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Something Else – The Cranberries

Album Review: The Cranberries’ Something Else

Something Else, the latest release from The Cranberries, is a sweet homage to their older songs as well as a bright introduction to something new.

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Fall Out Boy Releases “Young And Menace”

Fall Out Boy Released New Single “Young And Menace”

Oops, they did it again.

After all of the hype, and ambiguous mentions of “April 27th” on Fall Out Boy’s Instagram account, the newest thing is finally here.

And it’s totally different from anything Fall Out Boy has done before.

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Robert Pollard and Guided By Voices Debut Hundreth LP; New Video

5° on the Inside – Guided by Voices

Guided By Voices has been entertaining a loyal cult of fans with new indie alternative releases for over thirty years. Frontman Robert Pollard has just achieved a rare level of accomplishment, having released his 100th LP, August by Cake, joined by some of the evolving lineup of musicians who join him in GBV.

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Review of Bear Fight’s New Single Harlem

Harlem – New Indie Rock from Bear Fight

Well done. Bear Fight wins this round with their new single.

“Harlem” has everything needed to provoke the listener to listen to it over and over.  At first, the lyrics seem to suggest an unrequited love situation. But this is not the case. It is more about the hardships a band can experience just trying to get heard and understood, the hardships of a city.

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The Dream Eaters Enter Indie Scene with New Release We are a Curse

We Are A Curse – The Dream Eaters

The Dream Eaters have introduced themselves to the indie scene with their April 2017 release We are a Curse. It is a record that melds despondent, echoing vocals, with gently finger-picked guitars and at times dissonant electronic background noise to create a pensive, lullaby-like experience for the listener.

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Heirlooms: Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells a Story

Rod Stewart, Every Picture Tells A StoryThere are so many rock music signatures from so many iconic musicians over the years. Think Mick Jagger’s lips,Steven Tyler’s microphone scarves, Angus Young’s schoolboy outfit, Alice Cooper’s makeup, and Gene Simmons’ boots. I know there are more, but too many to name.

One of those signatures involves Rod Stewart’s rooster head of spiky, blonde, gleaming, sugary hair. “Rod the Bod” as he has lovingly come to be known has had such a varied career.

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Merry Go Round – Tors

The Indie-Folk four piece band Tors is releasing a much anticipated EP entitled Merry Go Round next month and judging by the title track, which was released this week, there is much to get excited about. On the criteria of meaningful lyrics, vocal harmonics, and dance-ability, the band gets high marks across the board.

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Jessie Early “Body Can’t Hold”

Song of the Day from Nashville’s Jessie Early

Indie pop artist Jessie Early is releasing her new EP Wild Honey on March 31. “Body Can’t Hold” is one of the debut singles. Early is from Nashville, where many great artists have emerged through the years. There seems to be a bit of musical magic in that place, and it looks like Jessie got a wave of the wand.

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