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Thurston Moore: The Best Day

Thurston Moore: The Best Day

Jester Jay Goldman October 26, 2014 0

In the beginning was not the word, but a drone: a tone to form the backdrop for all the sounds that followed. Some of those later voices may vie for attention, assert their individuality

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Tove Lo: Queen of the Clouds

Tove Lo: Queen of the Clouds

Owen Duff October 26, 2014 0

While Taylor Swift and Meghan Trainor compete for the affections of pre-tweens and boys’ cross-country teams across the nation, Tove Lo, née Tove Nilsson, has been quietly stealing spins. “Habits,” a sickly ode to

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Concert Review: Flying Lotus/Thundercat

Concert Review: Flying Lotus/Thundercat

Colin Fitzgerald October 26, 2014 0

Walking into the Flying Lotus show at the Royal Oak Music Theatre just outside of Detroit, MI, my eyes were immediately drawn to the massive polygonal projector screen erected center-stage. I had seen clips

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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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Interview: Ought

Interview: Ought

Mack Hayden October 22, 2014 0

Ought made waves earlier this year with their excellent debut LP, More Than Any Other Day. The record has plenty to enjoy for fans of college rock groups like Talking Heads, Pixies and the

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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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