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NEWS: NEON JUNGLE BREAK UP

Much to our surprise, Neon Jungle, the UK’s “it” girl group of 2013, has called it splitsville already.  That’s right, the London quartet consisting of Shereen Cutkelvin, Jess Plummer, Asami Zdrenka and Amira McCarthy have officially broken up, this after their debut album, Welcome to the Jungle, hit No. 8 on the Official U.K. Albums...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: X AMBASSADORS: VHS

Once in a while a band comes along that’s so good you wonder how you ever lived without them. I remember feeling that way when I discovered Motley Crue and Guns ‘N’ Roses as a kid, or The Killers and Franz Ferdinand a decade ago. During more recent years, I stopped getting that...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: POMPLAMOOSE: BESIDES

If you’re one of the cool kids, chances are you’re already a fan of Pomplamoose and their deliciously quirky indie pop. For those of you not in the know, Pomplamoose is a duo consisting of real life couple Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, who hail from California. Their name is the phonetic spelling...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: The Mynabirds – “Wildfire”


"Wildfire" is the second single from Laura Burhenn, aka The Mynabirds, upcoming third album Lovers Know and it's an infectious little ditty if ever there was one. Often, The Mynabirds music features politically-themed, or otherwise serious, subject matter. But this passionate, uptempo love song shows Burhenn's...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: BRIAN WILSON: NO PIER PRESSURE

It seems like just yesterday my parents and I were at The Beach Boys’ 50th Anniversary Concert and I was listening to the group’s excellent comeback album, That’s Why God Made The Radio. But that was 2012 — time seems to fly even faster than they say it does. But now Brian Wilson...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: THE BALLROOM THIEVES’ Martin Earley

I first encountered The Ballroom Thieves’ music when I was preparing to cover the Boston Calling music festival last month, checking out the bands I wasn’t already  familiar with on Spotify.  I was so impressed with their debut album, A Wolf In The Doorway, that I promptly bought their album from iTunes, as I...
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