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Feb
7

TAKE NOTICE TUESDAY- SKYLAR PAYNE

posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in BANDS

    In a world that many look upon as filled with negativity, a society plagued by glass-half-empty perspectives, it is always refreshing to find genuine surprise and enjoyment without the fear of social media retaliation or someone's predespostion as to why you should be unhappy.  Such a surpris  Continue Reading...

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Sep
20

#ONTHERISE: KAITLIN BUTTS

posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in BANDS

It is my job as a writer and music advocate to bring fresh new music and faces to your attention. Being immersed in the music business and working directly with musicians, I come across so many talented artists that deserve a little high five...from me, from you. With my "OnTheRise feature, that’s exactl  Continue Reading...

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Aug
24

#ONTHERISE: SOUR BRIDGES

posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 in BANDS

It is my job as a writer and music advocate to bring fresh new music and faces to your attention. Being immersed in the music business and working directly with musicians, I come across so many talented artists that deserve a little high five...from me, from you. With my "OnTheRise feature, that’s exactl  Continue Reading...

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Jun
19

#ONTHERISE: MATT & THE HERDSMEN

posted on Sunday, June 19, 2016 in BANDS

It is my job as a writer and music advocate to bring fresh new music and faces to your attention. Being immersed in the music business and working directly with musicians, I come across so many talented artists that deserve a little high five...from me, from you. With my "OnTheRise feature, that’s exactl  Continue Reading...

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Jul
2

THE ULTIMATE 4TH OF JULY PLAYLIST

posted on Saturday, July 2, 2016 in BANDS

The 4th of July is a wonderful time for fun in the sun with the fam, but more importantly we should remember the struggle it took to gain our independence, and celebrate 'Merica. Let's be honest, as much as we should appreciate this day, I think we can agree everyone is most excited about the three-day wee  Continue Reading...

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Apr
18

#ONTHERISE: DON GALLARDO

posted on Monday, April 18, 2016 in BANDS

It is my job as a writer and music advocate to bring fresh new music and faces to your attention. Being immersed in the music business and working directly with musicians, I come across so many talented artists that deserve a little high five...from me, from you. With my "OnTheRise feature, that’s exactly what  Continue Reading...

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Apr
1

THE CATCH ME UP PLAYLIST

posted on Friday, April 1, 2016 in BANDS

From a young age up until I graduated college, I had a fascination with giving people mix tapes.  And I don't mean I threw a bunch of music together on a disc and gave it to people. Mixed tapes for me were a carefully curated group of songs, where each song flowed perfectly into the next, and looped back to the  Continue Reading...

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Aug
22

WE ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT

posted on Friday, August 22, 2014 in BANDS

    Complacency is a common fault that many of us share in our daily lives.  In our careers, in our relationships, in just about every facet we become increasingly unimpressed with the great things we have, and often times it takes losing something or a proverbial slap in the face to make us real  Continue Reading...

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Sep
11

WHAT'S UP WITH THE DEPARTED?

posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in BANDS

Alright, all you crazy kids up in a tizzy over the news that Seth James is leaving The Departed here is the official word. The band released the following in a press release this morning providing a little more insight on the split and news on Cody Canada's soon to be released solo acoustic CD.

Cody Canada A  Continue Reading...

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Jan
23

TAKING A LEAP OF FAITH

posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in BANDS

    December 1st, 2012 was a big day for me.  I say big, what i mean is huge.  On that day, the culmination of several weeks worth of work, not just on my part, but several others, was going to either pay off, or go bust.  That was the day we put on the Jammin' for Jennie benefit.   Continue Reading...

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Jan
10

TOUGHER THAN THE REST

posted on Thursday, January 10, 2013 in BANDS

    As I sit here listening to the steady rain beat against the house, and stare at the fire burning brightly in the cast-iron stove, I have pondered what 2013 will hold for me.  Resolutions, nah, never truly stick to them.  I prefer to look at realistic goals that have been on my mind for s  Continue Reading...

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Nov
28

ELI YOUNG BAND COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS.

posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 in BANDS

The ELI YOUNG BAND recorded a version of "I'll Be Home for Christmas" for "Billboard's" Merry Melodies video series.  

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Oct
12

MOORE THAN A FEELING

posted on Friday, October 12, 2012 in BANDS

    Youth is something that everyone searches out and peruses, but seem to fall short of finding.  Is there really a fountain of youth?  Can we truly turn back time? Or, is this just simply a waste of time and an endless journey, without answers?  Some may say it's crazy, but I feel you  Continue Reading...

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Sep
14

FEATURE FRIDAY'S: BO PHILLIPS BAND

posted on Friday, September 14, 2012 in BANDS

    Everyone had that one teacher in high school that was their favorite, that one teacher that could inspire you with their wit and ability to speak to you as if you were the only one in the class.  For me it was two, Mrs. Latta and Ms. Bell.  They both knew how to reach out to me, and keep  Continue Reading...

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