Author Archives: Greg Victor

About Greg Victor

Greg Victor (Parcbench Culture Editor) covers the world for Parcbench... from the Biennale in Venice, to Centre Court in Wimbledon, to Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, Tennessee. He is based in New York City and frequently on the road.

Great New Tunes (& A Few Solid Covers): Bob Malone’s ‘Mojo Deluxe’

Bob Malone – ‘Mojo Deluxe’ Label: Delta Moon Records These blues truly rock. There’s a driving force on each track on Bob Malone’s new album, Mojo Deluxe, and on each cut it is different. Whether it’s an insistent bass line … read more »

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New Americana: The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band

The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band – Lester’s Loafin’ Lounge Label: Spring Fed Records Lester’s Loafin’ Lounge is a real place. In the hills of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, you can find a lounge and a former general store, where many a jam … read more »

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Thanasi Kokkinakis Into Western & Southern Open Main Draw

Thanasi Kokkinakis earned his way into the Western & Southern Open main draw on Sunday. After coming back from 0-3 down in the third set, the Australian defeated Marsel Ilhan in the final round of the qualifying at the Cincinnati … read more »

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It’s the ‘Donald Trump/Nick Kyrgios Era’ & We’re Just Living In It

Nick Kyrgios is to tennis what Donald Trump is to politics. Trump isn’t in it for the fund raising, and clearly Kyrgios isn’t in it for the potentially lucrative endorsement deals. What they are is in it to win it. … read more »

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Love Love’s New Album

Love – ‘Love’ Love Love is a terrific introduction to the vast talents of Chris Toppin. She has that instantly trustworthy voice that seems to deliver nothing but truisms that speak directly to the soul. Along with equally talented singer … read more »

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Joey Sontz – ‘It All Begins With A Song’

Joey Sontz – ‘It All Begins With A Song’ Label: Dynasty Records Country music has always had a grand tradition of accomplished vocalists. From Gene Autry to Garth Brooks and even on through a select few today, the ability of … read more »

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New Country: Luke Bryan – ‘Kill The Lights’

Luke Bryan – ‘Kill The Lights’ Luke Bryan, the all-too-eager-to-please-everyone crooner, has been quoted as saying, “There’s edgier, country-sounding stuff on it, there’s some love songs, there’s sexy songs and then there’s the big ol’ fun dance up-tempo thing.” But … read more »

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Tennis: Rogers Cup (Montreal) – Monday Schedule

SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 10 AUGUST 2015 COURT CENTRAL start 12:30 pm A. Seppi (ITA) vs [9] G. Simon (FRA) F. Lopez (ESP) vs T. Robredo (ESP) Not Before 6:30 pm [15] G. Monfils (FRA) vs F. Fognini (ITA) B. Coric … read more »

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The ParcBench 2015-16 Presidential Debate Calendar

I know it feels like the Academy Awards and the Super Bowl rolled into one, but keep breathing… tonight’s merely the first of several presidential debates. It all starts with the first GOP debate, which will air on the Fox … read more »

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It’s CMA Music Festival This Tuesday Night on ABC

You don’t want to miss “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” hosted by Little Big Town! Watch performances from your favorite artists including Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Maddie … read more »

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