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System analyst by financial necessity. Writer by necessity of expression. DJ because music is in my Top 5 essentials for living. I grew up on a steady diet of comic books, science fiction/fantasy, and a wide variety of musical genres. In addition to writing for Destroy the Cyborg I also produce a weekly podcast at Idiosyncratic Transmissions.


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Nickel Creek – A Dotted Line

April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

In February of this year, pretty much out of the blue, Nickel Creek announced it would be releasing a new album title A Dotted Line on April 1st.  They also announced a limited run of...

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Mother Falcon – MF Computer

March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Radiohead set out to write and record OK Computer I don’t think they had any idea the lasting impact the album would have on the music scene. Thom Yorke has said that they weren’t...

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Elder Brother – Heavy Head

March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

After building momentum through a string of single releases Elder Brother is set to release their debut album Heavy Head on Pure Noise Records. The album, out today, is an indie rock flavored release. The...

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Devo Spice – I Am The Doctor

February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 2013 we celebrated 50 years of Doctor Who. A little before the celebration Devo Spice wrote the song “I Am the Doctor,” but wanted to do more for the celebration. Then he hit on...

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Wayfarer – The Albatross We Keep

February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wayfarer is Nik Piscitello and he is back with his second EP The Albatross We Keep.  It is a five song alt-folk set that speaks to the journey that Nik has taken over the course of...

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Kalle Mattson – Someday, The Moon Will Be Gold

February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kalle Mattson is back with Someday, the Moon Will Be Gold. It is the third album in the past four years from this talented artist. His previous albums were full of great lo-fi sounds and...

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The Autumn Defense – Fifth

February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Autumn Defense started out as a side project for John Stirratt, bassist for Uncle Tupelo and then Wilco, and Pat Sansone a friend and fellow musician.  The duo released an album of 60′s inspired pop-rock...

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DTC Music’s Grammy Predictions

January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you haven’t noticed, it’s currently award season across most mediums. The Grammy‘s are the biggest music awards of the year and usually a giant upset, but that kind of goes with the whole shtick....

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Switchfoot – Fading West

January 21, 2014 | 1 Comments

Switchfoot has had a varied history. Originally starting out as an indie rock band, they were drawn in the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) circles when the indie label they signed to was bought by a...

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – top and bottom lists of all things that were produced in the year 2013. Personally, I’m always on the edge of my seat waiting for some...

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