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Sufjan Stevens- Carrie & Lowell (Review)

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How well do we know Sufjan Stevens—or perhaps rather, what comes to mind when we hear his name? We could maintain that he’s that indie artist behind those fluttering compositions that involve grandiose orchestras, like a modern revision of baroque but with literal bells and whistles attached. We could credit him with the vocals and […]

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Bad Books – Forest Whitaker As a collaborative effort side project by Kevin Devine and Andy Hull, Bad Books never fails in vocals or delivering a professional sound. As a fan of anything involving Hull, getting to listen to another record with him on it is always a treat. Tycho – Awake Throwing myself back […]

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Karen O. – Crush Songs (Review)

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Front-woman for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Karen O., has gone solo with her debut album Crush Songs. It’s a pillow-talk kind of album, one which explores a lingering angst that managed its way into adulthood. Think Juno soundtrack, but lacking the certainty of a happy ending. Each song hardly making it to three minutes, Crush […]

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Cloud Cult – No One Said It Would be Easy It took me until this year to discover Cloud Cult and I easily regret the years I was without them. Feel Good Ghosts has this omniscient tone that encapsulates the human condition and finds a way to sweetly detail the symbiosis of the world. “Everything […]

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A few months ago I read a blog post detailing 50 unique things that I should consider during my college career. It was an entry that was not only charmingly written but also entirely doable, which is why it’s been perched on my bookmarks bar ever since. The whole list is loaded with arguably indispensable […]

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Warpaint – Warpaint (Review)

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Four childhood friends from L.A. comprise the indie rock band Warpaint, a group of women who are known for their light, sun kissed tone and mesmerizing harmonies. With their new self-titled record, however, they begin to dampen their previously easy-going attitude and explore at a depth previously uncharted for Warpaint. “Intro” sets the album up […]

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