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Meet And Greet Danny Ross; Download Exclusive MP3s

Posted in Exclusives, Features, Interviews, Meet And Greet, MP3s with tags , , on 09/23/2010 by kurtorzeck

When I caught up with Danny Ross in late August 2009, he was trying to get his feet wet – but not in the literal sense.

“It’s been rainy, uncharacteristically rainy, the last two months” in New York, he said.

A little over a year later, the singer/pianist/multi-instrumentalist/composer has gotten them more than just a little wet. Ross is now fully drenched in music accolades, and on Saturday night, he headlines a show at NYC’s prestigious Mercury Lounge. Continue reading

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Los Campesinos! Drop Not-So-Boring LP; Gareth Holds Out Hope For Covers EP

Posted in Features, Interviews, Meet And Greet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/28/2010 by kurtorzeck

Los Campesinos! consist of seven musicians. But they are more than a band. Los Campesinos! are flying up the totem pole of indie stardom because of their spectacular concerts. But they are more than a spectacle. Los Campesinos! evoke joy, celebration and fun in the purest sense. But they are more than a feeling. Continue reading

Meet And Greet: Cassettes Won’t Listen

Posted in Features, Interviews, Meet And Greet with tags , , , , , , , , on 01/10/2010 by kurtorzeck

Jason Drake is having a hard time concentrating.

It’s late July 2009, and he’s chatting with me on his cell from a Whole Foods parking lot somewhere in L.A. Continue reading

Meet And Greet: Imaad Wasif Goes Into The Voidist

Posted in Features, Interviews, Meet And Greet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/07/2010 by kurtorzeck

Contrary to what ProTools fanatics might tell you, visionaries are hard to come by these days. During an era in which it’s incumbent upon artists to market and promote themselves. During an era in which selling out has become something of a moot point. Continue reading

Meet And Greet: Double Dagger

Posted in Features, Interviews, Meet And Greet with tags , , on 01/04/2010 by kurtorzeck

Baltimore officials call it the “Greatest City in America.”

Some residents think otherwise.

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Meet And Greet: Cougar

Posted in Features, Interviews, Meet And Greet with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 01/03/2010 by kurtorzeck

Cougar want to be clear: In choosing their moniker, the last thing the Midwestern instrumentalists wanted was for people to think of older divorcées hunting for young men. Continue reading