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by Adrien Begrand

26 Aug 2015


Progressive rock guitarist and composer Jane Getter is preparing to release her new album On this fall, a lavish record featuring not only her own formidable talents but collaborations with a host of acclaimed musicians from the jazz and rock world. Among her collaborators is Living Colour singer Corey Glover, who turns in a superb vocal performance on the dreamy eight-minute composition “Surprised”.

by Adrien Begrand

26 Aug 2015


Brooklyn indie rock trio Dreamers put out their very good, and aptly named new EP E.P. early this year. Since then, though, they were afforded the opportunity to record in iconic Fairfax Recording Studio, formerly Sound City, where innumerable legendary albums were recorded. One of the tracks the band chose to play was Blind Melon’s 1992 classic “No Rain”; only this time, they alter the song’s mood significantly, with fascinating results.

by Adrien Begrand

26 Aug 2015


New England folk trio Low Lily will be releasing their debut EP this week, and as you can hear on the new track “The Girl’s Not Mine”, the trio of Lissa Schneckenburger, Liz Simmons, and Flynn Cohen have an incredible knack for putting a little pop twist on a traditional folk/Americana sound.

by Adrien Begrand

26 Aug 2015

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Jake VanDonge

Two years after releasing their very promising debut EP, Olney, Texas blues/rock/soul band Love & the Zealous are at work on a new follow-up. In the meantime, though, they made a stop at the solar-powered mobile recording studio Jam in the Van and proceeded to lay down a somber yet bruising cover of otis redding’s classic “Dock of the Bay”.

by Adrien Begrand

26 Aug 2015


With its Can-derived krautrock groove, wicked stoner rock guitar riff, slight hint of funk, and washes of keyboards weirdly similar to chillwave, Montreal band Wizaard shows one and all on their new single “Mountain of the Underground” that there’s no limit to what they’ll try. Besides, with a combination like that, how can you not dig it?

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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