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Sad Boi Project’s ‘Is Anything Okay?’ Talks About Anxiety and The Paranoia That Comes with It

Sad Boi Project is an alternative rock trio based in Los Angeles. Their sound is influenced by bands like Senses Fail, Hands Like Houses, Taking Back Sunday, and Royal Blood. However, they do put a new spin on the familiar feel of alternative rock. Most of their music tackles embracing the negative, so you can accept it and move forward

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Hold Yourself in Greater Accountability in Danny Lamport’s ‘Drop in The Bucket’

A born and bred New Yorker, Danny Lamport is a songwriter. He picked up his guitar when he was 11 years old, and he hasn’t looked back since. When he entered the real world to take on a concrete job, he realized that making music is the only exciting thing he would like to do. With this, he started juggling

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Twin Charade Turns the World Upside Down on Their Song ‘Paradise in Reverse’

A dynamic duo of storytellers, Twin Charade creates dramatic rock music to feed their audience’s imagination. This quirky band is composed of Joshua Pivato and Alex Katchkan. Their character names are Valentino and Jester, respectively. Their cinematic and catchy alternative pop-rock sound stands for the autonomy of the artist and the expression of the soul. Genre-blending is a staple to

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DED STARK Releases New Song ‘Don’t Follow’

DED STARK is a true loner, blazing his own trail somewhere between traditional hip-hop and the newer alternative crossover sound. He is entirely self produced and has his own sonic thumbprint that goes hand in hand with the unique melancholically self-loathing vibe of his content. His sound is a fascinating blend of hip-hop, rock, and r&b with flavours of country

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Catatoneya’s ‘Alone’ Has Something In It For Everyone

Catatoneya is an Alternative Rock band consisting of multi-instrumentalists Kyle Prendergast, Nathan Orr, and Zachk Cain. Forming just prior to the break up of their first band ‘Sylvania’, Zachk Cain and Kyle Prendergast began their Catatoneya project as a means of expressing ideas that didn’t quite fit the format of their main project at the time. Soon after the new

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VIDEO: Crystal Lake Featuring Jesse McFaddin – “Black And Blue”

The world of melodic heavy rock transcends continents, and Japanese band Crystal Lake prove that with their new video for “Black And Blue” from their upcoming album, “True North”.  The clip for the song, directed by Kei Ikeda, was shot in both New York and Tokyo, featuring rooftops in both cities. Judging by their sound, Crystal Lake could make a name

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Bully at Cactus Club: A Review

Bully played at Cactus Club on Tuesday, Jan. 19, accompanied by tour mates Fake Limbs that served as the opener. Perhaps an unlikely pair, as Fake Limbs’ almost theatrically boisterous presence was countered by the paradoxical subdued aggression of Bully. If you’re unfamiliar with Bully, it is a punk-y, grungy alt-rock group formed by audio engineer, vocalist and guitar player

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Cold War Kids at Pabst: A Review

On Sunday, Feb. 1, Cold War Kids graced snowy Milwaukee with its presence at the Pabst. When I say snowy, I mean I had doubts about the show even going on. Mere hours earlier, I had spent a disgusting amount of time unburying my Civic with a stranger’s shovel, frozen fingers and some momentary remorse for ever moving back from

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