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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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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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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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The Decemberists – What A Terrible World, What A Wonderful World (Review)

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Often a band is faced with the problem of having to adjust their sound or writing to stay relevant in the industry, but sometimes this works out to be a good thing. The band may find that due to this process of change and adaptation they have created something new and worthwhile. In The Decemberists […]

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Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper (Review)

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The start of 2015 means a new me and also new music, and this year started off right with Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper, the newest release from electronic artist and member of Animal Collective, Panda Bear. After generating a ton of hype through the internet and music blogs, Panda Bear does not disappoint. […]

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The Smashing Pumpkins – Monument to an Elegy (Review)

Even with only two original band members still holding on, Chicago bound band The Smashing Pumpkins are back at it once again with their ninth studio album, Monuments to an Elegy. Billy Corgan can has showed us once again that he is not ready to let go of this band anytime soon with the new […]

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