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The Flower Jax (Live In-Studio)

Fitz & the Tantrums (Interview)

A Cool Hand (Live In-Studio)

The Fights (Live In-Studio)

Fauve (Live In Studio)

Morgan Orion (Live in Studio)

Discs From The Desk

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Colleen Green – I Want To Grow Up The blasé expression of Colleen Green on the cover of her album I Want To Grow Up is a perfect representation of the theme of her album, an account of Green’s apathetic self-reflection of transitioning into adulthood. Don’t let the bubble-gum pink cover of Colleen Green’s I […]

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Remember Whensday – The Dark Side of the Moon

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Everyone from your mom, to the president of the United States, to the weird stoner kid who sits in the back of the class and draws pictures of cheese has heard Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon. It’s one of the biggest rock albums of all time, and this week marks its 42nd […]

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Discs From The Desk

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Cesspool – Ten Dead Birds in a Toilet or the Failure of a Family Business I really wanted to hate Cesspool. Their cover art is disturbing and their album title is downright depressing. After giving them some time, though, it has become clear that their music is not gratuitously awful for the sake of being […]

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Purity Ring – another eternity (Review)

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There is an interesting change that occurs about halfway between Purity Ring’s new album, another eternity. While the entire album is enjoyable, it’s like a musical sandwich; while everything here tastes good, you eventually find yourself just eating the bread. The first few tracks are prolifically catchy. While this eventually returns in the final two […]

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Monday Mixer

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I consider myself infinitely lucky that everything from trips home, to television shows, to movie trailers has been bringing me new music. I’m overwhelmed and spread thin with beautiful tracks filling my Spotify playlists, and for those times I can’t seem to find any new music, I am grateful for these stretches. It would obviously […]

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Remember Whensday – Thriller

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This week in 1983, perhaps the best album of all time just went #1 on the charts: Michael Jackson’s Thriller. While I am a constant abuser of hyberbole, I honestly do believe that Thriller holds a permanent place on the proverbial Mount Rushmore of American popular music. Say what you want about the closing chapter […]

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