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Dynamic Duo Maddie & Tae goin a long way

Dynamic Duo Maddie & Tae goin’ a long way

Jackie Jahfetson October 24, 2019

Since “Girl in a Country Song” debuted at No. 58 on the Country Airplay chart back in 2014, Maddie & Tae have been revamping the male-dominated genre, and making headlines for themselves as talented,...

Aussie indie-rocker releases summer EP

Andy Frakes November 21, 2014

“About Face” is the second studio release from #1 Dads, a growing side project of virtuoso Tom Iansek. Iansek’s "day job" is being half of Australian indie-rock duo Big Scary, a band who has garnered...

Jim James delivers dynamic solo album

Barry Winslow February 28, 2013

For those of you familiar with the southern-tinged hard rock of My Morning Jacket, then the name Jim James is all too familiar. The band’s charismatic, hefty-bearded frontman is back, but this time...

Chit Chat channel Michigan’s musical lineage

Nolan Krebs February 21, 2013

At the head of a wall-to-wall, sold out crowd at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, the four members of local garage-rock outfit Chit Chat are meekly performing a last-minute level check while the house music...

Grizzly Bear lifted even higher with ‘Shields’

Barry Winslow October 4, 2012

The booming, soothing and melodious harmonies of Grizzly Bear are back. The Brooklyn-based indie rock quartet known for their curious and explorative sound dominated by vocal harmony, recently...

Harmony and minimalism ‘Coexist’ on sophmore album

Jordan Beck September 20, 2012

Fun fact: At no point in the lyrics of its 11 songs does “Coexist,” the new album by London-based group The xx include a single proper noun. That’s not to say there are no nouns whatsoever;...

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