Head Carrier The Pixies 4AD, 2016 Head Carrier is the seventh and most recent album by the Pixies and it sounds a lot like The Pixies. Musically more in keeping with their catalog from the first time around than their grab bag release, Indy Cindy. This said, Head Carrier isn’t Trompe le Monde. Or any… [Continue Reading]

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The Electric Pinecones Southern Culture on the Skids Kudzu Records. 2016 Southern Culture on the Skids, house band for the perpetual house party, have a secret identity. And if their ego is a boisterous, rabble rousing, perennial good time, then their ID would have to be more pensive and introspective. Who knew? Early on SCOTS… [Continue Reading]

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It’s Hard The Bad Plus Sony Music Entertainment/OKeh Records, 2016 There are countless piano trios, and then there’s The Bad Plus. Formed in Minnesota, The Bad Plus, have been at their unique form of artistry since 2000. They dove into covers, but not ones typically favored by jazz artists. No, their deconstructions of radio friendly… [Continue Reading]

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Death Songs Sinking Suns Independent Release, 2016 Primitive and moving with an animal instinct, the Sinking Suns skulk warily through familiar territory, bristling with an nervous unease. Prowling and staying on the defensive at the same time. This recording is feral. Sinking Suns, from Madison, Wisconsin, have managed to tap into that magical place where… [Continue Reading]

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Ready Take One Erroll Garner Legacy Recordings/Octave Music, 2016 Last years posthumous and expanded re-release of Errol Garner’s Complete Concert by the Sea, did the neat trick of entering Billboard Jazz Albums chart at No. 1. This renewed interest in Garner has led to a reexamination of his archives. Ready Take One, is an amazing… [Continue Reading]

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Brothers in Farms Steve ‘N’ Seagulls Spinefarm Records, 2016 Sometimes a joke can get out of hand and take on a life of it’s own. Revolutions, 3 am Vegas weddings, and the current US political campaigns are proof of this. And once an idea is self realized, it can be very hard to stop. Just… [Continue Reading]

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Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello Cheap Trick Big Machine, 2016 Cheap Trick are still at it and that’s somewhat re-assuring. In a world where technology and trends now come and go in the blink of an eye, we continue to have crunch-pop powerhouse and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Cheap Trick doing the second… [Continue Reading]

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Geezër Volume 2 Independent Release, 2016 Quick on the heels of their solid debut, Geezër have released a strong follow up. Volume 2, gets to the point without a lot of folderol. These old timers are hard at it with 8 new tunes. There’s taking their early bird rock and roll show on the road… [Continue Reading]

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Boxes Goo Goo Dolls Warner Brothers, 2016 This CD starts off strong enough, with four songs that sound like they could have come from the bands commercial heyday, A Boy Called Goo and Dizzy Up the Girl. There’s a strong sense of melody and pop rock feel running throughout. Fans will recognize this as the band… [Continue Reading]

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Monolord w/Beastmaker, and Sweat Lodge Live at Will’s Pub Monday, August 22, Orlando, FL This is a hell of a line-up. Ear splitting, bone crushing, hard lined and obstinate metal. Heavy, dense, auditory bombardments from Monolord, Beastmaker, and Sweat Lodge. Each punishing and ironfisted in their own way. I blame missing Sweat Lodge, from Austin,… [Continue Reading]

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A Decade of Dio 1983 – 1993 Dio Rhino, 2016 For such a diminutive man, Ronnie James Dio had an out-sized voice and formidable presence. When he shrugged off the mortal coil in 2010, he left an impressive musical legacy which lasted four decades and continues even now with 2 tribute bands comprised of former… [Continue Reading]

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Legacy Volume Two Celtic Thunder Legacy Recordings, 2016 Celtic Thunder is back with another great CD/DVD combo document, less than a year after the wild success of Volume 1. Celtic Thunder is a musical/theatrical group with a a show strong on vocal harmonies and and ensemble numbers. With a nice cross section of traditional Irish… [Continue Reading]

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ALL HAIL THE YETI’s “Haunted & Damaged” Headline Tour with FINAL DRIVE Begins Tomorrow   New Album Screams From A Black Wilderness Out Now via Minus Head Records Order Now via Bandcamp, Amazon or iTunes  ALL HAIL THE YETI has a busy summer/fall touring schedule planned, and it all begins tomorrow in Phoenix, AZ! The… [Continue Reading]

