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Gem Club – In Roses

Somerville, Mass trio gives us another ethereal yet introspective look into singer/songwriter, Christopher Barnes mind and heart.

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Artists On Albums: AOA#41 (Mark Fry on Electric Ladyland)

Rediscovered and reborn folk legend Mark Fry recalls the painterly studio explorations of Jimi Hendrix’s double-length opus.

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Bastard Sapling – Instinct is Forever

This sophomore album from Virginia’s Bastard Sapling features gritty, but straightforward black metal.

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Comet Gain – Paperback Ghosts

Past masters of Indie pop songwriting reveal their newest album, a collection of eloquent and evocative songs that deserve our applause.

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Greater Lengths – An All Saints Compilation

Contains music by Brian Eno, John Cale, Harold Budd and a dozen tracks of electronic reinterpretations of some of their work and that of other All Saints musicians

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Interviews

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Interview with Hopscotch

Angela LaBaw, AKA Hopscotch, reveals details about her recent electronic-pop EP, can-do attitude, and smoothly captivating vocals.

Features

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Dangerous Muse – “Fame Kills” video

Mike Furey unleashes a killer dance-pop song with a video comprised of eye-catching images and ideas.

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Interview With Laurent Leemans

A couple of months ago I reviewed ‘Driftwood’, the very well crafted and intricately performed 4th album release of The Imaginary Suitcase, the musical pseudonym of Belgian guitarist Laurent Leemans. With a career in music that now goes back almost 25 years, Leemans has much of interest to say about why and when he began […]

No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens

Book: No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens

Amy Yates Wuelfing’s and Steve DiLodovico’s book on the famed indie music club (1980s to mid-1990s) is a compelling and compulsive read.

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