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Noiz Ritual - Embrace The Noiz (album)              Carsten Schnell - Heiss! (video)              Decoy - Re:selection (album)              One Flew Over - Last Man Standing (single)              Magua - Silence Sirens Storm (video)              James Haynes - Foundations (single)                         
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  • "Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable." - Leonard Bernstein 
  • "I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones." - John Cage 
  • "Music is your own experience, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn." - Charlie Parker 
  • "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." - Bob Marley

  • "Vibrations from love or music can be felt everywhere, at all times." - Yoko Ono
  • "Music is the strongest form of magic." - Marilyn Manson
Do you know at least one Ukrainian punk rock band?
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Do you know at least one Ukrainian punk rock band? Of course, no one asked me such a question, but I sometimes ask it to my friends. Talking about the glorious traditions of Ukrainian rock n roll, I don't want to miss punk itself. The first thing that comes to my mind is the band Borshch. Some people will say it's not punk rock, and maybe they're right. But musically and lyrically, Borshch has a spark that only lives in this style.
David Bowie’s first address
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It remains interesting that even such alien rock stars as David Bowie had his parental home on our unfortunate planet. The future star lived the first 6 years of his life in 40 Stansfield Road, Brixton, London.
Formation of the Ukrainian rock n roll scene
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2022 has become too difficult for one of the largest countries in Europe. It is about Ukraine and its heroic people. The passing year has brought devastation and tears, pain and suffering to the country. In its fight against the invaders, Ukraine is choosing its freedom and the right to a democratic future. Today we wanted to remember the glorious past of this musical nation and especially, we are interested in the development of the rock scene in Ukraine, in a country with its ancient roots and culture. How it was and how it was born.
The story of one music video
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One November morning, I went to the antique shop 'LOT ONE TEN'. I loved taking a walk in autumn London after a snack at McDonald's and a large serving of black coffee. I felt in good spirits and even the gray rain could not interfere with my daily ritual, so Walthamstow greeted me with genuine indifference, as if inviting me to take a walk on the favorite street of the designer William Morris, whose mansion-museum was around the corner.
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Single Reviews 
The Pulltops – Waiting Here
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In the heart of Milwaukee, the dynamic duo known as The Pulltops have emerged with their latest single, "Waiting Here." Released on June 7, 2024, this track showcases the band's eclectic blend of indie rock, power pop, and album rock. Drummer Mark Pierret and guitarist Tom Crowell, both avid record collectors with diverse musical tastes, combine their influences to create a nostalgic and modern sound.
James Haynes – Foundations
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"Foundations," the latest single by James Haynes, released on May 24, 2024, delves into the introspective journey of building a strong foundation in life, particularly through faith and personal growth. Haynes reflects on moments of distraction and weakness, acknowledging the need for spiritual grounding and surrender to a higher power.
One Flew Over – Last Man Standing
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Released on June 7, 2024, "Last Man Standing" by Meath duo One Flew Over delivers a potent blend of vintage blues, classic, and modern pop/rock. The single, released under Boltown Records, has garnered attention from Hot Press Magazine and RGM Magazine, with praise for its dark yet powerful debut.
David Ray Richardson – Toll of the Bell
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David Ray Richardson, a talented musician in Chapel Hill, NC, showcases his deep passion for music in his latest single, "Toll of the Bell." Released on May 24, 2024, as part of his album "The Endless Tree," this song encapsulates Richardson's unique blend of Americana, folk, blues, rock, and country influences.
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    Album Reviews 
    Decoy – Re:selection
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    Dive into the immersive world of Decoy's "Re:selection" EP, a captivating journey through the realms of metal and hardcore. Hailing from the vibrant music scene of Louisiana, Decoy has solidified its position as a formidable contender with this latest offering. Bursting onto the scene in 2017, the band has meticulously crafted their sound, culminating in a potent blend of aggression and musical prowess that leaves a lasting impact on listeners.
    Noiz Ritual – Embrace The Noiz
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    Enter the dynamic world of Noiz Ritual, a five-piece alternative metal/post-grunge/nu-metal band making waves with their debut EP, "Embrace TheNoiz." Bursting onto the scene with a sound that pays homage to the iconic rock movements of the 90s and 00s while forging their unique path, Noiz Ritual delivers hard-hitting riffs, grungy melodic hooks, and engaging lyrics that leave a lasting impression. The band's explosive energy and dynamic production promises an exhilarating musical experience that transcends genres and expectations.
    Ian Mathias-Baker – Specific Gravity
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    Ian Mathias-Baker's new album "Specific Gravity," released on April 8, 2024, is a testament to his eclectic and boundary-pushing approach to music. Known for his ability to seamlessly blend genres and styles, Mathias-Baker defies categorization with this concise yet profoundly deep six-track project. The album features a unique combination of instrumental pieces and poetic settings inspired by the works of T.S. Eliot and Charles Bukowski, creating a haunting and thought-provoking soundscape.
    Vispa – Ideas
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    Vispa, a rising artist from Tehran, Iran, unveils his debut EP titled "Ideas," marking a revolutionary leap in the realm of electronic music, both within his homeland and internationally. Released on June 6, "Ideas" signifies Vispa's entrance into the music scene and represents a significant cultural breakthrough as Iran's inaugural hybrid electronic album. This audacious endeavor underscores Vispa's commitment to redefining artistic boundaries, particularly in a region where such innovative pursuits are not conventionally pursued.
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      Video Reviews 
      Love Ghost x Monde – SCREAM
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      "SCREAM" is the title track from Love Ghost's new 5-song EP, released on June 6. Produced by Mexican Hard Rock artist Monde, this collaboration project features a total of 6 Mexican artists, each contributing to different tracks on the EP. "SCREAM" sets the tone for the EP, characterized by its harsh and aggressive sound, blending elements of emo rap, screaming vocals, and pounding instrumentation.
      Magua – Silence Sirens Storm
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      Released on April 24, 2024, "Silence Sirens Storm" is the latest single from Magua, a one-person band hailing from Kyiv, Ukraine. Known for his eclectic blend of breakbeat, punk, electronic, hardcore punk, grunge, folk, and funk, Magua's music defies traditional genre boundaries. The single, accompanied by an animated music video, explores time, perception, and existential uncertainty themes.
      Carsten Schnell – Heiss!
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      Carsten Schnell, a classically trained composer known for his innovative sound sculptures, surprises audiences once again with his latest single, "Heiss!" ("Hot!"). Released on May 31, 2024, accompanied by a visually captivating music video, Schnell combines elements of electronic music from the early 90s with modern dance beats to create a track that resonates with the current climate change discourse.
      Parmjeet Dhillon – India
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      Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Parmy Dhillon released his deeply personal single, "India," on May 18, 2024. The track serves as a heartfelt tribute to Dhillon's late father and a celebration of his cultural heritage. Known for his emotive storytelling and authentic sound, Parmy Dhillon delivers a compelling piece that intertwines traditional Indian influences with contemporary musical elements.
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