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Echo In The Canyon: LA’s Laurel Canyon In The 1960s

Published 7 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. 

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Trouble In The Wind: Fall Guy

Published 9 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Trouble in the Wind share a new video from the LP Hammer On. This award winning group may be the best Folk, Country, Rock, Americana band you've never heard of... but NOW you have!

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Strand Of Oaks Returns with "Weird Ways", Releasing New Album Eraserland

Published 10 months ago by Jeff Penfield

Strand Of Oaks returns with a little help from members of My Morning Jacket to prove that you can still be creative with rock music on his upcoming album Eraserland.

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The Killers: Land Of The Free

Published 10 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

The Killers release a stand alone single and offer some social commentary. The video is produced by Spike Lee who had full creative rein. 

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Gary Clark Jr. Continues to Evolve Sound on New Song "This Land", Album Coming March 1st

Published 10 months ago by Jeff Penfield

Gary Clark Jr. finds a way to incorporate more genres into his latest song, the title track to his new album This Land.

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New Year, New Music - What We Know is Coming in 2019

Published 10 months ago by Jeff Penfield

We're getting ready for another great year of music with new releases confirmed from Ryan Adams, Jenny Lewis, and Catfish & The Bottlemen.

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Music Director Picks #7: JD McPherson, Lindsay White, Jonathan Wilson

Published 11 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

These highlighted songs include original holiday music, a fiercely independent songwriter and an artist carrying the torch for the old Laurel Canyon sound. 

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David Byrne: The Best Live Show Of All Time

Published 11 months ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

The EP is called The Best Live Show Of All Time (named after an NME review of Byrne’s performances) and will feature 6 songs recorded at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre.

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