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Alison Toon
Bring Me The Horizon, Drown… watch all the way through!

Oct 22, 2014
Bring Me The Horizon, Drown… watch all the way through!

Bring Me The Horizon have just released a video for their upcoming single, Drown (to be released December 7th). It's a little more mainstream than their last album Sempiternal: and Oliver Sykes is showing even more that he can sing, not just scream.The...

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Alison Toon
In This Moment: I understand the appeal. But I still don’t get it. I do, but I don’t.

Oct 21, 2014
In This Moment: I understand the appeal. But I still don’t get it. I do, but I don’t.

Maria Brink, In This Moment, Aftershock festival, SacramentoAn In This Moment show is an intensely-visual, over-the-top, Gaga-esque combination of metal mayhem meets S&M meets the stuff of your nightmares... or male dream-fantasy-gone-bad. When I s...

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Alison Toon
Next weekend, I know I will miss you… FFDP, Slipknot, and so much more… KNOTFEST!!!

Oct 19, 2014
Next weekend, I know I will miss you… FFDP, Slipknot, and so much more… KNOTFEST!!!

I was hoping and planning to be at Knotfest next weekend in San Bernadino, Southern California, but... it's the beginning of a major week of conferences in Vancouver, Canada, TAUS, Localization World), so I'll be a lot further north than San Diego!Slip...

Alison Toon
Soundtrack to a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning… Steve Rothery’s “The Ghosts of Pripyat”

Oct 19, 2014
Soundtrack to a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning… Steve Rothery’s “The Ghosts of Pripyat”

Steve Rothery, Cropredy festival, 2014Released in late September, Steve Rothery's album, The Ghosts of Pripyat, was my soundtrack for this sunny, calm and restful late-October morning. Some beautiful yet haunting guitar compositions, wonderfully execut...

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Alison Toon
My first-ever fashion shoot, and it was pure accident… at TBD Fest

Oct 18, 2014
My first-ever fashion shoot, and it was pure accident… at TBD Fest

TBD Fest 2014, Fashion showI've never shot a fashion show before.There happened to be one, at TBD Fest, aligned with Sacramento Fashion Week; some of the clothes on display were Mission Impossible, some another brand.I learned a few things:- To make su...

Alison Toon
More from TBD Fest: Kurt Vile and the Violators on a very sunny afternoon

Oct 18, 2014
More from TBD Fest: Kurt Vile and the Violators on a very sunny afternoon

Kurt Vile and the Violators, TBD Fest, Sacramento 2014On a surprisingly still-very-hot, and sunny, afternoon on a dry and dusty weekend, TBD Fest in West Sacramento, October 5th 2014. Kurt Vile and the Violators on stage, with a sound that is connected...

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Alison Toon
Christmas shopping already? Here’s an idea… country fans or not!

Oct 17, 2014
Christmas shopping already? Here’s an idea… country fans or not!

Trace Adkins, Citrus Heights, 2013Trace Adkin's Christmas DVD The Christmas Show is now available, with songs from his album, The King's Gift, and more.OK you got me. It was just an excuse to review my photos from the show in Citrus Heights, 2013, and ...

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Alison Toon
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Oct 16, 2014

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Alison Toon
TBD Fest: MS MR, another gem, and here’s something for Halloween?

Oct 15, 2014
TBD Fest: MS MR, another gem, and here’s something for Halloween?

Lizzy Plapinger, MS MR, TBD Fest, SacramentoGoing to a music festival can be a bit like taking a box full of assorted chocolates and eating a little of each and every one, knowing that there were some you enjoyed more than others, but not really having...

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Musical Youth- Part 1 on Listen Up! Sacramento

Oct 14, 2014
Musical Youth- Part 1 on Listen Up! Sacramento

Musical Youth- Part 1 Listen Up! Sacramento has featured many young musicians over the years. These creative and musically talented kids have often been seen performing at the Jammies and Skip’s Stairway to Stardom. Most of them have now grown up and gone off to college or pursued their careers and are now young...

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