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Consciousness Amid Crisis: Elaquent’s ‘Forever is a Pretty Long Time’ and the Superiority of the Arts in Our Lives

Consciousness Amid Crisis: Elaquent’s ‘Forever is a Pretty Long Time’ and the Superiority of the Arts in Our Lives by Jessica Brant Our longest days are barely over. What feels like a sci-fi feature set in a distant, dystopian future is the current reality for millions of Americans that were forced into home confinement for...

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Seattle Classic Rock Band Sundogs Deliver Electrified Jam Rock and Jazz Fusion Grooves on new Album “The Code”

Seattle Classic Rock Band Sundogs Deliver Electrified Jam Rock and Jazz Fusion Grooves on new Album “The Code” Seattle-based Classic Rock Jazz Fusion band Sundogs have evolved their signature sound on third full-length album “The Code“. Led by Stan Snow and Jed Moffitt, Sundogs recorded the album at Magellan Creek Studios. On “The Code“, Sundogs sound like a seasoned rock and roll band having a blast. The...

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SF Bay Folk Singer Songwriter Patrick Ames Releases Revitalizing, Politically Charged “Reawakened 2020” Single

SF Bay Folk Singer Songwriter Patrick Ames Releases Revitalizing, Politically Charged “Reawakened 2020” Single SF Bay Folk Singer Songwriter Patrick Ames is releasing his new single “Reawakened 2020“ on June 19, 2020. Hot off the heels of his “Liveness” EP, Patrick brings us a song for the times with “Reawakened 2020”. Patrick will also be donating his Bandcamp proceeds from this...

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Bandcamp Donating Juneteenth Proceeds to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund: 17 New Releases to Listen and Buy

Bandcamp Support Racial Justice By Donating Juneteenth Proceeds to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Always taking a positive lead in the underground music community, Bandcamp recently made a statement pledging it’s support for racial justice, equality and change, opting to donate 100 % of profits this Juneteenth (and every following Juneteenth) to the NAACP Legal...

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It Started With GWAR: Multiple Petitions Spring up to Replace Torn Down Statues With Popular Music Figures

  [metaslider id=14750] It Started With GWAR: Multiple Petitions Spring up to Replace Torn Down Statues With Popular Music Figures Last week the collateral damage from the country-wide protests in the US over George Floyd’s murder took an interesting turn. As part of the protests, statues in multiple cities that many considered to be landmarks...

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New Gorillaz Song Machine Track ‘Friday 13th’ Feat. Octavian a Beautiful Support Anthem for BLM

New Gorillaz Song Machine Track ‘Friday 13th’ Feat. Octavian a Beautiful Support Anthem for BLM One really has to wonder how quickly Gorillaz are making these Song Machine tracks and animations because they’re becoming more and more poignant and germane to the current times that it almost feels like they can’t have been made too long...

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Watch: D&B Artists Camo & Krooked Made an Album With a Classical Orchestra and Then Performed It Live and on Instagram

If you know anything about the drum & bass world, you’ll know that Austrian duo Camo & Krooked are almost always at the forefront of pushing the genre’s boundaries. From their groundbreaking 2017 mega album Mosaik on RAM Recordings (WMG) which changed every producer and fan’s idea of what D&B could sound like, this duo...

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Industry News: The Music Industry and Other Media Outlets Will Stage a ‘Blackout’ Tuesday

By now, most people in the music industry as well as fans have heard about the music industry’s plans to stage a digital protest, a “blackout” of music and entertainment media in solidarity with the #blacklivesmatter movement and protesters marching about recent events. On May 25, 2020, a video was released of a white police...

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Watch: Billie Eilish Releases a Powerful Video Statement About Women as Objects

Since she exploded onto the indie pop scene in 2017, talk about Billie Eilish‘s clothes, body, style and sexuality has been so prevalent and loud that it almost eclipsed her extraordinary talent. Images of her body in a tank top were leaked and discussed at length while she was simultaneously called “not feminine” because of...

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The Emotional Legacy of Kraftwerk – Why Florian Schneider’s Passing Has Hit So Hard [Video retrospective]

[metaslider id=14443] Earlier this week, it was announced that founding member Florian Schneider of the legendary krautrock group Kraftwerk passed away after a long battle with cancer. Since his passing, fans and media alike have been taking time to examine the work of one of the progenitors of modern electronic music and their influence on...

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Lockdown Get-Down Week 5: Festivals Continue Online To Keep the Summer Bright

[metaslider id=14386] Lockdown Get-Down Week 5: Festivals Continue Online To Keep the Summer Bright Well, it’s officially festival season but most of the world is, unfortunately, still in quarantine season. But for a few possibilities in Europe, projections in the US say huge gatherings may not get going again until fall 2021. While no actual...

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Here Are The Best New Bandcamp Albums.

Bandcamp waive their revenue share on a monthly basis now to help musicians and labels. Here Are The Best New Bandcamp Albums. They have certainly been doing their part to support musicians during this pandemic. A statement from Bandcamp: A few Fridays ago, we waived our revenue share to help musicians impacted by the Covid-19...

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