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MaxSounds Top 20 Albums of 2017

Since we’re almost half-way through 2018 I figure I should get my 2017 list out there.  As usual, after the top five, the order is not very meaningful.  Also, my yearly list is based solely on the albums I’ve purchased … Continue reading

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MaxSounds Top 20 Albums of 2016

As we come to the end of 2017 here is a review of my top-20 albums of 2016 – many of these are still getting a lot of spins. You can find the full wrap up here: 2016 TOP-20

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Birdy Bardot II

I love coming home to find a 12″/12″/1″ package on my doorstep. This time it was especially cool since it was the new Birdy Bardot LP! Continue reading

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Greyface – What Did You Lose

I read a book once by Jacob Slichter, the drummer for 90’s alt-power-pop band Semisonic, called “So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star”. It was an interesting peek into what it was like to try to make it as … Continue reading

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Dirty Pennies – Bad Machine – Jan. 14, 2017

Dirty Pennies, a rock band from San Diego, California play their new song, “Bad Machine” at the Ray at Night street festival in North Park. Continue reading

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Greyface – Delilah

Check out this cool track from new Los Angeles indie/alternative band Greyface. This simultaneously chill but driving track is off their upcoming debut album, Greyola, which will see its release on February 10th. More on Greyface soon… Click HERE  to listen to “Delilah”

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wimps – The Soda Bar, San Diego -June 29, 2016

Ratner presents a bemused outlook as she lays down her riffs and spare, surf-inspired leads; Nyce can barely control himself from bounding all over the small corner stage. Meanwhile Ramm is back on the drums, looking amused … Continue reading

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