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SSION Tour Starts Today, Brings Dance Party To Chicago On October 9th

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Cody Critcheloe is the mustachioed maestro behind SSION (pronounced “shun”), the electro-pop group whose music should come with a warning label: you will get weird on the dance floor until the sun comes up. While the band’s existence can be traced back to Critcheloe’s high school days in mid-90s Kansas City, his recent move to [...]

Listen: St. Lucia – September

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Today Brooklyn-based digital-pop wizard St. Lucia premiered the title track off upcoming EP September (September 25th release) via Pitchfork. A long-overdue debut LP is due out in early 2013 on Columbia, a delightful bit of news for anyone who has heard the pop perfection of other tracks like “Before The Dive” and “Closer Than This,” or his [...]

KahBang Festival Announces Full 2012 Lineup. Headliners include Bassnectar, Deftones, and Wale

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“We party like it’s the end of the world” is the Epicurean, fist-pumping tagline for KahBang Festival, a four-day celebration of music, art, and film in Bangor, Maine. The festival takes place August 9th-12th and includes headliners Bassnectar, Deftones, and Wale, as well as a large number of smaller, up-and-coming artists ripe for discovery. Unlike [...]

The Undergound: Neotropic – Equestrienne

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Welcome to The Underground (or Notes from the Underground if you’re a Dostoyevsky nerd), a new weekly segment in which I examine the very best in unsigned, undiscovered and underground music. It’s my goal to highlight and hopefully promote talented artists who have yet to receive the attention they deserve. If you know a band [...]