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NAPALM RECORDS News Updates For July 28   SKINDRED – Announce European Tour Dates Together With ZEBRAHEAD!   All those who think Soulfly is now too monotonous, or Korn too compromising, need only look to SKINDRED and their latest album Volume(2015, Napalm Records) to bring what somehow seems lost from the Nu-Metal genre! Since 1998,… [Continue Reading]

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 THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA & MEMPHIS MAY FIRE ANNOUNCE FALL 2016 NORTH AMERICAN DATES “THE RISE UP TOUR” LOS ANGELES, CA – (TUESDAY, August 2, 2016) — The Devil Wears Prada will hit the road this fall, co-headlining “The Rise Up Tour” with Memphis May Fire.  Silverstein will Special Guest* and Like Moths to Flames… [Continue Reading]

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Former EMMURE Guitarist Jesse Ketive Produces New VIBRATER Track “New Era of Terror”   Watch “New Era of Terror” Video Here   Introducing VIBRATER: Featuring Founding Members of NYC Industrial Metal Veterans BILE   Emerging from the depths of New York City and featuring founding members of industrial metal veterans Bile, newly formed hardcore metal… [Continue Reading]

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One Sock Missing/Crappin’ you Negative Grifters Fat Possum Records, 2016 Album re-issues have become to records labels what movie sequels are to movie companies and Sylvester Stallone, a sure way to make at least a couple of bucks, flogging something that was popular (sort of) once before. And why not? The hip young version of you… [Continue Reading]

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AUDIOTOPSY Announce US Headline Dates       Debut Album Natural Causes Out Now on Napalm Records AUDIOTOPSY, the powerhouse foursome featuring guitarist Greg Tribbett (Mudvayne, Hell Yeah), drummer Matt McDonough (Mudvayne), vocalist Billy Keeton (Skrape) and bassist Perry Stern will be returning to the road this summer in support of their debut album Natural… [Continue Reading]

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Another Day Lost Bruce Mountain Band Independent Release, 2016 From Riverside California comes Bruce Mountain Band, and they are an bare-knuckle dust up of a band. With gritty, unkempt guitars roiling wildly against a rock solid rhythm section, this band plays with psychedelia and all the grittiness grunge ever claimed. The end result, a flowing,… [Continue Reading]

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Escape From Jurisdiction B Soles of Passion Independent Release,2016 by Cathal Cart With a synth driven throwback sound and the the sort of change driven lyrics make for a memorable combination. Opening with “Say I Will,” the vocals are processed and you will find yourself aching to wear parachute pants and work a Rubik’s Cube… [Continue Reading]

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Songs For You Ray Goren Independent Release, 2016 There’s a timeless quality to the blues when it’s done right. Ray Goren, a young guitar prodigy from California touches on the core themes of the blues,with sacrifice, “Rise Together,” and difficult love, “I Need You Here to Stay.” all the while Goren offers up guitar work… [Continue Reading]

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Valient Thorr w/Hammer Fight Live at the SportsPage, Satellite Beach,FL Saturday, May 29, 2016 Valient Thorr are hard to nail down in a few words. With a great throwback mid 70’s sound that includes enticing twin guitar leads reminiscent of Thin Lizzy, there’s a great big catch all of references that include Rainbow, Motorhead, and… [Continue Reading]

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Ready For the Sun, Pt.1 Athena Independent Release, 2016 Athena found herself in Los Angeles working on this project with producer Ethan Allen (Sheryl Crow, Better Than Ezra) the sum result being a total of 80 songs recorded has been winnowed down to 13 songs for a three part series of EPs. “You Bring Me… [Continue Reading]

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CJ Ramone w/Rushmore, The Areolas, Broken Gold The Back Booth, Friday, May 27, Orlando, Florida The Ramones changed the rules on what was to be expected from a band, both musically and in terms of personalities. CJ Ramone joined the fabled band in 1989, after founding member Dee Dee Ramone called it quits. I saw… [Continue Reading]

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Agnostic Front w/Coldside, Rhythm of Fear, and The Lower Orders Live at The Boondocks Saturday, May 21, Melbourne, FL Agnostic Front are hardcore. From it’s inception and through all it’s mutation’s and cross-breedings with other musical stylings, they are the undisputed godfathers of New York hardcore. And as they rapidly approach their 4rth decade, they… [Continue Reading]

