“Black Kite,” the debut album under Karate Body Records of Kentucky based band, Silver Tongues, was an ambitious project for the five piece outfit comprised of the Cronin brothers and friends. Including Silver Tongues, was a collaboration of friends and family who lent a hand or voice to make the debut a reality.
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The parental pressures sanctimoniously wrapped up in a tidy black and white present, expanding at the seams, is all too familiar, full of disdain and chock full of teenage rebellion – retold revised and updated by Portland based Shadows on Stars’ newest single, “Punk Kids” circa 2011 (but in this decade, embodied by hipsters).
It’s not often that you get to take time out of a music legend’s day – particularly Steve Bailey of six string fretless bass fame. You wonder what questions you could ask the musician that musicians after him should strive to become. He has lead a successful career, collaborated and performed with a musicians you’d be starstruck by, and even into his fifties he has been fortunate enough to know only the title of “bassist” and “musician” for the entirety of his professional career.
Facebook | Twitter | Bandcamp | Myspace | Blog Little Anchor is undoubtedly personal for the Pacific Northwestern turned NYC songstress. It grew out of a weekend sojourn away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis, and took Alexa Cabellon to the rural cabins sitting by the Columbia River Gorge. The product [...]
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Facebook | Twitter | Website/Bandcamp Laboring over his latest album, “DFD,” for the past year to the point of “want[ing] out,” Dumbfoundead has come far from the days of battling and scribbling lyrics with dreams to make music more than just a lifestyle. Years of grinding before technology, could have been thrown out the [...]
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[I write for DottedMusic.com on music technology, marketing, and lifestyle. The following is an article that I've written for Dotted Music, which I is republished on Musebox on a 5-7 day delay.] Facebook marketing is no longer about the mere maintenance of your band’s Facebook page since Facebook’s release of Facebook Music and their announcement [...]
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Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud | Spotify | Website With lifestyle complexities and technological advances that pull us away from life’s simple pleasures, the three piece band, Turn off Your Television, has a rather simple message: “Don’t get stuck in modern society.” It’s not often I’m convinced that living in pure mediocrity is [...]