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New Internet Tidbits

Posted March 22, 2012 by admin

What does it take to survive the music business today? Well, Joe Cardamone of The Icarus Line gives a candid and extremely frank interview on the potential hardships which musicians suffer in the age of digital distribution and the internet. Aside from him talking about how ‘Touch and Go’ went out of business last year […]

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Loose lips sink ships / So let’s just be friends

Posted February 10, 2012 by admin

Stevie Chick has a really interesting feature up on his site. It’s a reprint of a really old article he was involved in whilst being associated with the legendary (yet short-lived) ‘Loose Lips Sink Ships’ magazine. Read it here, and then tell all your friends. It was a tense show, unforgettable, perhaps the most fearsome […]

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Interview with Joe from The Icarus Line @ Catch 22

Posted November 5, 2011 by admin

It must be said that The Icarus Line were really tired by the time they rolled into London for what was to be their final UK show. And although Joe Cardamone was more tired than most, he was still courteous enough to grant me this quick interview with him. I am sorry for the delay […]

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A Musician Vs. The Music Industry: A Conversation

Posted September 16, 2011 by admin

Here is a recent interview of The Quietus interviewing Joe Cardamone via email. In it, Joe talks about the perils of being a musician in the contemporary music industry, and the pitfalls and hardships that a typical musician has to endure. Joe Cardamone: No one knows how fucking heartbreaking it is to see my best […]

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New Album, New Split, What Next?

Posted April 14, 2011 by admin

It’s been a while since I’ve interviewed The Icarus Line camp, or heard any news about the band recently. Luckily, I was able to pin Joe down and talk to him about what he’s been up to, and what The Icarus Line intend to do for the remainder of the year. It is worth noting […]

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Interview with Joe about JCVSTIL…

Posted June 3, 2010 by admin

With JCVSTIL coming out in September, I thought that this would be an opportune time to quiz Joe on the state of the record, what the inspiration behind the title was, and why it has taken so long. 1. What was the inspiration for calling the album ‘JCVSTIL’? I guess the reason the record is […]

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Highlypuncturingnoisetestingyourabilitytohate Wiki

Posted March 9, 2010 by admin

Wikipedia entry for The Icarus Line’s first ever release… Highlypuncturingnoisetestingyourabilitytohate! Highlypuncturingnoisetestingyourabilitytohate was the first release of the Hollywood-based rock band The Icarus Line. It was released in 1998 as a vinyl 7-inch, and was limited to 1,000 copies. The songs are very short, and the most reminiscent of the band’s earliest output, which was heavily […]

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Black Lives at The Golden Coast Wiki

Posted March 9, 2010 by admin

Another wiki reprinted here for posterity. This one is about The Icarus Line’s previous album – ‘Black Lives At The Golden Coast’. Black Lives at the Golden Coast is the third full length release from Los Angeles noise rock band The Icarus Line. “Black Lives” was also the second for major label V2 Records. Shortly […]

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(New) Icky Line Wiki

Posted March 3, 2010 by admin

Here is the latest Icarus Line Wikipedia entry… The Icarus Line is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band is known for playing a very abrasive form of rock music compliant to music trends ranging anywhere from the late 1960s to more modern times. The band has also received considerable critical […]

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Penance Soiree Wiki

Posted February 26, 2010 by admin

Here is a entry about Penance Soiree taken from Wikipedia. Penance Soiree was the second full-length album released by The Icarus Line. It was one of 2004’s most critically acclaimed releases, and it’s reputation has subsequently earned praise in various publications, including the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. Due to infighting […]

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