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[25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Father John Misty – Review From The Olio Festival | ]
Father John Misty – Review From The Olio Festival

Check out Father John Misty when you can he is well worth your hard earned $15. Hell I was willing to throw more money at the stage just to see the band play on.

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[30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Live At Squamish 2012 | ]
Live At Squamish 2012

We made friends with a couple who had traveled from Toronto and while I won’t mention names let’s just say that the female side of this dynamic duo was already two days in and after a night of MDMA and mushrooms she chose the hair of the dog. So here we were shaking hands over a table covered with beer. The first words out of her mouth were, “Some guy just gave me a handful of mushrooms. He said I want you to be where I am and he stuffed them in my hand!” I smiled and thought to myself, I’m gonna have a hard time keeping up.

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[25 Jun 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
High Society – New Video and CD Release

Check out the vids from the release party along with High Society’s brand new official video. Hit the High Society website, get the album and see them live, if you don’t I’m afraid you’ll be missing out on history in the making.

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[5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Julia Stone’s New Album “By The Horns” Stands On Its Own | ]
Julia Stone’s New Album “By The Horns” Stands On Its Own

Sure people see and hear many different things in music and they relate to one song in countless ways, but the fact that I am actually touched by Julia’s songwriting means something to me.

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[29 May 2012 | Comments Off on Spiritualized – Review From The Rickshaw | ]
Spiritualized – Review From The Rickshaw

There is so much going on in their music, the intricacies of creating electronic chaos into sonic perfection are usually attributed to the dark arts, but Spiritualized come from an entirely different realm, a place where cosmic space rock Gods skip pebbles across vibrational pools of human consciousness.

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[28 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Headwater Releases Their New Album “Push” On May 4th At The Biltmore

Push is a solid album. If you’re already a Headwater fan you will not be disappointed and if you’re new to Headwater, you’ll probably want to grab their first two albums after hearing this one.

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[25 Apr 2012 | Comments Off on Five Alarm Funk – New Album Review & Tour Info | ]
Five Alarm Funk – New Album Review & Tour Info

When the need to get your funk on hits you could be anywhere so it’s best have a Five Alarm Funk album nearby. Rock The Sky will hit your funk bone just the way you like it.

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[28 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
The Nerves Interview

Back in the 70’s The Nerves were a trio of lads burning up the LA punk scene. They released only one EP that included a little track called “Hanging On The Telephone” which a young lady named Blondie covered and got a hit song out of.

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[26 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on The Get Down and Banana Fish Dance Orchestra At The Media Club – Review | ]
The Get Down and Banana Fish Dance Orchestra At The Media Club – Review

When the crowd chants for more you give them what they want. MORE!!! They clearly take having a good time seriously as they do it so well and that’s what they pass along to their audience at a live show, a serious good time.

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[20 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Young Liars – EP “Homesick Future” Officially Released This Week – Review | ]
Young Liars – EP “Homesick Future” Officially Released This Week – Review

It’s like that that cool moment when you’re hit by a breeze in the middle of a hot sweaty dance floor and you’re suddenly swept with relief as someone’s opened the door to fresh air.

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[12 Feb 2012 | 7 Comments | ]
Diamond Dancer Review From The Railway Club

Their sound was full and vibrant and those twinkly guitar hooks had me feeling like I was at a show that was a mixing of early Smashing Pumpkins, Silversun Pickups and My Bloody Valentine.

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[4 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
Jakalope and Left Spine Down Review from The Biltmore

On Thursday February 2nd 2012 a mere hop into the ever aforementioned final year of mankind, I decided to take the year by the horns so to speak and went to The Biltmore to check out Jakalope.

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[1 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Josh Hyslop – Show Review | ]
Josh Hyslop – Show Review

Josh’s set was bare bones acoustic and heartfelt, his soft voice and lyrics reveal an intelligent romantic soul. Being the first musician of the night Josh had the dubious task of warming the crowd up which is always a challenge for one man on a stage with an acoustic guitar.

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[13 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Smirnoff Night Life Exchange – Party Review | ]
Smirnoff Night Life Exchange – Party Review

Yeah, that’s right a party review. How did I land this gig? Oh ya Jordan called me. Our conversation went a little something like this…

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[7 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Kidstreet – Review and Preview For Their Debut Album “Fuh Yeah | ]
Kidstreet – Review and Preview For Their Debut Album “Fuh Yeah

Kidstreet’s debut album “Fuh Yeah” is fun fast erotic electronica with hints of retro synth-pop.