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by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

When I last caught up with Josué Kinter, it was under more awkward pretenses as I covered the slightly bombastic Endless Bummer 3, hosted by Bloody Basin. In the review, I not only mischaracterized certain roles within the band, but there were moments when my mind was overwhelmed with condensing absolutely everything I saw. Since his band Hex Wave happened to be second-to-last on the lineup, I’m sure there was some degree of disconnect in my mind after spending a considerable amount of time in the late summer heat…Read More →

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by Joe Golfen – When performing with Phoenix punk rockers The Combat Medic, Gil Rodriguez’s songs are quick blasts of energy, steeped in classic rock and roll but delivered with snarling punk energy. His solo effort, released under the name Ghost in The Willow, finds Rodriguez stripping things back andRead More →

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Baby FuzZ “Cig” I know that a lot of us threatened to move to Canada after the 2016 election, but Sterling Fox, the musician behind Baby FuzZ, actually went ahead and did just that. Fox moved to Montreal, Canada shortly before launching Baby FuzZ “in cultural protest of the misogynistic, racist,Read More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – The SunPunchers released their much-anticipated debut LP last month and I’ve been entrenched in Levity pretty regularly since then. There’s something about the band’s vintage sound that takes the listener back to a more hardscrabble time. So, the longer I listen to this album, the more stoicRead More →

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Joel Porter “St. Anthony” Sometimes beautiful things reach us from unexpected locales… like the breathtakingly beautiful “St. Anthony” from Bismark [North Dakota] artist, Joel Porter. This slow-burning indie-folk single just might break your heart so enter aware. Porter is the musician son of musician parents, and a multi-instrumentalist (from violin toRead More →

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by Frank Ippolito Staff Writer Travis James & The Acrimonious Assembly of Arsonists Hostility (Big surprise here…) Mr. Travis James is going to hate this – I mean, I’ve already applied for the Witness Relocation Program, and dear gawd I hope it goes through before this is published – butRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – I have a thing for Lauren Ruth Ward. It’s not like a sexual thing; it’s definitely a music thing. However, the feeling is so intense that the previous statement might not make it any less uncomfortable at this point. Now, the first time I heardRead More →

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Tom Woodward “Beautiful Shadows” Gabe Kubanda “Sugar” Valerio Lysander “Cotton” Candice Gordon “The Laws of Nature” Scotty Hills “Won’t Be Back” Leslie Clio “Darkness is a Filler” Project Tom Buffalo “Kill it All & Grow Some More”Read More →

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I.Am.Hologram joined us down at YabYum HQ to kick off Season 2 of the Reading Room! Coffee was consumed, doughnuts devoured, and Eleanor the office dog made a special cameo appearance. Check out both “All The Lonely People” and “The Sun and Cellar Door” below and then head over toRead More →

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Allow me to be the first to say it’s a little bit ridiculous to give “Best Breakup Album” to a release titled, Breaking Up EP, but whatever. We don’t care. And, in the lives of those around us, it seems like 2016 was a rough year for coupledom. I guess the break-ups ofRead More →