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Wiz Khalifa, Jeezy and more light up the Under The Influence Tour

At a tour called “Under the Influence,” you would expect nothing less than a constant cloud of heavy weed smoke permeating the venue. The lineup – Mack Wilds, Iamsu!, Sage…

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New God: Firework

Just as the namesake explosions announce the height of summer on Independence Day, New God‘s sophomore LP Firework might just be the pinnacle of 2014 pop. To be sure, the…

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Bear in Heaven: Time Is Over One Day Old

Time Is Over One Day Old is Bear in Heaven’s fourth full length album and fourth consecutive album with an enigmatic name. The Brooklyn outfit has put out a steady…

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The Lovers Key: Here Today Gone Tomorrow

Hailing from South Florida, The Lovers Key is made up of Christopher Moll and Maco Monthervil. Their debut Here Today, Gone Tomorrow fuses 60s pop-rock and soul. It’s Maco’s distinctively…

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Alvvays: Alvvays

Being a millennial is tough. It’s hard to find time to meet guys on the subway in between all the debauchery and debating whether it’s too late to go out….

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La Roux: Trouble in Paradise

Though I’m not sure how I feel about the general quality of 2014’s musical releases so far, I can say with certainty that there’s been some sad stuff. Many of…

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Adrian Krygowski at Fiery Ron’s, Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina is a musician’s town. Bereft of big city music venues it forces national acts to play the same ruddy stages as regional favorites and local hopefuls. Steeped…

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Mike Wojniak: Anima Mundi

On his Facebook artist page, Mike Wojniak lists Bon Iver, Sigur Ros, and Radiohead as influences. This might seem like an odd combination at first, but upon listening to Wojniak’s…

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Ab-Soul: These Days

Ab-Soul spells out his message for once in his third album These Days…, an album so straight forward that it’s confusing. The hippiest member of the Black Hippy crew, Ab-Soul’s…

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Denver: Rowdy Love

If you’re on the wrong side of youth, still struggling at or below the poverty level, and waking up alone each morning (you know what you did) like me then…