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    Bearded Bowies – An Interview with Madaila

    Written by Colin Kirkland cjkwrites.com The Sinclair dressing room. Sound-check. I look at the men of Madaila – a cosmic improv-pop group hailing from Burlington, Vermont – and mention that I’m thinking about calling them “The Bearded Backstreet Boys” in my article. They nod and smile, but as it...
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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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    Temples – Strange or Be Forgotten

    With their sophomore record due out on the third of March, Temples has something new for us. Since releasing the debut single “Certainty” a few weeks ago, the British quartet has unloaded another vibrant synth-heavy track off Volcano called “Strange or Be Forgotten.” The track opens with a pounding...
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    THEY. – What You Want

    Many sources are starting their posts for this new THEY track with the words rising duo. I mean, they have such an impressive body of work already so I think we would start by saying; check out this impressive duo that has captured the ears of millions of fans....
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    REVIEW: The Royal They – Post-Punk Delirium

    Brooklyn-based underground threesome, The Royal They, just released their debut full-length album under King Pizza Records. The self-titled record is a brilliant emotional wreck: a cutting, confrontational, and connected collection with fast-paced mood swings and refreshing hooks. Tapped into what sounds like Nirvana B-sides, The Pixies’ stop-start style, and...
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    Goon Tunes: Kenny Becker’s Layered Aesthetic

    It was the ideal day for listening to Goon; the morning light disappeared long before I awoke and the grey sky emitted a static energy onto everything underneath it. As if there were no bodies walking up and down Elm Street below my second-story apartment window. I gulped hot...
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    Goon – Dusk of Punk

    New-age grunge; a harsh sound with melancholy melody. Check out “Dusk of Punk,” by LA-based band, Goon. There are layers here! Stay tuned for an exclusive FeedingEars interview with Kenny Becker, the founder and leader of this emerging group....
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    The Lemon Twigs – As Long As We’re Together

    Eighties-esque synthesizer, bouncy and wild; a piercing horn against a stand-up bass backdrop; lo-fi electric snarl ricocheting through a sweaty basement venue: these are sounds that have tremendous influence in progressive and/or popular bands’ music and image right now. But The Lemon Twigs have looked back far beyond the...
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    The Arcs – Outta My Mind

    Dan Auerbach, front man of The Black Keys teams up with Richard Swift (bassist of The Shins) and Nick Movshon (Amy Winehouse, Wu Tang Clan) to create a new innovative sound mixing gospel with rock but adding some distortion to it making it completely unique. The Arcs released their...