Settling Into Gainesville: Your City Guide

Dec 30th, 2019 in College Students, Eats, Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, Local Events, & Music

Congratulations on moving to Gainesville, the home of the Florida Gators, birthplace of Tom Petty, and cultural jewel of North Central Florida. Now that your boxes are packed and you’ve set your sights on what’s ahead, here’s a step-by-step guide to ...

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CMC Sounds: Passion Pit's Gossamer

Jul 24th, 2012 in Music

Passion Pit’s third try in storytelling is a great effort but I think the effort falls flat in some areas and sounds a little sleepy. Passion Pit is known for their electro-pop synths and falsetto rifts with catchy lyrics and Gossamer offers more of the same sound.

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CMC Sounds: Fiona Apple, first release in 7 years

Jun 20th, 2012 in Music

Fiona Apple's new album The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do is  mouthful to say the least! Fiona Apple’s fourth studio album showcases her poetic lyrics with blunt force of sound.

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CMC Sounds: Rebecca Ferguson New Music Tuesday

May 29th, 2012 in Music

Rebecca Ferguson first gained recognition as runner-up on the hit British show The X Factor. Her album Heaven (released today) has already gone multiplatinum in the UK and Ireland.

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CMC Sounds: Chappo - the Indie Dance party must

May 25th, 2012 in Music

Hailing from Brooklyn NY CHAPPO has been stirring up the indie music scene with great times smooth vibes and distinct sounds.

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CMC Sounds: Win Gossip & Karmin album releases

May 17th, 2012 in Music

Gossip Gossip's new album A Joyful Noise proves to deviate in both sound and style from the songs that the trio band has previously produced. Lead singer Beth Ditto ditched the indie punk-rock music style of her past albums for more mainstream Madonna-inspired songs.

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Paul Simon Tribute Night in Gainesville

Apr 24th, 2012 in Gainesville, Local Events, & Music

Last week Paul Simon's Graceland (Remastered) was re-issued for its 25th anniversary at Record Store Day.

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Record Store Day: special releases in music this weekend

Apr 17th, 2012 in Gainesville, Music, & Weekend

Dust off your Crosley turntables! This weekend we're celebrating Record Store Day (held the third Saturday in April) an annual celebration of independent music retailers. This event is in its 5th year and brings together more than 700 US record stores and celebrated worldwide.

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CMC Sounds: Chairlift & Asteroids Galaxy Tour | After the Apple Commercials

Jan 25th, 2012 in Music

What's life like after your song plays in an Apple commercial? Pretty good if you're a member of these two bands. This week offered new album releases from indie-darlings Chairlift and Denmark pop group Asteroids Galaxy Tour.

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CMC Sounds: Amy Winehouse Returns

Dec 8th, 2011 in Music

Much can be said about Amy Winehouse but let's focus on her reputation as a respected vocalist and one of the spearhead musical talents from Britian in the 2000s. Today we've been checking out her latest release - a posthumous album titled Lioness: Hidden Treasures .

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CMC Sounds: Hammer Runs The World

Nov 22nd, 2011 in Music

It's no doubt the year 2011 belonged to the always vivacious Beyoncé. Her fourth solo project was charted as an instant success. She wins my vote for Flashy Baby Announcement of the Year and who else coined the catchphrase "drippin' swaggu (off the track Party feat.

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CMC Sounds: A Very She & Him Christmas

Nov 7th, 2011 in Music

My friend Melissa called me out today saying "It's not even Thanksgiving yet!". But if you're like me: looking for gift ideas despise holiday shopping in person and working on an early gift list; then early November (... or rather MOvember ) is just in time to start research.

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LIVE from Lake Crossing...106.9KZY

Oct 21st, 2011 in Gainesville, Local Events, & Music

Are you one of those people who never wins anything? Me too. But not Sandy our maintenance Supervisor at Lake Crossing! Doesn't she look stoked! She entered Gainesville radio station 106. 9 KZY's Office Hero contest.

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CMC Sounds: Ben Folds

Oct 17th, 2011 in Music

I always do a double take when someone says "Ben Folds" by replying "as in five?". That's the Ben Folds I knew the guy formerly behind band Ben Folds Five crooning the 90s hit Brick. (Credit it to an early radio career).

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CMC Sounds: Hood Internet in Gainesville

Oct 8th, 2011 in Gainesville, Local Events, & Music

Probably the best mash up artists since... mash up. The Hood Internet is coming to town! Check out their tracks here and the Facebook event from Grooveshark & Garage Mahal.

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CMC Sounds: CALLING ALL J COLE FANS

Sep 26th, 2011 in Music

Want to join J Cole in celebrating the release of his debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story? Of course you do! Add your photo to a mosaic created by Hashtag Art (you can see the artwork so far here).

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CMC Sounds: SEAN(Paul) Spotting

Sep 20th, 2011 in Music, & Orlando

We LOVE us some Sean Paul! OK I do. Not just the Sean Paul you hear on the airwaves post 2003 but the old time Sean Paul who used to scant and do the boggle.

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CMC Sounds: Gavin DeGraw

Sep 18th, 2011 in Music

Gavin Degraw’s third album Sweeter is set for release this Tuesday - September 20th. The artist is currently on a huge U. S. tour with David Cook and Carolina Liar and his newest single “Not Over You” has just hit the airwaves.

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CMC Sounds: Katy B

Sep 15th, 2011 in Music

Are you into Robyn La Roux Magnetic Man James Blake or Rihanna? Then check out Katy B’s debut album On a Mission. This dubstep/house/R&B vocalist is already a UK sensation nominated for the 2011 Mercury Prize for best new artist and she has worked with Magnetic Man Ms. Dynamite Noya and more.

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CMC Sounds: Get a Spotify account

Sep 15th, 2011 in Gainesville, Music, & Orlando

It's a great day in the CMC Socials department! New music lovers residents ligers and everyone else listen up. We're adding a new feature to our blog of awesome called CMC Sounds.

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