Fort Lean – Change Your Name EP


Since the first time I caught jangly surf-rock band Fort Lean live, about two years ago when I didn’t know anything about them up to now, they’ve really started to emerge as one of those aspiring bands in Brooklyn. Not only have they been more talked about, musically they’ve begun carving a more meaningful niche

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Artist of the Week: Delta Spirit


San Diego-born, Brooklyn-based Delta Spirit have enjoyed steady degree of success since their formation, but this could be the year that the band becomes less of journeyman outfit into an outfit that cements itself into the psyche of music fans. Since the release of their self-titled, third full-length album, was the band’s highest charting to

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CMJ 2012 Day 4: Dent May and Turbo Fruits


Friday night was the Panache Showcase at Public Assembly, with their fun and eccentric roster of bands ranging from Dent May to Violent Bullshit. I ended up only seeing enough of the latter to see front man Jayson Green getting in a heckling war with a dudebro. After realizing the futility of what was becoming

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