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Ear Plug: Auto Body

By Michael VerityMay 18, 2012
Born in the hot, muggy bowels of the Austin, Texas underground music scene, Auto Body are electro-rock fusion incarnate, exorcizing the demons of their noisy past in search of the holy grail of body rock and brutal beats. With a war chest of throbbing beats, grinding ... More  →
Ear Plug: Auto Body

Ear Plug: The Hundred In The Hands

By Michael VerityMay 16, 2012
Love nearly lost and the long night leading back to it, awash in glow of rapid fire digits and the buzz of the urban pavement. If you get that picture, your mind needs to be flush with the icy-hot pulse of The Hundred In The ... More  →
Ear Plug: The Hundred In The Hands

Little Known (REAL) May Holidays

By Michael VerityMay 9, 2012
Ah, May, you cruel mistress. You regale us in the joyous dances of May Day, watch us swell with pride on Cinco de Mayo, then leave us without reason for cheer until the end of the month, when Memorial Day marks the launch of the ... More  →
Little Known (REAL) May Holidays

Ear Plug: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

By Michael VerityMay 7, 2012
It's a scientific fact: if you proclaim you'll never be like, talk like or make a living like your parents, you’ll be cursed to follow in their cubicle-working, Dockers-wearing footsteps. Luckily for Joshua Epstein of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., his parents were tie-dye wearing Deadheads ... More  →
Ear Plug: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

Five Paul McCartney Songs Demi Lovato Should Be Covering (Since She Almost Covered Him In Tire Tracks)

By Michael VerityApril 30, 2012
If Demi Lovato really wanted to meet Paul McCartney, she could’ve done what most stars do: have her people call his people to set up a meet and greet; maybe a quick cup of coffee at the Hollywood Starbucks. But, the ever-creative Lovato chose another ... More  →
Five Paul McCartney Songs Demi Lovato Should Be Covering (Since She Almost Covered Him In Tire Tracks)

Ear Plug: A New MindHut Series!

By Michael VerityApril 27, 2012
We get a solid three dozen emails a day from music hacks, flacks, and spinsters, pitching us the latest news on the next big thing. Not everybody makes the grade (nobody needs to hear a singer who combines the bombastic rhythms of Nicki Minaj with ... More  →
Ear Plug: A New MindHut Series!

Five Songs For National Physics Day Caroling

By Michael VerityApril 26, 2012
The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the pollen is falling from the trees, throttling you like pellets of hale. Yes, it’s springtime, which can mean only one thing, for certain. It’s time to dust off that antique superconductor Dad brought home as ... More  →
Five Songs For National Physics Day Caroling

Three Reasons Why Paul Weller Is Still Awesome

By Michael VerityApril 25, 2012
What makes an old dude awesome? Well, pretty much the same things that makes a young dude awesome, except for the number of scratches and dents on his guitar and the amount of Rogaine in his hair. Paul Weller, a 53-year old due with a ... More  →
Three Reasons Why Paul Weller Is Still Awesome