Omar Perez

 

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  • 13 years ago

    For most bands, embracing the jazz category usually means settling for a career of playing Sunday brunches, sundry festivals, and trendy bars. But Boston's Soulive has managed to steer clear of these pitfalls, carving out a growing audience among ...

  • 14 years ago

    In the mid-Nineties, nu-metal was a strong, fledgling genre that yielded multiplatinum acts like Korn and Limp Bizkit. By the end of the decade, however, it was frayed and worn out like a flannel shirt, thanks to all the many me-too bands manufact...

  • 14 years ago | Reviews

    Few bands have managed to capture the feeling of love turning from sugar to shit as succinctly as Scotland's Arab Strap. In the past, Aidan Moffat's swaggered rants about cheating, jealousy, and other ways relationships go wrong have maintained a ...

  • 14 years ago

    The long arm of the law has never much cared for raves, so it's no surprise that Electric Skychurch founder James Lumb was turned down recently for jury duty. "I didn't have to go much further than say, 'I'm a rave musician,' before they said 'You...

  • 14 years ago | Reviews

    Wild creatures are often fueled by force of habit, and the same applies to the Paper Lions, a recent merger from two other punk bands (Some Soviet Station and At the Price of the Union). So it's no surprise that this Atlanta quartet sticks to the ...

  • 14 years ago

    What do you get when you put together a band whose guitar and bass players either don't play their instruments or are just learning them? While a lot of noise may seem like the obvious answer, it afforded the members of Rainer Maria an opportunity...

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