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The Old Boys Club would hate Sorority Noise

Given the antics we are barraged with on TV and Facebook, it seems Iย can't have any sort of discussion nowadays without it getting politicized. So when I was mulling over sending out this email about the new Sorority Noise album (which is hella tight!), the...

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You Can’t Misinterpret a Palindrome

Waking up in 2017 can feel like you're going the wrong way on a one way street. Unless you toss out your tech and stick your head in the sand, it's loud and it's brash, and entirely overwhelming. "Someone's always trying to tell me who...

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America needs a Tender Defender

The recent turn of events this week have shown that the institution of America needs some defending. But we've also learned that sometimes, us Americans are a bunch of babies and need coddling, so we need said defending to be executed with the utmost care...

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Don Broco wearing Don Bronco T-shirts

I've been listening to this song for a few weeks now, quietly admiring their sweet band name, which for the life of me I thought was "Don Bronco," not Don Broco. Only upon looking them up for the purposes of this email did I realize...

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Turnover: sweet ear treats

2016 might be their year. One convert at a time, Turnover is becoming a band that whoever listens, keeps listening. A super great break out album, Peripheral Vision. Adoration by genre-crossing fans. Sharp and resonant lyrics. An easy going vibe conducive to repeat listens. And...

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Get Lost in the Pinegrove

Some folks are labeling the Montclair, NJ (mostly) 8-piece band, Pinegrove, as alt-country. I don't think that's terribly fair, but then again, labeling things is hard to do well. We as Americans love to label (#LTL). It's one of our favorite past times. Dr. Remen...

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Makeshift Shelters: only if you enjoy living

If my time with Bear Grills has taught me anything, it's that you can create Makeshift Shelters out of anything. You can hollow out a tree trunk (if you've got the time and the tools), you can weave those long stringy leaves together like a...

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The Sun Days on Mondays

Why do we call it "Sunday Scaries"? I've heard folks use that term to describe the looming fear of the ever fast approaching Monday work day; which it then should be called the Monday Scaries...

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