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The Bourbon Princess “Clocks” Gets Visual Reboot from Alien Knife Fight

Monique Ortiz is no newcomer to the Indie Rock Scene, having fronted previous bands including A.K.A.C.O.D. (featuring surviving members of Morphine) and Bourbon Princess, and is mainly recognized for her phenomenal work with the fretless and 2 string bass. Of late, she’s been fronting the Texas Based duo Alien Knife Fight, releasing such stunning music as “Some …

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Nouvelle Vague’s bossa nova cover of the Buzzcocks’ “Ever Fallen in Love” – video premieres at Magnet, new album out in Nov

NOUVELLE VAGUE’S “EVER FALLEN IN LOVE” VIDEO PREMIERES VIA MAGNET MAGAZINE I COULD BE HAPPY OUT NOVEMBER 4 ON KWAIDAN RECORDS / !K7 THE GROUP’S FIRST RECORD TO FEATURE ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS    Photo Credit: Julian Marshall “Nouvelle Vague has traded pogoing for a suave Parisian sway, some light cabaret swing and …

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Album Review: Alien Skin – European Electronic Cinema (Out September 2)

Alien Skin is the moniker of Australian singer-keyboardist George Pappas. Originally part of the mid-90s incarnation of famed new wave outfit Real Life, Pappas sought to channel that decade’s experimental aesthetic. In 2008, he accomplished just that. His solo sound is described as a ‘cinematic’ and ‘liquid’ brand of electronic …

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Interview with Andrew Shapiro – “The only way to impress other people is to impress yourself first.”

New York City’s Andrew Shapiro is a unique musical breed: classically trained with a knack for self-taught spontaneity. Large-scale publications, namely the New Yorker and ABC News, were quick to catch onto his artistic sensibilities. To date, the Brooklyn-based singer/composer has released six full-length albums and three EPs. As a …

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