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SINGLE REVIEW: VOKES – “Cruel Game”

Artist: VOKES Song: “Cruel Game” Album: Fractalism VOKES‘ debut single, “Cruel Game,” is a multi-faceted piece of work that masterfully rides the line between past and present. While offered in a sleek pop-package, the track ebbs and flows with an overwhelming sense of life; woodblock-esque percussion in the background evokes a quirky 1980s aesthetic and funky guitar-work plucks […]

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Young Thug May Have Just Released The Best Video Of 2015

After what feels like an eternity of waiting, Young Thug has finally blessed the world with the official video he co-directed for Slime Season single “Best Friend.” This is only going to be a video of the year contender if you’re someone who is into what Young Thug–or as I prefer to say, Thugga Thugga–has […]

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Lana Del Rey Seeks Privacy In “High By The Beach” Video

The queen is back, everyone. Go ahead and forget about those young pop star wannabes because Lana is back and ready to take her place atop the mainstream music throne. Just days after finding herself wrapped up in the immediate viral success of her new single “High By The Beach,” Lana Del Rey has returned […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Lana Del Rey – “High By The Beach”

Artist: Lana Del Rey Track: “High By The Beach” Album: Honeymoon A year after Ultraviolence took her cinematic aesthetic to its creative extreme, Lana Del Rey has cut loose with a hazy new single fans old and new will be talking about for months to come. “High By The Beach” is the second song from […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: One Direction – “Drag Me Down”

Artist: One Direction Track: “Drag Me Down” Album: TBA A year after “Steal My Girl” ushered in an era where the members of One Direction were focused on songs built for stadiums, “Drag Me Down” has arrived to flip the script once more. It’s all about the energy. From the moment “Drag Me Down” kicks […]

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The Dear Hunter Impress With New Song, “Waves”

Oh, Casey Crescenzo. I know I am engaged to be married in under a year’s time, but if I could run away with the music he creates with The Dear Hunter I would leave my gal at the alter without a second thought. I think she would understand, but even if she didn’t – oh […]

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The Dear Hunter’s New Song Proves They’re Still The Best

It’s June, which means anyone with even the slightest hint of interest in entertainment has been compiling and sharing their ‘best of 2015 so far’ lists. We haven’t released any yet, but if you think we haven’t talked about doing so you would be a damn fool. They’re coming, or at least should, at some […]

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Breathe Carolina Follow The EDM Herd With “Anywhere But Home”

Breathe Carolina rose to popularity at a time when your Myspace profile image was a thing that people thought meant something about your status as a creative artist. For their page, the men of BC appeared covered in brightly colored paint. It’s an image that has become a symbol of a digital generation now long […]

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Pentimento Break Our Hearts With “Stuck Forever”

There is something strange that happens when someone finds themselves in an unhealthy situation for a prolonged amount of time. Despite their senses telling them everything is not okay, people find ways to convince themselves their inner voice is wrong. They forge ahead, though in their hearts they know it’s wrong, and ultimately lead themselves […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Foreign Tongues – “Fools Of Love”

Artist: Foreign Tongues Song: “Fools Of Love” Album: Summer Of The Reaper (No Sleep Records sampler) If you have yet to taste a foreign tongue, time to pucker up. I have said for a while now that Boston-based indie rock act Foreign Tongues‘ upcoming debut LP would be one to watch, and with our first […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: We Came As Romans – “The World I Used To Know”

Artist: We Came As Romans Song: “The World I Used To Know” Album: Self-Titled The evolution of We Came As Romans is entangled with the band’s own passion for storytelling and inspirational lyricism. Their journey is their song, and their songs detail their journey. Having long conquered the world of post-hardcore with multiple albums featuring […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Luke Bryan – “Kick The Dust Up”

Artist: Luke Bryan Song: “Kick The Dust Up” Album: Kill The Lights Two years after crashing the bro country party with an album chock full of future hit singles, Luke Bryan has kicked off the promotion for his latest release with an incredibly underwhelming ode to farm town parties. “Kick The Dust Up” is the […]