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modest mouse strangers to ourselves

Modest Mouse’s Intriguing Way of Promoting their New Album

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Modest Mouse recently performed quite the interesting experiment on us all, leading up to the March 17th release of their new album Stranger to Ourselves. They decided to see if a new way…


Talent-Night-at-the-Ashram review

Sonny and the Sunsets’ Talent Night at the Ashram R...

Album Reviews

Amidst the exodus of the San Francisco’s once-vibrant garage rock scene, Sonny and the Sunsets have stayed behind to brave the fog (and rising rent prices). For the past half-decade, the group has…


Red Bull Bull Sound Select Presents: New York City - Concert Review

Red Bull’s Sound Select Series @ Brooklyn – Concert Review

Concerts

One Writer’s Experience at the Red Bull Sound Select Presents Concert in Brooklyn that Featured Aye Nako, Riley Walker, Beach Slang, and Hop Along. I have a good friend who sends out emails…


Ben Howard Philadelphia Concert

Ben Howard @ The Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC – Concert Review

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The Hammerstein Ballroom is venue of contradictions, with a high ceiling boasting hand painted cherubs above the multi-level balcony seating and then a minimalist aesthetic of exposed lighting fixtures above the stage. When…


The Decemberists What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World review

The Decemberists’ ‘What a Terrible World, What a...

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After a long four-year wait, folk indie rockers The Decemberists, impress with their new album What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. After this substantial recording hiatus lead singer Colin Meloy sounds…


Dr Dog Live At Flamingo Hotel Album Review

Dr. Dog’s ‘Live at the Flamingo Hotel’ – Album Review

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In this 19-song live adventure of an album, Dr. Dog deftly weaves in and out of various albums, from Toothbrush to B-Room, featuring an assortment of their hits, such as “Broken Heart”, “Shadow…


Manchester Orchestra at cumberland caverns

Manchester Orchestra at Cumberland Caverns – Concert Review

Concerts

The particulars of this show might seem off-putting at first, if you didn’t know one little detail. It began at 3pm, on a Saturday. The venue was 90 min away from the nearest…


The Rural Alberta Advantage

The Rural Alberta Advantage & their Recent NYC Concert

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The Rural Alberta Advantage formed back in 2005 from a collection of open mic attendees at Toronto’s now closed Winchester, since then the band has released three full length albums and an EP….


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Back of the Rack – May 2014

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The May 2014 edition of the free Back of the Rack mixtape featuring up-and-coming musicians is finally out! And of course, here is the the article explaining a little bit about each act……


Geographer glasslands NYC concert review

Geographer @ Glasslands, NYC – Concert Review

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In one of the greater mysteries of the universe the bay area-based band, Geographer, has continued to fly under the radar despite releasing some of the best crowd pleasing synth-rock of the past…


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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Bombay Bicycle Club @ Webster Hall, NYC – Concert Review

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With four albums and two EPs, Bombay Bicycle Club have plenty to draw from for their live shows. Composed of Jack Steadman (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Jamie MacColl (guitar), Suren de Saram (drums)…