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What I Would Change About The Music Industry: The Indie Vocal Sound Is Annoying

The indie vocal sound is annoying for both listeners and sound engineers, especially in live settings. I’ve heard it a million times. Everyone’s doing it. Please stop it. What is the “indie vocal sound”? It’s a heavily layered lead vocal effect. It includes digital distortion, digital delay and digital reverb. Here’s a male and female vocal example: Please follow and like us:

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News Rock 

WATCH: Carnivores Tour Trailer

If you’re planning on catching Linkin Park, 30 Seconds To Mars, and AFI on the Carnivores Tour this summer, you’ll definitely want to check out the teaser for the shows below to get a glimpse of what to expect. You can also check out the list of tour dates under the video. If you haven’t already, make sure you buy concert tickets to the tour here. Don’t forget to purchase a CD from any of the three artists, as well.     Please follow and like us:

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Linkin Park, 30 Seconds To Mars & AFI Announce Carnivores Tour

Linkin Park, 30 Seconds To Mars and AFI announced the Carnivores Tour coming this summer. The tour will take place in August and September at amphitheaters across the country. Check out the dates and locations below. The shows aren’t on sale yet, but when they are, you can buy concert tickets here. Make sure to purchase a CD from the acts, as well in the meantime! ! Please follow and like us:

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Metal News 

Razor & Tie Signs Sylar

Razor & Tie has signed Sylar. The band will be releasing their debut studio album, To Whom It May Concern, in the spring. Caleb Shomo produced the album. Razor & Tie is one of the largest privately owned independent music labels in North America. The label was founded in 1990 by Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam. Other bands on the roster include Brand New, Foreigner, For Today, Chiodos, Norma Jean, and many more. Sylar was formed in 2012 in Queens, NY and self-released one EP. Sylar has toured with many bands…

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Transit to Perform at ‘Mixtape Ball’ on New Year’s Eve

East Coast Collective, a booking/promotion company from Long Island, is hosting the New Year’s Eve Mixtape Ball, featuring Transit as the headlining act. Pentimento and Misser will also be performing at the event. It will take place in Amityville, NY at the Amityville Music Hall. The show will be ages 16+, and tickets range between $30 and $60. You can buy concert tickets here or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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NY Times Op-Ed: The Death of Punk In US/UK

The NY Times recently featured an op-ed by Jessica Bruder, which details the death of punk in the US/UK. You can check out the full article here and an excerpt below. Here in Brooklyn, members of the Iranian punk rock band The Yellow Dogs recently won asylum after fleeing two years ago from Tehran, where playing rock music is punishable by flogging, fines and jail time. With these revolutionary rockers in mind, take a stroll down the Bowery in Lower Manhattan, as I did recently. A friend dragged me into…

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A Great Big Pile Of Leaves, Sainthood Reps, Young Statues Record Release

A Great Big Pile Of Leaves, Sainthood Reps and Young Statues will be playing a release show on July 13th in Brooklyn, NY at The Knitting Factory. You can check out details for the release below. A Great Big Pile of Leaves http://bnds.in/n45GYg Sainthood Reps Young Statues http://bnds.in/oGEuMr Find Local Concerts: http://bnds.in/jlStT0 “Making Moves” Record Release Show (This will be our last show before recording the next record!) w/ Sainthood Reps Young Statues All Ages Doors @ 7PM / SHOW @ 8PM Advance: $10 / Door: $12 Please follow and like us:

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