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Eliza and The Strange are a great new find

Sometimes it takes a lot of legwork in this business to find the next underground sensation. My discovery of Eliza and The Strange, however, was the happiest of accidents that have turned into an obsessive listening binge that, for the … Read More...

Andy Gruhin inks deal with Sony/ATV

It’s always exciting to hear that one of your favorite artists is planning to sign a major record contract, but it’s even more exciting when you see that artist make the transition before your eyes. Andy Gruhin is one of … Read More...

Crushed hard by 49 Stones

I’m more than pleased to be able to present this band, as they’re one of a new breed that will soon take over the alternative scene. Their sound is done so well that I can’t wait to hear what else … Read More...

Getting heavy with The Lightweights

While trying to find new bands to listen to, I’ve come across some truly unique new acts that I find mind-blowing—not because of their sounds but because it seems that no one is aware of them. Case in point, The … Read More...

First Born’s ‘Evilution’ actually fit to survive

Two weeks ago, I read an article in The Hoot about raw metal band First Born and their most recent recording effort, “Evilution.” What I read not only irked but also frustrated me.

Like many other students around campus, I … Read More...

Bowling for Soup returns to cast new lines

Fresh off studio time and a U.K. tour last year, Bowling for Soup (BFS) return this spring with an album of new material that makes me wonder if they will ever run out of topics to talk about. At home … Read More...

New powers at the helm: It’s time to face the music

Amidst the turmoil now blanketing the music industry, music fans are finding it harder and harder to go about life as usual. Record labels are seeing their worst nightmares realized as their customers—many of whom were born into the age … Read More...

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