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Stream: Little Vicious Hits You Right With “Sweet Sorrow” | New LP out 5/17

I just got back from the country, so what better time to mention the upcoming Little Vicious release entitled Dark Country. Being that I was in the country for some R&R, coming back and hearing this put me full steam [...]

May 16, 2019 New Music, Reviews
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One From The Road: Badflower, Deal Casino and Fencer in Johnson City, TN

Deal Casino has not played around these parts since the middle of December, and with very good reason. They guys have been traversing the country for the better part of the last 7 months and falling in love with life [...]

May 13, 2019 Live, Reviews
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Listen: Bryan Wood changes gears with Learning Curves

2018 was a transformative year for B.Wood. Aside from leaving his former band to pursue a perpetual path of music and working his debut solo release, Bryan Wood embarked on a two month national tour with his friends in The [...]

April 16, 2019 New Music, Reviews
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Watch: the Tide Bends Release Video For New Single “Keeper”

The chances of randomly meeting that one person who buckles your knees are quite nil. I imagine it does happen, what I want to know is how many act on it. Ahhhh, love stories, physical or material we always want [...]

March 29, 2019 News
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SIMGE On The Scene: Badflower, Of Mice & Men, Nothing More played The Fillmore

I have been to The Foundry a few times for shows but never to its parent venue, The Fillmore. That finally changed for me as I kicked off the weekend taking in The Truth Tour, headlined by Nothing More. The [...]

March 10, 2019 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Waiting On Mongo Hosts Second Annual Jingle Jam

The holiday weekend kicked off for for me with an overbook, and an offer to stay home. Naturally I accepted, and therein opened me up for a night at The Stone Pony to take in the Second Annual Jingle Jam. [...]

December 26, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Ben Resnick, Scout, and The Mercury Brothers played Happy Mondays

I had another one of those restless nights trying to sleep on Monday, still stoked up from a night at Happy Mondays. Maybe, subliminally, that is why I missed quite a few of them…fear of lack of sleep. NOT. Who [...]

December 12, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Where’s Tino, Wet Brain, Sunshine Spazz and The Burns played Happy Mondays

I want to end the year with a string of Happy Mondays outings, a series which has brought me great joy and loads of excitement. I missed a lot more shows this year than I have in the past four [...]

December 7, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: The Wrecks, Badflower, Deal Casino & The Stolen at The Foundry

I ventured out to Philadelphia for a little Tuesday night show at The Foundry, a very nice room within The Fillmore. The weekday jaunt was nothing new for me and Philly, for me, is much easier to get to than [...]

November 29, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Swift Technique, Lukas Nelson, Bermuda Triangle + more played XPN Festival

A quarter of a century is a long time to be running a music festival. That is some heavy staying power, especially when it continues to grow each year. The Exponential Music Festival, hosted by Philly’s WXPN, just celebrated their [...]

July 31, 2018 Live, Reviews