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The Count Episode 82

This week as we count down the top ten Alt Rock songs in the country. We’ll play you the latest from Twenty One Pilots and indie duo Matt & Kim. We’ll introduce you to Mona and Holychild and in honor of France taking home the World Cup we’ll Flashback with Phoenix. Bookmark on Delicious Digg […]

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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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New Music Tuesday

Many artists talk about reinventing themselves but I don’t think any one has done it as radically as Steve Martin.  Sure, in the 1970s we all knew he played the banjo just as a segue to his next comedic bit.  Recently Steve has been playing with bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers and in another […]

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