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Choose Yr Own Adventure at The Pharmacy

I always find local labels to be something of a quaint necessity in the world of independent music. Most major labels could care less where an artist is from when they sign them, but the sense of genuine and personalized … Continue reading

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Howlin Rain Meets a Magnificent Fiend

In appliance to both musical and personal relationships, break-ups are generally regarded as an unavoidable aspect of life. Regardless of talent, mutual beliefs, or even natural chemistry, it is rare to find an individual who has never experienced detachment from … Continue reading

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Chapman & Brocker's Seamless Integration of Film & Music

For most musicians, scoring films is considered a fascinating task to undertake once success is achieved as a songwriter with individualistic aspirations. There are many prominent musicians who specialize almost solely in scoring films (John Williams, Danny Elfman, etc.), but … Continue reading

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Nick Jaina Feels the Delicate Wool

In the often fascinating field of archeology, success requires the ability to embrace the past in order to advance the future. All forms of advanced technology have a preceding influence, whether it be in an intricately designed blueprint or simply … Continue reading

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Winter's Fall Get Muddy & White

Though I seem to enjoy nearly every artist of quality who implements the genre into a delivery already abundant with other forms of stylistic ambitiousness, straightforward country music has yet to grab a hold of me. While I do realize … Continue reading

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Steve Aoki's Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles

If you live in Los Angeles, attend parties every weekend (or weekday), and love to dance (or just listen to it), then the name Steve Aoki probably sounds more familiar than George W. Bush. Aoki has more fans, I can … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mrs. Georgie James

“Oh, breaking up is so very hard to do.” The opening line comes from one of Burt Bacharach’s more guiltless songs, “Make it Easy on Yourself”; later covered more proficiently by Scott Walker. Such an ambiguous lyric could apply to … Continue reading

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