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The Smashing Pumpkins: Adore (Super Deluxe Edition)

The Smashing Pumpkins: Adore (Super Deluxe Edition)

Kevin Korber October 23, 2014 0

Adore is easily the most distinct record in the Smashing Pumpkins discography. It holds an interesting place in the band’s story as the comedown after the exhaustive and exhausting zenith that was Mellon Collie

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SBTRKT: Wonder Where We Land

SBTRKT: Wonder Where We Land

Derek Staples October 23, 2014 0

The double-disc Wonder Where We Land is like that second “true love” — the one that only arrives after your heart has had time to heal after being torn out and dragged across the

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The Wilderness of Manitoba: Between Colours

The Wilderness of Manitoba: Between Colours

Katherine Springer October 23, 2014 0

The vast, earthy expanse of the wilderness of Manitoba provides apt imagery for the so-named Canadian indie band. Their harmony-rich chamber folk made a strong impression on their first EP The Hymns of Love

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Scott Walker + Sunn O))): Soused

Scott Walker + Sunn O))): Soused

Nathan Kamal October 22, 2014 0

If you are reading a review of a Scott Walker project, chances are you’re familiar with who he is. Much as there are no casual fans of raw, edible pufferfish, there are very few

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Johnny Marr: Playland

Johnny Marr: Playland

Pat Padua October 22, 2014 0

I lived through the Smiths’ heyday in the ’80s, when fellow college radio DJs toted around 12” import singles with stylish artwork. I admit I was as much of a wimp as any of

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Suicideyear: Remembrance

Suicideyear: Remembrance

Nathan Stevens October 22, 2014 0

With the rise of Yung Lean and his ilk, there’s been a slew of old school boom-bap fans rushing to come up with quips an clever put downs to attack this sad-boy wave of

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Pharmakon: Bestial Burden

Pharmakon: Bestial Burden

Samuel Tolzmann October 21, 2014 0

There is a difference between music that is difficult to make and music that sounds difficult to make. As Pharmakon, Margaret Chardiet, a fixture in the New York noise scene and cofounder of the

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We Were Promised Jetpacks: Unravelling

We Were Promised Jetpacks: Unravelling

Nathan Stevens October 21, 2014 0

Scottish outfit We Were Promised Jetpacks made an odd move earlier this year. They only had two records under their belt, and yet they released a live album E Rey: Live in Philadelphia a

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Generationals: Alix

Generationals: Alix

Mack Hayden October 21, 2014 0

You can tell a lot about the latest Generationals record just by looking at the shirts its members wear on its cover. On one hand, there’s the formal, button-up precision that they use in

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Ex Hex: Rips

Ex Hex: Rips

Pat Padua October 20, 2014 0

The name of Mary Timony’s new band and the title of their debut album is all the review you need: Ex Hex rips. But I have a word count to hit. The band has

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