Trio, Brian Eno. Tell me more: Manchester, UK-based trio GoGo Penguin crafts soundscapes as lush and exciting as any young ......

 
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Day Wave - Hard To Read

Day Wave’s latest EP ‘Hard to Read’ is a gentle pulse of a record, one that shimmers slowly into frame, ticks over dreamily for some twenty minutes or so, and waves farewell sleepily as it recedes from view. Its five songs play comfortably within their areas of expertise, each one introducing a new wrinkle while remaining true to the band’s relaxed yet propulsive sound. At times it can be perhaps......

 
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Brian Pharaoh - Sorry

Half measures don’t work. The men and women who find success in the music industry as artists and entertainers reach that lofty peak through the sheer dint of obsession. Oklahoma native Brian Pharaoh wrote his first song, about fishing, when he was five years old and has maintained a passion for music throughout his life. He released a debut full length album in 2003 entitled Gettin’ My Feet......

 
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Brauninger - Seamlessly Blending The Blues and Jazz In Song

For Brauninger, music comes naturally. Even as a child writing and composing her original songs, this "Bronzie Girl", as some know her as, captures a wonderful country Blues and Jazz style. The Nashville, TN-based Brauninger (last name: McDaniel) and her band currently perform in popular Nashville area nightclubs such as BB Kings and the Hard Rock Cafe, among others, with plans to eventually...

 
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Graham Nash Talks About Love, Music and the Demise of Crosby, Stills and Nash

Graham Nash is a simple man of many intricacies. At the core of his career withCrosby, Stills, Nash (and sometimes Young) he had mastered the art of taking the conscious on a wild journey through his words and harmonies, soaring seamlessly through a range of moods, sentiments, and styles. With his first solo record in 14 years This Path Tonight due to join many playlists on ......

 
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We Pick the Brains of the Legendary Violent Femmes About Their Incredible Comeback

Following a recent stint around Australia with a new record up their sleeves, the legendary Violent Femmes are feeling once again at the top of their game. We got to chat with them about playing Stephen Colbert, improvised set lists and which Aussie bands are doing it for them right now. We want to talk about the album, but first and foremost; Stephen......

 
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Kenny ‘Big Daddy’ Williams and Bluespower Are Making Their Mark In The OC

Orange County in Southern California has been an extremely fertile place for blues artists, as notable names including harpist James Harman and guitarist Walter Trout, among many others, come from the large suburban-like enclave situated just south of Los Angeles and north of San Diego. One of the newer names making waves in “The OC” (as it’s called) is Bluespower, fronted by dynamic......

 
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Do You Want to Know the Secrets of Beard Meditation?

We chat with Nathaniel Beardman of The Beards about politics, philosophy and economics. Kidding, this is a 15 minute convo about face rugs. Hey Nathaniel, how’re you doing mate? Just chilling at home between shows? We like to fly back to Adelaide between each leg of the tour to concentrate on our beards. We spend a lot of time in the same room together. We generally......

 
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The 17 Best Photographs that Captured the Music of 2015

If a picture is worth a thousand words… then this article is well over my word count. As the new year kicks off, we look back at some of the best images from music in 2015. Marking some of the most memorable events from last twelve months; breakthroughs, comebacks and icons, in live and recorded music. Scroll down to see 2015 told through a selection of the most......

 
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Gary Hoey Brings 20th Anniversary 'Ho Ho Hoey' Tour to San Juan Capistrano 

An acclaimed electric guitarist since the early 1990s, Gary Hoey has been one of the few contemporary six-string virtuosos to score a Top 5 Billboard instrumental rock hit (his 1993 cover of the Focus hit "Hocus Pocus") and create an expansive discography on his own terms. But of all Hoey's achievements, most bright are his trio of '90s holiday releases and his......

 
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Ron Sexsmith at The Coach House - San Juan Capistrano, CA

Few songwriters have earned the level of well-deserved praise afforded Ron Sexsmith even while continuing to work mostly under the radar. Though the multi-Juno Award winner has earned notice from the celebrated likes of Elvis Costello, Elton John and Paul McCartney since releasing his solo debut album in 1995, the Canadian tunesmith has continued to perform at relatively small......

 
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Hozier in Concert - Atlanta

Irish musician and singer / songwriter Hozier brought his unique musical style to the Chastain Park Amphitheatre in Atlanta, where he performed for a packed venue of fans. Hozier came to prominence with the release of his debut album, Take Me to Church, in 2013. In just two short years, he has garnered dedicated fans around the world and released......

 
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Tesla in Concert - Atlanta

Hair Metal rockers Tesla made a stop on their tour at The Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta, where they rocked the house with their hits including "Comin' Atcha Live", "Gettin' Better", "Modern Day Cowboy", and "Love Song". Comprised of Jeff Keith on lead vocals, Brian Wheat on bass, guitarists Frank Hannon and Dave Rude, and drummer Troy Luccketta, Tesla has......

 


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