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Monday Mixer

A lot of my favorite moments of summer occur in the evening hours hanging out around a campfire. It may just be my love of fire or just how inevitably intimate these gatherings are. Regardless, sometimes the music you put on in the background makes all the difference. Coldplay – Don’t Panic I love how […]

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Coldplay – Ghost Stories (Review)

Whether it be due to massive album sales, flashy collaborations, some of the world’s most lucrative tours or even Chris Martin’s gargantuan celebrity personal life, Coldplay is arguably deserving of the title “Biggest Band In The World”. Having sold out arenas from Brazil to Glasgow, the quartet from London, England have displayed a mature contentment […]

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Monday Mixer

I always love when old dogs learn new tricks. And that’s why I love covers of songs. These songs aren’t the best covers, necessarily, but I really enjoy the musical facelifts that new bands can give to old classics – especially when it’s an entirely new sound, like what most of these bands did for […]

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The Black Keys – Turn Blue (Review)

The Akron, Ohio rock duo known as The Black Keys have made some serious strides in music history these past few years. Starting off as a sucky garage band back in the early 2000’s, Carney and Auerbach have slowly progressed into one of the most famous rock bands working today. Although it took them almost […]

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Kishi Bashi – Lighght (Review)

In his second full-length solo album, Kishi Bashi (Kaoru Ishibashi) largely continues the work he started in his 2012 debut, 151a. Though Lighght does not really contain catchy and directed stand-alone songs like his debut’s “Bright Whites,” the album is packed with his characteristic cleverness, innovation, and uplifting vibes. Lighght, like Kishi Bashi’s past efforts, […]

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Monday Mixer

Written by Ellen Chen Temples- Shelter Song The way the members of Temples dress can say a lot about their music. Just like how their wardrobe seems to be a retro closet, their music style points to the psychedelic rock style of the 60s and 70s. I’ve been hooked to their songs ever since I […]

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