Category Archives: Album Reviews

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King of Prussia: Zonian Girls… and the Echoes that Surround Us All

Sometimes you need an album that can get you through both the beginning of new love and the end of an old one. King of Prussia has created just that…

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The Honey Trees: Bright Fire

Coming together from San Luis Obispo and Sacramento, Becky Filip and Jacob Wick make up the melodious and earthly music that is The Honey Trees. The dreamy pop compositions are…

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The Faint: Doom Abuse

The Faint, out of Omaha Nebraska, have been making music for more or less the last twenty years with same(-ish) band nucleus. Back in 1995 they were playing under the…

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Future Islands: Singles

When you get a chance, listen to the last minute or so of “Long Flight” off of Future Islands 2010 debut album, In Evening Air. It is an unfathomable flurry…

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The Jones Family Singers: The Spirit Speaks

There are some genres that contain considerably more baggage than others. Country music, for example, generally conjures up images of ample beer and truckin’ bumpkins. The mention of metal is…

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Skrillex: Recess

Skrillex’s debut album Recess trickled it’s way into the ears of eager fans through the Alien Ride app on March 10th, giving millions of people a chance to stream the…

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The Coathangers: Suck My Shirt

The fact that The Coathangers originally formed as a joke in 2006 gives some insight into their vulgar song titles, simple musicianship, and aggressive lyrics. The playful demeanor of the…

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Ibibio Sound Machine: Ibibio Sound Machine

Ibibio Sound Machine, a London based octet group, has released their self titled debut album. The group takes a heavy influence from West African culture, featuring Nigerian folk songs and…

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Real Estate: Atlas

Through three albums, Real Estate have carved out a clear niche for themselves as the go-to band for beautiful guitar-laden songs about suburban ennui. Real Estate deals heavily in subtlety…

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Andy Sadoway: Str8 Sh00ter

I found it, you guys. I know everyone’s been longing for Adam Driver to sing over some surf rock, and I found the closest thing we’re going to get to…