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Album at a glance: Tweaker Sneakers – Tweaker Sneakers EP

  St. Joseph’s beloved Bobby Dean Floyd snuck off to Portland and got behind the kit for this punky surf rock trio. It’s as weird as you would expect it to be. Think the erraticness of Cupcake with a more … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: The Architects – Border Wars Episode II

Kansas City’s The Architects are pretty straight forward at this point. Punky tempos and tasty guitar licks are the status quo and their soaring choruses make them a favorite to sing along to. On the latest edition of Border Wars … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review – Ashley Raines & The New West Revue – I’ll Fight: A Collection of Cover Songs

The consistently productive Ashley Raines returns with a small collection of cover songs. Before hearing a note it is instantly interesting for the section of covers alone. The title track is taken from possibly America’s greatest living band, Wilco. On … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Dismal Swamp Lords EP

The Dismal Swamp Lords could be any bar band. They also could be your favorite bar band just as easily. Their bluesy rock pulls few punches, they just hold steady on their righteous path. They let their southern rock influences … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: Possessed By Paul James – Live at Antone’s

Artist: Possessed By Paul James Album: Live at Antone’s (2011) Purchased at: From artist at a live show (Kansas City, MO) for free Possessed By Paul James is in fact the one-man-band Konrad Wert. He plays acoustic guitar, banjo and … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Dreamgirl – Illuminaughty

Dreamgirl pushes forward with more synth-pop madness that was previewed last year for their first officially released EP, the brilliantly titled “Illuminaughty.” The attitude of this six-piece St. Joseph band is plucked straight out of Laural Canyon instead of landlocked … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Black Luck (formerly Black On Black) – Firebrand EP

It is so tempting to call Black Luck (formerly Black On Black) a punk band but they just doesn’t quite fit the bill. The punk mentality and aggressiveness is there; the music is just too full. The thin, tinny guitar … Continue reading

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