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David Bowie’s “The Next Day” Is A Gut Wrenching, Beautiful Masterpiece

David Bowie’s “The Next Day” Is A Gut Wrenching, Beautiful Masterpiece

James Moore March 2, 2013 Comments Off

David Bowie’s new CD “The Next Day” is a gut wrenching, beautiful masterpiece. Recorded in secret over the past two years with producer Tony Visconti, the effort could have gone in just a few

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Why Music Fans Are Respecting Their Elders In 2013

Why Music Fans Are Respecting Their Elders In 2013

James Moore February 13, 2013 Comments Off

Music fans, more and more, are respecting their elders in the search for something a little…truthier. Often, when looking at current music trends, we forget to look at the whole picture, and end up

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Get Some Rock n’ Roll Spirit From The fundaMentals

Get Some Rock n’ Roll Spirit From The fundaMentals

James Moore June 19, 2012 Comments Off

With a promotional phrase “the world’s oldest living garage band”, The fundaMentals immediately caught my interest. I don’t know for certain if this claim could possibly be verified by an outside authority such as

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Puscifer gets my Song of the Year and Album of the Year

Puscifer gets my Song of the Year and Album of the Year

James Moore April 13, 2012 Comments Off

In my opinion, Puscifer‘s “Conditions of My Parole” was the best album of 2011, with Tom Waits and Charles Bradley being extremely close. Puscifer gets the edge because of how absolutely profound the release

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Take Cover! The Bikini Robot Army Is Upon Us!

James Moore February 25, 2012 Comments Off

It’s always a good thing when artists are unafraid to get weird, don’t you think? Bikini Robot Armyis the quirky and strange self-produced rock/funk/pop/motown/experimental creation of solo artist Val Broeksmit. Like Beck, the Gorillaz and Tom

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Connecticut rapper Skobie Won unites hip hop and electronica with “Burn”

James Moore January 9, 2012 Comments Off

Combining eccentric hip hop, electro music, glitch hop and a healthy punk attitude, Connecticut rapper Skobie Won has been releasing some vicious material as of late. It’s great to hear someone doing something new

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Exclusive Interview and Feature with Steve Kouba – “Fake It ‘Til You Make It”

James Moore December 31, 2011 Comments Off

Steve Kouba is a strange cat to be sure, but aren’t the strange ones the best when it comes to music and art? This Chicago musician/singer songwriter has carved a unique niche for himself

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Chords of Truth – a brilliant lyricist and songwriter

James Moore December 30, 2011 Comments Off

Today I received a unique music submission from the acoustic solo project called Chords of Truth. I was steered towards a particular track until I began perusing the artist’s website and found something much

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Rock n Roll Storm’s A Comin – A Hideous Blue Inspires

James Moore November 27, 2011 Comments Off

“Nothing’s what you bargained for. Give it up like a cheap whore.” That sums it up, doesn’t it? There is a positive message in there if you look for it. Your plan. Give it

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The RainDoggs – Tom Waits Meets Snoop Dogg To Jam

James Moore November 3, 2011 2

    The RainDoggs. Very clever name. Tom Waits (who himself released a stellar album “Bad As Me“) once crooned “For I am a rain dog, too” on his 1985 classic album “Rain Dogs”.

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