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4 Questions with Black Diamond Love

Black Diamond Love hails from the City of Angels with a neo-funk, sultry,  female-fronted version of Monster Magnet. “Teacher Preacher” is one of the most unique songs on No Lip Vol. 2, with its Latin flavored riff rock and powerful

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4 Questions with VerleeRose

VerleeRose is Keira Verlee and Ellie Rose. They are two 14-year-old singer/songwriters from Seattle, WA. Formed  at a Seattle area middle school in 2005, VerleeRose spent last summer writing songs and rehearsing and are releasing a new CD very soon

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4 Questions with Drew Street Mary (2009)

Mixing indie rock polyphony with pop songsmithing, Drew Street Mary’s sound falls somewhere in the sounscape laid down by The Beatles, Seville and Soul Asylum. Back again on No Lip Vol. 2, this hard-working Tampa-based quartet have big dreams and

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4 Questions with Soulfound

Soulfound has been pounding the Florida pavement since 1999. With their full-on indie-cum-alternative original sound, they have moved over 10,000 CDs, played over 1,000 shows and seen most of the country without the support of a label. Signing with Mohawk

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4 Questions with Soul Destroyer

With their fusion of laptop beats and metal riffs, Soul Destroyer have made waves in London’s moshpits with their slick packaging of face distorting masks and sinister onstage personas. 2face, the band’s psychotically charming leader, took some time to fill

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4 Questions with Offshore Riot

With their reggae inspired blend of modern pop, Offshore Riot seem to have that special ingredient often missing in today’s over-produced, sample based music scene. Catchy, hook-laden originals take the focus here. Deep funk and dub rhythms, basslines dropping low

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4 Questions with Ascending to Avalon

Ascending to Avalon was started in March 2008, when Ryen Gerson (vocals, guitar) started jamming with Lance Miller (drums) and Eric Bourne (guitar) on some material that sat around in the depths of his mind. The trio quickly formed a

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