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time for some JAZZ SESSIONS

there’s something raw and authentic about great jazz.  whether they’re slow and haunting, adrenaline pumped, or just batshit crazy, they have something powerful and resonant that i think anyone could relate and enjoy.  here are some bands i’d like to showcase.  LISTEN UP. SOIL & “PIMP” SESSIONS you haven’t heard …

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New Ikimono Gakari Single

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFGtoOssGdM] This new single kinda flew under the radar for me as I didn’t find out about it until after it was released….which was today. I don’t mind the these slow jams that Ikimono Gakari has been putting out lately, just would be nice to see some Kimagure Romantic ish songs once in …

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jin bora: master in the making?

a technical master at her craft, jin bora’s fingers fly across the piano keys with ease and frightening precision.  having finished music school in boston, she’s getting a lot of attention with big opportunities coming her way.  her compositions are absolutely beautiful, i can see her blowing the lid off …

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Kara Invades Japan

Kara has recently announced their plans for debuting in japan this summer and they have wasted no time in kicking off the promotions with the release of 2 previous hit singles from korea “Honey” and “pretty Girl” dubbed in Japanese. These Girls are pretty popular in Korea and its going …

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the appeal of idols

i’m no expert on japanese culture.  i read manga and watched anime occasionally, but selectively.  my knowledge of japanese cinema boiled down to critically acclaimed old-timer directors like akira kurosawa and yasujiro ozu, campy pop films like ‘death note’ and ‘battle royale’, or recommended films like ‘nobody knows’ and ‘linda …

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That's Not Even Right

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hprC3L-iJYM] Forget that the video is backwards. Just know that you can’t do this to guys. It’s messed up. Oh by the way, I think the three of us are going to Anime Expo to see AKB48 in July. David

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New Stereopony Single

I’m sure David is excited for the new Stereopony Single. The song is titled Overdrive and I am liking what i’m hearing. It seems like a very fun and fresh song, and I can tell the band must have had a blast recording single. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oAdBJQAITE] Single will be dropping May …

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Life Ain't That Easy

If you guys remember, I posted a video a few weeks back of a girl parking her bike in between two other bikes using a slide stop. Maybe you thought she was talented. Maybe she was lucky. I’ll tell you, she tried hard. She probably fell many times along the …

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