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Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

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REVIEW: Deas Vail – Deas Vail

Artist: Deas Vail
Album: Deas Vail
Genre: Indie Pop
Label: Mono Vs Stereo

Every week my inbox is flooded with all my press copies of albums that are coming up, whether I’m actually the one that’s going to be reviewing …


REVIEW: For The Fallen Dreams – Back Burner

Artist: For The Fallen Dreams
Album: Back Burner
Genre: Post-hardcore
Label: Rise

On their first album without founding member and principal composer Andrew Tkaczyk, Michigan’s For The Fallen Dreams waste no time proving they still have plenty to say. Back


REVIEW: The Lonely Island – Turtleneck & Chain

Aritst: The Lonely Island
Album: Turtleneck & Chain
Genre: Comedy/Hip Hop
Label: Universal

Anyone that follows UTG should recognize my love for comedy releases. Being from the middle of nowhere, much of my comedic knowledge has been translated through album …

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REVIEW: The Downtown Fiction – Let’s Be Animals

Artist: The Downtown Fiction
Album: Let’s Be Animals
Genre: Pop Punk
Label: Photo Finish Records

The Downtown Fiction is a Pop Punk band consisting of three members. This makes them the most notable punk trio from Fairfax, Virginia to date. …


REVIEW: Lions!Tigers!Bears! – Shallow Waters, Endless Depth

Artist: Lions!Tigers!Bears!
Album: Shallow Waters, Endless Depth
Genre: Experimental Rock
Label: Tragic Hero

Lions!Tigers!Bears! have an irritating name when it comes to punctuation, but I’m imagining it’s a play on a Wizard of Oz quote so I can overlook that. …


REVIEW: FM Static – My Brain Says Stop, But My Heart Says Go!

Artist: FM Static
Album: My Brain Says Stop, But My Heart Says Go!
Genre: Pop Punk/ Christian Rock
Label: Tooth & Nail

My Brain Says Stop, But My Heart Says Go! is the fourth studio record from the Toronto natives …


REVIEW: Brett Dennen – Loverboy

Artist: Brett Dennen
Album: Loverboy
Genre: Folk/Pop
Label: Dualtone

Maybe this is a bad thing to say, but I could tell almost instantaneously this wouldn’t be for me. Whatever floats one’s boat, but this sort of dull, monotone dreariness always …


REVIEW: Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues

Artist: Fleet Foxes
Album: Helplessness Blues
Genre: Indie/Folk
Label: Sub Pop

Fleet Foxes have made a stellar name for themselves off their previous releases, lauded for their stunning harmonies and the lush atmospherics evident throughout their songs. Helplessness Blues will …


REVIEW: Winds Of Plague – Against The World

Artist: Winds Of Plague
Album: Against The World
Genre: Deathcore
Label: Century Media

If there’s one thing Winds Of Plague do well, it is be Winds Of Plague. I know this may seem like a terribly redundant statement, but anyone …


REVIEW: Emery – We Do What We Want

Artist: Emery
Album: We Do What We Want
Genre: Hard Rock
Label: Tooth & Nail

Without dramatic lineup changes, nude photo leaks, tell-all blog posts or laptop scams, Emery have always seemed to stay out of the spotlight in the …


REVIEW: Yellowcard – When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes

Artist: Yellowcard
Album: When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Hopeless

I said it before and I’ll say it again, evolution is natural. The fact your favorite band/artist is actually addressing their current mindset as opposed to …

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