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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Best New Band: Temples: UK Psychedelic Rock

Stepping into the colored psychedelic light, UK band Temples are tuned in. You can hear the influence of 60s psychedelic rock innovators the Byrds and the Beatles in the band’s first full-length Sun Structures. There’s a different texture in Temples’ music that you’d never find in landmark vintage bands. A closeness in sound never technologically possible … Continue reading »

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Acoustic Love Songs: The Ramones, M. Ward and Yeah Yeah Yeahs

“I Want You Around” is an acoustic love song from quintessential punk band The Ramones. The Ramones were definitive in punk because they included pop song construction. The songs were raw and personal. Many were memorable enough to hum the whole day after just one listen. From the tongue-in-cheek film Rock and Roll High School, … Continue reading »

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Happy Birthday Bob Marley! Wisdom and Music from The King of Reggae

Bob Marley was the first reggae star to become world famous.  His music set the standard for all those who came after him. Bob influenced countless top artists in many genres including: The Rolling Stones, Sade, K’Naan, The Clash, Lauryn Hill, The Police, Burning Spear and Tricky. He would have been 69 years old today. … Continue reading »

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