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The Felice Brothers

I realized that I have a certain obsession towards musicians that brings melancholic sounds and stories the world tend to ignore. The Felice Brothers is the band that I accidentaly stumbled. The band is originated from NY Catskills and is dubbed as the modern Bob Dylan. I am absolutely psyched to listen to these guys. Probably the best thing I’ve ever heard in years.

Here’s the testimonials:

”This is real Americana.” –Sean E/ESE Entertainment

“I love those boys.” –Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

“The best new music I’ve heard all year.” –Jimmy Buff/Radio Woodstock

“No one is doing what Felice is doing.” –BBC Radio/Londonb Dj.


March 21, 2008 Posted by | Music | , , , , | 2 Comments

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Iwan Fals 


Iwan Fals’ poetic lyrics always remind us with images of Indonesia. To some of you who are not familiar with Iwan Fals but perhaps have heard of music legends like Bob Dylan and Neil Young, might find their way of singing rather comparable. Iwan Fals is a storyteller that represents the true voice of Indonesians. I found some of his songs on the net and I am enchanted by how real and abyss his emotions are towards the hardships of our fellow brothers and sisters. 

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January 28, 2008 Posted by | Music | 1 Comment