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Tagged With: music

The Soul of Rock: David Bowie

There are some musicians who keep you from feeling alone in the universe. David Bowie is one of these. Bowie’s voice and majestic stage presence earned him the name the Thin White Duke. He’s songwriting royalty. So many of his songs have brilliant hooks and poetic rhythm. Just listen to the lyrics to “Rock ‘N’ … Continue reading »

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The Warm Psychedelic Sounds of Yo La Tengo

Yo La Tengo can play a range of styles, from innocent to edgy, lighthearted to dark. Their best sound is from their psychedelic phase in the late 90s. On the record I Can Hear the Heart Beating As One the song “Moby Octopad” is deep and warm. Hopeful. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeIeqGA-Ogc] No matter what style of indie pop … Continue reading »

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Best New Rock Band: Big Deal

“I’ve got a friend who never lets me down.” – Big Deal (From “In Your Car”) U.K. duo Big Deal are a male-female team who’s first record Lights Out dropped in 2011. Their dark, literate indie pop sound soon had them playing big British music festivals like Wireless and Lounge on the Farm. Big Deal’s … Continue reading »

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Soulful Electronic First Full-Length from Disclosure: New Video “When A Fire Starts To Burn”

R & B vocals, icy club beats and romantic lyrics mark the style of U.K. duo Disclosure. Their first full length Settle is just out. The single “When A Fire Starts to Burn” comes with a brand new video. The song is soulful, inspiring. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nsKDJlpUbA] South London teenage brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence take beats … Continue reading »

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