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Eric Clapton & Friends Video for I Am The Breeze Out Now

Eric Clapton has often stated that JJ Cale is one of the single most important figures in rock history, a sentiment echoed by many of his fellow musicians. Cale’s influence on Clapton was profound, and his influence on many more …
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OBN III’s Announce Fall Tour & CMJ Appearance

Austin’s OBN III’s have just announced a long awaited fall tour hot on the heels of some local Texas shows. OBN III’s are not to be missed live, with Pitchfork describing their “thrilling, all-power live set” in depth in a …
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Emerging Bluegrass Gospel Group Locust Ridge Earn GMA Dove Nomination

Rural Rhythm Christian recording group Locust Ridge has been nominated for “Bluegrass Album of the Year” at the 45th Annual (GMA) Gospel Music Association Dove Awards.  Deep in the mountains of East Tennessee, you will find the small rural community …
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Country Music Maverick Chase Rice’s ‘Ignite the Night’ Album Drops Today

After pre-order demands pushed country music star Chase Rice’s highly-anticipated new studio album to the top of the iTunes Country Albums chart, fans can finally get their hands on Ignite the Night at retailers worldwide today, Aug. 19. The 15-track …
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Tom West Releases Video for His Single “The Call”

by Ann Truong Have you ever savoured the view of the rugged, yet tranquil beauty of the Australian bushland in the late afternoon as the sun casts long shadows on the rust-coloured sand, just you alone with your thoughts and the …
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Beat Club Release Debut Single “Body Heat”

by Kayla Burazin Describing themselves as “nerding out in the musical space in between Prince, Ween and George Clinton” is the duo from Sydney, Beat Club. Their debut single Body Heat is an ideal example of the electro funk and sex funk genre the duo …
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Magic Hands Release New Single “Limousine”

by Eden Gillespie When my editor gave me this band to write about my first thought was a mix of Hendrix guitar riffs, dirty jokes and Betty Crocker (about food, food, I swear). I was determined to decide for myself what was so …
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Introducing Sparkspitter

by Nick Hartman Honestly, genres are shithouse. I understand they help people comprehend and discuss music, but they compartmentalise the wide expanse of sounds, and stifle innovation. And it really really hurts me intellectually, that I’m writing about music and conforming to …
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Vid O The Week: Black Angels – Clear Lake Forest

If you haven’t heard of The Black Angels, then you’re coming in at the right time. A band named for The Black Angel’s Death Song and undoubted bearers of the latest wave of droneadelica, these dudes have left their mark in the sounds of every band from Melbourne to Malacca who aspire to be on the next Bond soundtrack. In my humble opinion, last April’s Indigo Meadow was not only the best Black Angels release, but also one of the best of the…
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Tomatrax Interviews Date Night At The Museum

Tomatrax returns to Happy for the first time in ages with an interview with indie pop-up-and-comers Date Night At The Museum. You can catch them launch their single Flashing Lights tonight at The Espy or tomorrow night at Spectrum. TRAX: How did the band form? DATE NIGHT: Johny and I went to high school together and played in different bands before he told me that we needed a singer with a killer voice and a little sass to top it off. Sure enough…
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Leave The Planet – Unreleased Life

Who knows whether it’s from seeing so many cliché music videos or if it’s the fact that music has underlying teleporting powers, but there’s this distinctive imagery that comes into play when listening to certain songs that places you in the front seat of a car with the windows down, your right arm flailing in the wind as you drive along an isolated road with coastal views, not giving a flying fuck about anything or anyone.
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Dean Alexander Cracks Billboard Top 50 with New Single “Live a Little”

Elektra Records country singer-songwriter Dean Alexander’s new single “Live A Little,” which was recently named one of “Tomorrow’s Hits” by Billboard, cracked the Top 50 at Billboard this week and is also available on iTunes now. Warner Music Nashville’s newly created …
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Randy Travis’ Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am is Available Everywhere Today

The new album from country music icon, Randy Travis, Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am is available everywhere today on Warner Bros. Records. The album, which exclusively streamed in its entirety on Rolling Stone Country, reminds us of the …
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Blake Shelton’s New Album ‘Bringing Back the Sunshine’ is Available for Pre-Order Now

GRAMMY-nominated country superstar Blake Shelton’s forthcoming album BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE is available for pre-order now following the world premiere of the lead single, “Neon Light,” at country radio this week. The fresh-sounding new track is available instantly to fans who pre-order the …
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Steve Moakler Announces Fall Tailgate Tour

It’s that time of year – burgers on the grill and cheering for your favorite home team. There’s no question, football is in the air and Nashville-based artist Steve Moakler wants to add to game time by throwing his first …
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Pagiins Premiere ‘Doo Doo’ On Tiny Mix Tapes

“When we came up with our name,” says Pagiins frontman Leif Hinshaw, “we wanted it to evoke a certain image in your head. Specifically, Nicholas Cage getting his face torn apart by bees.” If that ravenous Wicker Man reference sounds …
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Thousand Foot Krutch’s OXYGEN:INHALE ‘First Play’ Available On iTunes Radio Now

Modern rock favorite THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH will release its first new studio album in over two years, OXYGEN:INHALE, Aug. 26 with marketing, sales and distribution through The Fuel Music into all territories worldwide except Europe, where it releases through Hassle …
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Garth Brooks Has Added One Last Show To Chicago

Garth Brooks has added one last show to Chicago. It will be Friday, September 5th, 10:30 PM at the Allstate Arena. This first stop on the world tour has already shattered Garth’s previous record for ticket sales in a single …
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Polica Release “Raw Exit” 10″ Vinyl On Mom+Pop Today

POLIÇA has released an exclusive soundcheck session with Baeble today, shot prior to their sold out show at Music Hall of Williamsburg earlier this year. This is in celebration of the vinyl release of the Raw Exit 10″ out today …
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Tyler Farr Is Bringing “Redneck Crazy” to NYC Friday August 22nd on Fox & Friends

FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series presents American country singer Tyler Farr on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 8AM/ET. The chart-topping country singer is known for hit songs such as: “Whiskey in My Water” and …
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