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THE heavy metal riff.....?

If you were to look up “heavy metal riff” in the dictionary (some sort of audio, visual dictionary) what would (should) come up?

For me it would have to be one of two choices….. 27 more words

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Along with RIFF’s 120+ international film screenings, there will be numerous special events for guests to enjoy. Q&A’s with filmmakers, live musical performances, the Red Carpet Awards, and the first annual FLOW Collective to name just a few! 274 more words

2015 RIFF

50. Riff n' Write

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‘In fact, throughout my numerous interactions on this planet, I have realised that even though your species is the most evolved, most sentient, you share the same xenophobia that is observed among all the other creatures in this world.
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Brooklyn’s Doubting Thomas Cruise Control give us today’s #onegoodthing; a rippling riff on Pavement-style alt-rock.

Early Mortuary Behavior is the lead track from last November’s… 26 more words



Released last month, this track from Anomie (AKA Rachel Browne) is a fantastic, energetic slice of alt-pop.

So Long has a Dinosaur Jr-style riff that allows Browne’s mixture of urgent and more hushed vocals to still take centre stage, with the ebb and flow creating a heady mix of pop-rock.


The argument below is simply stupid. As is the fact that I lost three brilliant paragraphs of analysis – and I haven’t even smoked weed. So there you go. 756 more words



Today’s #onegoodthing is also something of an #oldthing, coming as it does from a release in January of last year. But you can’t blame Shape Breaker… 84 more words