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Nick Duane - The Old World

Nick Duane – The Old World – Review

One of the founding members of the Backslap Blues Band (the first band to appear at the now legendary nightclub, Lupos Heartbreak Hotel), Nick Duane has a complex and varied musical history, but currently creates atmospheric electronic rock soundscapes as a solo project. Based out of Rhode Island, Nick Duane’s songwriting recalls famous pop rock […]

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Preventer - The Club Downstairs

Preventer – The Club Downstairs – Review

A multi-faceted shoe-gaze rock project out of York, UK, Preventer recently released its new nine-song album, The Club Downstairs, on July 1. All of the music on the album is written, performed, and produced by Deedee Ashlee. Preventer – The Club Downstairs Preventer · 01 Music For Mental Cases The drums and guitar bring this […]

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Death By Platypi - Luminescent Properties

Death By Platypi – Luminescent Properties – Review

Resurfacing after a two year hiatus, electro-circuitry band Death By Platypi is about to release its new album, Luminescent Properties. Based in Durham, NC, band creator Drew VanGoghmez gathered a group of talented cohorts to help produce the new tunes for the album. Death By Platypi – Luminescent Properties A more upbeat, almost pop leaning […]

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Nick Duane - That's What You Want

Nick Duane – That’s What You Want – Review

A songwriter who has advocated for the support of original music for decades, Nick Duane plays music that resembles classic pop-rock tracks of the 80s and 90s. A talented bassist, guitarist, and vocalist, Duane released his debut album in 1996 and has since released several other tracks and compilations. Yet having not released anything since […]

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Death By Platypi - Adverse Yaw Revealing Now

Death By Platypi – Adverse Yaw Revealing Now – Review

Did you know that male platypuses inject poisonous venom from a spur on their hind feet? Although the strike usually only incapacitates a human with its painful after effects, the venom unfortunately killed Chip Oatley, former lead singer of Ohio-based band Friendly Platypus, back in 1997. Later that year, in homage to Oatley, Drew “Drewcifer” […]

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Jezzy Michaels - Fireball

Jezzy Micheals – Fireball – Review

Originally from Darwin, Australia and now based in Fort Worth, TX, Jezzy Micheals has a passion for hair metal glam-rock of the eighties and nineties. A talented songwriter, vocalist, guitarist, and bassist, Micheals released their sophomore album, Fireball on June 9. Jezzy Micheals – Fireball The title track on the album, “Fireball” starts rights off […]

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