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Lead Singer Disease

As I was watching Future Islands lead singer Samuel Herring, shimmy, shake, bounce and exhort the audience to join in on Jimmy Kimmel’s show last night, I realized that a lead singer that does not play an instrument is a dying breed. Perhaps it’s David Lee Roth’s fault.  Eddie Van Halen famously referred to Diamond […]

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Free Music Friday

What’s more fun than a free Live EP from the band Fun.?  Answer.  Nothing.  Please download and enjoy! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Fiona, Frank & Fun.

The Grammy’s are on Sunday and I expect to hear the names Fiona Apple, Frank Ocean and Fun. announced as winners in their respective categories. Fiona Apple’s “The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do” (Please, no jokes about the […]

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Favorite Albums 2012

Well I seem to be in the minority now but I still love the album.  I guess that’s why all my favorites this year reminded me of past artists’ work.    Here’s my list of favorites in no particular order: Frank Ocean Channel Orange – It feels like Prince wrote a love letter to the […]

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Grammy Nominations

The 2012 Grammy Nominations are out and it made the case that even though many people are decrying the death of the full-length record there is reason to believe in the album as the preferred way for artistic expression. The five nominees for album of the year are also all on my list for possible […]

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Mid-Season Music All-Stars

It’s All-Star break time so it must be time to stop and reflect over the past half of the year which albums would make my All Star team.  Here’s my top 10.  Click on the photo to give them a listen. 1) Fun. “Some Nights Whenever someone ask me for a recommendation of a new […]

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New Music Tuesday

Two bands are hoping to avoid the sophomore slump. One of the loudest bands to come around in some time is releasing their second album.  The band is Sleigh Bells and  you might think that it’s a metal record…especially one called Reign of Terrror but Sleigh Bells know their way around a hook.   The […]

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