MoJo RIP

Every week I picked up The Reader, I always looked forward to reading MoJoPo’s horoscopes, no matter how bizarre or off-kilter they were. He had way of making me laugh with his wordy and often rhyming predictions of the future. There is so much more to MoJo than horoscopes. Born Michael Joseph Pryor, the Omaha […]

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Rebellious Youth

Ahhh— punk rock and youth go together like white on rice. Hailing from Fullerton, California, Audacity is a young punk band that runs in the same circle as Ty Segal, King Tuff, Pangea and Bleached. Audacity’s new album, Butter Knife, dropped October 29 on Suicide Squeeze. With attention from Pitchfork, Spin, Interview Magazine and Noisey, these kids are off […]

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Just a Piano Player

Few musicians are more highly esteemed than Sir Elton John. His signature round, often-tinted glasses, outlandish outfits and incredible talent have placed him among the upper echelon of legendary musicians. He’s performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, won five Grammy Awards and even did a controversial duet with Eminem at the 2001 Grammys. After […]

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In Deep

When you think of Pretty Lights, maybe images of Aurora Borealis, a Christmas tree or New York City at night pop up in your head. These days, those words take on a whole new meaning. Fort Collins, Colo., native Derek Smith, better known as Pretty Lights, started making beats in high school then continually progressed […]

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Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers

Nov. 10 Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 8 p.m., $15, onepercentproductions.com Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers (RCPM) was born out of necessity. Lead singer Clyne and drummer P.H. Naffah were former members of the ’90s alternative band, The Refreshments. There was no way they could stop making music so […]

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Self Love

Few indie hip-hop artists have experienced the meteoric rise to fame that Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are currently witnessing. From relative obscurity to appearances on Saturday Night Live and MTV, the Seattle-based duo is deeply submerged in the spotlight. In fact, Macklemore’s face recently made the cover of Rolling Stone. It’s all moving incredibly fast, […]

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