Durham’s Magic Fingers

So coming up through middle school and high school as an introverted wannabe guitar shredder is tough business. I could barely strum chords in front of my parents at home, let alone cut heads like Jack Butler in Crossroads in front of my peers. There was a definite “who’s the best?” vibe in high school. […]

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Exile On Meh Street

The week before Thanksgiving is usually a time of the year I love. Lots of dark overcast days, the temps drop, and the thought of having a four-day weekend coming up helped me push through those final, few work days. And in year’s past I would typically take the whole week off. Take a whole […]

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Jon Brion : Meaningless

Jon Brion has made a name for himself as a go-to producer and film score composer for over 20 years now. Producing albums for artists as diverse as Aimee Mann, Fiona Apple, Kanye West, and Spoon. And his film score credits include directors like Paul Thomas Anderson, David O. Russell, Michel Gondry, and Charlie Kaufman. […]

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Jason Priest : For Your Consideration

Jason Priest, the Brit Rock alter ego of electronic musician/composer Antoni Maiovvi, has returned for yet another chance at music redemption in the form of For Your Consideration. Jason Priest Is Missing was Priest’s comeback album after spending the 80s lost in pills, booze, and self doubt. Newly sober, Priest made good on the promise […]

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