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Album Review – Audio Kings of the Third World

by Jason Lightner September 19th, 2014
Audio Kings of the Third World is a group who cut their teeth in my backyard — The City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, PA. Their four piece style is what many would call garage or stomp rock; a mixture of guitars, bass, simple percussion, and electronic noise designed to overwhelm the senses. This is where the job gets done.

Space Punk EP, a five (or six) track offering released earlier this year brings a variety of old-school basement rock sounds, kind of what you'd expect if The Ramones and Faith No More got together and had a big orgy which resulted in
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Lenny Kravitz

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The Very Public Private Life of Lenny Kravitz

by Ronald A. Rowe September 15th, 2014 | Featured Artist
September’s Featured Artist of the Month here at Tunes News is funk-rock legend Lenny Kravitz.  For better or worse, Kravitz has been in the spotlight to one degree or another for most of his 50 years, long before he earned a spot in the sun with his first album in 1989.

Lenny Kravitz’s personal life has played out very publicly from an early age.  With a famous (-ish) actress for a mother and a big-time music promoter for a father,
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    by Gary Hays September 18th, 2014 | Artist Review
    Now and again from the dusty battlefields of Indie musicians slugging it out for their rightful position in the annals of musical history, emerges a mighty warrior, armed but in no way dangerous, with the new and the different, catapulting their sharpened craft at music lovers everywhere who are consistently seeking that which they are not certain of, but are convinced they will “know it when they hear it.” If you are currently scrutinizing the roadmap of musical mayhem, like most of us whom are burned-out with the current status quo, seek no more, your journey has ended.

    Having read
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  • Album Review: The House by Air Traffic Controller

    by Ronald A. Rowe September 17th, 2014 | Album Review
    The band Air Traffic Controller is the brainchild of former real-life Navy air traffic controller Dave Munro.  The singer-songwriter began recording original music while actively serving in the Navy but really started his career in earnest upon returning to his hometown of Boston after his deployment.  Munro is the group’s frontman, singing and playing lead guitar.  Steve Scott is the lead guitar player and also plays keyboards and an array of background instruments.  Dave’s older brother Richie Monroe serves as the group’s drummer.  Bass player Casey Sullivan also provides back up vocals and the occasional banjo part.  The band
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