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Plus

Plus

             Plus Background Info Plus consists of Dave Farina, Cameron Gharaee, Paul Hiller, and David Powell; an Italian-American, Iranian-American, Polish-American, and Texan-American, respectively. Their first meeting occurred at the model UN summer camp of Topeka, Kansas in 1977, where a four-way dispute erupted between the future bandmates as to who […]

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Beau Shelby

Beau Shelby

                    Beau Shelby Background Info Beau Shelby was born Richard Reynell Shelby in 1962 and began to teach himself drums at age 8 and guitar at age 11. Formed his first band , JABON ,in 1977 and continued to learn from live professional concert performances and […]

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The Cracks

The Cracks

            The Cracks Background Info Australia’s answer to halcyon indie rock The Crack’s devised their namesake in reflection of the writings of Carlos Castaneda, who explains reality by ‘looking through the cracks’. The four piece who originate from our very own of Sydney Australia, summon dirty blues rock and roll […]

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Julie Schurr

Julie Schurr

                    Julie Schurr Background Info For the past 4 years, Julie Schurr has been performing her nitty gritty interactive style of acoustic music for LGBT and mixed audiences across the country, gaining attention from not only the community at large but also Curve, Sirius OutQ’s “Derek […]

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Renee Wahl

Renee Wahl

             Renee Wahl Background Info As an alternative country artist, Wahl has followed a non-traditional path to a career in music, and yet no one who has known her over the years would ever question her destination.  Finding her way to Philadelphia, Wahl became a regular on the local Indie […]

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Mainstream Mold

Mainstream Mold

When Good Music Goes Bad So you know when you’re watching a video on YouTube and there’s that suggestion sidebar?  Well I was watching a video and there was a video on the side that had a picture of Katy Perry holding a guitar.  I thought surely it was a fake, so out of sheer […]

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Sweater

Sweater

           Sweater Background Info Sweater’s music is a composition of Bitter-Sweet Lyrics, Grungy Riffs, Punchy Beats, 11 shots of Vodka and and a Twist of Lemon. (via Sweater on Facebook) MarsBands Review If you’ve ever heard Tsunami Bomb or The Action Design, you’ve likely heard Emily Whitehurst (or Agent M, as […]

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More 90s Monday

More 90s Monday

The Smashing Pumpkins – Bullet With Butterfly Wings (Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness/1995) The album version of this song is pretty kick-ass.  This live version of this song is pretty sucky.  That being said, The Smashing Pumpkins were still pretty cool (although I always thought Billy was an odd duck and a bit of […]

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

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The Perfects

The Perfects

            The Perfects Background Info The Reagan years. Killing Joke’s “Eighties” comes to mind, and The Perfects are firmly rooted from that period. The Perfects are heavily influenced by the sounds of Duran Duran, The Cure, New Order, and much of the Alternative New Wave while infusing a very modern […]

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