Rock Plaza Central- Are We Not Horses

Ok, I actually got this album by accident (I was looking for Scotland Yard Gospel Choir) but I’m not upset because Are We Not Horses is pretty cool. If I’m not mistaken the album features the accordion, trumpet, mandolin and violin along with typical rock band instruments. I definitely hear some Will Oldham in this […]

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Hello Again

Hello again readers! I know it’s been awhile (nothing like the great blogger drought of April 07’ of course). Anyway I’ve been a little busy lately but I’m back and trust me there are some good things coming so keep an eye on this page Today I’d like to talk about whistling. I wish I […]

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Anti-Pasti: For Fans Of The Clash

Do you like the Clash? Then you will probably like Anti-Pasti. Despise The Clash? Then you probably love nothing in life and have a heart made out of dead puppies and bleeding kittens… Orphan dead puppies and kittens by the way. Anti-Pasti doesn’t kill kittens (you jerk), and these guys were pretty big (for punk) […]

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Guilt By Association

So by now you’ve probably heard of Guilt By Association, an Engine Room Recordings project where indie artist cover mainstream acts. Has anyone else noticed the similarity between the album cover and the old Ike Reilly album Salesman & Racists? Anyway I think the album is pretty hit or miss but for anyone else who […]

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Murder Mystery

It seems like every time I open my e-mail these days I get news on some awesome new indie-pop band. My cup runneth over with handclaps! Anyway the latest is a New York band called Murder Mystery. Their début album Are You Ready for the Heartache Cause Here it Comes has all the indie-pop trappings […]

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Mustard Plug – In Black And White

When I learned about Mustard Plug’s new release scheduled for 9/11/07, I was stoked. Mustard Plug has been one of my favorite ska bands for quite some time, and it’s about time for a new album. In Black and White does not disappoint. The album takes a different direction than the happy, upbeat silly songs […]

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Armalite Show Review

I went to go see Armalite last night at the First Unitarian Church in Philly, and let me say, it was a sick show. First up was The Steal hailing from the UK, playing their first show ever in the US. I never heard of these guys before hand, but to my surprise, they put […]

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