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Jake Kussmaul

I come from a family who is passionate about all things music. I learned to sing at an early age, and by 13, had my very own Fender Strat guitar. I tried my hardest at learning all that I could. Because I was born with cerebral palsy, I had to teach myself an adaptive playing style. I learned to write and record my own music, despite these difficulties. In college, I started making great use of my writing abilities by reviewing music, as well as copy editing. I guess it's best to stick with what you know, while welcoming a fair challenge at the same time.

Interview with Shim Moore on upcoming solo album: “If you like Sick Puppies, you’ll like this album. I guarantee it.”

Shim Moore initially made his bones fronting post-grunge trio Sick Puppies in the late 90s. The band would achieve international success in the following decades with their second and third albums: 2007’s Dressed Up as Life and 2010’s Tri-Polar. By late 2014, however, the band’s unexpected dissolution forced him to …

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Interview: 45 to Argos

Niles, Michigan’s 45 to Argos are a trio loaded with potential. Forming in 2015, the young band honed their musical chops while in college, creating a sound that craftly fuses pop accessibility with alternative merit. Currently, front man Brandon Garrett, bassist Brandon Cromer and drummer David Lowe have solidified that …

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