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Why I Love Marc Bolan and T-Rex

Written by: Young Coconut Let me just start out by saying that I fucking love Marc Bolan, otherwise known as Tyrannosaurus Rex, AKA (and perhaps best known as) …T-Rex! Who Is Marc Bolan? For those who aren't familiar, Marc Bolan (né Marc Feld) is a rock 'n' roll and glam rock god from England who,…
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Art Tatum – Striding Through Life

Some artists are born for their craft. Perhaps the greatest among musicians—whose very name has become synonymous with virtuosity and genius—is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This towering, Classical era composer demonstrated a capacity for musical genius at an extremely young age, and in a radical, almost supernatural way. The legend regarding Mozart’s transcription of Allegri’s Miserere…
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Who Is Ella Fitzgerald?

First Lady Of Song Beautiful, talented, innovative, angelic, and inspirational are just a few of the words that have been used to describe Ella Fitzgerald’s trademark voice and novel singing ability. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2bigf337aU Ella’s music and singing style was very reflective of her general personality; bubbly, vibrant, and humble yet not passive enough to be overlooked…
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Spotlight On Toronto Rock Quartet Sloan

Who Is / Are Sloan? Sloan is a Canadian power pop-rock quartet originally from the province of Nova Scotia, city of Halifax.  The band is comprised today of the same four members who started the band back at the dawn of the '90's - Jay Ferguson, Chris Murphy, Andrew Scott, and Patrick Pentland, multi-instrumentalists all.  The…
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Who Is Robyn Hitchcock?

When people talk about "songbirds", in the literal sense of a bird that sings a pretty song perched upon a tree branch, you might picture a sparrow, a bluebird, or a nightingale. Although half of the birds you'll encounter are technically "songbirds" (lest we forget the caged types - parrots, budgies, et al.), birds such as…
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Who Is John Frusciante?

Born March 5th, 1970, in Queens, New York, John Anthony Frusciante has donned many toques (literally and figuratively) thus far in his musical career, including, but not limited to: producer, songwriter, arranger, collaborator, and of course performer on many of the world's largest stages. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9GoT-0P9J8 The fact that he has done so much and affected…
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Young Coconut Artist Bio

Young Coconut is the co-founder of the Fauxtown Records indie record label out of Ontario, Canada and has been associated with many of the bands that have been known to fly the Fauxtown Records banner, such as Binary Forest, Brennan Galley (Fiercemule), The Timeless Void, The Approachables, Mathew Davey, Jerry Grey, J.K. Phil Osé, Chad Casarin, Liv Gains, and…