LVU Best of 2017: The Bands

Our Best of 2017 video series continues, this time shedding a spotlight on the bands that made their mark throughout the year.

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LVU Best of 2017: The Albums

We’re coming up on the end of 2017, which can only mean one thing: it’s Year in Review time!

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Best of 2016: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

To close our Best of 2016 video series (a joint LVU-Dustin Schoof production), Dustin and I each shared our favorite overall moment from our individual travels through the music scene in 2016, as well as what we’re looking forward to the most in the New Year. My responses are below. Of course, you can catch Dustin’s over at DustinSchoof.com. Mine is below.

I say something to this effect in the video below, but it bears repeating: Thank you all for being the motivating force behind all of this. When LVU launched in January, I could not have imagined it taking off to the heights it has reached. Now, I am optimistic that we will soar even higher together in the New Year.

Please be safe tonight, and have a happy and successful 2017.

 

LVU Wants to Know: What Excites You About 2017?

The gifts are unwrapped. The Christmas trees have been tossed. Tomorrow night, we’ll all (safely) party with loved ones to say goodbye to the old and hello to the new. 2016, effectively, is a wrap.

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Tape Swap Radio’s Top 10 Lehigh Valley DIY Releases of 2016

The Lehigh Valley’s DIY music scene is often underrated. Yet, there are dozens of bands and artists right under our noses, adding important layers to the vibrance of our local music community. 2016 was no exception to that rule.

Lehigh Valley Underground invited Matt Molchany and Shamus McGroggan of Tape Swap Radio to share their thoughts on the Valley’s DIY scene in 2016. The local DIY experts selected a total of ten releases that you should check out. Read what Matt and Shamus had to say below, and don’t forget to visit Tape Swap Radio online.

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LVU and DustinSchoof.com Present: Best Albums of 2016

You’ve already seen our picks for best festivals and live performers. Now, Dustin and I return to tell you who we think put out the best albums in 2016.

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Lehigh Valley Music Awards Voting Ends Dec. 28

Now that we’re (slowly, but surely) getting back from the holiday weekend, we thought it would be a good time to remind you: voting for the 18th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards ends Wednesday.

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A Holiday Message from Lehigh Valley Underground

Today, I want to pause from the chaos of everyday life – from covering shows, editing photos, and reviewing albums – to thank you. We’ve been on quite a ride together in 2016.

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LVU and DustinSchoof.com Present: Best Festivals of 2016

Coming to you from the minds of local music Mega Powers Lehigh Valley Underground and DustinSchoof.com: The Best of 2016 video series.

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