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Let’s Talk About The Strokes…

Posted March 25, 2013 by Chris

Remember when The Strokes were the ultimate cool? Remember when they basically personified the very essence of “hip?” Leather jackets, Converse kicks, smoldering cigs…they looked like they hadn’t slept in years because they were just way too busy being ultra legit sumbitches. And, oh yeah, there were those first couple virtually flawless albums of stripped […]

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A.C. Newman – Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns

Posted December 10, 2012 by Kevin

When you think about A.C. Newman’s quirky indie-pop, what immediately comes to mind? Odds are, it’s a melody. Whether on his own or with his more famous “supergroup” project, The New Pornographers, Newman has, over the past decade, developed into one of his generation’s most inventive songwriters, twisting tongue-tied poetry around hooks so strong, you […]

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Willy Moon – Railroad Track

Posted November 26, 2012 by Kevin

With the image and vocal style of 1950s music legends paired with modern hip-hop production, Willy Moon has resurrected that old time rock ‘n’ roll and adapted it to the 21st century. His music pushes the limits of existing genres, combining elements from different time periods in music history to create fresh adaptations of vintage […]

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Bahamas – Lost In The Light

Posted November 19, 2012 by Kevin

“Lost In The Light” is a standout song from this year’s Barchords release. Afie describes the song’s meaning as follows (via Facebook): This is song about the death of a relationship. On one hand, you mourn its loss. On the other, you celebrate all that was good about it while acknowledging all of its flaws. It’s about […]

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Eric Johnson (Fruit Bats) – Ballad Of Easy Rider

Posted October 1, 2012 by Kevin

In the debut of the “Deschutes River Recordings,” Eric D. Johnson of Fruit Bats puts his own spin on The Byrds’ “Ballad of Easy Rider.” They’re river songs, sung riverside, to benefit the Deschutes River Conservancy. Free downloads available at http://www.deschutesbrewery.com/river-recordings  

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