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Indie Artist Allman Brown Should Be Next On Your List of Music Finds

Aug 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you were listening close enough last season during an especially emotional moment on NBC’s Parenthood, you may have heard Allman Brown’s beautifully written song Sons and Daughters playing in the background. For me, it was when vocalist Liz Lawrence joined him on the chorus, filling his melodies with wonderfully placed harmonies, that I knew I had to hear more. ... Read More

O Captain! My Captain! Robin Williams Will Be Missed

Aug 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Robin Williams has meant so much to so many people and we're absolutely gutted by the loss. The news of his death has rolled across the world rapidly, popping up on every news outlet and text message, and it's one that no one was prepared for. The 63-year-old lifted us up and made us all lighter the more we laughed, and the thought that he was weighed down with his own sadness breaks our hearts. From granting our wishes and encouraging the poet within us to taking us through the afterlife and being the best fake British nanny ever, Williams did everything with the same childlike glee that he brought to Hook. He was insane in the best of ways and he'll be missed.  ... Read More

Tales From an Alley: Indie Rock Band The Tontons Talk Self-Releasing & Weary Life On the Road

Aug 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Houston-based indie rock band The Tontons had already been on the road for two months straight by the time we got to them behind Soda Bar in San Diego. With their road-weary tour van stuffed full of blankets and pillows beside us in the alley as a reminder of their exhaustion, they took some time to chat about their unique sound, the pressure and perks of self-releasing, and what life is like on the road. ... Read More

 
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