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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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TV On The Radio – Seeds (Review)

This week, TV On The Radio are officially releasing their much anticipated fifth album, Seeds. Most TVOTR fans I’ve talked to have been curious to see how this album would compare with their previous releases, for two major reasons. First, TV On the Radio have a reputation for releasing solid, well-rounded albums with impressive compositions; […]

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The Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways (Review)

The Foo Fighters’ much anticipated album Sonic Highways was released this week, and it gives fans exactly what they want. The album is composed of eight tracks, each inspired by and recorded in a different cities as well as reflecting their respective music scenes. This is a creative concept that could be well suited for […]

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Damien Rice – My Favourite Faded Fantasy (Review)

Eight years is a long time. Eight years ago, in 2006, I was eleven. “Graduating” elementary school seemed like the most important thing that would ever happen to me. High School Musical had just come out, which means I was still watching Disney Channel, and “You’re Beautiful” by James Blunt and “Bad Day” by Daniel […]

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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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