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Back For Another Year: A Decade Of ‘Everything In Transit’

Fun fact about me: I’ve never left the eastern seaboard. I’ve traveled all the way up to Maine and down to Florida, but I always find myself glued to the longitudinal area upon which I entered this world. When I was looking at colleges in high school and so many of my friends were ready […]

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American Opera Covering Riff Raff Is What Dreams Are Made Of

This just might be the greatest video on the internet today. American Opera has spent the entirety of his summer on the Vans Warped Tour, and each week along the way he has released an acoustic cover of material from other various Warped Tour artists. We’ve seen AO tackle many scene staples to date, but […]

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American Opera To Release ‘Retrospective’ Album This Friday

Big news, folk fans. Michigan native American Opera has revealed plans to release his first CD just in time for the start of the Vans Warped Tour 2015. Today, Antique Records announced it would release a limited run CD from American Opera titled Retrospective this Friday, June 19. The album brings together all three of […]

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Silversun Pickups Stream New Song, Announce Retrospective Release

Bands that still have a lot of life in them should know better than to release retrospectives before they passed their prime, but I guess everybody needs a paycheck now and again. Silvesun Pickups have been consistantly releasing great music over the last few years, but in early 2014 they are switching things up and […]

Revisiting Esoteric Acts From “The Myspace Daze” (Part 1)

Oh, how we miss the days of deceptively titled bulletins, pc4pc, and hours of pimping your profile with just the right visuals and accompanying music (only to change it all again within a day or two). Myspace dominated the bulk of our high school years much like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram do today. Apart from […]

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EDITORIAL: The Kids From Yesterday – An Adieu to My Chemical Romance

“I hate the ending myself, but it started with an alright scene.” In many ways, the most difficult thing to grasp about My Chemical Romance’s recent split announcement was the fact that the band had been together for twelve years. Twelve years feels like a lifetime at this age (literally half my life). In pop […]

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Blur Announces ‘Blur 21’ Box Set

Colchester rockers Blur have recently announced their career-spanning box set, called Blur 21, and features the band’s seven studio albums and much more. The set will feature four albums of rarities, three unreleased footage DVD’s, collectible 7″ track “Superman,” and a book full of interviews with the band themselves. Blur are going all-out on this […]

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Stream The First New Ben Folds Five Song In 10 Years

NBC is currently ramping up the promotional efforts for Sing-Off, their latest attempt at battling American Idol, by highlighting the careers of the shows judges. One of them, Ben Folds, is currently being featured on NBC’s website alongside a song said to be the first new Ben Fold’s Five song in 10 years. You can […]