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Survivors Of The Kraken Finally Get To Their ‘Amid Life Crises’

It can not be said very often that a band that first got together over twenty years ago has just released their debut record. Life has had its twists and turns with many of us but somehow music always finds a way of putting everything back together at just the right time. This is the […]

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Zack Kirkorian Wants You To ‘Tell Somebody’

For those with a true passion for creating music there is nothing that can stop them. These artists will continue to work hard and put their all into doing what they love, no matter the difficulties that get thrown at them. Our friend Zack Kirkorian wasn’t dealt the best hand in life but his passion […]

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Kurt Hagardorn is ‘An Analog Man In A Digital World’

Take a man out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the man. My ongoing thought as I listened to Kurt Hagardorn’s new album An Analog Man In A Digital World. From New Orleans to North Carolina and now a Portland Oregon resident. He’s moved around a bit. His heart must still be in […]

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New Rival Treats The Ears with ‘My Urban Condition’

An artistic mind is creative all the way through. I have found that musical artists often have talent in the visual arts as well. Our recent discovery Kenneth Cookson seems to be one of these super artistic minds. With his new musical project New Rival and debut album My Urban Condition this has been proven. […]

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Dan Zalles Helps “Get You Through The Day”

(photo: Mike Cobb) Dan Zalles had an inkling of what his future path was going to look like as far back as middle school. During a woodshop class, his teacher gave him an F grade for constructing a salt shaker without following instructions. Zalles (pronounced ZAL-is) was later surprised to see that the same teacher had displayed […]

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BB Stevens Hits Us With ‘Christmas All Year’

As the holidays approach all the radio stations and popular playlists have started their usual repetition. The same old Christmas songs over and over and over again. (If I hear Mariah Carey one more time….) There is plenty of inspiration in the season. Why not find some fresh sounds? Long established rocker BB Stevens has […]

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The Complaints Escape Darkness with ‘Chasing Light’

There is nothing better than doing what you love for a living. Never mind being a world-traveling superstar, if you can play music and live a life you are happy with you are a full success. Our recent discovery The Complaints are one such success story. One of the most successful independent bands in the […]

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HOLY WARS hits us with a Cult Classic!

If you’ve heard the music by HOLY WARS, you know they are not your typical rock band. Listen to their flawless album Eat It Up, Spit It Out to understand why this is the case. Together, Kat Leon (vocalist/songwriter) and Nicolas Perez (guitarist/producer) created an honest and unapologetic collection of songs. For example, people’s obsession […]