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Times Herald Up Close with Deantoni Parks

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Deantoni Parks is a machine.

Even when he’s on vacation. Or recently, when he couldn’t return home to Newnan for Thanksgiving, he was working. He feels badly about it, but not really. He knows he’s an artist and understands the sacrifices necessary to succeed — especially in 2013.

“It was such a crazy climb for me, but I understand what it takes,” Parks said. “Most people aren’t willing to get there. I’m amazed that I’m here. That’s how difficult I feel like it is, because I see what I’ve sacrificed.

“Most guys my age have tons of kids. And I love family, I love kids. But I’m an artist. That’s the reality of it. I’m interwoven in something that controls everything I do. Being an artist controls every decision I make, even when it turns out to be the wrong decision. I’m driven that hard.”

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Je Me Perds De Vue! Magnifique!

Prog Rock Magazine Interview with Omar Rodriguez Lopez

Surviving the Golden Age gives Mylets’ Retcon a 9/10 Album Review

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Rating: 9.0/10 -
(note: He was just 16 when he wrote this record)

Lately it seems like the musical world has been caught in a loop of sorts; while bands may vary their sounds to some extent, certain instruments and chord progressions are trendier than ever. But then there’s Henry Kohen, or as he’s known as on the musical front, Mylets. His big debut album is called Retcon, and with complete honesty, it’s quite possibly one of the greatest albums of 2013 so far.

So what makes Retcon so good? With a sound partly reminiscent of Jay Reatard or Cap’n Jazz, it’s not hard to understand why it’s receiving so much praise. Mylets is unique however. Just because you sound like one band doesn’t mean you are that band, and Henry Kohen makes sure to make full use of his talent. Each song is carefully constructed and features some complex, math-rocky melodies, a heavy dosage of effect-pedals, and hard hitting vocals (lyrically and then some). On top of that? The guy does it all with some discretion, balancing each piece and making it fit right into its place.

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Eureka The Butcher “Music For Mothers” comes out on May 28, 2013

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Eureka the Butcher, solo pseudonym of Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez (also of Zechs Marquise and The Mars Volta) announces the forthcoming release of his debut album. The recording, Music For Mothers is dedicated to the multi-instrumentalist’s mother Frances Sarah Rodriguez-Lopez who passed away last year. The album will be released via Rodriguez Lopez Productions on May 28, 2013 - stream “Here Comes Eureka B” below:



Regarding the album, Marcel writes:
“This record is for my mom because she is the reason why I started playing the piano. She told me that it was great that I wanted to play drums, but if I played the piano, I could create music and play to a room full of people by myself. I didn’t start playing drums for another 4 years, and I wouldn’t start playing piano for another 7 or so. That’s when i started making electronic music. Making music under the Eureka name gives me that ability: to make music and perform by myself. I, however, do not perform alone. Sadah Luna performs with me because of my love for her dance and her love for my music. She completes the live show.

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He just randomly walks into a scene, does a butt wiggle, then says “disco stu.” he’s a dud, not a stud.