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IBG Interview – 7 Questions With…. The Trouble Notes

As world travelers turned musicians, The Trouble Notes are a band that utilizes their musical prowess to share the stories of various cultures they have been immersed in. Their newest single, “Mayahuel” is an upbeat instrumental arrangement that romanticizes the story of their friend Martha Xucunostli. Amidst the jazzy violin melodic lines, Latin-based guitar rhythms, and driving […]

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Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys Welcome Us To ‘Goth Beach’

With summer officially over we can look back at the warmer days with some fondness. The songs of summer are always some of my favorites. Those lazy days could get quite repetitive, and even boring sometimes. Along with the music. But this summer I stumbled upon a track that perked up my summer in quite […]

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Sugar Lime Blue Wants Us To ‘Burn It’ In Video

There are plenty of quality bands out there that are very capable of creating catchy songs. The harder part is crafting songs that actually have a story and a meaning behind them. Our friends from Sugar Lime Blue have found a way to combine both. Their recent music video for “Burn It” shows this off […]

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Brooke Surgener divulges “I hate you the least”

We all have something that we become passionate about and dedicate our lives to. When chasing this love, at some point we stop to reflect on the journey and its origin.  At 10 years old, the spark for Brooke Surgener of Erie PA was lit when discovering Michelle Branch. In pursuit of this passion, she […]

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Welsh Avenue has ‘Come Back Home’

As artists we always must be open to altering our direction. Styles will change. Our own moods will change. And it is ok to follow those changes and experiment with what makes you happy. The musical muse is a fickle thing that can, and should, take you in many directions. Our friend Mark DiLillo from […]

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MELØ Lets Us Into His ‘Black Leather Fantasy’

The current state of mainstream music is a garbled mess. Song after song is just a retread of another song. For an artist to make a difference and have some lasting power they must do something different. Our recent find MELØ is doing just that with his unique sound and impressive music videos. Being raised […]

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Fire “Burns” Within The Bergamot

With new COVID variants running ramped and ruining holiday plans for many, music that speaks to feeling alone is more relatable than ever before. Brooklyn, NY based band The Bergamot have channeled that energy into their last release of 2021 with a single titled “Burns.” “Burns” speaks to the yearning and desperation to be with […]

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AllOne Asks “Don’t We?”

Lyrical gunslinger Bruce Pandolfo, who records and performs under the moniker AllOne, has premiered the animated music video for his mesmerizing tale of two cities “Don’t We? (feat. Brian Kjellgren of Sargasm).” AllOne conjures two characters’ dreamscapes with his unique blend of rapid fire delivery and knack for scene setting storytelling. Bri Martinsen, whose animation […]