Summer Clothes, Marc Scibilia – Our Song of the Day
Marc Scibilia is on the verge of big things. The young singer has already been through a career’s worth of twists and turns including a move from Buffalo to Nashville, being dropped by a label, appearing in a Super Bowl ad and then regaining control of his career. His new single “Summer Clothes” is a sweetly addictive pop rock offering with poignant lyrics. The song features Scibilia’s tender lyrics served over a beautiful synth-driven backdrop.
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Perfect Day – Lou Reed
To celebrate what would have been Lou Reed’s 75th birthday, our song of the day is his 1972 hit “Perfect Day”. The song was the B-Side to Reed’s hit single “Walk on the Wild Side” but an argument can be made that it’s a better song. “Perfect Day” was on his second solo record , 1972’s Transformer, a beautiful album that was produced by none other than David Bowie and Mick Ronson. The duo went so far as to play on the actual single with Ronson handling the piano and string arrangements, and Bowie on keyboards. Their influence is all over the record, and can be felt wholly on “Perfect Day”.
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Kansas St Augustine Show Review
It was clear that Kansas was opening for and not co-headlining with Foreigner at their late winter 2017 St Augustine tour stop. Despite that, they delivered a defining performance, showing that their music is more important than any gimmick or specific lineup.
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Show Review: Foreigner St Augustine Amphitheatre
Foreigner has always been a band that pushed boundaries and embraced gimmicky sex appeal. 40 years later, on an anniversary tour most bands from their genre never made it to, they stayed true to form. We were treated to nearly painted on skinny jeans, mic stands and drum sticks thrown high, and a great light show.
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Milky Chance is a multi-platinum German pop duo that writes the most infectious melodies that sting like earworms on a Spring morning.
They continue this pattern on their newest song “Ego” from their highly anticipated second album Blossom, out March 17th on Republic Records. The song is a soulful, energetic, mixture of electronics and glittery guitar that is instantly infectious.
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Pretty Reckless Join Soundgarden Tour
If you read hear regularly, you are already well aware that Chris Cornell and Soundgarden will be visiting Florida at the end of April for a trio of festival dates. They play Tampa’s Rockfest, Jacksonville’s Welcome To Rockville and Fort Rock in Ft. Myers on consecutive days in late April with The Pretty Reckless and Dillinger Escape Plan. They follow that rush through Florida with a quick tour of the United States. Tour Dates and presale info below.
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Crystal Fairy Album Review
Dale Crover and King Buzzo can do no wrong. The two have been the torch bearers for sludge metal for nearly 30 years, and have been doing it well. The duo have been flying under the radar, just high enough to get noticed, and long enough to influence a multitude of musicians and artists.
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Kolars at Will’s Pub – Orlando
Kolars are one of the most compelling acts to hit the rock music landscape in recent memory. They serve up a delicious mix of distinctive music that is best described as Rockabilly Dance, or perhaps Danceabilly. And, as I witnessed earlier this week, they deliver an incendiary live show.
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