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War Games May Be The Next Band To Change Your Life

I was fortunate enough to spend several weeks participating in the Vans Warped Tour during the summer of 2012. My job, which at the time involved working for a music industry start-up focused on new artist discovery, sponsored a stage …

Spillway As Astronauts Or Atoms

REVIEW: Spillway – ‘As Astronauts or Atoms’

Artist: Spillway
Album: As Astronauts or Atoms
Genre: Experimental Rock

There’s a new noise coming from the depths of Connecticut — it’s distraught to the point of interest, yet collective to the point of cohesiveness. Spillway, one of the …


Dave Chappelle Returns To Hartford, CT With OddBall Comedy Festival (Video)

Just over a year ago we ran a story about comedian Dave Chappelle having a meltdown in Hartford, CT while appearing on the inaugural Oddball Comedy Festival. It was an embarrassing moment for the comedian, and in the weeks …


Ovlov Have Reunited

Less than 48 hours after CT-based band Ovlov announced via their Facebook page that they were breaking up, their record label, Exploding In Sound, posted that the band has reunited. Around that time, Ovlov shared a photo of Punk’d on …


Ovlov Have Officially Broken Up

Connecticut-based band Ovlov just announced on their Facebook page that they are breaking up. Really.

On the post, they wrote that “like the last season of Degrassi” they too are putting an end to their limited run. They will still …

Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle Has Breakdown On Stage In Hartford

UPDATE: We now have video of what happened, provided after the jump. The footage begins a few minutes into the set, presumably after the crowd had begun disrupting the performance.

ORIGINAL POST: Dave Chappelle has returned to stand up comedy, …


Poverty Hollow Premiere “Concrete” Music Video

Connecticut alternative rockers Poverty Hollow have been around for years under a different band name, the slightly more normal name (and ever confusing with bands like SUUNS) of Suns. Nonetheless, the band has just released a self titled EP, toured …


WATCH: The Guru Tour Documentary (Part One)

Connecticut indie rockers The Guru have recently gone off on tour. Though it’s been slightly less than two weeks, they’ve already gone from the east coast to the midwest.  The band has taken some footage and aims to turn it …


STREAM: Disco Teen ’66 – Self-Titled (Album)

Connecticut surf punks (is that a thing?) Disco Teen ’66 have released their debut full length album. The self-titled release is out now on Seagreen Records and can be heard at their Bandcamp page. In the most unusual of release …

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WATCH: Hostage Calm Perform On Audiotree Live

Audiotree has been rolling out videos of great bands lately, with Into It. Over It., Pentimento, and now Hostage Calm. They perform six songs in total: “Brokenheartland”, “Woke Up Next To A Body”, “On Both Eyes”, “The …


REVIEW: The Guru – Go Easy

Artist: The Guru
Album: Go Easy
Label: Seagreen Records
Genre: Funk / Indie Rock

Most modern scene music is sad. It’s mostly emo music or music based around some form of punk rock, laced with emotions, with typical lyrics about …


LIVE REVIEW: Gwar – Toad’s Place, New Haven, Connecticut 10/15/2012

There are generally two kinds of live shows I go to: shows where you see some bands that you put on a pedestal; you worship them wherever they go and you have to know everything they do, they swallow you …

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