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TV on the Radio: Seeds

TV on the Radio: Seeds

Mike Randall November 19, 2014 0

Throughout their career, TV on the Radio has embraced the concept of change. They never stand still or repeat themselves, and they have the integrity to warn that the band will cease to exist

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Cem Karaca: Nem Kaldi?

Cem Karaca: Nem Kaldi?

Pat Padua November 19, 2014 0

Weirdo Records’ Angela Sawyer describes Cem Karaca’s voice as “the epitome of Turkish masculinity.” More than Edip Akbayram’s searching voice, Barış Manço’s sensitive rock croon or Erkin Koray’s boogie-band vocals, Karaca’s guttural sound may

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Concert Review: Run the Jewels

Concert Review: Run the Jewels

David Harris November 19, 2014 0

(Photos: Michael Patrick Perry) Some cities put athlete spectators up on the jumbotron but in Portland, Oregon, we get Carrie Brownstein, of Sleater-Kinney fame, up there at the Blazers games. Brownstein sightings around town

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Antony and the Johnsons: Turning

Antony and the Johnsons: Turning

John Paul November 18, 2014 0

What is perhaps most intriguing about Turning’s existence and release in 2014 is that these recordings were made nearly a decade ago during the European tour to support Antony and the Johnsons’ breakthrough 2005

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Mark Lanegan Band: Phantom Radio

Mark Lanegan Band: Phantom Radio

Nathan Stevens November 18, 2014 0

Mark Lanegan has one of those voices that is distinct from the first note. It’s not quite Tom Waits’ blackened croak, but it has the gritty edge of an old worn-out boot trying singing

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Röyksopp: The Inevitable End

Röyksopp: The Inevitable End

Colin Fitzgerald November 17, 2014 0

The conversation surrounding Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp’s fifth and final album is likely to be dominated by the fact that they have decided to altogether abandon the standard album format after its release, and

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Revisit: Air: Moon Safari

Revisit: Air: Moon Safari

Josh Goller November 17, 2014 0

Air came together in 1995, with Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel diverting from their respective architecture and mathematics backgrounds to try their hands at chill-out music. After dropping an EP, the duo would release

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NehruvianDOOM: NehruvianDOOM

NehruvianDOOM: NehruvianDOOM

Nathan Stevens November 17, 2014 0

MF Doom’s shadow looms dark and large. This has been true since Madvillainy came out; in the minds of some fans, it is an untouchable work to be worshiped. Of course, Doom is a

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Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways

Colin Fitzgerald November 16, 2014 0

Dave Grohl spends a lot of time in the past. The film Sound City (2013), his directorial debut, documented the history of the eponymous legendary recording studio where he recorded with Nirvana in 1991.

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Concert Review: Johnny Marr/Meredith Sheldon

Concert Review: Johnny Marr/Meredith Sheldon

Pat Padua November 16, 2014 0

Singer-songwriter Meredith Sheldon, currently touring with Johnny Marr, set the tone for the night with her opening set. Performing solo with just an electric guitar, her original songs didn’t register with the audience, but

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