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    The Stargazer Lillies – “Cosmic Tidal Wave”

    Starting “Lit like the Sun,” Kim Field’s lush vocals wash over the stratospheric mood of this opening track, like they’re emanating from the source of the center of this solar system. “Any color can be bright, but it takes all to produce daylight.” Vast expanses of space and time transverse perfectly, reflecting the album’s title “Cosmic Tidal Wave.” An epic album opener, it set the stage for the rest of the astral journey over the course of the solid nine song album. “Bending the lines” is the second track, having more of a bounce, and creating a nice low-key dance vibe after the cosmic voyage of the album opener. Smooth…

  • New Candys / Sun Atoms / The Black Doors at Mississippi Studios March 8, 2022
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    "When you get new candy, you crave it and it's sweet and it's delicious! And so it was when POW MAGAZINE's Sheena Moore interviewed Venice, Italy's New Candys band at Portland, Oregon's Mississippi Studios and Bar on Tuesday 8, 2022. The New Candys are on tour supporting their newest release, "Vyvyd". It was a three band show with The Black Doors opening, followed by The Sun Atoms and with The New Candys headlining."

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    Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor (SOYFV) Massive Evolution On Good Goddamn

    SOYSV – Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor – Good Goddamn SOYSV also known as Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor’s newest album Good Goddamn has arrived with quality sound, dynamic compositions, strong singles and vocal forward songwriting. The album is a reflection of the psychological and emotional toll of the covid-19 reality displaying a disjointed and scattered state of mind. The songs transition from stripped down guitar, bass, and drum with alternative rock vocals to dense layers of instrumentation. Good Goddamn is about the joy of living and the pain of being alive in trying times. The first single from the new album ‘She Makes A Great Parade’ features echoing vocals,…

  • Joel Gion
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    Like many of our staff, I have been a fan of Joel Gion and the Brian Jonestown Massacre (BJM) for many, many years. Seven years ago, I saw Joel play live without the BJM for the first time. He was performing as Joel Gion and The Primary Colours. The band performed in my hometown of San Jose, California at a local venue. It was a groovy night, in an intimate open space with bar and dining. I recall The Primary Colours were tight – flowing with jangly pop sounds and melodic psych vibes. I was digging Joel’s new music, and I asked him after the show, “How long had his…