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Song of the Day: “Anything/Everything” by Grape & the Grain

Today’s song is “Anything/Everything”” by Grape & the Grain. The Kingston, New York band consists of Daniel Grimsland, Steven Markota, Daniel Marc, and Mo Kelly. The Grape & The Grain started in 2012 as a solo project for Daniel Grimsland (bassist for Woodstock, NY’s progressive rock band ‘3’). Seeking to challenge himself, Grimsland wrote, produced …

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No CMJ? No Problem. Rocker Stalker Fest Has You Covered October 13-16th

For those of you who were bummed out that CMJ is not happening this year. Well have no fear, Rocker Stalker Fest is here! The show features over 30 bands across 7 shows at 6 different venues across NYC’s Lower East Side and Brooklyn. The festival kicks off this Thursday, October 13th at Gold Sounds …

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Song of the Day: “Seeds” by FRIENDSWITHBENEFITS

Today’s song is “Seeds” by FRIENDSWITHBENEFITS. FRIENDSWITHBENEFITS is the musical child of Justin Wiseman, keyboardist for Austin-based anthemic rock band The Rocketboys. FWB is a modern take on 80s synth-pop that both musically and lyrically balances density and whimsy. Surprisingly powerful arrangements for these “bedroom” recordings feature more keyboards than can fit into a 500 …

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Song of the Day: “Broken Wings” by Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers

Today’s song is “Broken Wings” by Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers. This Brooklyn-based, four-piece acoustic roots music band plays original songs heavily influenced by bluegrass, country, old-timey and blues.  Cornell’s songs are influenced as much by his literary heroes (Whitman, Emerson, Thoreau) as they are by his musical ones (John Prine, Gram Parson, Levon …

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Song of the Day: “Scarlets” by Victorian Halls

Today’s song is “Scarlets” by Victorian Halls.  Though filled with live footage and extra bits of offstage antics, singer/guitarist Sean Lenart, explains the true meaning: “The song is about drowning. I have an irrational fear — almost dreamlike — of being underwater and not being able to reach the the sparkling, sheeted surface. Unfortunately, there’s …

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