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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: Julian Comeau of The Colour You

The Colour You combines vivid, introspective subject matters with a complementary instrumental force. Recently, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana alt rock trio (Julian Comeau, Bemo Barnett, and Robbie Buisson) debuted the music video for their carrier single, “Set Me Free,” earning especial exposure through Alternative Press’s Facebook page. The single is …

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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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