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The Science Behind Why Popular Music Is So Awful

The Science Behind Why Popular Music Is So Awful

Jose Segue October 3, 2017 0

Science says, "The Millennial Whoop combined with brutally repetitive drum tracks and banal lyrics has reduced pop music to sonic wallpaper."

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Hear Local Americana HWS Aired on KALX

Hear Local Americana HWS Aired on KALX

Jose Segue March 6, 2017 0

Click the play button to hear tracks from the Brothers Comatose, Jim Kweskin & Meredith Axelrod, Easy Leaves, T Sisters and more which were aired during Hicks with Sticks’ latest session with DJ Meaty Paws on KALX, 90.7

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Music, Millennials and the Spotify Effect

Music, Millennials and the Spotify Effect

Jose Segue February 14, 2017 0

What can music mean when anybody can access 30 million songs via a device the size of a pack of gum? No cover art, lyrics, liner notes, band members, instrumentation, songwriters’ names, or production credits: call it the Spotify Effect where

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Tip Jar Ethos — “You Can Take that $1.00 and… ”

Tip Jar Ethos — “You Can Take that $1.00 and… ”

Jose Segue January 13, 2017 1

Musicians are wondering what’s up when the tip jar gets passed and people who’ve been enjoying the show give nothing, or worse, a dollar.  In 2017, there’s really no such thing as a free show,

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