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Shawna Virago Discusses the Powerful Influence of Seminal Los Angeles Punk Band X

Shawna Virago Discusses the Powerful Influence of Seminal Los Angeles Punk Band X Acclaimed Transgender Folk Punk/Alt Country Singer Songwriter Shawna Virago (http://www.shawnavirago.com/) has been releasing finely crafted, lyrically potent music for years. Always bubbling just beneath the surface of her compositions is the unbridled spirit, rawness and rage of punk rock, expressed by one...

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Iggy Pop Sweats & Burns on Post Pop Depression

Iggy Pop is the last old gnarled tree standing in the empty field of rock and roll. The flesh on his bones splits like aging oak. His low-lying bellow comes deep from the root. Last month Pop released Post Pop Depression, his seventeenth album. On it he teams up with Josh Homme from Queens of the...

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Iggy And The Stooges Release Fun But Mixed Offering With “Ready To Die”

Iggy and the Stooges “Ready to Die” has to be one of the most anticipated rock releases of 2013, and the reuniting of Iggy Pop and guitarist James Williamson has been much talked about. The album is meant to be more of a snapshot for where the group is right now as opposed to any...

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Iggy And The Stooges Return With The Menacing “Burn” from “Ready To Die”

First David Bowie announces a new album, and now Iggy and the Stooges? It’s shaping up to be a great year for music, and certainly for rock n’ roll. The Stooges recently released the first single, “Burn” from their upcoming full-length CD release “Ready to Die”(due April 30), which you can bet will be as...

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The Jelly Project’s “Ugly Dirty” is one of the best rock releases of 2012

The Jelly Project‘s “Ugly Dirty” is one of the best rock releases of 2012 – period. This is a real rock band, through and through, and not the kind peddled by most music blogs in 2012. There’s no put on, no dabbling with ‘indie’, no attempt at being something it isn’t. Pure and natural, forceful and...

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NO impress Bono with “Meet Me After Dark”

You know that you’re on the right path when you get a call from Bono saying that he’s a fan of your music. Los Angeles-based pop rock 4-piece NO have had this experience, and are now moving headstrong into the holiday season with some serious vigor. Instantly catchy, cotton candy pop rock with hints of...

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