Jonathan Zwickel

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  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    It was only a matter of time before John Ralston broke big. The twentysomething just might be south Florida's best songwriter — many scenesters, including longtime pal and emo hero Chris Carrabba, say so. A few years back, his work with Legen...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    From the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission Web site: DID YOU KNOW? White sturgeon are the largest freshwater fish in North America and can weigh over 1,500 pounds, be 20 feet in length, and live for over 100 years. !!! We had no idea. But...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Nobody wants to be the fifth wheel, but as the fifth Beatle, Billy Preston was the musical lube that kept the high-strung Let It Be sessions from slipping off the rails. When the prodigiously Afroed keyboardist died of kidney failure on Tuesday, J...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    "Zeitgeist" Etymology: German, from Zeit (time) + Geist (spirit) -- the general intellectual, moral, and cultural climate of an era. Yeah, it's a loaded word, one that knots sober Teutonic gravity around dramatic academic loft. But Merriam-Webster...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    Wayne Coyne promised a return to the guitar-grinding Flaming Lips of yore with At War With the Mystics, and he does deliver -- kinda. Just like the Oklahoma freak-rockers' ADD stage show, there's more of everything here, with guitars being just an...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    A monument stands at the center of What the Toll Tells, Two Gallants' sophomore album, and like any dramatic reminder of a dark era passed, it inspires some serious introspection. At almost 10 minutes in length, "Threnody" is exactly what its titl...

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