Browsing the "Cool Dad Music" Category

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EP Review: Great Thunder – Strange Kicks

We’re different people when we’re alone, with family, with friends. Part of becoming a fully-formed person is finding that circle of people that accepts us and lets us be who we are. That circle becomes our family, independent of blood [...]

May 2, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: The So So Glos – Blowout

The So So Glos — two brothers (Ryan and Alex Levine), a step brother (Zach Staggers), and one of their childhood friends (Matt Elkin) — are a Brooklyn-via-Brooklyn punk band with ideals. The necessity of all-ages music venues, not losing [...]

April 25, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews

Less Than 10 Questions With Nicole Yun of Eternal Summers

Eternal Summers began as a musical experiment founded by Nicole Yun and Daniel Cundiff in Roanoke, Virginia. The duo never intended to be a full-time band. After producing two full-length albums and adding bass player Jonathan Woods, though, Eternal Summers [...]

April 24, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Features, Interviews
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Album Review: Shellshag – Shellshag Forever

A lot of people aren’t necessarily where they want to be in life. They haven’t yet found the right person. Maybe the job they have doesn’t leave them enough time to do what they really love. Maybe they just haven’t [...]

April 18, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews
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EP Review: Crystal Shipsss – Crystal Shipsss

  Your mind doesn’t always speak clearly to you. Whether it’s calling up hazy childhood memories of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are or telling you that everyone is out to get you, the messages your brain sends you can be [...]

April 13, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews
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EP Review: France – Remember Kids, Your Pigeon Is Sacred

I’ve been in kind of a mood today. Maybe it’s the letdown of a soggy day following the two most beautiful days of the year so far. Anyway, I was looking for something to listen to that went with my [...]

April 11, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Milk Music – Cruise Your Illusion

CoolMom and I lived in Seattle for about five years. It was back when alternative rock was sometimes synonymous with the Top 40: Screaming Trees, Mudhoney, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, all of their combinations and offshoots like Temple [...]

April 8, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews

Taylor Swift Played The Second Night Of Three At The Prudential Center

When the title of your album and tour is RED, it’s really hard to imagine a better place to hold your show than the home of a team called the New Jersey Devils. From the moment that CoolDaughters 1 & [...]

March 29, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Live, Reviews

The So So Glos Played Maxwell’s With The Everymen & Kid Karate

From The So So Glos website: So So Glo noun. 1. A post modern narcissist whose devotion to one’s ego surpasses their devotion to any social, political or moral cause. A so so glo is an apathetic, pleasure-seeking individual who [...]

March 25, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Live, Reviews

Album Review: The Strokes – Comedown Machine

I used to travel a lot for work. Way more than I do now. For the last twelve or so years, I’ve worked for British-owned companies; so lots of my trips have been to London. The flight to London is [...]

March 22, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews