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Chicago's DJ Slugo Fired From Spike Lee Film For Pay to Play Scheme, Draws Attention to Industry-wide Problem

31st May 2015 10 comments

Last week Chicago’s own DJ Slugo was relieved of his duties as music supervisor for Spike Lee’s latest film, Chiraq. The DJ had been put in charge of finding music for the film when Mr. Lee chose to feature all Chicago artists on the upcoming soundtrack. Unbeknownst to Lee and his team, Slugo was charging […]

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Breaking Down the Kansas Bible Company EP Dad's Day

29th April 2015 2 comments

Kansas Bible Company is gaining press with articles in Nashville Cream and Paste and has a recent EP out called Dad’s Day.  No LP announced, but as they are touring, they are building credibility in the rock industry which is fickle to all but the most hardworking bands, no matter the talent, and they have […]

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Noughts and Exes Perform Seasons for AU Review

27th March 2015 No comments

After being naming Noughts and Exes one of the Five Best Performances of Clockenflap, the lovely folks at AU Review got in touch about an interview and live set with the band. Check out the video for Seasons below!

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Happy Weekend!

27th December 2014 No comments

The final HW of 2014 is upon us! Another year of growth and prosperity has passed and we can’t thank our readers enough for their continued support. In recent months, as we’ve been working on The VT, been working with http://noughtsandexes.net, and prepared to move house, things have been a bit erratic and inconsistent around […]

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Noughts and Exes Album Release, Festival News

24th November 2014 No comments

There’s a lot happening in the world of critically acclaimed Hong Kong indie darlings Noughts and Exes! Their latest record Noughts and Exes will be released globally on 1 December, 2014. To celebrate, the band are offering some goodies to those who buy the album on its release date. Stay tuned to social media and […]

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Underappreciated Artists: The Folk Implosion

2nd September 2014 No comments

The lovechild of Dinosaur Jr’s original bass player Lou Barlow, and John Davis, including members Imad Wassif, and Russ Pollard. The name The Folk Implosion is a play on the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. Primarily acoustic, the lyrics involve the struggles of settling down, midlife, frustrations, and philosophy. The music has a simple construction, it’s solid music, […]

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Meanwhile, on the vt…

19th August 2014 No comments

I hope you’ve been keeping up with the vt blog and all the great music that’s been on shared lately. There was a mixtape featuring OhLayIndigo, Select Captain, and Amy Lynn & the Gun Show. They’ve also had more great music from the Jimmy Lloyd Songwriter showcase, including Marta Pacek,Dorie Colangelo, and Sanglorians. If you’re […]

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Artists We Love: Vaudeville Etiquette

30th July 2014 No comments

One of the many wonderful things about our partnership with The vt blog is the influx of incredible music we get to hear. The other day we got a suggestion from Nick Blake, mastermind of the vt, which said simply: “I think you’ll like this one.” He was so right! The band in question was […]

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Meanwhile on the vt…

14th July 2014 1 comment

Lots of great music on our partner site, the vt blog recently! There was a track from Stone and Space which they described as a “Bollywood remix.” The duo used a Bollywood film dance number and perfectly synced their track to match it-great stuff! The vt has also featured videos from our beloved Emily Danger, […]

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