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Everything’s Beautiful The Recordings of Miles Davis Reimagined by Robert Glasper Columbia/Legacy, 2016 Miles Davis was legendarily fearless. Never one to repeat himself artistically, neither for money or popularity, once he had done something, he just moved forward, on to the next thing. Robert Glasper, a young, hip Grammy winning jazz pianist, has the audacity… [Continue Reading]

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Sometimes Julie Bright Side of the Line Independent Release, 2016 From San Diego comes Sometimes Julie, a solid blues rock act, who sound promising at every turn. Kicking off ths EP with “Emily,” the song is punched up with horns, and interesting quiet breaks. This isn’t another, rote, by the numbers band. Title track, “Bright Side… [Continue Reading]

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The Sword w/ Purson Live at The Social Wednesday, May 11, Orlando FL Wednesdays in Orlando have been blessed with some fairly phenomenal shows as of late. Sword with UK supporting act, Purson, pulled into Orlando and blew the roof off The Social. Purson, fronted by Rosalie Cunningham, delivered a darkly enchanting set. Post psychedelic… [Continue Reading]

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Hell Cat MammaBear No Ego Records, 2016 There’s an honest vulnerability to the lyrics MammaBear attaches to it’s songs. No bravado or swaggering boasts, just a profound desire to connect with someone else personal level. Title track “Hell Cat” is a folk song dressed up with smooth electric finery. It’s stomps like a roots rock… [Continue Reading]

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Halloween Mask 7” Peach Kelli Pop Burger Records, 2016 Lo-fi, DIY and hard to resist, Peach Kelli Pop are coarse on the edges and achingly sugar sweet in the center. There’s three songs from this California quintet, and each is distinctive and notable. “Halloween Mask” is a midtempo pop in the vein of Big Star.… [Continue Reading]

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EDITOR CLEANS CLOSET!! Selling Records CHEEEE-AAAP!!

Here you go. thanks for the interest. Records for Sale: Not an Alphabetical List Part 1 Prices do not include shipping. Shipping will be standard USPS unless otherwise requested imdaeditor@gmail.com John Lennon & Yoko ono Double fantasy $6 James Brown Showtime $7 Devo: Freedom of Choice  $6 Pete Townshend Who came First $7 Tommy Soundtrack Rolling Stones: Jamming with Edward                    $20 Jerry Garcia Garcia $10  (has cut out bin hole punch) JJ Cale Naturally $10 Little Richard and Jimi Hendrix $12 Kiki Dee Band   I’ve got the music in me Blood, Sweat, & Tears  $10 all four New City, B,S, & T 4, Child is the Father to the Man,  … [Read More...]

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Southern Culture on the Skids Look inward with The Electric Pinecones

The Electric Pinecones Southern Culture on the Skids Kudzu Records. 2016 Southern Culture on the Skids, house band for the perpetual house party, have a secret identity. And if their ego is a boisterous, rabble rousing, perennial good time, then their ID would have to be more pensive and introspective. Who knew? Early on SCOTS wrote a bunch of songs which didn't exactly fit with the … [Read More...]

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The Pixies Return with Head Carrier

Head Carrier The Pixies 4AD, 2016 Head Carrier is the seventh and most recent album by the Pixies and it sounds a lot like The Pixies. Musically more in keeping with their catalog from the … [Read More...]

Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello

Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello Cheap Trick Big Machine, 2016 Cheap Trick are still at it and that's somewhat re-assuring. In a world where technology and trends now come and go in the blink of an eye, … [Read More...]

Monolord and Beastmaker’s Evening of Savage Metal

Monolord w/Beastmaker, and Sweat Lodge Live at Will's Pub Monday, August 22, Orlando, FL This is a hell of a line-up. Ear splitting, bone crushing, hard lined and obstinate metal. Heavy, dense, … [Read More...]

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The Pixies Return with Head Carrier

Head Carrier The Pixies 4AD, 2016 Head Carrier is the seventh and most recent album by the Pixies and it sounds a lot like The … [Read More...]

