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[mp3] Delicate Steve // Two Lovers

When I saw Delicate Steve open a show for Rubblebucket in Syracuse early last month I would have described them as anything but delicate. They played mostly raucous and downright raunchy instrumental rock, led by Steve Marion’s soaring, blow-you-away guitar licks. But “Two Lovers,” the track they released from their new album, Positive Force –… Continue Reading

[video] The Wallpaper // Iris

Rochester band The Wallpaper recently released a video for “Iris,” a track off their upcoming EP.  The song is simplistic sounding while still offering your ears plenty to pay attention to. The video matches that visually with the picture-in-picture effect adding an unexpected layer to an otherwise simple concept. It was directed by Adam Netsky,… Continue Reading

[album review] Andrew Bird // Break It Yourself

Tympanogram grade: A Break It Yourself‘s opening moments leave the listener feeling like they might be jumping into something that has already begun. Like maybe something was missed. I guess if it is your first time hearing Andrew Bird, then you really have missed something. If that is the case then you might be unaware… Continue Reading