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I came across Welshly Arms from a promo email in my inbox a few months ago. It was just a robo-email from some random agency that I get all the time. It must have been a slow day so I decided to give them a shot. I glanced the name and thought for sure it would be some UK craziness. But after listening to the first track ‘Love In A   Read More ...

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    Seattle’s breakout rock band My Goodness has premiered an extraordinary short film that features two of their songs, “Bottle” and “Say You’re Gone,” from their latest record, Shiver + Shake.   Listen/read our review of Shiver + Shake here   The film was directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte and shot on location in upstate New York and the score features “Bottle” and “Say You’re Gone,” which fit seamlessly together to tell the story of a man searching for the   Read More ...

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  Scott here, AmpKicker editor, creator, and independent music advocate.I started this website in 2009 (under a previous domain) to practice some web building techniques and to let my friends (and bands) know who I was listening to. Then it turned into a obsession, to find that ‘one band’ that’s going to break into the scene. The band that hit all the right spots and my friends and I could   Read More ...

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Review: 8/10   My Goodness is back with a new album “Shiver + Shake”!! These guys were on my Top Albums of 2011 list with their debut album.   They’re an homage to the 2 man band along the likes of  White Stripes, Black Keys, and Little Hurricane to the grunge era Seattle scene bands who just belt it out 100%. Shiver + Shake is another balls to the wall   Read More ...

Listen to the new Arc & Stones’ sophomore EP As You Were,  due out 06/10/2014   Check out our interview with the guys regarding their debut EP here (Dec 2012)   For Fans Of: Kings of Leon, Black Keys, Pearl Jam   Arc & Stones is a Brooklyn born, Nashville based four-piece rock band consisting of members Dan Pellarin, Ben Cramer, Eddy Bayes, and Joe Doino. Upon meeting in college   Read More ...

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Arc & Stones is an alternative rock band originating from Brooklyn, NY.     Check out our December 2012 interview with the guys here!      

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Brooklyn, NY four-piece Arc & Stones posted a special acoustic video for their song “Let Me Down” off their debut EP.   For further introduction, check out the interview we did with the band here.       FOLLOW ARC & STONES:    

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Arc & Stones is an alternative rock band originating from Brooklyn, NY. The band is set to release their eponymous debut five song EP in the Spring of 2013. For some samples of their sounds (or to glean our impressions) you can see our recent review of the EP here.   We recently had an opportunity to pose some questions to the gentlemen. Feast your eyes friends and readers! These   Read More ...

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For fans of: NEEDTOBREATHE, Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, The Raconteurs, Gary Clark Jr.,   Certain aspects of modern day music have finally dictated to me that New York City is, in fact, the cultural mecca that it has always been purported to be. I say this having just listened to Arc & Stones, a Brooklyn-based quartet that sounds as though they were plucked from the sweltering cityscapes of   Read More ...

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Black Pistol Fire is a hard-hitting duo from Toronto, Canada (currently residing in Austin, TX) which features Kevin McKeown on Guitar/Lead Vocals and Eric Owen on Drums. The two were founding members of the Toronto band The Shenanigans and had recorded an LP titled ‘Bombshell Baby’. When things died down in the Toronto scene, the two packed up and landed in Austin in 2009.  Heavily influenced by the music scene   Read More ...

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