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Pistachio Kid – Sweet Remedies: The SMM Review

Here at SMM, we like the unique, the lone ranger, the poor bastards clawing and crawling to make their mark in the world. You may not guess it at first glance, but this doesn’t just include the bizarre, horrific and weird. It includes all of those less heard and known. Before this review, I had

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Album Review—Green 15: The Jib Machine Records 15th Anniversary Compilation

by Ben Arzate Jib Machine is an Ohio-based record company with a wide variety of artists from different genres. Established in 2004, this compilation celebrates their 15th year by collecting thirty different tracks from thirty different acts. I had decided when I received this album to go in blind and I was surprised at how

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Fizzy Beasts and Where to Find Them: A Review of Mark Mathews’ Upcoming Album

One of my favorite quotes is by singer and songwriter Macklemore. “It’s up to you to turn the pen into a machete and make sure that every beat that you meet gets killed.” I try to live by this line. It’s a perfect representation of what every author, filmmaker, singer, and songwriter strives for. A

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Five Famous Pieces of Classical Music for Metal Heads

Now that we’ve recently revisited nu metal, it seems like a list about so-called “classical” music is in order. I mean, it just makes sense, right? Okay, maybe not, but I’ve been wanting to do this one for a while. Let me explain. It’s pretty much a commonplace to say “the Internet changed everything.” Having

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