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Johnny Marr – Playland (Review)

Johnny Marr has been involved in many more projects than I can name since the Smiths broke up in the 80s, and I was curious to hear what kind of material he’s turning out almost 25 years later. His Smiths era playing style is one of the most recognizable in the last 30 years, and […]

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Foxygen – …And Star Power (Review)

In the almost two years since their breakout album, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, Foxygen has been through a lot. Between canceled show dates, injuries sustained on stage, tour exhaustion and rumors of internal drama, the last couple of years have been a bit of a mess for the L.A. […]

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Andrew McMahon – Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness (Review)

One of the faults that musicians today are finding themselves in is in their periods of transitions. While desiring to find a new sound that expresses a certain time in their careers or lives (or weaning fan interest), they abandon the old in search of the new. It’s a paradox of needing to find a […]

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Weezer – Everything Will Be Alright In The End (Review)

(Written by Mateo Muro) Weezer has been promoting their new album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, since early March and they performed the single “Back to the Shack” for the first time in early February. This song immediately hits the ears with a hard rocking guitar riff which contrasts the apologetic lyrics. Rivers […]

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alt-J – This Is All Yours (Review)

The highly anticipated sophomore album of indie rockers alt-J is finally here. The release date of the thirteen-track disc marks the day that hipsters around the world eagerly await a neatly packaged double LP on their doorsteps. The album was pre-released on iTunes for streaming, and was also playable in certain countries in the This […]

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Tweedy – Sukierae (Review)

After a two week stretch of listening to nothing but Wilco in preparation, Jeff Tweedy’s newest release is finally here. The album, a collaboration with Jeff’s 18-year-old son Spencer, is titled Sukierae and is put out under a new moniker: Tweedy. It features two discs and twenty tracks, clocking in at over seventy minutes. The […]

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