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Album Review: Mazzy Star – Seasons of Your Day

There have been some excellent reunions this year, and I’ve talked about them in detail over the course of the year. One that slipped under my radar was the reunion of Mazzy Star; led by the duo of Hope Sandoval and David Roback. The band achevied massive cult success in the early to mid-90’s, gaining … Continue reading

Album Review: Kings of Leon – Mechanical Bull

Whether you love them or hate them, you can’t argue the amount of success Kings of Leon has had since dropping 2008’s Only by the Night. Grammy wins and nominations, millions of albums sold worldwide, successful tours and headlining festival appearances, Kings of Leon have been a vital part of the musical landscape over the last … Continue reading

Canaan’s Corner: Turning 15 – Jump, Little Children’s Magazine

Jump, Little Children should have been a huge band. They had all the mechanics and intangibles to succeed: catchy pop rhythms, superb songwriting, plus they just didn’t sound like anybody else; they had their own unique sounds that separated them  from all the other big time bands of the mid-to-late 1990’s. Their mixture of traditional … Continue reading