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Cadillac Sky Issues Letters

Last year was a difficult one for the neo-bluegrass outfit Cadillac Sky. On a personal level, constant touring took a heavy toll –– some...

Cityview is Big

Drummer Mike Smith, singer Andy Kelly, and guitarist John Robinson Jr. make up the current lineup of Cityview along with bassist Matt Kuczaj. But...

Blame HUMANERROR

HUMANERROR’s performance reputation precedes the band. Inside an unventilated, austere warehouse, the noise is palpable, the speed astonishing. Fists swing like maces, sweat flies...

Believing in the Scene

Today is Wednesday, and Wednesday is, for whatever reason, the day when every self-respecting musical artist Googles his or her name and album or...

Fungi Girls: All Hyped Up

Fame, sex, the power to demand Maine lobster tail at 3 a.m. — everyone starts a band with some sort of dream in mind....

Killer or Filler?

In The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera categorized obsessive womanizers as either lyrical (“those who seek their own subjective and unchanging dream of...

D-Beat Via Rotundus

Sunsets of orange and violet, freedom from the visual clutter of skyscrapers and highway overpasses, pecan pie at the Lord’s Acre in the fall,...

The Burning Hotels’ Next Chapter

Let’s just assume that the average kick-ass indie-rock band isn’t going to be whisked away to the Virgin Islands on a private jet, play...

Killer or Filler?

A Dream I Used to Remember is the third installment in the unlikely collaboration between a Norwegian experimental jazz bassist (Loyal Label honcho...

Titanmoon Sees Stars

The title of Titanmoon’s new album We All See Stars could easily refer to the songs: glittery, buoyant, and flowing with a seductive sonic...