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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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100th Monday Mixer

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Monday Mixers began three years ago as a way for the WPGU writers to blog about their favorite music or to write about whatever they were listening to at the time. Since then we’ve brought you great music (almost) every Monday. Originally, Mixers consisted of a group of mp3s to be downloaded from the site, […]

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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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WPGU 107.1’s Staff Picks of 2014

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Phantogram – Voices It was hard not to notice as Phantogram slashed across our radar this year with Voices. This album feels like a rightful continuation of their 2009 album Eyelid Movies, preserving the clear-cut tempo throughout but managing to emphasize it. We’re given racier beats, but the tracks still have that backdrop of something […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 1-10

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1. St. Vincent – St. Vincent St. Vincent’s self-titled album may be her best album yet. With multiple layers and textures all over the place, from the grainy bass tracks on “Birth in Reverse” to the jolty trumpets in “Digital Witness”, St. Vincent sounds completely unhinged while at the same time sounding robotically precise. Annie […]

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