Tag Archives : rock

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Prophets of Rage


What would you say if I told you that the backbone of Rage Against the Machine had teamed up with rap legends from Public Enemy and Cypress Hill to form a supergroup?  I know what I’d say…yes please! Newly formed Prophets of Rage features guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk with Chuck D, DJ Lord and B-Real and, based on…

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The Strokes

Yawn…It’s The Strokes


Judging by the tens of millions of plays that these cats get on Spotify…someone (actually a bunch of someones) digs The Strokes.  Regrettably, however, I am just not one of those someones.   Try as I might I just don’t get this band and, more to the point, I just don’t like this band.  I marginally enjoyed “Last Nite” from 2001’s…

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Australia Week :: Sounds Like Brisbane


Projects akin to Sounds Like Brisbane provide an invaluable service to the indie music lover. It gives an opportunity to check out a bunch of pre-vetted bands quickly and at no risk. Who wants to lay down hard cash on some obscure band you’ve never heard before? For me, a similar project in 2005 called the Labrador Summer Sampler from…

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Summer Ending Soul


artist: Attack Ships on Fire | album: Vegas Soul | genre: rock, punk | label: SquidHat Records Attack Ships On Fire :: Vegas Soul Labour Day is fast approaching likewise, coincidentally, the end of Summer 2012.  If they haven’t already done so, young chitlins, angst ridden teens and future college drop outs all around the world will soon be starting…

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Wheel Workers on Vinyl


What are you doing this Friday? If you happen to find yourself in Houston, TX then I highly recommend you check out The Wheel Workers Vinyl Release Party. The release features two(2) re-imagined and re-mixed tracks off their Unite album. (By the way, you can read my original review of the album if you want.) I have to say, I…

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