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(Written by Justin Peters) In a lot of ways, the lead singer of a band is the identity of the group. They’re the voice, the face, and the personality that are most recognizable, which makes for an interesting change of pace when lead singers make music with a different group. In many cases, the identity […]

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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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Sounds of Fall: An Autumn Playlist

With the summer at an end and the leaves changing color, autumn means sweaters, midterms, coffee, pumpkins and all sorts of cozy activities. In this playlist, WPGU takes you through some songs that epitomize the feelings of fall. Nora Jones – Don’t Know Why Ahh the sweet smell of falling leaves and midterms. And nothing […]

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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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