Susan Said Band, Friday October 24th, the Winery Mohegan Lake NY, Reviewed

Susan Said Band, Friday October 24th, the Winery Mohegan Lake NY, Reviewed

I see a sinewy figure at the far end of the club on stage. She has platinum locks, eyes as blue as Robin’s egg’s, wearing black fishnets and a super cute outfit with killer boots; plugging in her guitar to get ready for the sound check

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Wayne Coyne Hardly Talks About The Kesha-Dr. Luke Situation

Wayne Coyne Hardly Talks About The Kesha-Dr. Luke Situation

“I think we did like four or five songs, and then Kesha would remind me, ‘Wayne, I can’t put this music out, Dr. Luke will kill me.’ I was like, ‘Oh! I didn’t know!’’

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Martha Stewart Living Is Throwing A Punk Rock Party,… What?

Martha Stewart Living Is Throwing A Punk Rock Party,… What?

How bad it is? Really bad from the beginning, with this sentence in the first paragraph ‘Here’s how to pull together a party that won’t turn into a riot.’ Well, I understand she wants to be funny, but that’s precisely what punk is about, a riot!

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Sneak Peaks: New Album releases week of 10-27-14

Sneak Peaks: New Album releases week of 10-27-14

Yusuf is a blues cover album, Run The Jewels are simply in the way till we get a new Killer Mike album, Dionne and Jerry Lee are scary, so I guess that leaves the new Lil wayne -who better come up with the goods after years of iffiness despite a great tour earlier this year

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10 Songs: Sunday, October 26th, 2014

10 Songs: Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Between us girls, this is a hot, cool LES rock band who kinda missed it on their debut album mostly because their romantic scruff scene songs were kinda lifeless on record, but how much can you complain about this masterwork? – A

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Let’s Active: rock nyc Concert Picks Week of October 27th, 2014

Let’s Active: rock nyc Concert Picks Week of October 27th, 2014

Last March Gregg Allman got sick during what should have been the Allman Brothers final stand ever at the Beacon Theatre and so to make it up they included this string of dates during Rocktober. It will also be their last performances ever

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Taylor Swift’s “1989” Reviewed: The Voice Memo Early Listen

Taylor Swift’s “1989” Reviewed: The Voice Memo Early Listen

It doesn’t peak as high as Red, “This Love” isn’t as great as “State Of Grace” and “Shake It Off” isn’t as great as “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together Again” but there is no weak spot, it is consistently superb. A major work but how much more?

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Mansions On The Moon At Sonos Studios, Tuesday October 21st 2014

Mansions On The Moon At Sonos Studios, Tuesday October 21st 2014

The four members – Lane Shaw on drums, Jeff ‘baby’ Maccora on bass and programming, Ted Wendler on guitar and vocals and Ben Hazlegrove on keys –seemed to be in a very good mood on Tuesday night, joking around and visibly happy about their first milestone

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Susan Said Band, Friday October 24th, the Winery Mohegan Lake NY, Reviewed

Susan Sed So

I see a sinewy figure at the far end of the club on stage. She has platinum locks, eyes as blue as Robin’s egg’s, wearing black fishnets and a super cute outfit with killer boots; plugging in her guitar to get ready for the sound check

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Wayne Coyne Hardly Talks About The Kesha-Dr. Luke Situation

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“I think we did like four or five songs, and then Kesha would remind me, ‘Wayne, I can’t put this music out, Dr. Luke will kill me.’ I was like, ‘Oh! I didn’t know!’’

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Martha Stewart Living Is Throwing A Punk Rock Party,… What?

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How bad it is? Really bad from the beginning, with this sentence in the first paragraph ‘Here’s how to pull together a party that won’t turn into a riot.’ Well, I understand she wants to be funny, but that’s precisely what punk is about, a riot!

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Sneak Peaks: New Album releases week of 10-27-14

weezy wins coveted Most Anticipated Album week Of October 20th, 2014

Yusuf is a blues cover album, Run The Jewels are simply in the way till we get a new Killer Mike album, Dionne and Jerry Lee are scary, so I guess that leaves the new Lil wayne -who better come up with the goods after years of iffiness despite a great tour earlier this year

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10 Songs: Sunday, October 26th, 2014

would you let your daughter marry a drowner?

Between us girls, this is a hot, cool LES rock band who kinda missed it on their debut album mostly because their romantic scruff scene songs were kinda lifeless on record, but how much can you complain about this masterwork? – A

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Let’s Active: rock nyc Concert Picks Week of October 27th, 2014

Nowhere left to run

Last March Gregg Allman got sick during what should have been the Allman Brothers final stand ever at the Beacon Theatre and so to make it up they included this string of dates during Rocktober. It will also be their last performances ever

READ MORE ... ADD COMMENT
 

Taylor Swift’s “1989” Reviewed: The Voice Memo Early Listen

1989

It doesn’t peak as high as Red, “This Love” isn’t as great as “State Of Grace” and “Shake It Off” isn’t as great as “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together Again” but there is no weak spot, it is consistently superb. A major work but how much more?

READ MORE ... ADD COMMENT
 

Mansions On The Moon At Sonos Studios, Tuesday October 21st 2014

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The four members – Lane Shaw on drums, Jeff ‘baby’ Maccora on bass and programming, Ted Wendler on guitar and vocals and Ben Hazlegrove on keys –seemed to be in a very good mood on Tuesday night, joking around and visibly happy about their first milestone

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Kenny G Angers China And Turns To Be A Coward

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it nevertheless didn’t please the Chinese government at all, which held a press conference, no less, reminding ‘foreign governments and individuals’ to ‘speak and act cautiously and not support [Hong Kong’s] Occupy Central and other illegal activities in any form’.

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Eric Clapton To Play Seven Nights In London, Can New York Be Far Behind

Eric The Guitarist

Seven days is the sort of figure that sounds like someone is making sure everybody gets one last chance to see him and if he plays at MSG and does, three maybe four nights, you can kinda count him out and more is the pity. What a great guitarist, what an incredible career.

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Singles Going Steady: New Singles Released Week of October 20th, 2014

Future Shocker

This Is Not A Game – The Chemical Brothers – No it isn’t at all, it is track off the eagerly awaited Huger Games Soundtrack, with a bouncy synth thing zooming along and a pop vocal on top – B+

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The A+ List: 10-25-14

Undone

It is in the very first couplet, “make my heart come all undone” -it is like he is begging for the sweet sensation of love: make and undone are the two words that come tumbling through and it captures her illsuiveness, his insecurity: the earliest sense of insecurity of love

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