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250 word album review: Barely Civil – We Can Live Here Forever

Barely Civil puts together a solid group of power-pop songs for their album “We Can Live Here Forever.” Like most pop-punk or power-pop there isn’t a whole lot that will blow you away but it is also a great listen. … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Electric Lungs – Don’t Be Ashamed of the Way You Were Made

The Electric Lungs are among Kansas City’s best bands and hopefully this new record will bring them that recognition. With some of the best hooks in the game this album is every bit as good as their catchy debut. It’s … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story – Deco Auto

It’s difficult to capture your audience as a band sometimes. This often has little to do with musical talent or how good a band’s songs are. Kansas City’s Deco Auto is a good example of a band that doesn’t have … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: The Melismatics – The Acid Test

The Melismatics are a punk/power-pop band from Minnesota. They are a high energy group that is still very young and wear their influences on their sleeves. Being from the Midwest doesn’t stop them from having an attitude of a band … Continue reading

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