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REVIEW: Restorations – ‘LP3’

Artist: Restorations Album: LP3 Label: SideOneDummy Records Genre: Punk Third albums can be a major pain. While most artists are either trying one too many new things in a desperate attempt to reclaim the audience they lost or scraping the bottom of the barrel with repeated ideas that they’re too afraid to let go of, […]

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REVIEW: Sharon Van Etten – ‘Are We There’

Artist: Sharon Van Etten Album: Are We There Genre: Folk Rock Label: Jagjaguwar Sharon Van Etten is a rarity among musicians. The New Jersey native will step onstage and squabble with her three-piece backing band, combining nervous jokes with a half-snort laugh that would probably get a kid bullied in middle school. She’s a bit […]

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REVIEW: Anthony Green – Beautiful Things

Artist: Anthony Green Album: Beautiful Things Genre: Indie/Folk Label: Photo Finish In need of a creative outlet outside of his band Circa Survive Anthony Green recorded Avalon. The album was a warm, inviting record with a focus on a more acoustic, folk sound rather than Circa Survive’s bombastic indie rock sound. A little over four […]

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REVIEW: The Lonely Island – Turtleneck & Chain

“I wanted to love The Lonely Island’s Turtleneck & Chain, but ended up feeling myself trying to force emotion ALMOST as hard as they were trying to force comedy. What started out as a unique comedy project has become nothing more than dick and fart jokes set to amazingly well produced beats. While that may be enough for some, I’ve come to expect much more from this trio and feel you as fans should too.”

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REVIEW: The Strokes – Angles

The Strokes have returned and fans around the world have been celebrating since they first announced plans to release their latest album, Angles. Is it worth the hype? We asked our own Naomi Carson to do some research and her results may surprise you. Click through to read our review!

First Impressions: MewithoutYou – It’s All Crazy! It’s All False! It’s All A Dream, It’s Alright

First Impressions is a segment where we let you into our early thoughts on a highly anticipated album, This week, we have our early views on MewithoutYou’s It’s All Crazy! It’s All False! It’s All a Dream, It’s Alright . It drops May 19th. I will go on record as being a lifetime MewithoutYou fan. Since […]