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Mixtape: Off-Track May 2016

ph. Butterfly by Nadz Banaag  Yes, I know I snuck in again just under the wire for the month of May. This episode is a little bit different, offering some well known music and some local independent bands that I’ve just discovered recently. I’ve added links to their sites and bandcamp so you can check…

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Music Buzz: Tender Age

Imagine if you received an email about a band and immediately you were transported back to a mid 90s indie soundtrack when you listened to their feature song. That’s exactly the feeling that came over me when I first heard the band Tender Age . This Portland based band with a nod to the atmospheric shoegaze…

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Mixtape: Off-Track April 2016

ph: Two Timing Me by Rokovoy Today is my birthday and I thought that as a treat to both me and you I would take the last day of the month to give you a new mixtape! Throughout my college years in Long Island a new genre of music leaped into the mainstream. Although the…

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Mixtape: Off-Track February 2016

ph: Juan Achiaga from his Lucia editorial Yes, it’s here! A new mixtape for the end of February. It’s late but I’ve just made it under the wire! The next edition is coming up in two weeks. Tracklist: Letters to Cleo- Here and Now Dead Kennedys- Kill the Poor The Appleseed Cast- Dreamland Further Seems…

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Beyond the Music : Montage of Heck

I thought it best to wait a while until most people had a chance to see the documentary, Montage of Heck before giving it a proper review here on the site. I was so fortunate enough to receive the Super Deluxe edition to review. Instead of getting just my take on it as a super…

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Crescendo’s Unless | Track by Track

During this new year I’ve decided to rekindle my love for music. Long story short there will be a lot more music features here on the site which leads me to an album review of the Los Angeles dream-pop band Crescendo‘s second release, Unless. You may remember that I interviewed and shot them for a feature…

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Music Video Director Spotlight : Kevin Kerslake

I thought in this incredible age of lost analog arts, it’s important to look at another art form that often gets lost in the world of YouTube, music videos. If you told me when I was 10 that in the future you can see a music video anytime just by going to a website, the concept would blow…

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Mixtape: Off-Track December 2015

Well, I decided to make a more personal mixtape to commemorate the end of the year. These songs are just special to me and I hope you enjoy them. Tracklist:  You Blew It!– Punker Than Thou Jakob Danger- King of the World Fiance- Era Starbuck- Moonlight Feels Right Fidlar- Why Generation Glassjaw– New White Extremity…

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Hemlines: All Your Homes EP Release Show

A few months ago before switching servers and all that jazz, I caught the Hemlines show at the Black Cat for their new EP release, All Your Homes. I saw the feminist punk outfit last winter when they were just armed with a demo, but now with an official new set of songs and fresh…

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