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Sound Check's Blog – March 2012 Archive (4)

The Breathing Light: DIY Romantic Punk From Alabama To Chicago

Creativity within the AP community is tremendous, and there's nothing like stumbling upon an underground band like The Breathing Light, going DIY all the way, whether it's making music, shooting videos, putting shows together, or speaking out for LGBT rights. That's right, DIY "romantic punk" from Alabama to Chicago.

AP contributor Nathan Leigh interviewed The Breathing Light's KyleO, check it out…

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Added by Sound Check on March 27, 2012 at 7:45am — 3 Comments

Review/Stream: Dark Angels x 'Hold to Light' Featuring Meshell Ndegeocello

Two of Brooklyn’s extremely gifted musicians teamed up to kick some psychedelic, pop, rock ass, to continue the brutal attack of flavorful, experimental music with a six-track EP entitled ‘Hold to Light.’ Dark Angels are Deantoni Parks (also a drummer for The Mars Volta and half of dope elctro-pop band Kudu), and Nicci Kasper. The introduction of the extended project features Meshell Ndegeocello who speaks raunchy yet educational lyrics, and sets the bar for a special…

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Added by Sound Check on March 20, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

INTERVIEW: Gift Of Gab (of Blackalicious) Gives Up the Dirt on His New Solo Disc

If you know your backpacker/indie hip-hop then you have heard of the rap duo Blackalicious. MC Gift of Gab is the tongue twisting, lyrical gymnast of Blackalicious and he is about to drop a solo disc entitled “Next Logical Progression”. As he gears up for a tour to support his new record, The Gift of Gab (aka Tim Parker) chatted with me about his latest musical offering.



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Added by Sound Check on March 12, 2012 at 8:31am — 1 Comment

Meet Brooklyn-Based Teenage Rock Band The Skins!

I came across this young Brooklyn-based band some time last year when a friend told me about their Kickstarter page, they were raising funds to start this band called the Skins. Being a fan of Kickstarter and of course DIY I was instantly interested and hoped the music would be as innovative as their approach. Half a year later I was not disappointed. The Skins, consisting of siblings Bayli, Reef, and Kaya Mckeithan, along with friends Daisy Spencer and Russell Chell, showing a…

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Added by Sound Check on March 5, 2012 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

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