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Stolas is Back and Stronger Than Ever

The second single off Stolas‘ upcoming self titled record just dropped today. In reference to what the new track is about, Carlo Marquez posted on Facebook earlier: “I’ve never experienced anxiety until a couple years ago. This song is for anyone who knows how horrible

Rogues Among Us: Interview & EP Premiere

Rogues Among Us is a band who is definitely staying busy. Following the momentum from their EP, The Watcher, Rogues are starting out 2017 strong with another release. This new EP is admittedly different than what we’re used to hearing from the band. That’s part of

Interview with Thieves

Born out of Austin, TX. Thieves are an aggressive pop punk band revered for their vigorous live shows and reflective lyrics.  Delivering powerful guitar riffs paralleled by atmospheric leads. Their sound challenges and aims to advance the pop punk genre.  The band formed back in

MySpace Music Classic: ADAM and ANDREW – “The Emo Song”

This was the best song I ever heard on MySpace music. Mostly because I love satire and was playing in bands that played post-hardcore and emo originals and covers at that time period. The lyrics are a masterpiece to me, as this song personified at

Amarionette- “Repeating History” Album Premiere (Teal Cheese Exclusive)

I had heard the name Amarionette quite a few times before ever hearing their music. Once I did I wondered what had taken me so long. Quin’s vocals alone are a subject I could write a full post on. They’re passion fueled and versatile (from

Interview With Andrew Forsman (The Fall of Troy)

When The Fall of Troy announced they were planning to release a new album, any fan of rock music (particularly post hardcore) was immediately thrilled. They are one of the bands that have influenced the new generation of the genre in every way. They are

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.

Prince, 1958 – 2016

Prince, the virtuosic musical titan who unexpectedly passed away at his Minnesota home early Thursday morning, was a man of seemingly endless contrasts. A musical prodigy who recorded virtually every instrument on his albums himself; he also found beauty in simplicity, frequently striking gold with

Nick’s April Playlist (2016)

I haven’t made a playlist for you guys in quite a while. It’s been a very busy time the last six months. Our team is growing, more opportunities are presenting themselves, things are changing for me both personally and professionally. Among all the things I