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MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Chris Donis (Funeral Attire)

Massachusetts natives Funeral Attire are bringing the fundamentals back to post-hardcore music. Lots of bands label themselves that genre but very few have the ability to bring the emotion like these guys. I caught myself listening to their EP (at 8 songs it’s more of

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Julio Almaguer (The Vox Arcanum)

In case you missed it, click here to see my interview with The Vox Arcanum. Click here to see Tony’s 10 favorite albums. And now Julio takes a stab at narrowing down the albums that inspire him most. Otis Redding- Live at the Whiskey “The

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Sierra Binondo (With Sails Ahead)

The world needs more female-fronted rock bands. With Sails Ahead are meeting that need and exceeding expectation, rapidly rising out of Brick Township in New Jersey. This band is hard at work and giving some of the staples of the genre a run for their

A Successful Disaster: One Musician’s Story

Welcome to the mind of a musician. One thing I can say about Johan Danno is that he is one of the most genuine and straight-forward people I’ve ever spoken to. His passion for what he does is something that gets too often lost in

A Setting or Tone- Get to Know The Vox Arcanum

With no shortage of ideas or riffs, The Vox Arcanum come ripping out of L.A. with their debut album, Of Time and Fate. Being a relatively new band has it’s challenges but these guys overcame the odds and put out a really well thought out record.

Instrumental Summertime- The New Texas Prog w/ Cliffside of the Pinkeyed Sky

This band got my attention just by having a name that comes from Mars Volta lyrics. I’ve been waiting on this release for a while, the debut EP from one of the best instrumental bands in the scene right now. It seems that Texas is

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Tony Garcia (The Vox Arcanum)

So much of the music today is elementary at best. However, L.A.’s The Vox Arcanum are an enormous exception. Their debut album, Of Time and Fate, just dropped less than a month ago and with every listen there’s something new to be found. No shortage

TECHNOLOGY Tuesday #40: Infinite Jets Resynthesizer (guitar pedal) by Hologram Electronics

Looking for a new pedal for your post-rock ambient band, a new texture for your synth patching, or to give some life to a backing vocal mix? Peep this video of the Infinite Jets Resynthesizer by Hologram Electronics. Create lush ambient textures that seamlessly fade from one

“Soundtrack to a Story”- Interview with Vague Advice

Vague Advice is a band from Pennsylvania. If you haven’t heard about them, they’re sure to be everywhere soon enough. They took on the lofty task of writing a full concept EP. The concept? It has to do with time travel…and the nuclear apocalypse? I