Music legends are dying at an unfair, unrelenting pace. Today’s artists are failing to live up to the heroes of yesteryear. With that in mind, Louis York, the Nashville tandem of Chuck Harmony and Claude Kelly, took some time in the studio to release their full-length debut American Griots with the goal of making the […]

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Nowadays, it’s a big deal if a rock act breaks through to the mainstream. The Raconteurs and Tool respectively landing at the top spot of the record charts earlier this year is a big deal. Ditto for Billie Eilish and Shaed making their way on terrestrial radio. Why? Because it’s a pop world we’re living […]

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“Go jump in the lake.” It’s a saying you see on wooden plaques, shirts, coasters, and magnets and so many other items at so many quaint shops AKA tourist traps on Lake George. You also see gems like “collect lasting memories” (or something to that effect) and some stuff relating to day drinking. When I […]

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Rock isn’t dead. You just have to look for it. It’s certainly not played on mainstream radio, but then again, what is, right? And who cares? Billie Eilish. Catfish and the Bottlemen. Tame Impala. Cloud Nothings. Beck’s still doing his thing. I could go on and on for days but won’t. Instead, I’ll cut it […]

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’Tis the season for more Christmas songs and album releases than any of us can handle. Yep, it seems everyone has something festive to sing about. Most of the times, it’s as empty as the calories one consumes during the season. Enter John Ondrasik aka Five For Fighting and Jim Brickman, who have joined forces […]

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Westchester County, NY is a weird animal. There’s tons of bands waiting to be discovered, established acts who’ve moved here from big cities, and venues that showcase named and novelty artists. Cover bands are big in the Hudson Valley and Lower Westchester. Two venues, which happen to be connected, buck the trend and bring established […]

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More refreshing than an iced latte at Dunkin on a hot day. More rocking than a chair along Lake George. More fun than peeing on a trampoline? Um, the latter might or might not be. I’m just taking a line from a killer song from our featured band today. Don’t get any idea kids. I’m […]

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It’s about 2 p.m. on Friday, June 21, and Joe Scarborough’s voice is still a little hoarse. It’s coming along, but he figures it will take the weekend to return to normal. The MSNBC’s Morning Joe host stretched his vocal chords a bit more than usual the night before, holding a record release show for […]

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The Westchester County, NY music scene is a weird one. There are many bands doing their things, and several killer venues – such as The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester – but for the most part, audiences seem to only come out for established big name acts and cover bands. Let’s debunk that shall we? […]

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Sometimes in life, you just have to let your hair down and/or go for it no matter what. That sentiment is shared in countless songs from Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” (there’s no Mekhi Phifer by the way) to Icona Pop’s “I Don’t Care (I Love It).” Part of me wants to mention more songs but I’m […]

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