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Multimedia Mavens: The Band Allies—Formerly Known as Sunday Funeral—Releases a Music Video for New Single 'Swing, Swing, Bata-bing'

Multimedia Mavens: The Band Allies—Formerly Known as Sunday Funeral—Releases a Music Video for New Single 'Swing, Swing, Bata-bing'

Nov 26, 2020 13:00  |  Matt King

Fans of the band Allies—formerly known as Sunday Funeral—know two things. One: Allies’ brand of music adds a rocking, sharp edge to themes teleported from the 1920s. (Hmm. Which pandemic are they in?)...

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The Lucky 13: Jasyn Smith, Drummer of The CMFs, Which Just Released New Single 'Birds'

The Lucky 13: Jasyn Smith, Drummer of The CMFs, Which Just Released New Single 'Birds'

Nov 20, 2020 13:00  |  Matt King

The CMFs—one of the bands that I am in—is one of the hardest rock bands in the valley. I may be biased, but I felt that way as a fan of the group before I joined. The band’s hard-hitting, classic-rock...

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New Rock, Old Vibes: Pescaterritory Melds Music From Various Decades on the Band's Self-Titled Debut Album

New Rock, Old Vibes: Pescaterritory Melds Music From Various Decades on the Band's Self-Titled Debut Album

Nov 18, 2020 15:55  |  Matt King

Folks lucky enough to have enjoyed a live Pescaterritory show understand how tenacious the band’s sound is—and folks who haven’t been as lucky are now able to experience all that the young band has to...

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The Lucky 13: Martin Posada, Frontman of Ormus

The Lucky 13: Martin Posada, Frontman of Ormus

Nov 15, 2020 14:45  |  Matt King

Performing musicians must be able to play with energy—and electrify a crowd. Some bands struggle with this; others make it look easy. The latter is the case for local band Ormus, as the group’s headba...

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A Musical Rampage: Tumbleweed Timemachine Keeps Things Simple as the Band Prepares to Wow a Drive-in Audience

A Musical Rampage: Tumbleweed Timemachine Keeps Things Simple as the Band Prepares to Wow a Drive-in Audience

Oct 30, 2020 15:30  |  Matt King

Some bands try to reinvent the figurative wheel; some try to master that wheel. And some bands ditch the wheel altogether—and do something completely different.

The latter description fits Tumbleweed T...

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Third Time's the Charm: Palm Springs' Bob Gentry Revives His Music Career With a New EP, 'Back on the Horse'

Third Time's the Charm: Palm Springs' Bob Gentry Revives His Music Career With a New EP, 'Back on the Horse'

Oct 22, 2020 12:15  |  Matt King

The title of “successful musician” is often elusive. Many bands and musicians try and try, yet they never reach a level they’d consider “successful.”

Then there’s Bob Gentry, who has had not one, nor t...

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The Lucky 13: Stevie Jane Lee, Frontwoman of Grins and Lies

The Lucky 13: Stevie Jane Lee, Frontwoman of Grins and Lies

Oct 22, 2020 12:00  |  Matt King

Stevie Jane Lee may very well be one of the desert music scene’s secret weapons. While some may know her from a few shows with Nick Hales, she recently started a new band, Grins and Lies, which only p...

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The Lucky 13: Emanuel Cazares, Guitarist for Slipping Into Darkness, Which Just Released New Album 'Second Wind for Our Love'

The Lucky 13: Emanuel Cazares, Guitarist for Slipping Into Darkness, Which Just Released New Album 'Second Wind for Our Love'

Oct 19, 2020 14:00  |  Matt King

Slipping Into Darkness is one of the longest-running bands in the Coachella Valley—and while some members have come and gone, that signature sound remains the same. The band recently acquired guitaris...

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