Blink 182- Greatest Hits

So I was at work today being all hardcore like I do- listening to some Leftover Crack, when I see that a new person on itunes has Blink 182’s Greatest Hits. I’m not even gonna pretend I stopped to think. I ripped my headphones outta my ipod and plugged into my computer. At this point […]

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Today in Music History

My friend has a daily rock and roll trivia calendar. They’re usually not too interesting but I felt compelled to share today’s fact with you. On January 29th 1996: Garth Brooks refused the American Music Award for Favorite Artist of the Year saying that Hootie and the Blowfish had done more for music that year […]

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Antarctica Takes It! Interview

Awhile ago I wrote about Antarctica Takes It! Being the intrepid reporter that I am, I sent them some questions: I love the cover art for your album The Penguin League, who is that with the penguin? The cover art is a photo of explorer Charley Hollister and an Adelie penguin taken by Sam Silverstein […]

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Paint It Black – New Lexicon

(photo from PaintItBlack.org) With their 3rd release “New Lexicon”, Paint It Black definitely dove into some new territory, and it works. Anyone who is familiar with this Philadelphia outfit featuring Dan Yemin of Kid Dynamite, Lifetime, and Armalite will tell you that their music is short, fast, loud, and raw (that’s what she said! Err.. […]

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Fear – For Fans of The Dead Kennedys

Image from Mediaspin.com Fun trivia about Fear: They were on Saturday Night Live back in 1981 (much to the producers dismay) and had a bunch of fans from D.C show up (including Ian Mckaye, who you can see stage diving and skanking). Youtube it, and watch how fast the place became an all out frenzy […]

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Ska Nickelodeon Style

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL-R47vp2XQ] I’ve seen some weird stuff on this Yo Gabba Gabba! show, but teaching kids to clean with ska? It’s kinda catchy. This isn’t the first time Nickelodeon’s gotten a little rude. Remember that old show Kablam? The opening theme was Two Tone Army by my old favorites The Toasters (credited as the Moon Ska […]

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