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The Truth About Jon

Jon Custodio - Boston Writer

Jon Custodio - Staff Writer

Hi my name is Jonathan Custodio also known as Jon. I’m 21 years old and I’m currently studying Philosophy with a concentration in Law and Ethics at Northeastern University. As of right now I plan on going to Law School and pursuing a career as a talent agent primarily representing musicians and actors.

Music is my life. I can’t go a day without listening to music in any form. From rap to techno to punk rock to classic rock to reggae to alternative. Anything and everything EXCEPT country, because I don’t see it as a legitimate form of music. You can fight me on this all you want but country music is a joke.

As a part of this staff I will be bringing to the table both reviews and interviews of shows and bands that perform in the Boston area, and album reviews, movies and TV reviews etc. So I look forward to sharing my experiences and opinions with all of you. Happy reading.

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  • Comment by Rebel yell posted December 18, 2009 at 12:22

    Country music isn’t a joke. You’re a close minded legitimate stereotypical yank.

  • Comment by drayton Rouse posted October 07, 2010 at 04:08

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    The Undergrads.

    The group formed in 2008 at a local beat battle club in Atlanta, GA, and shortly recorded and released their first mixtape, Who the !@#$ Are The Undergrads, in 2009. The mixtape created a large amount of buzz in the underground Atlanta music world, which solidify their unique sound and talents as one of the best groups out to date.

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