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Dead Sara • Let Rock Reign

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The day was inching forward to what was eventually to be the highlight of my trip. Though I had only seen various Dead Sara YouTube videos over the last year, I intended to buy the album there at the Bunbury Music Festival at the merch tent so that they were[...]

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Ramones Rockin’ Heaven • RIP Tommy Ramone

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…a love letter to a group that helped to define a most beloved genre of music… On July 11 the world said goodbye to the last original member of punk pioneer group, The Ramones. Tommy Erdelyi was the original drummer for The Ramones and with his passing, we can at[...]

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Bunbury Festival • Up Close with The Black Cadillacs

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… dark, swirling rain, and lightning flashing everywhere. Mother Nature was not going to stop me. The weather forecaster that reported sunshine and eighty-eight degree temperatures should be damned! On the last day, at the least fortuitous moment, a torrential downpour enforced its wrath on the city of Cincinnati’s Sawyer[...]

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Free For All Friday • Hustle & Flow

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… it’s hard out here for a pimp … Y’know people, it’s hard out here for a pimp when you’re trying to get that money for the rent. Do you know why? It simply is. This is the case for our protagonist DJay in the 2005 film Hustle & Flow.[...]

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Got You Cover’d • A Forest

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So it’s Monday, the day after that match between Greece and Costa Rica, and if you’ve been wondering where I’ve been, well, there you go. I caught World Cup fever, and I’m sorry, but it couldn’t be helped. My team lost yesterday, so at least for moi, summer vacation is[...]

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Desert Island Thursday • The Black Angels • Passover

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Man, is Austin, Texas the new Seattle? Have I missed something here? For this edition of Desert Island, we review kick ass psychedelic rock band, The Black Angels. I first became acquainted with The Black Angels last year when Roy Orbit’s own, Fotis Louzakos (by the way, Roy Orbit’s latest[...]

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Stardust Circus • Turn This Up To XXI!!

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I let out a joyful sigh. Okay, not to come off like some hot shit because I’m not, but I get sent new music almost on a daily basis and when I received this album from Stardust Circus, I was taken for a bit of a loop. The album opens[...]

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Got You Cover’d • The Weeknd • Dirty Diana

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Sometimes cover songs don’t work out the way we hope they will. In having the cojones to cover some one else’s song, you better bring it. Sure, you have those artists that will cover a song note for note, and that in itself is one big WHY? (Although not music[...]

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kilScene • One Year Later …

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… we wanted to be the anti-Rolling Stone … Wow. One year ago today, kilScene.com went live. That’s right. kilScene.com went live on Father’s Day, June 16th, 2013. It’s crazy how far we’ve gone, and, how much further we have left to go. kilScene.com came into fruition because people like[...]

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Free For All Fridays • Rembetiko

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… they had the beauty, pain, suffering, and the gift to convey and express this hell through music. Lovely disciples of kilScene, I have a gift for you. What is this gift? Behold, I reach into my bag o’ goodies and pull out Rembetiko. You’re welcome. Rembetiko is a Greek[...]

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Walking Papers • Voice Of An Angell

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Our ears bleed due to most mainstream music that is unapologetically being shoved down our throats… In the metaphoric minefield of lost music groups, there have been many artists with talent to burn that never received their proper due. A few that come to mind are Big Star of Memphis,[...]

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Got You Cover’d • Hallelujah

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Jeff Buckley was that voice and “Hallelujah” was the song destined for him alone. In 1984, songwriter Leonard Cohen released his single “Hallelujah“. This high holy song was hell initially as it consisted of eighty verses before being editing. A Leonard Cohen composition though it may be, it didn’t find[...]

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Desert Island Thursday • Smash

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A lot of things happened that year … I got in my first fight (which I lost by a landslide) The year was 1994, I was 11 years old and in the 6th grade. A lot of things happened that year; I kissed a girl for the first time, I[...]

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