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Death Cab For Cutie- Kintsugi (Review)

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A long awaited release since Codes and Keys in 2011, Death Cab For Cutie has finally released their eighth album Kintsugi. Sad-sap singer-songwriter Ben Gibbard has always been known for his melancholic coming-of-age lyrics, sound tracking the life of young teenage lovers and rebels alike, but alas everyone has to grow up sometime. Kintsugi tells […]

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Remember Whensday- Aretha Franklin

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Written by Julia Antonson Today is the day that the original queen of pop, Aretha Franklin, is born. Happy 73 years on Earth and I hope you do not get out of breathe blowing out all of those candles! Wait, never mind, you must have accumulated some strong lungs belting out all of those notes […]

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Monday Mixer

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Over the past few weeks I have been working on a write up of my top 10 all-time favorite live albums, which will hopefully be published here in the next few weeks. While writing it, I have been reflecting a lot upon my favorite live music experiences. I’ve come to the conclusion that over the […]

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Courtney Barnett- Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit (Review)

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Written by Brenda Herrera From the moment you first hear the infectious banter of Courtney Barnett in her music, you will instantly fall in love for the fact the Aussie songstress can hold her own in clever use of wordplay. It is certain that Barnett is definitely an artist to watch for as she continues […]

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Promised Land Sound and Alabama Shakes at Virginia Theater

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Promised Land Sound Nashville natives made their way to Champaign for the first time this past Wednesday as part of the Alabama Shakes tour. The band began playing as excited Alabama Shakes fans began to file into the historic Virginia Theater, and it seemed that this opening act expected an unenthused audience. They opened with […]

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Discs From The Desk

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SPC ECO – The Art of Pop The album artwork is what made me grab the SPC ECO album that was sitting on our desk. The minimalist circles and rainbow hues are extremely visually appealing, but it wasn’t until I got home and opened it did I notice that it was the lead singer’s face, […]

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