Cover Story: Lord Huron

Posted in Features, Interviews on 07/15/2018 by kurtorzeck

Lord Huron screen shot

I recently interviewed Ben Schneider about his rock band Lord Huron for the July cover of Music Connection. Check out the full article here.

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Cover Story: Thirty Seconds To Mars

Posted in Features, Interviews, Uncategorized with tags , on 06/11/2018 by kurtorzeck

Jared Leto cover story

I recently interviewed Jared Leto about his rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars for the April cover of Music Connection. Check out the full article here.

The Bad Penny New Music Releases Schedule 2018

Posted in Latest New Releases Schedule, Lists, New Releases, Uncategorized on 06/10/2018 by kurtorzeck

 

Exmortus album cover - Sound of Steel

6.8.18
Abstracter – Cinereous Incarnate
Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge – Midnight Hour
Ana Egge – White Tiger
Angel – Woman
Angelique Kidjo – Remain in Light Continue reading

Best Albums Of 2017: War On Drugs, Queens Of The Stone Age

Posted in Lists, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on 06/10/2018 by kurtorzeck

War on Drugs album cover A Deeper Understanding

1. War on DrugsA Deeper Understanding (Atlantic)
2. Queens of the Stone AgeVillains (Matador) Continue reading

Guided by Voices’ August by Cake: FLOOD Review

Posted in Album Reviews, Reviews with tags on 04/29/2017 by kurtorzeck

Guided by Voices’ August by Cake album cover

Here is my album review of Guided by Voices’ terrific August by Cake — the 100th release by frontman Bob Pollard. “By the time its 71 minutes are up, ‘August by Cake’ leaves a resin-free aftertaste.”

The Violent Sleep Of Reason Episode 6, 4.26.17

Posted in MP3s, The Violent Sleep of Reason with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/29/2017 by kurtorzeck

Farsot’s Fail-lure album cover

The Bad Penny’s new program through Radio Free America, “The Violent Sleep of Reason,” focuses on new and upcoming heavy-metal releases. The show’s sixth installment featured new cuts by FarsotAncient AscendantArtificial BrainNothing Left and Vampire.

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The Violent Sleep Of Reason Episode 5, 4.19.17

Posted in MP3s, The Violent Sleep of Reason with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/29/2017 by kurtorzeck

Varg’s Götterdämmerung album cover

The Bad Penny’s new program through Radio Free America, “The Violent Sleep of Reason,” focuses on new and upcoming heavy-metal releases. The show’s fifth installment featured new cuts by VargNecrowretchAll HellTombs, Suffocation and Coltsblood.

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