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Notice: MFT blog has moved - This site ( WILL be deleted


Hello, MFT community! We're happy to announce that the time has finally come to relocate the Musical Family Tree blog to the main MFT site, over at…


Added by Jon Rogers on January 19, 2014 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Break Your Brain – A Flashback to Muncie’s Support the Troopz

Support the Troopz MFT Page

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Added by Seth Johnson on December 19, 2013 at 5:48pm — No Comments

MFT Call Out: Seeking People with Secret/Abandoned Musical Ambitions for Documentary Project


It started with a Craigslist ad a couple weeks ago, and well, it hasn't gotten much further than that - yet!


We just haven't found…


Added by Jon Rogers on December 17, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments

A Dance-Inducing Hex of Highlife – The Story of Sweet Poison Victim

(photos by Sara Hufford Photography)

Sweet Poison Victim MFT Page…


Added by Seth Johnson on December 17, 2013 at 2:11pm — No Comments

MFT Podcast: Get Pumped!

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Added by Jon Rogers on December 4, 2013 at 7:31pm — No Comments

SmallBox Presents MFT EP IN A WEEKEND #6: Consumers (Ben Bernthal, Duncan Kissinger, Emily Watkins)


SmallBox and Musical Family Tree present:…


Added by Jon Rogers on December 3, 2013 at 1:01am — No Comments

Peace is NOW! My Story As A Media Ambassador and More

© 2013 By Dan Nowman Niswander


Since I first heard John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s band, The Plastic Ono Band perform “Give Peace A Chance,” and “Happy Xmas, War Is Over” and Edwin Starr’s “War” on the radio when I was a…


Added by Daniel Niswander on November 27, 2013 at 3:05am — 2 Comments

Album Review: Dreamboats – Sleeping Bag & Rozwell Kid

Sleeping Bag MFT Page

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Slumber parties were…


Added by Seth Johnson on November 22, 2013 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Sunset Pig - "Everything Is Fake"

Sunset Pig MFT Page

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Added by Jon Rogers on November 11, 2013 at 8:44pm — No Comments

New Music: DMA - Pheel Phree


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According to the Chinese Zodiac calendar, 2013 is the year of the snake. Those in…


Added by Rob Peoni on October 17, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

MFT's NEW MUSIC SHOWCASE 2013 (includes exclusive playlist!)


So maybe you've been stuck in a cave recently, or hiding out in your doomsday bunker thanks to the latest antics of the government - but don't worry, it's OK if you haven't yet heard about MFT's New Music Showcase October 19 at Radio Radio in…


Added by Jon Rogers on October 16, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments

New Music: Blue Moon Revue - Make it Reel

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Added by Rob Peoni on September 23, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Indiana Music Archive: Phil Reavis

Phil Reavis MFT Page

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Added by Rob Peoni on September 4, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Photo Recap: Listen Local 8/23/2013 - No Coast, Teenage Strange, Oreo Jones & Friends


photos/videos by Lisa Fett

I'm sorry to report that this was the last Listen Local show of the year 2013.  Fall is on its way, and soon old…


Added by Lisa Fett on September 4, 2013 at 11:40am — No Comments

WARMfest: An Important Step for Indy's Music Scene

WARMfest Preview Playlist

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Added by Rob Peoni on August 30, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Cataracts 2012 Flashbacks: How a Psychedelic House Show Fest Transformed the Midwest

Note: This piece was originally written last year after Cataracts, with hopes that we would get it published in VICE. That didn't happen. There are certain inconsistencies and inaccuracies in this article, but for the most part I have tried to preserve its original…


Added by Jon Rogers on August 23, 2013 at 1:46pm — 1 Comment

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