Crucialfest: Year 10

Crucialfest: Year 10
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This year, local hard rock/metal festival Crucialfest will celebrate its 10th anniversary with Crucialfest 10, Aug. 26–29. … read more

SLUG Picnic: Phobia the Greatest

SLUG Picnic: Phobia the Greatest
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The contagious confidence of Phobia the Greatest’s high-spirited sound reflects the energy of her musical process. … read more

SLUG Picnic: youngassNICO

SLUG Picnic: youngassNICO
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youngassNICO grew up by Baisley Park in South Jamaica, Queens, and found a lot of music from $5 bootlegged CDs from the Rite Aid parking lot. … read more

Jacob T. Skeen: Craft Lake City Performer

Jacob T. Skeen: Craft Lake City Performer
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For Jacob T. Skeen, the music-making process has two key phases: experimenting freely then capturing the unadulterated results. … read more

The Pho3nix Child: Craft Lake City Performer

The Pho3nix Child: Craft Lake City Performer
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The Pho3nix Child makes music affirming that all of life’s struggles are unique opportunities for growth. … read more

Painting Music in Open Spaces: A Conversation with ZRL

Painting Music in Open Spaces: A Conversation with ZRL
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ZRL, the trio of Zachary Good, Lia Kohl and Ryan Packard, discuss the artistic forces that informed their new album, Our Savings. … read more

Peachy Fingernail, PK Opal and The Mercy Seat @ SLUG Picnic 06.26

Peachy Fingernail, PK Opal and The Mercy Seat @ SLUG...
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The creative lineup—consisting of Peachy Fingernail, PK Opal and The Mercy Seat—at the June 2021 SLUG Picnic drew in a great crowd. … read more

(Eli)zabeth Owens: Myth and Mirrors

(Eli)zabeth Owens: Myth and Mirrors
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A direct response to Eli Owen’s decision to become sober, the album is an assemblage of tracks reflecting a time of personal growth. … read more

SLUG Picnic: No Shooting Friends, Joseph

SLUG Picnic: No Shooting Friends, Joseph
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Newly formed band No Shooting Friends, Joseph came together and recorded their debut album, Flicker, throughout 2020’s quarantine. … read more

SLUG Picnic: The Anchorage

SLUG Picnic: The Anchorage
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Over a decade ago, The Anchorage formed when a group of friends got together and started making music that they love. … read more