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Foster the People- Supermodel (Review)

After two years, Foster the People have finally answered our fan mail and love letters with the release of Supermodel. Because it is the band’s sophomore album, many people were skeptical of what Foster would choose to sound like next. This 11-track album doesn’t disappoint in new sounds, but has a different approach to style […]

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The War On Drugs – Lost In The Dream (Review)

After carving out their niche with road-weary, ambient shoegaze on 2012′s excellent Slave Ambient, The War On Drugs hits the road again with their new album, Lost in the Dream. This time they take things a little slower, planting the driving tempos and open-road free spirits inside sprawling ambiance, providing a subtle evolution in their […]

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Sisyphus – Sisyphus (Review)

Written by Emma Goodwin After two years of Sufjan Stevens withdrawals, the general population has been granted with the first LP of the collaborative band, Sisyphus. Two years ago – almost exactly – the band, made up of Stevens, rapper Serngeti, and Son Lux, then called s / s / s, released their first EP, […]

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Black Lips – Under the Rainbow (Review)

Written by Ellen Chen The Black Lips has been around for quite a while already, and to me they have always seemed like the archetype of an American bad-boy band in the same vein as the Rolling Stones. Their newest project, their eighth album Underneath the Rainbow, has had much anticipation because it is co-recorded […]

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Monday Mixer

Since it is the last week of school before spring break, it’s almost time to forget about homework, tests, work, and all the other nonsense we deal with in our everyday lives. This playlist is full of jammin’ songs to get you pumped up for a whole week of freedom and it’s the perfect way […]

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HAIM – Live in Nottingham (Interview)

(Pictured Above: Danielle Haim, Alana Haim, and Este Haim) When I came abroad to study in London, I figured the opportunities to see bands live would  perhaps be greater than it was back home in Champaign-Urbana, but so far the live music I’ve gotten to take in here has been insane.  A week ago, today, […]

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