Death From Above 1979

DFA’79 hail from Toronto and they released their first album “You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine” 10 years ago.  Comprised of bass/synth player Jesse Keeler and drummer/vocalist Sebastien Grainger, these guys put out a really unique sound – heavy, but very rhythmic, and always high volume and rushing ahead like they were trying to beat […]

Marvin Gaye’s Heirs Win $7.4 Million for ‘Blurred Lines’ Plagiarism!

Plagiarism occurs frequently in literature and books, but you don’t often notice it in musical writing unless you pay close attention to the music and are familiar with it. But, that still doesn’t stop some musical artists from trying to copy another musician’s beats and melodies. Recently the heirs of Marvin Gaye were awarded $7.4 […]

Mountain by Meatbodies

Meatbodies released their self-titled debut album last month. The band is primarily Chad Ubovich, a guitar guru who has played bass with Ty Segall and guitar for Mikal Cronin. Ubovich plays all the instruments (except for drums) on about half of the songs on the album, and on the other half he’s joined by musicians […]