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             Bear Girl’s Unsettling “Occurrence IV – The Quintessential End” Video                        will leave you Quivering Atlanta duo Bear Girl fuse elements of math rock and indie pop in their new music video for “Occurrence IV – The Quintessential End”. The song is off the band’s debut EP Le Fantastique and…

– By Michal Elizabeth Smith – Artists often belittle the effect they have on their fans. Other than U2, who supports the fight to end AIDS, are there any other prominent musicians dedicated to a cause? While people might think politicians have a greater impact on change, I believe musicians outweigh them. Representativ…

Granada Theater (Dallas, TX) – By Austin Reed – “With Versatility and Virtuosity, Shooter Proves He’s More Than Just His Father’s Son” Question: Let’s say you’re the son of Waylon Jennings. Your mother is Jessi Colter. You spent practically all of the formative years of your life on a tour bus. The road has been paved…

– By Austin Reed – A very peculiar thing happened to the musical landscape during the summer of 2010. Dance music was devolving in front of our very eyes. Dub step had regressed into something that sounded much more harmful than pleasing—as if the point of the bass line was to cause a rift in the earth. Be it a byprodu…

The Granada Theater (Dallas, TX) – Words by Brian K. Ullrich / Photos by James Villa – “Veteran Rockers Deliver in Dallas” Stryper. Yes, Stryper. For more than 25 years, the Christian-inspired metal hair band has delivered an inspiring message to legions of Christian rockers and straight-up metalheads with their electr…

– By Dustin Blocker – “Smile Smile’s Jencey Keeton Takes New Direction with Solo Project“ Chapter 1 of this post-apocalyptic video series for Jencey Keeton‘s new electro-pop solo project takes the lead through a desolate, yet bountiful landscape (check out the grocery store’s produce department)!  The character is spor…

– By Chris Whitehead – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Let me start off by saying this is a much better album than their last LP Coaster. NOFX isn’t a band for everyone, but for those that have grown up over the last 25 years with them, you know what to expect. There’s well placed humor, Mike’s political and religious views, and a…

– By Chris Whitehead – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” After his hardcore punk band Million Dead split in 2005, England’s Frank Turner continued on as a singer-songwriter with a back-to-basics mentality.  Fueled by a DIY spirit he has successfully went from playing small pubs to headlining a sold-out show at Wembley Stadium in 201…