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RUN FOR COVER: SMOKEY ROBINSON VS. POND: “TEARS OF A CLOWN”

Smokey Robinson Pond

Covering Motown staples can be a tricky thing: there’s so much foundation, so much charm, and so little room for improvement. Pond acknowledged that and sat down to play their own loose, fun version. Continue reading

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REVIEW + FOTOBOM: GARDENS & VILLA AT THE SINCLAIR

Nina Corcoran, Gardens & Villa 4 banner

It seems blog hype doesn’t always lead to a rise and fall. If the cards are played right, the only direction you can go is up. Gardens & Villa are talented enough to follow that route. Continue reading

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THE NEW TESTAMENT OF CHRISTOPHER OWENS

Christopher Owens

Ex-Girls frontman Christopher Owens happened to be a highly religious cult member, but he’s run off to California to make the country music that’s always been in the back of his mind. With three Girls albums and two solo albums, the 35-year-old musician is making the most of his life – exactly how he wants to. Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: BEAR IN HEAVEN

Photo by Dusdin Condren

“While most of our friends are buying houses, we’re stripping and saving to make an album. You put yourself through a vulnerable state to write songs that matter.” Continue reading