E-40  The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil Volumes 1-3
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E-40 The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil Volumes 1-3

Vol. 1 Vol. 2 Vol. 3A regular on rap’s many “most underrated” and “most prolific”…

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Screaming Females: Ugly
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Screaming Females: Ugly

Marissa Paternoster is one of the most mind-blowingly gifted guitar shredders in indie music. She,…

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Salim Nourallah: Hit Parade
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Salim Nourallah: Hit Parade

The joys of true love and domesticity have long been the subjects of song, often…

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Rocket Juice and the Moon: Rocket Juice and the Moon
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Rocket Juice and the Moon: Rocket Juice and the Moon

Of late, the term supergroup is bandied about so carelessly and without irony to describe…

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Great Lake Swimmers: New Wild Everywhere
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Great Lake Swimmers: New Wild Everywhere

fIREHOSE: lowFLOWs: The Columbia Anthology (’91-’93)
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fIREHOSE: lowFLOWs: The Columbia Anthology (’91-’93)

By the time fIREHOSE made their major label debut in 1991, they’d arguably already overcome…

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AU: Both Lights
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AU: Both Lights

Portland’s energetic duo gives us Both Lights, a bombastic avant-pop record that pours uproariously out…

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The Mars Volta: Noctourniquet
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The Mars Volta: Noctourniquet

The Mars Volta are like the new step-dad of music. They’re always going to be…

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Poor Moon: Illusion
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Poor Moon: Illusion

“Poor Moon” – the name of this band alone makes me feel pouty and crestfallen;…

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Bear in Heaven: I Love You, It’s Cool
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Bear in Heaven: I Love You, It’s Cool

There’s a casualness to Bear in Heaven’s I Love You, It’s Cool that’s promised in…

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