Music

  • January 13, 2017 • Music

    Album of the Week: Griff’s Room Band’s “Heartbreak/Desire”

    What do breezy pop-rock, impeccable harmonies, mournful strings, and the state of Virginia all have in common? If you said Dave Matthews Band, you’re partially right: Richmond’s Griff’s Room Band recorded their debut album...

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  • January 1, 2017 • Music

    The Nude Party: New LP, 2017 Tour, Plus 2016 Interview

    North Carolina garage-rock rabble-rousers The Nude Party have one heck of a 2017 planned: their debut full-length album is scheduled for release this spring, and its irresistible first single, “Water on Mars,” dropped in December. This...

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  • December 31, 2016 • Music

    December 2016 Playlist

    December is traditionally considered the slowest music month of the year, with most artists hunkering down for the holidays. Maybe they release a Christmas remake or a cover ode to their favorite fallen artist from the previous year (RIP...

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  • December 17, 2016 • Music

    Guest Playlist: Hannah Gill

    18-year-old Hannah Gill plays a spirited brand of lo-fi, soul-inspired rock ‘n’ roll that exudes a lifetime of experience on the sea. Hannah moved to New York City from Maryland after graduating from high school, but she...

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  • December 15, 2016 • Music

    Album of the Week: The Bouncing Souls’ “Simplicity”

    Written by Jon Coen Sometimes it’s best to keep it simple and kick expectations to the curb. That’s what legendary New Jersey punk rockers The Bouncing Souls have done on their latest release for Rise Records — they even fittingly...

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  • December 2, 2016 • Music

    Album of the Week: Permit’s “Vol. 1”

    Holy hell, friends — who knew blustery punk rock mixed with frenetic classic rock swagger come out of little ‘ol Bloomington, Indiana? If you like loud yet melodic music that conjures up that old-fashioned scratchy, muffled...

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  • November 30, 2016 • Music

    Q&A w/ King Pizza Records’ Greg Hanson

    Underground rock ‘n’ roll has always thrived in New York City. Whether it was art rock in the ’60s, punk rock in the ’70s, hardcore in the ’80s, math rock in the ’90s, indie rock in the ’00s, or...

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  • October 19, 2016 • Music

    Sound On Sound Fest Partners With Volcom

    Big Freedia and Deerhunter added to the lineup; Charles Bradley and Mac DeMarco Canceled; Single-Day & Weekend Sound on Sound Fest (November 4th-6th in McDade, TX) Passes on Sale Now! AUSTIN, TX (October 19, 2016) — Sound On...

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