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The Best Rainy Day Playlist

 Only Happy When It Rains? Then check out our Best Rainy Day Playlist. We had rain this week in Austin. A welcome rarity in drought stricken TX. It got me thinking about how my musical tastes often depend on the weather. Any hint of rainy skies, and I gravitate toward the darker stuff. So I […]

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50 Best Alternative B Sides Of All Time

Check out our list of the 50 Best Alternative B Sides Ever Made. In the age of digital downloads, the B-side has become a quaint memory. But for those who grew up pre-internet, it was an added pleasure to get one or more bonus tracks with the purchase of a vinyl, cassette or cd single. Alternative […]

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ACL festival 2013 lineup: Depeche Mode, Cure To Headline

No sooner did I post that The Cure were confirmed as headliners for both weekends of the 2013 ACL Music festival did the announcement for the full lineup appear on the festival’s website and Facebook page. This is a lineup that will make many alternative rock fans shit their pants. In addition to the Cure and Muse, Depeche […]

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The Cure Confirmed To Headline 2013 ACL Fest

Well news of Austin’s ACL Fest Lineup just took a turn for the gloriously gloomy. Alternative Rock Icons The Cure are scheduled to headline both weekends of the 2013 festival. The band was rumored to headline when an anagram of their name was featured on the festivals webpage last week (as  ERH TCUE). There slot was […]

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The Ultimate Alternative Rock Valentine's Day Playlist

The Ultimate Alternative Rock Valentine’s Day Playlist

Spice up your romantic evening with the SLIS Alternative Rock Valentine’s Day Playlist; featuring the sweet and sexiest Alt-rock tunes. Next week is Valentine’s Day, and music snob couples always face a dilemma; how to pick romantic and sensual songs that aren’t cheesy, or so sickeningly sweet/vulgar that it becomes unintentionally humorous and spoils the mood? Well SLIS […]

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Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4  *Before reading make sure you’ve checked out part 1,  part 2 ,and part 3 to see what you may have missed. Okay here we are for the final installment of the Darkest Rock Albums. We have just 10 more to go! If you want any of these in your […]

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The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist

The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist

The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist *Before you check out this list, you might want to read my  instructions on how to build your wedding playlist so that you have everything flow smoothly regarding timing out the selections, etc. Are you stuck for ideas and need some rocking song selections to give your wedding festivities a little […]

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Tips For Making A Rocking Wedding Music Playlist

Tips For Making A Rocking Wedding Music Playlist   *Tips on making a wedding playlist that avoids being generic or groan inducing. Here we’ll cover the process of how to get your selections pre-planned and timed. If you want to see the songs I selected for my own wedding (complete with iTunes links, so you […]

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The Top 40 Most Underrated Guitarists in Rock Part 2

The Top 40 Most Underrated Guitarists in Rock Part 2

The Top 40 Most Underrated Guitarists in Rock Part 2 Here we are with the 2nd installment of the most underrated guitarists in rock. You can catch Part 1 here. If you’re curious to check out any of the songs or artists mentioned, just click on the album images to purchase from  Amazon.   27. […]

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The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 2

The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 2

  The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 2 Okay, here we are for the 2nd installment of the 40 vocalists that deserve far more credit then they’ve been given by the music industry at large. If you missed part 1, catch up here. I’ll have Youtube links to specific songs highlighted in […]

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