Jul
20
  • Sunday Morning Seventies

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    Maybe I’m Amazed by Paul McCartney. Originally recorded in 1970 on his solo album, this song reached No.26 on Billboard’s Pop chart. It was later released as a single from the 1976 live recording of Wings Over America and reached No.10 on Billboard’s Pop chart.

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Jul
18
  • Walnut Beach Art Stroll and Illumination

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    A beautiful sunset, amazing artwork and music with hula hoops were some of the attractions at the Walnut Beach Art Stroll. To add to the vibe lights were strung and candle bags lit to illuminate the streets as dusk set in. The Captain Rocks, Tom Ferrara entertained strollers at Wild Expressions. What would an Art Stroll be without art? Soaps to sunset were part of the evening too. Hula hooping and dancing to Brian Smith spinning the wax, well playing […]

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Jul
17
  • First Song of the Day

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    The Bitter End by Placebo. This song is from the British Alt Rock band’s fourth studio album Sleeping With Ghosts released in 2003. Lyrically based on the George Orwells 1984, it references parts of the book throughout the song. It’s been featured in the video game SSX-3 and was made available as a download for Guitar Hero World Tour.

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Jul
14
  • Vans Warped Tour Comes To Hartford

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    Sunday July 13th saw the Van’s Warped Tour make its annual visit to Hartford CT. The Xfinity amphitheater was the setting for this enormous festival of music and of course vendor tents. While it seemed there were as many bands playing as there were fans attending, thousands of people gathered on the grounds in the summer heat to have some fun, get their music vibe on, and spend some money. For those who didn’t mind waiting in line, each band […]

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Jul
13
  • A Great Night Of Music For A Cause

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    Toad’s Place night club in New Haven CT was the setting for a very special evening of many bands donating their time and talent to raise money for The Maren Sanchez Memorial Fund. Maren was a junior in high school when she tragically had her life cut short. Her love of music and performing is remembered by everyone who knew her and also by those who come to know her through events like this. This fundraiser was the creation of […]

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Jul
10
  • First Song of the Day

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    Slither by Velvet Revolver. This song is from the Band’s 2004 album Contraband. The band came together when former members of Guns and Roses, Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagen recruited Scott Weiland from Stone Temple Pilots. Forming somewhat of a Supergroup of Hard Rock the band was hugely popular critically acclaimed winning a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance in 2005.

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Jul
8
  • Opening Night For Local Artist

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    Milford resident Rick Senft had his art opening Tuesday night at Cafè Atlantique in downtown Milford CT. Rick’s work spans from paintings in all forms of mediums to sculptures and collages. There are essentially no limits to what Rick will use in his works when creating a piece, including his sense of humor where some works have a “hidden message” lying within. Works at the opening included collages using the usual magazine and paper products, but also doll parts displayed […]

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Jul
8
  • First Song of the Day

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    Highway Star by Deep Purple. Form the band’s 1972 album Machine Head this song is one of Deep Purple’s most popular songs. Having both an organ and guitar solo make it one the more lengthy songs on the album. John Lord explained the solos were classically inspired based on Bach – like chord sequences. Who knew Bach would be so “catchy”, as this song has been covered by numerous bands over the years. Faith No More, Type O Negative, Christian […]

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Jul
7
  • First Song of the Day

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    Paper Planes by M.I.A. This song is from her second album KALA released in 2007. Known for her Electronica Hip Hop style of music, M.I.A chose the music of fellow Brits, The Clash for the backing of Paper Planes. Going back to 1982 for the music from the song Straight To Hell, members of The Clash were given writing credits on Paper Planes. The song was used in the movie Slumdog Millionaire, Pinapple Express and the Michael Moore documentary Capitalism […]

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Jun
27
  • Music On The Local Scene

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    Jarrod Liotta, NOT Jared Leto, entertained the patio crowd at Cafe Atlantique this evening. His quirky blend of his acoustic arrangements of ’60s and ’70s classics with great humored crowd interaction kept the place smiling and having a good time. Good food, good drinks and good music make for a good night.

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