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Jack White’s ‘Lazaretto’ – Album Review

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Immediately after reading the headline of this review it is very likely you fell into one of two camps: someone already converted to the brilliance of Jack White or someone who either hates…


Atmosphere southsider album review

Atmosphere’s ‘Southsiders’ – Album Review

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It’s been nearly six years since Atmosphere’s breakout When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold in 2008. With a fistful of angst and new-found acclaim, the Minneapolis hip-hop duo of…


Swans to be kind

Swans’ ‘To Be Kind’ – Album Review

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Michael Gira’s taking you to church. No, he’s not singing ballads and bone-crushing riffs to tell you about Jesus – he’s simply allowing music to be your bible, faith, and salvation. Gira, the…


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The Hold Steady’s ‘Teeth Dreams’ – Album Review

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The biggest reason to love or hate The Hold Steady has always been their steadfast, unchanging Hold Steady-ness. Ever since they debuted a decade ago with Almost Killed Me, Craig Finn preach-screaming how…


Chuck Ragan Till-Midnight-review

Chuck Ragan’s ‘Till Midnight’ – Album Review

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Chuck Ragan’s fourth solo offering Till Midnight leads out with the title track and sets the tone for an Americana rock and roll record that can’t be played loudly enough…but please feel free…