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AWOPBAMBOOM – Vol. 31
Music 4 Music People

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From nods to The Smiths and The Boss, here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week:

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Patty Griffin, “Rider of Days”

Rev up the Greyhound, we’re about to go look for America with folksy songwriter Patty Griffin and her “Rider of Days”…

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Gold Class, “My Life As A Gun”

Holy, Smiths! It had to happen, a band fully bowing to the altar of Morrissey and Marr. Here’s Gold Class’ “My Life As A Gun”…

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Doomtree, “Generator”

NewsWhistle’s Chad Werner is a big fan of Doomtree, the hip-hop collective who just “sparked up the accelerator” with their video “Generator.”

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Craig Finn, “Maggie, I’ve Been Searching For Our Son”

Fans of indie darlings “Lifter Puller” and “The Hold Steady” will eat up frontman Craig Finn’s latest solo song “Maggie, I’ve Been Searching For Our Son.” It’s the best Bruce Springsteen-influenced tune that we’ve heard in a while…

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Big Data, “The Business Of Emotion/Emoji”

Our Gator McKlusky interviewed Big Data’s Alan Wilkis. It’s a great Q&A. If you haven’t read it, click here.

In the meantime, here’s an alternative look at the band’s “The Business of Emotion”… done as “The Business of Emoji.” Enjoy!

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Lead-In Image of Patty Griffin Courtesy of Joy Fera / Shutterstock.com.

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AWOPBAMBOOM’s Joey Fernandez is on vacation. You can still drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com or send him a Tweet (@SenorJoseRafael).