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Brian Flores
You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles!
You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles!

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TBTV - Tribute to Chris Cornell
Today came the sad news that Chris Cornell, the legendary frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away. Our #TBTV selections for today are a pair of songs about death, from Modest Mouse and the late, great Warren Zevon. "Ocean Breathes Salty" is a la...

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Wednesday Is For Lovers - The New Up
Today's #WIFL selection does double duty as a concert preview. San Fran duo The New Up  combine the angular, 80s-tinged jaunt of Dum Dum Girls with the densely layered neo-retro vocals of Beach House. Our first pick takes its inspiration from the cinematica...

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Throwback Thursday Video - May the Fourth Edition
You thought I was writing a Star Wars-themed post, didn't you? Nope, for #TBTV we're celebrating the late, great Dave Brubeck and his Quartet: alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, bassist Eugene Wright, and drummer Joe Morello for this recording. "Take Five", lik...

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Wednesday Is For Lovers - Rostam and Laura Gibson
Seems fitting to feature two of indie music's two most earnest artists for today's #WednesdayIsForLovers feature. An added bonus is that both of them will be playing in DC in the next week and a half. First up we have a brand new video from the forthcoming ...

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Wednesday Is For Lovers - Lyric Video Version
Today we have a pair of lyric videos for #WednesdayIsForLovers. First up is "Frozen" from Surfer Blood , the indie quartet from West Palm Beach. The band released Snowdonia, their fourth studio album, in February. This is their first album in 2 years, and t...

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Wednesday Is For Lovers - Perfume Genius, Novo Amor, and Stolen Jars
It's a boffo #WednesdayIsForLovers today, kiddos. We have a gorgeous new video from Mike Hadreas, better known as Perfume Genius , a stunning new track from Welshman Novo Amor , and a late addition to our calendarstravaganza from Stolen Jars . "Slip Away" i...

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MMS Concert Calendarstravaganza
Where to begin? Where to begin? This week is more jam-packed with live musical goodness than a clown car full of politicians. Our calendarstravaganza starts tomorrow with a pair of self-identified queer musicians lighting up The Black Cat with their unique ...

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Wednesday Is for New Orleans Lovers - Dirty Bourbon River Show
New Orleans' prolific weird-brass collective Dirty Bourbon River Show brings their musical big tent to The Hamilton next Thursday in support of  The Flying Musical Circus , their unbelievable tenth album since 2010. An amalgam of Crescent City swamp brass a...

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New Music Monday - Johnny Flynn
And you may ask yourself, "Isn't that the actor from Lovesick ?". And you may find yourself binging that show. Letting the days go by, putting the Talking Heads lyrical jokes aside, yes, that is the actor from the Channel 4-cum-Netflix show formerly known a...

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MMS Concert Preview - Crystal Fighters at The Black Cat 4/7
London-based band Crystal Fighters overlay the feel-good psych folk of GIVERS and uptempo electro-pop of Yeasayer with traditional Basque sounds, infusing their electronica with a visceral impact. Their name, and the inspiration behind their sound, come fro...
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