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    TEST – Going for Clarity with Blake Stokes

    Written by Colin Kirkland Blake Stokes is growing up. He just had a child; he finally moved out of his rehearsal space; and he is no longer getting drunk on stage. Instead, he is using clarity and concision to best represent the sonic chaos heard in his LA punk-rock...
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    Former Faces: Ryan Parmenter’s Sonic Jaunt

    The morning after Thanksgiving I found myself with a throbbing headache; I sat on a train and watched a wall of passing trees disappear beyond the steamed-up windows beside me. With the residual taste of shitty whiskey still lurking in my mouth, I hoped to redirect my attention to...
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    Review: Bloodboy – Best of Bloodboy

    The first thing that struck me about Lexie Papilion’s LA-based band, Bloodboy, was the name. Before listening to “Fuck Yourself,” the first track off their recently released debut EP, The Best of Bloodboy, I was picturing Ozzy Osbourne ripping a bat head to pieces on stage or some post-grunge...