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Here you will find all Just a Guy’s music articles from rock to rap, pop to punk and everything in between.

New Music Review: A$AP Returns, Boosie Tries to Breakthrough

A slower week in new releases did see a boost thanks to A$AP Rocky surprise releasing his album. Also, a new release from Southern superstar Boosie and everyone’s favorite punk band from high school, Anti-Flag.

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Just A Guy Favorite Albums of 2014: Part 2

As I did last year, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite albums from 2014. I’m fortunate to be able to listen to a lot of music and after putting it off for a few weeks, I’ve finally narrowed this

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Just A Guy Favorite Albums of 2014: Part 1

As I did last year, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite albums from 2014. I’m fortunate to be able to listen to a lot of music and after putting it off for a few weeks, I’ve finally narrowed this

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Top 10 Songs of October

Weezer live

Just a Guy’s monthly music article includes the top songs of October 2014. The restrictions are simple, the album or the song must have been released during the month in review. So as to encourage musical diversification, we only select one

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JAC Classics: A Nod Is As Good As A Wink…to a Blind Horse by the Faces

With so much new music available today, sometimes it’s good to look to the past. Welcome the JAG Classics where we examine the albums of yesteryear. Today we look at A Nod Is As Good As A Wink…to a Blind

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Robert DeLong Does Electronic Music (Better than Anyone)

Robert DeLong came into Chicago for a late night show at Lincoln Hall. Despite it being a Monday, and the show starting at 11pm, a nice sized crowd came out to catch one of the most talented electronic artists around,

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Top 10 Songs of September

robert plant singing live

Just a Guy’s monthly music article includes the top songs of September 2014. The restrictions are simple, the album or the song must have been released during the month in review. So as to encourage musical diversification, we only select one

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X Ambassadors Hit Lincoln Hall

X Ambassadors have certainly come a long way in a year. When I first saw them, they were one of the opening acts for The Mowgli’s. I then caught them at a street festival earlier in the Summer. So the

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New Music Review: Yellowcard, Hozier and Sixx AM

A big week for new releases. Well established bands like Yellowcard and Sixx AM added to their catalogs while newcomer Hozier dropped a stellar debut album. Read below as I give my thoughts on the three new albums. As always

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JAG Classics: Quadrophenia by The Who

With so much new music available today, sometimes it’s good to look to the past. Welcome the JAG Classics where we examine the albums of yesteryear. Today we look at Quadrophenia by The Who. The Who were bonafide rock stars by

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