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Hearing Aide: Neuroceptor Drops 'Reuptake'

Hearing Aide: Neuroceptor Drops 'Reuptake'Neuroceptor, a four-piece electronica fusion group from Rochester, NY, has just released their first EP as a band, Reuptake. The group released the album on August 30 while playing the Purple Pig Music Festival in Naples, NY. Reuptake features six tracks that blend organic sounds with electronic beats. According to the band's keys player Mike Lopresti, who also wrote and produced the album, “most of the tracks are inspired by some piece of nature or culture...the whole concept of Neuroceptor is blending electronica with these organic and natural inspirations.” With tracks like “Estuary Path”, “Roads of Spain”, and “Giant Earth Shattering”, Neuroceptor's fascination [more]

Boston Calling Gets Ready to Wrap up the Summer

Boston Calling Gets Ready to Wrap up the SummerBoston Calling is getting ready to launch its fourth festival in two years, taking place from September 5 to the 7. The event takes place at Boston's City Hall Plaza each day. The lineup, just like the May edition, has a little something for everyone. The three days include a mix of rock, rap, indie, EDM, and pop. Over the course of the first three festivals, Boston Calling has only been getting glowing reviews from all over the country and it looks like we are in for another great one. On Friday, the shortest day for music, Future Islands will be starting things off, followed [more]

The Nth Power Makes Debut in Buffalo on Chillgrimage to Hancock

The Nth Power Makes Debut in Buffalo on Chillgrimage to HancockJust over a year ago, five musical soul mates came together to form The Nth Power and have seamlessly risen to the top, carrying the power of love and transcending the senses in the most purely uplifting manner. The supergroup of sorts is comprised of keyboardist and singer, Nigel Hall, whose raw emotion and passion is one of the many driving forces within their music. Drummer/vocalist Nikki Glaspie, who recently parted ways with the NOLA funk outfit Dumpstaphunk, truly believes in what The Nth Power is doing and made the band her primary focus with the decision. Rounding out the group is Nick Cassarino on guitar and vocals, [more]

Interview: Escape The Fate at Rockstar Uproar at the New York State Fair

Interview: Escape The Fate at Rockstar Uproar at the New York State FairEscape The Fate have been making waves in rock and metal the past few years and currently are on this year’s Rockstar Energy Uproar Tour, headlining the Festival Stage in support of their latest album Ungrateful. I was honored to get the opportunity to spend a couple of minutes getting to know them. Drummer Robert Ortiz and guitarist “Thrasher” Bell were kind enough to invite me into their tour bus and gave me some insightful information on their music, the tour, and how rock and metal music is finally getting some recognition it deserves. Listen to the interview here or [more]

CashorTrade.org - There's an app for that!

CashorTrade.org - There's an app for that!Brothers and cofounders of CashorTrade.org, Dusty and Brando Rich, made the announcement on Wednesday Aug 27 about their iPhone app from SiriusXM headquarters in NY. The CashorTrade app is now available for FREE download from the iTunes store, which will offer fast push notifications and increased user functionality. The new iPhone app complements the already successful website with, now, fast access to your future tickets and concerts at your fingertips. CashorTrade.org is the first social ticketing platform that encourages fans to honorably buy, sell, and trade their extra concert tickets with fellow music lovers. The site allows users to directly connect with [more]

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