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Vinyl Vlog 265
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Katy Perry Witness   It’s truly interesting to watch what has been happening to Katy Perry this year. Sure, she never appealed to everyone, but the woman has solidified herself as a pop music heavy hitter ever since she broke on the scene in 2008. And no, her...

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
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TV Party Tonight! #35
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Wonder Woman   Is anyone surprised Wonder Woman turned out to be such a success this Summer? I know, I know, the movie studios claim this was a bad Summer for movies, which they equate to lower-than-expected profits on their movies. They even blame Rotten...

Wednesday, 04 October 2017
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Vinyl Vlog 264
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Full Circle split LP by Round Eye and Libyan Hit Squad. After I discovered Round Eye with the help of the band’s self-titled LP a couple of years ago, I was hooked. Like a fan of any band, I began singing the...

Monday, 02 October 2017
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Baby In Vain – [Album]
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Artist: Baby In Vain Album: More Nothing Label: (Partisan Records) After seeming to appear from nowhere with an EP which was capable of absolutely levelling listeners even if they did see it coming with pure unadulterated Riot Grrl power last year, it’s unlikely...

Saturday, 23 September 2017
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I Wanna Be Literated #164
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Myers+Chang at Home: Recipes from the Beloved Boston Eatery by Joanne Chang & Karen Akunowicz One of the joys of living in Boston is that it’s exposed me to the wonderful cooking of Joanne Chang. She’s reached almost superstar status with her flagship Myers +...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017
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Vinyl Vlog 263
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into This Means War’s self-titled 10” EP. The catch, when it comes to trying to be in a good melodic hardcore band, is that trying to navigate the waters of punk rock is fraught with risk because the region is so...

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
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Vinyl Vlog 262
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The Dopamines Tales of Interest My history with the Dopamines goes way back. I remember driving on the highway in Aruba years ago rocking them in my headphones, soaking in the sounds. It was one of those situations where the music permanently became embedded in the...

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
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Vinyl Vlog 261
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Mid-Century Sounds – Deep Cuts From The Desert 2LP compilation. It might not be the first location which comes to mind when one thinks of “music hot spots” (and there is some irony in saying that – believe me),...

Monday, 18 September 2017
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Interview: Dave Made a Maze’s Jonathan Boal (Cinematographer)
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It’s no secret that we’re fans of movies here on Ground Control Magazine, and with all the movies we watch, it’s really refreshing when an original one comes along. Extra points for it being independently produced. Say what you will about Dave Made a Maze but...

Monday, 18 September 2017
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Photobooth: Oh Sees 09-13-17 @ Sinclair [Cambridge, MA]
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Photos by Greg Scranton, M.F.A. gregscranton.com surviving the golden age...

Saturday, 16 September 2017
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