Album Review: Blunderbuss by Jack White

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Review: Jack White's first solo album is pretty amazing. It's not White Stripes though- There is definitely a different sound. Still really scratchy garage band rock, and the occasional slow song, but still....a different style. A better one? That's for you to decide. The album starts out exciting and sing-able with "Missing Pieces" and "Sixteen Saltines," then slows down … [Read more...]

Firefly Music Festival!!!

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  Where: Dover, DE (and other East Coast cities) When: July 20-22, 2012 What: The biggest music festival ever to be in Delaware. This three day event has over 40 acts, including The Black Keys, Jack White and The Killers as headliners. Also performing will be...(drumroll please..) ahhem. CAKE, OK GO, THE WALLFLOWERS, THE FLAMING LIPS, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, JOHN … [Read more...]

Bamboozle Festival!!!!!

  Where: Asbury Park, NJ When: May 18, 19, and 20 (However, you can choose to do just one day) What: Bamboozle is a three day music festival in Asbury Park, NJ with over 60 bands, including Skrillix, Blink 182, Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Never Shout Never and more. 3 day passes are $175, and one day passes to the Friday, Saturday or Sunday concert are $75. There is a … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Learn A Musical Instrument (And a brief history of me). By Jake.

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Punk is musical freedom. It's saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster's terms, 'nirvana' means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that's pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock. -Kurt Cobain (and yes, all those instruments are mine.) I never really got into music until I was in about 5th grade. Ever since then I have loved it. I … [Read more...]

The Family Fun Delaware Summer Bucket List

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Stuff we want to do and food we wanna eat, as a family before summer's end... how much will we get to cross off our list? Jake: 1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 2. dog park 3. bike on a trail 4. New York City 5. Franklin Institute 6. Philly Art Museum 7. Crime Museum in DC 8. Spy Museum in DC 9. a concert- doesn't matter who, can be a local band as long … [Read more...]

The Clifford Brown Jazz Festival 2011

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  The Clifford Brown story is pretty tragic. Born in Wilmington DE, he was an up-and-coming trumpeter, urged by the great Dizzy Gillespie himself to further his musical career. One rainy night in 1956, Brown, another promising musician named Richie Powell, and Powell's wife were traveling from Philly to Chicago on the turnpike. Powell's wife was driving, and lost control … [Read more...]