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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 is a great showman, ...
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newsreel on life support - call 911!!!

not really. we've been saving this space and at times one of us will dive in and post something clever. a show calendar perhaps so keep us from having to put it *in* the calendar? would WE do such things? no. don't go looking for it either it doesn't exist. even if you see it. all that said things are slowly coming back to normal for the website. i won't go into detail on how life gets in the way. i think we've beaten the crap out of that excuse (i know i have) and so forth, but we're still here. sean has been taking over control of the stream and show schedule and we're looking at ways to mov...
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Being Rebellious - Again. Why?

Being Rebellious - Again. Why?
From CNN: Volunteer Rebels? Tennessee County votes Monday on raising Confederate flag. Story . it's a flag people. nothing more, nothing less. what it represents is what it represents *to you* and your feelings are not universal. no one has that "right". what we do have is tolerance and understanding of the complex views and attitudes that make up this country but somewhere along the way it became a crime. a symbol of hate that if anyone used it to support overall freedom, they were racist. period. extremes handed out by mob mentality that bear no meaning or even truth to the statement. just h...
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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 winery...
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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 jus...
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Upcoming Live Show Streams - October

yay!!! a newsreel!!! jemini has moved on with the day job and we hope to have her back in action soon. SAAAWEEEET ACTION that is.  :) in the meantime, the berg is coming out of hiding and working on backend stuff for the group but needs to do more front end stuff too. so - here's our coming live streams. 10/3 - Evenflow in Bayshore. #KeepYourPromises Breast Cancer Fundraiser hosted by our own AmexPhoenix from BadSeedRadio! 10-6 KB Farels, Bellmore - Long Island Rock UNPLUGGED!!! Craving Strange, Reven 9, Sean Twisted (don't ask, just listen and/or GO!) Aqua Cherry and more TBA! 10-25 - Ev...
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when you troll an iceberg

  (ok, so that didn’t work and they came back again) Her: Ok are you married Me: Yes. To myself. I have control issues. But to my credit, I did play hard to get   Her: Omo iya (apparently Nigerian) Me. I came home one day, I was there. Screw it. I left.   Her: Bowoni Me: So you've been there too   Her: Where u from Me: 1965. Can we move this on faster?   Her: How Me: We need to be bff in a few minutes   Her: Are u Me: In fact, I am I thought this as well   Her: I dont understand u Me: I don't understand me either. Screw it. I'm leaving me. Can we go get yoger...
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Book Review: The Second Coming, a Love Story

Ya know what it is, is something very special. Pinsker takes us on an epic journey of the End Times, but the literary device that he employs – a Savior and an Antichrist who may not be what they seem – creates a foreboding undercurrent that’s irresistible.  Never before have good and evil, light and dark, God and Satan been so interchangeable.  And at the last minute, right when you think you’ve figured everything out, all the pieces come together in an ending that would give a (young; not old) M. Night Shyamalan night-terrors and WILL BLOW YOUR MIND.   In order to explore these...
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