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The Watchlist: Jonezen

“I’m ‘Rock City, but both coasts gonna rock with me,” boasts up-and-coming MC Jonezen in his new single, the aptly titled “Bars,” a distinctive Rap/Rock hybrid that has earned the Detroit-bred spitter a spot on Acentric Magazine’s Watchlist. On…

Interview Music

Q&A: Oxymorrons

If you are a weirdo there is something that the mundane do that is as common as asking your name. They point out that you are weird or quirky, as if you are somehow unaware that you’re weird. I…

Features Interview

Q&A: Marina City

Acentric Magazine had the chance to speak with Chicago-based self proclaimed “Aggressive Pop Rock” band Marina City, who were named last summer’s Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands Winner and just a few months ago, they released a live acoustic…

Features Interview

Q&A: ICON FOR HIRE

Acentric Magzine recently got the chance to chat with Icon For Hire during their latest tour. We talk about their unique sound, new music and their post-label music life. Here’s what they had to say!…

Interview Music

Q&A with soulful singer-songwriter Luke Wade

Calling himself a Texas-based musician, you may recognize Luke Wade from his time on NBC’s 7th season of “The Voice.” Finishing in the Top 8 with Team Pharrell, Wade has since headlined more than a thousand live shows and performed alongside acts such…

Emerging Artists Interview

Bringing Girls Back to the Front

Manic Pixi brings Riot Grrl feminism and activism back to punk culture While attending any punk show or festival, one will notice an extreme lack of female band members. Lyrics, too, which were once woven with anti-establishment messages,have dulled…

Local Highlights Staff Picks

The Food in Our Hood: Junk Food

Americans all have one kind of food in common, no matter where you go: junk food. If you’re looking for a pick-me-up in any corner of this country, you’ll find one. Whether it’s cold, hot, greasy, fried, or cheesy,…