60 Minutes w/ Jules of Den-Mate

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A few months ago I went to the Black Cat, a venue here in DC to catch a show. I must admit I don’t go to as many concerts as I did in my youth but I’m catching up. The show was a release for the band Den-Mate (Babe City Records). I instantly fell in…

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Music Buzz: Interview w/ Ethica

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You may remember in the May mixtape series I introduced you to a new band from Russia called Ethica. I promised you that you would know more about the band very soon, and that time is now. Check out the interview to find out more. The influences of this new shoegaze band, and what they are up…

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Mixtape: Off-Track June 2016

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ph: Quiet Glow by Maxime Fauconnier  I’m convinced that I’m just going to wait until the end of the month for mixes. It more accurately describes my month. There are some awesome tuned in the June music mix. As always, if you have any music that I should hear email me at offtrack@fashiongrunge.com Tracklist: Bully-Brainfreeze…

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Mixtape: Off-Track May 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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