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Royal & The Serpent LIVE @ Mercury Lounge

-with grandson and Oxymorrons First let me say it has been way too long since we have been able to go to a great concert, especially in a small intimate venue. Tours are finally returning and restrictions are easing after a full 2 years of pandemic fueled shutdowns. Let’s just say we are VERY excited […]

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Knowledge To Get Known

Keeping Your Band Sane While Touring

As 2022 approaches musicians are hard at work making plans. Bands are figuring out their goals for the new year. Things are opening back up and venues are booking live music again. Getting out there and touring will be an important piece to add to the plan. Fans have been dying to see their favorite […]

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Review

Triple Header From Toro Y Moi Packs Brooklyn Venues

A recap from the shows you should have attended last weekend. Chillwave artist Toro Y Moi, also known as Chaz Bear (originally Bundick), dominated New York this past weekend as he performed at Brooklyn Steel both Friday and Saturday nights, followed by an exclusive DJ set at Elsewhere music venue a few blocks away. His […]

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Live Review Review

Thrift Live @ The Mint LA

“We’ve been calling it dirty disco” says Anna Carmela as we chat about her band Thrift at the popular Santa Ana jam session, The Coollab Project.   Carmela started the theatrical rock band in 2014 on the East Coast. After touring for a bit she felt drawn back to California, where the band has continued to evolve […]

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Self Help Festival 2017 is Coming

Self Help Festival, presented by A Day To Remember, is about to embark on it’s fourth year. After making stops in Philadelphia and Orlando, Self Help Festival is heading north to Detroit (October 7), and after breaking for the winter hitting San Bernardino (March 3). Self Help Festival Heads to Detroit In Detroit in early […]

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Knowledge To Get Known

DMX Lighting: What You Need to Know

As a DJ or live band, the visuals of your show are just as important as the music you play. In your lighting toolkit, DMX lighting equipment can go a long way towards creating a mood as well as crafting some specialized effects. Understanding your devices, as well as basics on their configuration and use, are […]