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Records That Changed My Life with Matt Heaton

Records That Changed My Life  by Matt Heaton Ever since I picked up my sister’s abandoned guitar, I knew I wanted to play music for a living. To make a career as a guitarist, I’ve ended up wearing different hats: I play traditional Irish music in a duo with my wife, singer/flute player Shannon; I […]Read More »

Lake Street Dive Opens Up About New LP Side Pony

Lake Street Dive (who we spotlighted back in 2013) has garnered attention both as a tenacious live act, playing over 300 dates in the last two years, as well as for their strong a cappella covers on YouTube of The Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back” and “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The quartet of Rachael Price (vocals), […]Read More »

Catching up with G. Love and Special Sauce

G. Love and Special Sauce On Pursuing Musical Innovation Through Relentless Collaboration You can walk just about anywhere in Boston and stumble into a good Irish pub. If you’re lucky, it’s a good Irish pub that believes in a clean bar top, a dirty floor, and good tunes. The Tam O’Shanter used to be that […]Read More »

TWO FRIENDS: How to Successfully Engage a Passionate Fan Base

TWO FRIENDS How to Cultivate an Online Persona & Successfully Engage a Passionate Fan Base From the rise of PLUR culture to the genre’s integration into the mainstream musical consciousness, modern electronic dance music has made its name on friendliness and inclusion. So it only seems natural that LA-based production duo Two Friends is on […]Read More »

COVER STORY: Dressy Bessy Is Back With New Album "Kingsized"

DRESSY BESSY Using the Comfort of a Home Studio to Kickstart Creativity After a Recording Hiatus To get a band to connect personally and professionally takes time and balance. After a seven year hiatus, Dressy Bessy is back and making their Yep Rock Records label debut with the album KINGSIZED. “If you can get a […]Read More »

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