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Movin’ Out the Banjos For Synth?

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 | 0 comments

Movin’ Out the Banjos For Synth?

In a move that could make some diehard fans cringe, Mumford and Sons leader and namesake Marcus Mumford has revealed that the neo-folk rock band may replace some of the banjos on their next album with synthesizers. “We’ve always done what feels good, rather than what we’ve thought long and hard about, and we’ll do whatever feels soulful next, whether that’s with an electric guitar or a...

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Grammys: Rock’s Mortal Enemy?

Posted by on Feb 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Grammys:  Rock’s Mortal Enemy?

Look at the five 54th Grammy Awards nominees for both rock performance and rock song and it’s easy to envision an afternoon stroll through some enchanted forest: “Walk” by the Foo Fighters is competing against “Down by the Water” by the Decemberists, Radiohead’s “Lotus Flower,” “Every Teardrop is a Waterfall” by Coldplay, and Mumford & Sons’ “The Cave.” How calming. Since when did rock dudes...

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