Canyon Dance by Glass Cannon

Canyon Dance by Glass Cannon

Brand new EP Canyon Dance by the 3-piece livetronica band Glass Cannon out of Lubbock, Texas.

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Eurosonic Noorderslag Music Festival 2018

Sorry men, the music year 2018 belongs to the women. At least when you look at this year’s line-up of Eurosonic Noorderslag. Probably the first festival of the year, the trendsetting happening in Groningen, Netherlands, offers a stage for more than 100 emerging bands from all over Europe. And surprisingly many artists were women.

Eurosonic Noorderslag Artist Village

Foto: Jorn Baars ©

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A Thousand Unique Albums

There are the CD and vinyl limited and collectors editions, of course. But those are mostly only meant to sell a record a second time to an artist’s fans. But what is much more interesting, are personalized copies.

I personally know these from the cassette movement in the early 80s. I still have a box of them at home. Some of the artists are well known, like The Cleaners From Venus. For some, it was a start in a new career, like Everything But The Girl‘s Tracey Thorne with the Marine Girls. But most of the bands are only known by a few dozen people.


What was so unique about the cassette movement, was that the tapes were copied at home, the cover manually copied and often hand colored. A thing that is not possible with vinyl, and was not possible with CDs back then.


These personalized releases, born out of necessity, is now taken a step further by an artist called Spruke from Buffalo, New York.

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