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Modern retro: The Dead Daisies and SMILEZ

SMILEZ – Right Turn, Left Turn Similar artists: Machine Gun Kelly, Oliver Tree, Lil Peep Genre: Alternative Rock In a world in which musical artists struggle to find their place, SMILEZ knows precisely what audiences he is hoping to impress. In 2023…
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10 Artists Who Owed Their Success to Seymour Stein

Seymour Stein passed away this week at the age of 80. Numerous tributes from artists like Madonna, k.d. lang, and Tim Burgess accompanied the sad news. When the definitive book about music in the 20th Century is written, Stein will have a special mention. As a music exec…
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Wi-fi and lo-fi: Andrew JD and Saadin Dassum review

Saadin Dassum – The Horror the Horror Genre: New wave, 80s Rock, Indie Rock Saadin Dassum sounds like Billy Joel writing Cure-inspired Halloween music for a 1980s Tim Burton movie. Every hero has to have an antagonist. Create the personality of one…