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Still Parade

The mysterious project Still Parade premiered on, may 20, 2013 using the release from the track “Actors” over the indie blog Earmilk. Featuring an arpeggiated electric guitar hook worth José González, pedal metal, falsetto vocals, synth pads, and a minor drum loop, the melody acquired a lush, intimate, summery, vintage …

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Israel Nash

A native from the Ozark Mountains in Missouri, singer/songwriter Israel Nash Gripka blends components of rock and roll and nation with gentle psychedelia and undercurrents of rural folk. After shifting to NY in 2006, he released his debut LP, NY Town, in ’09 2009. The impact of ’60s and ’70s …

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Money & King

Brooklyn-based pop group Money & King were shaped this year 2010 by guitarist James Sparber and drummer Brandon Goldstein who share songwriting and vocal duties. Longtime close friends Sparber and Goldstein was raised playing music collectively in Vienna, Virginia before parting methods to explore distinct music professions on opposing coasts. …

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White Eyes

They didn’t make a huge splash nationwide, but White Eyes were favorites in the rock ballroom and homegrown festival circuit in the Midwest throughout their heyday from the late ’60s and early ’70s, playing psychedelic rock with strong guitar work, impressive harmonies, and melodies which were catchy and clever without …

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The Head and the Heart

Created in Seattle by several northwestern transplants, the top as well as the Heart can be an indie folk strap whose influences consist of Americana, country-rock, and classic Beatlesque pop. The lineup arrived together in ’09 2009, when songwriters Jonathan Russell and Josiah Johnson fulfilled at an open-mike event at …

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Local Natives

Produced in 2008, Local Natives build their dramatic and eclectic make of indie rock and roll from their house base in LA, California. Meeting within their Orange State senior high school, guitarists Ryan Hahn and Taylor Grain and keyboardist Kelcey Ayer (most of whom deal with vocal responsibilities) recruited drummer …

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Brothers-In-Law

What do you get when you come up with four talented policemen who eventually play instruments and sing much better than your average cop? The response — a folk-pop group known as Brothers-in-Law. Guitarists Larry Reaume and Howard Duffy, bassist Ken Clarke, and banjo-picker Alec Somerville started moonlighting as Brothers-in-Law …

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Country Funk

Though Nation Funk’s brief lifetime came through the 1st flowering of country-rock, the band’s music mirrored psychedelia, hard rock, and blue-eyed R&B just as much as rootsy Nashville sounds. While frequently cited within the Boston rock and roll scene from the past due ’60s, Nation Funk 1st came collectively in …

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Gary Higgins

Free-folk enigma Gary Higgins came into the popular awareness more than 3 years after his music profession ground for an abrupt halt when the reissue of his 1973 cult vintage, Crimson Hash, became a reason célèbre in the summertime of 2005. Given birth to and elevated in Sharon, CT, Higgins …

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The Curtis Brothers

Sibling country-rockers the Curtis Brothers — singer/guitarist Rick, singer/bassist Michael, and guitarist Tom — released their job in 1965, teaming with sister Patti and friend Travis Increased to create the psych-folk music group These Vizitors in the family’s hometown of Goshen, IN. After getting a devoted regional following as well …

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