Southern Culture on the Skids Look inward with The Electric Pinecones

The Electric Pinecones Southern Culture on the Skids Kudzu Records. 2016 Southern Culture on the Skids, house band for the perpetual house party, … [Read More...]

The Bad Plus Return with It’s Hard

It's Hard The Bad Plus Sony Music Entertainment/OKeh Records, 2016 There are countless piano trios, and then there's The Bad Plus. Formed in … [Read More...]

Sinking Suns Sonic Blast

Death Songs Sinking Suns Independent Release, 2016 Primitive and moving with an animal instinct, the Sinking Suns skulk warily through familiar … [Read More...]

Erroll Garner Returns With an Instant Classic

Ready Take One Erroll Garner Legacy Recordings/Octave Music, 2016 Last years posthumous and expanded re-release of Errol Garner's Complete Concert … [Read More...]

Brothers in Farms the Best Album You’ll Hear This Month

Brothers in Farms Steve 'N' Seagulls Spinefarm Records, 2016 Sometimes a joke can get out of hand and take on a life of it's own. Revolutions, 3 am … [Read More...]

Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello

Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello Cheap Trick Big Machine, 2016 Cheap Trick are still at it and that's somewhat re-assuring. In a world where technology … [Read More...]

Geezër’s Back! Early Bird is the Word!

Geezër Volume 2 Independent Release, 2016 Quick on the heels of their solid debut, Geezër have released a strong follow up. Volume 2, gets to the … [Read More...]

Goo Goo Dolls Return

Boxes Goo Goo Dolls Warner Brothers, 2016 This CD starts off strong enough, with four songs that sound like they could have come from the bands … [Read More...]

Monolord and Beastmaker’s Evening of Savage Metal

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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA & MEMPHIS MAY FIRE ANNOUNCE FALL 2016 TOUR DATES

 THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA & MEMPHIS MAY FIRE ANNOUNCE FALL 2016 NORTH AMERICAN DATES "THE RISE UP TOUR" LOS ANGELES, CA - (TUESDAY, August 2, 2016) -- The Devil Wears Prada will … [Read More...]

Former EMMURE Guitarist Jesse Ketive Produces New VIBRATER Track

Former EMMURE Guitarist Jesse Ketive Produces New VIBRATER Track "New Era of Terror"   Watch "New Era of Terror" Video Here   Introducing VIBRATER: Featuring Founding Members of NYC Industrial … [Read More...]

AUDIOTOPSY Announce US Headline Dates

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Q&A with Christie Belanger

Q&A with Christie Belanger Christie Belanger has been writing and playing music for 13 years and has developed into a powerful singer and … [Read More...]

No guitars? No problem!

On the Road Again, Part V No guitars? No problem! By Gregg Troyan Lipstick is band that has gone through numerous lineup changes in our short time … [Read More...]

The Show Must Go, . . .Huh?

On the Road Again, Part IV Stuck Inside of Mobile by Chuck Lazaras The tour was almost over. We’d been out for two weeks and had played New Orleans … [Read More...]

Parker Moore’s Rig Rundown

Parker Moore's Rig Rundown Parker Moore plays guitar for Oakland's excellent Catholic Radio. The band is currently promoting their two-part release, … [Read More...]

Little Kids and Dummy’s in Brooklyn

AfroPunkFest 2013 Battle of the Bands Finals, Free Candy, Brooklyn NY As told by Chris Bacchus Two years ago we worked our way into the finals … [Read More...]

This LIPSTICK Won’t Smudge!

This LIPSTICK Won't Smudge! An interview with Lipstick's Greg Troyan From deep in the heart of Country comes a retro blast of feedback and Aqua Net … [Read More...]

FABLE CRY’s Zach Ferrin Gets Down to Brass Tacks!

Zach Ferrin Get's Down to Brass Tacks interview w/M.A. Rivera Zach Ferrin sings, sneers and proudly postures as the frontman for Nashville's Fable … [Read More...]

Ben Meyer’s Rig Run Down

Ben Meyer's Rig Run Down Time to break out your notebook 'cuz Ben Meyer's gonna take you to school. For the unintiated or those too lazy to use … [Read More...]

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Drummer!!

On the Road Again, part 3 We Don't Need No Stinkin' Drummer!! by Paul Wunder We were doing a gig in Philly at a place called Grendel's Lair. Our … [Read More...]

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