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The Decemberists Return More Grounded, Less Esoteric

The Decemberists Return More Grounded, Less Esoteric

BY ADAM MCGRATH PHOTOGRAPHY BY AUTUMN DE WILDE Fans of folk rock band The Decemberists understand that the five-piece ensemble from Portland, Oregon has always been a vehicle for the particular historical fancies of songwriter and vocalist Colin Meloy. With album concepts and song titles that could populate the syllabus of a graduate-level history course,...
Man Overboard: A Dedicated Band with Local Ties and Tours

Man Overboard: A Dedicated Band with Local Ties and Tours

by Brenda Hillegas Photography by Ally Newbold Man Overboard is a band known to “defend pop punk”. The South Jersey group holds true to this motto by non-stop tours filled with upbeat, pop-laced punk influenced by bands like Blink-182, Taking Back Sunday, and The Promise Ring. With the one year anniversary of their third studio...