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The Grammys Happened

The Grammys. Every news source gets one post about them and here is ours (sarcasm included). I could bore you with the splendor of music’s greatest night but the simple truth is, it wasn’t. The once proud Grammys are following in the footsteps of award shows past and slowly becoming meaningless and quite frankly boring. Please follow and like us:

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INTERVIEW: Taylor John Williams (The Voice Season 7)

I recently got a chance to interview Taylor John Williams from season 7 of The Voice. This Oregon native currently resides in Portland, so I had the pleasure of interviewing him in person. Read the whole interview after the jump! He recently released a new original song called “Castles” which you can check out on Youtube. Let us know your thoughts on that below. Also, if you live in the Portland Area and are over 21, catch him at the Douglas Fir Lounge on March 11. You can buy tickets here….

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STREAM: Maroon 5 Collaborate With Gwen Stefani

Maroon 5 released a new song titled “My Heart Is Open,” which features Gwen Stefani. The track is taken off of the band’s new album V that will be released on Septmber 2nd. Check out the song below. You can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Vintage Playlist: Warped Tour 1995

Warped Tour is arguably the most popular, well-attended pop-punk/hardcore music festival in the United States’ summer. But Warped Tour wasn’t always this way. Back in its birth year of 1995, the Warped Tour line-up featured only 20 bands and about 9 pro-skateboarders and BMX-ers, all of whom made the show poster. The poster also showed a monster truck. Overall, the 20 bands that were featured on the first Warped Tour heavily favored California punk and New York hardcore bands- a minute away from the type of diversity seen on the show…

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Silence is golden – at least that is what indie band Vulfpeck thought. The band uploaded their new “album” Sleepify to Spotify and encouraged fans to stream it overnight. The catch? The album was completely silent. The band pulled a sly move on the popular streaming platform and at approximately $.007 earned per song play, the band earned a cool $20,000 after a months time. Check out the bands video proposal here which details that the money generated will be used toward playing free shows. Tell us Infectious readers – is this sneaky…

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5 Albums That Have Helped Me Become The Modern Day Riot Grrrl

I’ve always considered myself some sort of feminist. When I was younger, I idolized strong creative women who spoke out for what they believed in, especially musicians. I used to attempt playing tag with my brother and his friends, who would run away from me or tell me to leave them alone, there were no girls allowed. I get along really well with males, maybe even better than with females and have always felt that I play the role of the “male” in most of my relationships with men. Don’t…

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Top 10 Alternative Christmas Songs

Alternative music is all about going against the grain.  An alternative band is not going to write your typical Christmas song; instead, it’s going to have that “it” factor that makes it intriguing, but typically unfriendly to radio airplay. And c’mon, let’s be real, that’s why people love Alt Rock so much.  So here are my top 10 picks for best alternative Christmas songs, and just what it is about them makes them so different when it comes to the holiday season. Please follow and like us:

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No Doubt Announce Support For LA Residency

No Doubt has announced the support for their seven day residency at Gibson Ampitheater. Check out the dates and support below. 11/24/12 @ Gibson Amphitheatre with Grouplove and Nico Vega 11/26/12 @ Gibson Amphitheatre with Grouplove and Io Echo 11/28/12 @ Gibson Amphitheatre with Grouplove and Blaqk Audio 11/30/12 @ Gibson Amphitheatre with Fitz And The Tantrums and The Aggrolites 12/2/12 @ Gibson Amphitheatre with Fitz And The Tantrums and Noise of Rumors 12/4/12 @ Gibson Amphitheatre with Best Coast and Kitten 12/6/12 @ Gibson Amphitheatre with Best Coast and JJAMZ Please follow and like us:

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