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LISTEN TO THIS: Buffalo Tom, “Let Me Come Over” (1992)

A series in which I recommend music that might have flown under your radar. Buffalo Tom – Let Me Come Over Listen if you like: The Gaslight Anthem, The Lemonheads, The Hold Steady, Afghan Whigs Some songs take a while to percolate. They need to simmer in you for a while before they really get into your bones. “Taillights Fade” by Buffalo Tom is not one of those songs. The first time I heard it, it crawled under my skin and wormed its way into my head. It was one of those songs that even after hearing it only once, it would bounce around my skull forever – and not because it’s catchy or poppy, but because it was a perfect slice of chainsmoking whiskeydrinking fuckitall…
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Listen to This: Bettie Serveert, “Palomine” (1992)

A series in which I recommend music that might have flown under your radar. Bettie Seveert – Palomine Listen if you like: Matthew Sweet, early Lissie, Sebadoh, awesome songs “Bettie Serveert” sounds like a person’s name, but it’s actually a Dutch indie rock band that has been going since 1991 or so. And yeah, they are STILL going strong nearly 30 years later! As I write this, they are 10 albums deep into their career. Deservedly so, too. This recommendation is of their debut, Palomine, and it’s a winner. I remember jamming with this when it came out in 1992, but at the time it wasn’t “heavy” enough to make waves in the alternative scene. Too bad. The record was fantastic then and is still great…
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Finding Success In Music: Can You Do It?

Contributed Post Lots of people have dreams of making it in the music industry, whether they dream of making it big in a band as the lead guitar, or they want to be a world renowned solo artist. The industry is pretty tough to get into, sure, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. In this post, we’re going to talk about what you must do if you want to find success in music. Read on if you’re ready to find out what you’re capable of… image Have A Clear Vision And Goals The first thing you need to do is have a clear vision of where you want to be and your goals. Picture yourself a few years from now. What would you…
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Musical Instruments For Kids

Image Credit: Pixabay Playing a musical instrument is known to be linked to improved learning abilities, development of the brain and enhanced social skills. For kids in particular, playing musical instruments has been shown to be essential to their all-round growth and development. There are numerous musical instruments ranging from percussion instruments (e.g. drums), wind instruments (e.g. flute/recorder), string instruments (e.g. guitar) to electronic instruments. Whether the desire of the parent is for the child to become a music genius or to just have music as a pastime, here are some great musical instruments for children; Keyboard/Piano The keyboard or piano is the most popular musical instrument for kids. Learning to play the piano usually forms the basis of the child’s ability to understand music….
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Best 2018 Songs That Will Bring Out the Karaoke Star in You

Image Credit: Pixabay You were invited for a karaoke night, and you want to give it your best shot. The key to getting it right is to go for songs to which everyone can relate.  This isn’t the time to show your love for the 80s country music as such songs might not be available to perform. It’s your taste after all. Be in the moment; latest songs never go wrong. In a bid to help you have a night to remember. We offer you the best, top of the charts songs that are sure to make you the talk of the night. Instrumentals with partly performed parts of these songs can be downloaded from karaoke version websites, and various karaoke fans and lovers have…
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