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Summer Music Wrap-up and Fall Preview

Summer Music wrap-up and Fall preview As much as so many people try to avoid it, the summer of 2014 is coming to an end. I personally am glad to…

The Black Keys, “Fever”

Tweet It has been three years. Three long years of waiting, anticipating, and speculating. While basking in the global success of their latest album El Camino, The Black Keys have…

Future Islands, Singles

Tweet I don’t know if it’s the album cover, or the fact that “islands” is in the band’s name, or the fact that I can practically hear the ice clank…

Tycho, Awake

Tweet Scott Hansen, also known as Tycho, creates immersive, down-tempo electronica soundscapes that are as dreamy as they are expansive. Think wide open spaces — think waking up to find…

Eli Young Band, 10,000 Towns

Tweet The Eli Young Band, named after their most distinguished aspects, Mike Eli (vocals) and James Young (guitar), have recently released their fifth studio album, 10,000 towns. Each one of their…

Real Estate, Atlas

Tweet At this point in their career, I was not expecting much from Real Estate. Their first two albums, Real Estate and Days failed to grab my attention in any…

Wake Owl, The Private World of Paradise

Tweet When I choose to review Wake Owl’s first full length album, I had no idea what I was in for. The Private World of Paradise is like nothing else…

Coldplay, “Magic”

Tweet Coldplay frontman Chris Martin once said he thinks the group peaked with their 2008 release Viva La Vida, as they would be unable to produce anything much better. And…

Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron

Tweet I’ll admit it, I hate album reviews. They’re usually done very soon after an album’s release, which makes them feel rushed. Most of the time, my opinion of an…

St. Vincent, St. Vincent

Tweet Annie Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is losing her mind, and I love it. Ditching her signature brown hair for curls of the metallic, old…