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Indie Showcase: SunDownMuse

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SunDownMuse. Carina Altomonte

It is high time the spotlight be focused also on our indie bands and acts. They form a deep well of diverse and amazing talents in the local scene. I will be showcasing once in a while an indie band or act that to my mind deserves a look and more attention. So below, let’s get to know SunDownMuse:

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My Top 3 rock cover songs that surpassed the originals

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Guitarist Steve Stevens and rocker Billy Idol. AFP file photo

Almost all of us have heard of a memorable rock song that we thought was originally written and performed by the artist we were at the moment listening to. But it often comes as a surprise for us to find out—even years later—that it is, in fact, a cover and not an original composition from the artist.

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Spiraling down and out of control

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PHOTO from www.people.com

Change, that is one thing that is almost certain for most artists. However, is every kind of transformation beneficial for their careers? And nope, I am not talking here about a shift in their musical style or creative direction.

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Single Review: “Problem” by Ariana Grande

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Grande--

Who knew the young woman with that squeaky sounding voice from a Nickelodeon show is this good, in fact, as a performer and recording artist ?

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Pharrell: From singing about lap dances to being “Happy”

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N.E.R.D.

It amazes me what transformation an artist can go through over the years… such as in the case of Pharrell whom a majority of young listeners even think he is a new artist. Sorry to burst your bubble, guys. Pharrell has been active–and has worn many hats, in fact–in the music industry for more than a decade already.

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