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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
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
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
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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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Alison Toon
Blondie, amazing as always, at TBD Fest 2014

Oct 12, 2014
Blondie, amazing as always, at TBD Fest 2014

Debbie Harry, Blondie, TBD Fest, Sacramento 2014Blondie, co-founded by Debbie Harry and Chris Stein, still drawing huge crowds, and one of the main headliners at this year's TBD Fest in West Sacramento.Blondie and their light show, TBD Fest, Sacramento...

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Alison Toon
Heroin Diaries, and why I’m not reading them any more

Oct 11, 2014
Heroin Diaries, and why I’m not reading them any more

I can't read Nikki Sixx's Heroin Diaries. I have tried, valiantly, but no... it makes me feel sick: in my stomach and my soul.I understand why he published them. I applaud and respect his recovery, and the desire that no-one else falls as deep. But me,...

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Alison Toon
The War On Drugs, and I’ve been listening to them forever: TBD Fest, 2014

Oct 9, 2014
The War On Drugs, and I’ve been listening to them forever: TBD Fest, 2014

Adam Granduciel, The War on Drugs, TBD Fest, 2014Occasionally, very occasionally, you come across a band, a musician, a sound, and though you've never before heard a single song, the moment the first note hits your eardrum, you've known them forever.I'...

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Alison Toon
YACHT: a little Talking Heads, some Electro Pop, a smidgeon of Annie Lennox and just a pinch of Fitz and the Tantrums… TBD Fest 2014

Oct 9, 2014
YACHT: a little Talking Heads, some Electro Pop, a smidgeon of Annie Lennox and just a pinch of Fitz and the Tantrums… TBD Fest 2014

Claire L. Evans, vocals, YACHT, TBD Fest, 2014YACHT, (yes, it's all capitals, and no, it's not a boat), mostly Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, but with help on tour from Jeffrey Brodsky and Rob Kieswetter (I hope I named everyone?): a very lively sh...

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