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Interview: Dan Deacon

May 18, 2015
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Interview by: Imogen Todd Photos by: Jonathan Leung Dan Deacon is an electronic musician from Baltimore, Maryland known for his energetic live performances. He recently released a new album, Gliss Riffer. The Cut sat down with Deacon before one of his shows to chat about texture, trombones, and relaxation. The Cut: What was your...

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Interview: Lotus

April 9, 2015
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Interview: Lotus

Interview by: Sid Bhadeauria Photo by: Lindsay Corry Lotus is an instrumental electronic jam band formed in Indiana in 1999, now based in Philadelphia and Denver. The band is characterized by its blend of funk-rock and electronica. In addition to being an extremely active live band, with over 100 shows a year, the band...

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NAMM 2015

April 9, 2015
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By: Jake Lee NAMM, or the National Association of Music Merchants, holds their winter convention every January at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. Every one of the year’s innovations in music technology is presented here, and this was one of the most exciting years yet, with new products from every corner of the...

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Album Review: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

April 8, 2015
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Album Review: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

By: Donovan Powers If there is one thing I can wholeheartedly say about Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, it’s that it is exactly what you would expect if you are familiar with Panda Bear’s previous works. The album starts on a mellow and somber tone with the track “Sequential Circuits,” tricking the listener...

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Pittsburgh Profiles: Mike Roth

April 7, 2015
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By: Vanessa Frank In 1999, Mike Roth and a group of punks came together to create a venue “for the kids, by the kids”: The Mr. Roboto Project. At the time, the punk scene was deprived of reliable venues for local bands to get their music out and create a following. Roth and his...

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