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Remember Whensday – Anarchy in the UK

A complaint that I often hear about modern pop music is that it is formulaic, and churned out by groups that are created to appeal to the lowest common denominator. People like to point to groups like One Direction, citing the band’s lack of any kind of organic origination. With all due respect to music […]

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Remember Whensday – Electric Ladyland

(Written by Mateo Muro) This week in musical history provides a milestone for my favorite guitar album. On November 16, 1968, the album Electric Ladyland by the Jimi Hendrix Experience went number one in the US. Released exactly a month earlier, the album was met with varying reviews. Today, however, it is considered the highest […]

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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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Monday Mixer

I’m dedicating this week’s playlist to some of my recent pick-me up songs. There are days when my two black bags (my eye bags that is) are more noticeable, and I believe this week is likely to be full of those days. From remixes to throwbacks, hopefully this playlist will get you through these last […]

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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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