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Barragan

Blonde Redhead’s ‘Barragán’ – Album Review

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Bands are like friends. You meet them at a certain time in your life and they help you through that period, difficult or otherwise. Even if you change or they do, you still…


lazaretto album

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…


the hold steady teeth dreams album review

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…