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Imagine Dragons – Smoke + Mirrors (Review)

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Yesterday, Imagine Dragons released their sophomore studio album Smoke + Mirrors. For those of you that live under a rock and may not know Imagine Dragons, the Las Vegas based rock group released their debut album Night Visions in 2012 and took the charts by storm with hit tracks “Radioactive”, “Demons” and “It’s Time”. They’re […]

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Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear (Review)

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Three years after his debut solo album, Fleet Foxes member Father John Misty has released another full-length album full of humor and emotion, or a strange combination of both. If you liked his first album, Fear Fun, then you will enjoy this album as it stays true to his heavy folk sound with strings and […]

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Discs From The Desk

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Michiale – Life First At the desk of WPGU was an album with a cover that looked like a cross between the garden-gnome-like characters on the cover of The Decemberists’ The Crane Wife and and Bon Iver’s self titled album. I was obviously intrigued. A leaflet the size of a wallet print made me want […]

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Mount Eerie – Sauna (Review)

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Whether making music as The Microphones or Mount Eerie, Phil Elverum has remained very consistent in two aspects: poetry that confronts the biggest questions of the human condition wrapped in an aesthetic that sounds like nature in musical form. The amount of mileage he has gotten out of these ideas is staggering, though the inventiveness […]

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Discs From the Desk – Mary J. Blige – The London Sessions

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It’s always a pleasure listening to Mary J. Blige’s voice, so I was more than eager to listen to her latest album, The London Sessions. Throughout all of her work, Mary J.’s voice is always the focal point, and that is more than true in this album. Her voice is versatile enough to work with […]

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The Dodos – Individ (Review)

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In a way, Individ sounds exactly how you would expect a Dodos record to; it features Logan Kroeber’s relentlessly intricate drum patterns, Meric Long’s violent assault on his guitar strings, and reverb heavy vocals that float lazily above the instrumental chaos. After six studio albums, it’s safe to say that The Dodos have figured out […]

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