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Local Bands: Your Mother Is Not Helping Your Cause

I, like most, believe in supporting the local music scene of any town. Bands in every town are the future of music. Remember that almost every band you hear on the radio were once a local band playing covers in a dive bar for next to no money just trying to catch a break.

Every-so-often we at Q103 get asked what it takes to get a band's music on the radio. Though there is no real simple answer for this, there are ways though not to go about it.

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The Primrose Path – Albany Sounds Episode 4

Albany Sounds is Q103′s way of highlighting local bands in the Albany/Capitol Region. Each ‘episode’ is dedicated to one band or artist to showcase their work and tell their story.

Episode 4 features the boys from The Primrose Path.

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Local Musician Frank Palangi To Open Up For 3 Doors Down At The Egg

This year is only 10 days in and is already promising to be a memorable one in the way of local shows. It's also shaping up to be another successful one for local artist Frank Palangi, as he will be opening up for 3 Doors Down next month.

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Frank Palangi Unveils Official Music Video For ‘Frozen’ [VIDEO]

Local music star Frank Palangi has been rising in popularity for a couple of years now and his resume is getting quite impressive. He released his first, self-titled EP in 2011 and he recently debuted his sophomore EP titled "I Am Ready." The official video for the track "Frozen" has just premiered and can be seen below.

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Albany Sounds: Episode 1, Featuring Frank Palangi

Albany Sounds is a special web series where Q103 highlights local talent from the Albany Region and beyond. Each episode features one artist and their music.

For the first episode, we thought it was only fitting to have the 2013 Battle for Q-Ruption winner Frank Palangi as the inaugural guest.

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Albany Sounds – Local Bands, We Want To Premiere Your Music

Albany area and regional bands, we're looking for you!

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Frank Palangi Releases New EP ‘I Am Ready’

Local rising music star Frank Palangi has been a busy man over the past year. He has been nonstop writing, recording and playing venues in order to promote himself as a solo artist and recruit fans wherever possible. It seems to be working, as he grows in popularity everyday and is musically advancing to the next level. He has just put out his second EP 'I Am Ready,' which you can listen to and download now. Read on for more information. 

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Courtesy of Margo Macero
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Jen’s Local Music Outlet: Margo Macero [INTERVIEW] [VIDEO]

Give it up for the Capital Region's newest rising solo female star, Margo Macero. Not only is she the bassist for our very own Frank Palangi, but she is also focusing her career on coming out as a solo artist. I recently spoke with Margo about her current projects and future aspirations and she needs your support in getting her name out there. She's young, talented and motivated to become the "next big thing." Read on to find out more about Margo and what she's all about.

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Kingdom of Blood – Schenectady Band is Nick’s YouTube Find

Once again I headed to Youtube.com for inspiration. This time I found the local band Kingdom of Blood. 

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Best CD Packaging Job Ever Sent To Q103 – Sweet CD Case Bro! [AUDIO]

I generally don’t like to make fun of local bands that send their packages to the Q103 offices but this one I think deserves a special exception.

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PHoto: Jennifer Beaudoin, Q103
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Q-Ruption Battle Of The Bands 2012 [PHOTOS]

On Friday night Savannah's was packed wall-to-wall with locals who came out for the bar's final weekend and to support three bands who were vying for the opening spot at this year's Q-Ruption Festival which is just six days away. Check out the photos below.

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Saugerties Woman Rapes 12 Year Old Boy

It's disturbing whenever you hear of an adult taking advantage of a child. A Saugerties woman is now facing rape charges after her rendezvous with a young boy. 

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