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millennials killed the radio star

millennials killed the radio star
the sad part is, most of them won't even get this reference. recently an older article came out where the writer was pumping his chest proclaiming that his generation killed the music industry. a lot of words came to mind but all them were after a healthy bout of laughter from the headline alone. after reading the first paragraph it was painfully obvious they were referring to the RIAA's business model that yes, is in fact 100% dead. but the millennials didn't have jack shit to do with that death. as soon as mp3's hit the public web it was game over. it was only a matter of time before fil...
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Jemini

A History of Deep Ellum

Here is a really neat little documentary on the history of Deep Ellum, Texas.  After watching it, you will definately understand why it merit's reposting.   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Deep Ellum A brief overview of Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas. Music by yours truly, Jim Suhler. Produced by Mark Birnbaum. Post...
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Guest

10 Tips for New Musicians Taking the Stage

10 Tips for New Musicians Taking the Stage
  1.  Practice.  A bunch.  Every practice is a rehearsal for your show.  You should all start at the same time, and end at the same time.   2.  Tune before your show.  There is no exception.  If you’re first tuning on stage, you are behind the game.  It's unprofessional, and you look amateur.   3.  Fuck ups happen.  No one is perfect, some worry about the show, while others worry about the music.  But you need both. Not just one.. if  you are a solo act, you need to pull double duty, if your drummer ...
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iceberg

the winery dogs - hot streak

the winery dogs - hot streak
I suppose my biggest critique of the new winery dogs could be considered pretty harsh. I’ll go ahead and brace you for it now so it comes as no surprise later but the worst part of this release is that sooner or later it is in fact…over. This mixed bag of funk rock will simply capture you and your imagination and either take you back to when “funk” was coming into its own as you remember it, or you get to feel what it was like when it was new. This sound. While I certainly can’t say it’s a brand new sound, it is different. That in itself is new these days. In their previous release, the ...
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iceberg

Cavo - The Painful Art of Letting Go

Cavo - The Painful Art of Letting Go
Preparing for the new release, I wanted to take a minute to go to their past. Way back into their past and look at an early effort from Cavo, just to give you a point of reference in how far this band has come. But also to tell you how far ahead of the game they started. You see, I believe we all have a private cd or two that we just keep going back to when times are great, or even when we need something familiar to get us through not so great times. You can look at their musical career and remember songs like Champaign and Crash and even one of my personal favorites, We All Fall Down, and j...
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iceberg
16 August 2016
“I was stylin’ and profilin’ in elementary school, and knew what I wanted to do with my life when I was six years old.” said Joey C Jones, kicking back with his feet propped up when asked how it all b...
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iceberg
04 December 2016
Most of us go through high school without a clear path ahead but with any luck, some questions answered about what we’d like to do with our time and life. Then again, some people just know early on an...
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Jemini
09 June 2015
"Do you have a flag?" ... "No flag, no country!  You can't have one!" ... "Those are the rules that I've just made up!" During the Age of Exploration (late 1400s to at leas...
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iceberg
16 November 2015
Whenever you start quoting latin, you know you’re quoting some old OLD verbiage. This statement in fact is found in Book 3 of Latin author Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus tract De Re Militari, alth...
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18 July 2015
Attention comic readers! It's completely possible that the combination of the Marvel comic realities could be a disaster.  Using my favorite childhood comic Spider-Man as an example, he had at ...
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