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Monthly Archives: June 2012

New Favorite Rock Band – 2:54

London sisters Colette and Hannah Thurlow started out in punk band the Vulgarians. Outside the group, they experimented with effects  and found a psychedelic indie rock sound that was just as dark and almost as stripped down. They named their new rock band 2:54 after a drum roll in the Melvins’ song “A History of … Continue reading »

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Summer DJ Gear for Music Lovers

This summer I wanted to share some of my favorite DJ and party gear for all you music lovers. Being a DJ, you want to save all of your money for new music and equipment.  So looking good on a budget is key.  And times are tough all over so here are some of my … Continue reading »

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Essential Soul Band – Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings

Sharon Jones was born in 1956 in James Brown’s hometown of Augusta, Georgia. Her first performances as a child singer were in her local church, where she was trained in gospel. At home in her room growing up, she would imitate vocalists Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin and dancers like James Brown and the cast … Continue reading »

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Best New Soulful Dance Artist – SBTRKT

Aaron Jerome – AKA SBTRKT – tried to stay anonymous by wearing masks while performing. But it isn’t working. The world is taking notice of his satisfying soul-electronic first full-length. He started out as a London club DJ and has worked as a remix producer for M.I.A, Radiohead, Basement Jaxx and Underworld. His best compositions feature … Continue reading »

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