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Plaxton and the Void :: Still Alive

Back in late 2012 Warsaw, Indiana’s Plaxton and the Void made their music debut with the great Ides. That album was filled with expansive, cavernous songs written with their Midwest roots in mind and proudly displayed. 330 more words



This week, Tony Hillier features some of the superlative string-benders that knocked his socks off at the Adelaide International Guitar Festival last weekend.

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The Bottle Babies ~ Norfolk’s Finest

(EP) (Boilermaker Records)

1- Ain’t No Punk

2- Playing Around

3- Don’t Give a Damn

4- You’ve Been Talkin’ 555 more words


Abandoned Asylum - Derelicts of Distant Hope

Malignant Records (TUMORCD63), 2013

It’s curious why some dark ambient themes keep recurring time and again.  While the mystery and majesty of the interstellar depths proves a fine starting point for the genre, I’ve heard so many similar albums, I’m starting to feel like I know my way through the nebulae and planetary systems already.  440 more words

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Meet your new favorite band! A review of "Days Are Gone" by Haim (part 1 of 2)

You know how once or twice a year, you buy an album and instantly fall head over heels for it? It sits in your car’s CD player for months without being removed and somehow sneaks four or five songs onto every new iTunes playlist you create? 311 more words


REVIEW: Metallica - X X X (7" Single vinyl)

This came with the special Metal Hammer edition entitled Metal Hammer & SoWhat! Present: X X X which is dedicated to the two nights of performances at the The Filmore in San Francisco, California celebrating legendary trash metal band  375 more words

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Phillip Sandifer - Simple Hymns / Of Songs and Sacraments

Phillip Sandifer -  Simple Hymns / Of Songs and Sacraments
Wider Sky Music
Phillip Sandifer, a veteran singer-songwriter who worked with several well-known artists over his career, has now turned his talents to his higher calling. 260 more words

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