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Top 10 of 2012: Jon DeRosa

Jon DeRosa's got the spirit. This past year he released his debut full-length solo album on vinyl and in Europe. Now he's sharing his favorite spirits of 2012 with us. Drink up!

One-Man Band Series, #10: Bud McMuffin

October 28, 2010

In the tenth edition of the One-Man Band Series, James G. Carlson reflects on the series to this point and brings the spotlight onto Bud McMuffin, aka Tiko Bret, from France.

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One-Man Band Series, #9: Amazing One Man Band

October 5, 2010

As dirty as the greasy gunk that accumulates between the coils of steel on a guitar player's stings, as fiery and sulfurous as demon's breath, as jacked up as a backwoods meth fiend, and as bizarre as an old-time carnival freak show, the music of Amazing One Man Band comes to us from a remote section of South America's Uruguay.

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One-Man Band Series, #8: Molly Gene One Whoaman Band

September 17, 2010

Molly Dyer, better known as Molly Gene One Whoaman Band, is a down-home young woman, all cowboy boots and t-shirts and flannels, all soul and grit and fire. Her bottleneck slide technique is reminiscent of the old blues greats, though with a rock 'n' roll edge.

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One-Man Band Series, #7: Puta Madre Brothers

August 26, 2010

Australia's Puta Madre Brothers are what you get when you combine three gringo one-man bands with a collective penchant for primitive rock'n'roll and mariachi music and have them write and play songs as a single cohesive unit of artistic collaboration.

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One-Man Band Series #6: B.O.M.B.

July 30, 2010

B.O.M.B. (aka Bruce Humphries) is a rockabilly one-man band who now resides just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. And he has been at it as a one-man band for the better part of twelve years. B.O.M.B. stands for "big one man band," which is a rather fitting moniker for Humphries, being that he makes a pretty big sound for just one person, and only with a self-constructed system of basic instrumentation.

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Whitechapel's Alex Wade On Busting Eardrums At Warped Tour

July 29, 2010

Arguably the heaviest band on this year's Warped Tour, Whitechapel are in the midst of a robust touring cycle for their latest album, "A New Era of Corruption," guitarist Alex Wade spoke with us at the Warped Tour's Camden stop.

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