Mark Anderson

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An Insider’s Introduction: Blaze Rock

I first got tuned in to Blaze Rock, aka Marlos Hill, with the late-2016 release of his single, “Defy Gravity”. The next year would see enough new output from him to make me feel like a lifelong fan. After revealing a treasure trove of albums, Blaze Rock took a step back for a few years to focus back on the creation side before he was ready to release a whole new slew of records…

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Laugh Your (B)ass Off

I’m no expert, but I think we could all use a laugh every once and again. After all, there are indeed many reasons as to why it’s been dubbed “the best medicine”. So, after much thought on the subject, I realized there’s at least one segment of the population we can all agree is funny and deserves indignation: bass players…

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For the Record: ‘Strange Vibrations’ by Parlor Birds

The much-anticipated debut album, Strange Vibrations, from the Phoenix duo known as Parlor Birds takes listeners on a ride through turns and loops of rocknroll’s history; intermeshed, interwoven, and reinterpreted. Featuring Mike Chapman on “noise, dirt, words” and Chris Kuhar on “thump, rattle, rat-a-tat,” the one constant on the new release is the dusty swagger the band brings to these 11 tracks…

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