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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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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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Moose Blood: drink it in

Just got back from vacay, and what was waiting to ease me back in to the work week?, nothing but the long awaited album release from Canterbury four piece, and heavily FSL mentioned, Moose Blood. I saw them a few weeks ago at a tiny...

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Little-Brother

Little Brother has feelings too

In honor of whichever makes you more upset, the RNC or the Cavs winning the championship - tough call there - (hey, at least the NBA doesn't call themselves "world" champions, like the NFL or MLB, who for some reason, don't include the rest of...

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Elway will NOT play the Super Bowl

As a way to honor their Colorado roots, the humble foursome named their band "Elway" - a word so commonly used in the everyday vernacular of the Rockies. So you can imagine their shock, when the band that [at the time] "routinely plays in front...

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State Champs: Around the World and Back LP

Albany boys, State Champs, are super f-ing fun. The 5-some have been kicking a$$ for ย a few years now, and are back at with theirย third(ish) full length, "Around the World and Back." The latest album grows up from their formative years ย - to be expected...

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Trying to Track Kurt Thomas Travis

Kurt Thomas Travis (KTT to some - not to be confused with **heartthrob** JTT, who btw, stepped away from the limelight and went back to school! Good for him) is a Sacramento vocalist who has played with a whole slew of bands. After getting kicked...

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