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Check This Out! Gold and the Rush Daytrotter Session

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Local Americana all-stars Gold and the Rush recently ventured up north to Chicago and recorded a live set with the folks at Daytrotter. If you listened to the live stream, you already know they straight killed it. But if you didn’t, worry not, because today the session has been posted for stream and download. You’ll [...]

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Check This Out! SAVE GARRETT Compilation and Benefit Show


In order to help pay for the overwhelming hospital bills of a close friend, some of our folks have put together a killer compilation of unreleased tracks from Sun Hotel, Country Club, ArchAnimals, Chris Rehm, and more! On top of that, there’s going to be a benefit show, GarrettFEST, at Other Bar tomorrow afternoon before [...]

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Check This Out! Native America Checks In From Their Winter Tour [VIDEO]

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Native America is currently on tour in support of “Get Well Soon,” their debut full length set to be released on January 18th. Here’s a couple videos they’ve recently posted from their time on the road. Also be sure to check out their Kickstarter, and their release show at The Big Top this Friday with [...]

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Check this Out! Native America Seeking Support to Fund & Release New Full Length Album on Kickstarter


With the release of their debut full-length album “Get Well Soon” just around the corner, the boys of Native America are looking to raise some extra funds. The goal of their Kickstarter—which was launched on December 27th and ends January 18th—is to raise $1,500 so that they can release  “Get Well Soon” on CD/cassette and [...]

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Check This Out! Loyola Undergrad seeks to Fund Music Documentary With Kickstarter Launch

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Music and the Legitimacy of Nomadism in Mongolia As a part of our ongoing effort to promote the many important projects of New Orleans’ artists and advocates, we would like to take a moment to point out a very exciting endeavor that is currently being undertaken by a student at Loyola University. Dimitri Staszewski, a [...]

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