• Bands You’ve Never Heard Of, But Are Worth Your Time: House of Heroes

    Bands You’ve Never Heard Of, But Are Worth Your Time: House of Heroes0

    I don’t know about you, but I don’t have a terribly positive view of Ohio. (Sorry if you’re from there or are moving there, or have an affinity for flat and cold places…) It could be that I was raised in Charleston, South Carolina, which is sometimes referred to as South Ohio, because of all

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  • Bands You’ve Never Heard Of, But Are Worth Your Time: Slick Shoes

    Bands You’ve Never Heard Of, But Are Worth Your Time: Slick Shoes0

    Brother Lawrence was a monk famous for saying he could be just as close to God while doing dishes as on his knees in a chapel (my paraphrase). I don’t know if you can relate at all, but for me, I have to agree: Doing dishes is sometimes the most peaceful moment in my day.

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  • Rap Down Under: Going All Out with Stanley Pedigree

    Rap Down Under: Going All Out with Stanley Pedigree1

    Stanley Pedigree has been part of the New Zealand hip-hop scene for two decades. He’s written, produced, performed and recorded, toured the country, featured in festivals, started groups and gone solo. He’s a staple of North Island rap, and the latest video to his infectious new song, All Out, drops today. Outside of our 600 island

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  • Single Release: Jason Farnham’s Movement in SloMo

    Single Release: Jason Farnham’s Movement in SloMo0

    Indie new wave instrumental rock track. Features driving crunch guitars, drums, and bass. Director | Editor: Kyel of Musicdesigns Check out where to listen at JasonFarnham.com “Since the release of Barriers, Farnham has been composing for independent films, the YouTube Audio Library, and working on new, original material. Now, he’s excited to be releasing a string of new,

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  • Bands You’ve Never Heard Of, But Are Worth Your Time: The Dingees

    Bands You’ve Never Heard Of, But Are Worth Your Time: The Dingees0

    I’m not quite sure how it happened, but somewhere along the line I acquired a taste for music on the fringe. Maybe it was that desire to find something cool before it became “cool.” Or possibly I was just never cool in the first place, so I was drawn to other things like me (let’s

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  • Nathan Nzanga’s Oscar Qualifying Short Film ENOUGH Is My Favorite Film This Year

    Nathan Nzanga’s Oscar Qualifying Short Film ENOUGH Is My Favorite Film This Year0

    Nathan Nzanga was flown from Seattle to Salute Your Shorts Fest in Hollywood this weekend. He performed a few songs for an outdoor crowd of filmmakers for the fest’s opening night celebration. He arrived early. I saw a kind and quiet man getting comfortable in the space but when he had the microphone in front

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