Monthly Archives: September 2007

CONTEST: Matthew Dear in D.C.

I am pleased to announce that we will be hosting another ticket giveaway. It is featuring an electronic artist who nearly defines artistic consistency. The winner will receive two tickets to the Matthew Dear show on Thursday, October 4th, at … Continue reading

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The Ceaseless Tale of Jon Hardy and The Public

I always wondered how the role of an irregular childhood can effect a musician. It seems nearly stereotypical for a talented artist to recollect upon their childhood as somewhat of an arduous time, using art or music as an originative … Continue reading

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The Friend From Finland

Though I have been fortunate enough to gain exposure to a variety of geographically diverse music, I admit that Finland is one of the countries where my knowledge of the music scene is minimal at best. Not to sound insulting, … Continue reading

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This Deer Tick Feels Good

With perhaps one of the oddest band names you are likely to find, Deer Tick is the songwriting project of John McCauley, a talented young singer/songwriter from Providence, Rhode Island. Just barely able to drink at the age of 21, … Continue reading

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Converting to Old Time Relijun

When a band wears that certain “experimental” tag proudly on their sleeves, it would be foolish to expect one consistent critical response. It is ironic that a mixed reception is often considered to be the best case scenario for the … Continue reading

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Federico Aubele Travels Panamericana

It was just yesterday that I was musing about musicians traveling from country to country, coping with obstacles both musically and socially. While Hoax Funeral was certainly enjoyable, there was little doubt that their calming style of indie-folk would find … Continue reading

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The Birth of Hoax Funeral

With new surroundings and unfamiliar faces, it is initially a tough task to adapt and live in a new country. So, how do these vast amounts of traveling musicians cope? By making new music, of course. When American-born Anjy Hall … Continue reading

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