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Jan 12, 2015

Music and Religion - Is It the Same Thing?

Image by Christopher Michel/Creative Commons The venerable Dalai Lama of the exiled Tibetan Monks is rumored to speak at Glastonbury 2015. While the media fawn over the prospects of the spiritualist appearing at the world-renown music...

Nov 10, 2014

Innovations in Music: One Old-School, One New-School

Something old, something new. The soundwaves are always undulating back and forth like so. Same goes for tech innovations within the music world. Here we explore two novel approaches to every artist's goal of getting...

Sep 8, 2014

'True Trans' Heroine Laura Jane Grace Gets Her Own Documentary Series

Photo by Ryan Russell Now here's a reality show we can get behind. It's been in the works for a while, but the series "True Trans with Laura Jane Grace" will arrive on National Coming Out...

Aug 11, 2014

The Great White Hope of Vinyl

Gimmicks work. Just ask Jack White. The former White Stripe thrives off the novelty of the archaic, swinging his guitar like it’s going out of style (alas, it is). And here comes the news that...

Apr 23, 2014

Iceland Airwaves 2013 - Founder's Favorites

My apologies on this post as it's several months late, but better late than never! Here are my favorite acts from Iceland Airwaves 2013: Lescop Pourquoi? Parce que j'aime merde français! I'm not a huge punk fan,...

Apr 15, 2014

Charlotte Sometimes - A Combination of Uniqueness & Grit

With a guitar and a vivacious attitude, Charlotte Sometimes owns the stage. The New Jersey native's voice is one of powerful emotion mixed with an uncanny technique of delivering lyrics that capitvate, enthrall and make...

Dec 2, 2013

Best of 2013

Mystical singing space cats. The resurrection of the Thin White Duke. "YOLO" versus "Y.A.L.A." The year in music circa 2013 was a zany one that was forward-thinking (everybody's droppin' the bass these days) and reverent...

Nov 16, 2013

What we're digging right now: Kheswa & Her Martians

Photo courtesy FlipSwitch Can you imagine not being able to listen to or play the kind of music you love? South Africa experienced such a plight before and during the Apartheid era, when a self-imposed boycott...

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