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Interview with Soley; Performed at Iceland Airwaves event during @sxsw @soleysoleysoley

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Soley, along with her band mates Jón Óskar Jónsson (drums) and Albert Finnbogason (keys&guitar,) bring a dark, inspired alt-pop sound, with plenty of sonic possibility through the usage of live loop sampling. Currently signed to Morr Music, her latest release, 2011’s We Sink, is a beautifully composed work, offering richly textural melodies and a smooth, laid back rhythm.

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Throw away your razors… Here’s an interview with The Beards! @the_beards @thesyndotcom

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Adelaide’s The Beards want one thing to be abundantly clear… No razors allowed. The quartet, consisting of Nathanial Beard, Facey McStubblington, Johann Beardraven, and John Beardman, Jr. are the world’s foremost ambassadors of beard culture, and missionaries for a more equal and just bearded society.

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Interview with Seager Tennis from Mellow Bravo from Boston; Playing @sxsw this week! @mellowbravo

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Boston, Massachusetts sextet Mellow Bravo are making their way to SXSW this week, along with just about every other band hellbent on making their mark in the music industry. Steeped in the Rock n Roll sound and attitude, Mellow Bravo’s spirited approach will suit anyone who wants some straight forward ragers nicely. Check out this great video for their track RIDIN’ and judge for yourself.

Introduced by another band, The Lights Out, who I spoke with here on Live High Five a little while ago, I caught up with bassist/vocalist Seager Tennis via FB Chat (of all places) and got the skinny on who Mellow Bravo is, what they’re doing, and where they’re playing in Austin during SXSW!

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Gangbang Interview with @BottomDollars, @TheNuclears, and @Deathrow_Tull; at @sxsw and on tour now!

 

The Bottom Dollars

The Bottom Dollars

 

The Nuclears

The Nuclears

Deathrow Tull

Deathrow Tull

The Bottom Dollars are one of Brooklyn, NY’s finest undiscovered quintets right now and they’re hitting the road right now with their self proclaimed “brothers-in-rock:” The Nuclears & Deathrow Tull.

I was introduced to the group by someone I hardly knew who asked if I had any vacancies on a showcase I was throwing in Austin and, after YouTubing their cover of “Higher and Higher” for about 45 seconds, I knew they’d be a good choice to rev up the crowd.

The venue wasn’t ready for the ruckus about to unfold; the band sounded great, exuding a confident rock n’ roll attitude that never Read More…

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