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“Patience is a Virtue That Should be Exercised Liberally”- Interview with Tom Weaver of Casey

This alternative band from South Wales, UK is taking the music scene by storm. Having just released their debut full length, Love Is Not Enough, Casey is eager for the reactions on this very personal album. With the attention to detail and love of the

Interview with Ryan Dunson of Rookie of the Year

With a total of three records already released, this North Carolina band has only bigger and better things in store for us in 2017.  Rookie of the Year has a kinda indie-pop-rock vibe, as described by singer Ryan Dunson. In the very beginning Rookie of

Talking Forever Premiere New Single, “Shirt Waist”

Houston has always been one of those places where great rock bands are born. Talking Forever is no exception. This alternative rock group is equal parts emotional and aggressive. The sound somehow manages to be accessible to anyone who likes music in general. After releasing

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Lucas Worley (Artifex Pereo)

I discovered Artifex Pereo on a tour last year where they were opening for Stolas and Eidola. I remember watching their performance and being blown away at the pure energy. You can hear the full range of emotions as Lucas Worley bares his soul to

How Fine Young Cannibals made the iconic 80s “She Drives Me Crazy” snare sound

“She Drives Me Crazy” is a song recorded by the Fine Young Cannibals, included on their 1989 album The Raw and the Cooked. The song peaked at #5 as a single in the band’s native UK in January 1989 (it was released on New Year’s

Fiona Apple – Criminal (music video)

“Criminal” is a song by Fiona Apple. Apple said that the song is about “feeling bad for getting something so easily by using your sexuality.” It was released as the third single from the album Tidal in September 1997, and is Apple’s biggest hit, peaking at

Interview with Joey Lancaster (Belle Noire)

Belle Noire is one of those bands I had heard about for a long time before I ever listened to them. Many of the musicians I work with had dropped this group’s name and it was only a matter of time before I added their

Dashboard Confessional- First New Song in 7 Years

Last June, Chris Carrabba did an interview with Entertainment Weekly where he revealed that a new DC album was in the works. Earlier this May he spoke to them again about this new record and how it’s coming along: “I don’t have any idea of

6 Song Structures in Popular Music (including seminar with Ralph Murphy)

6 types of song structure I was surfing YouTube the other day and ran across a seminar by Ralph Murphy, a legendary songwriter. One of the most useful takeaways I got was his list of 6 most popular song forms (or song structures) when songwriting.