Album Review: Protomartyr, “Relatives in Descent”

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by Julian Hernandez Protomartyr opened up their 2014 album, Under Color of Official Right, with the lines “Shade goes up/ Shade goes down/ One of my dead moods.” Certainly, Protomartyr’s newest release, Relatives… Continue reading

Moon Taxi at Crescent Ballroom

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    by Ellena Whitfield The sun sets to the west of the Crescent Ballroom, located on the corner of 2nd and Van Buren. The venue’s restaurant is already packed with fans, both… Continue reading

Album Review: METZ, “Strange Peace”

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by Julian Hernandez METZ is a three-piece band from Toronto that’s known for its unapologetic attack on your senses. With their second album, II, METZ delivered reverb-heavy, post-punk tracks that varied in pace, but… Continue reading

Podcast: LOOP Week 1

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COTMA has been dreaming of some changes. Here is the first one: Keegan Kelly and Jake Epley’s new podcast, LOOP, which gives you the underground music that they love. It is our honor… Continue reading

Album Review: Ariel Pink, “Dedicated to Bobby Jameson”

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by Julian Hernandez Bobby Jameson was a singer and songwriter in the early 1960’s who found some initial success. Jameson recorded various singles under his name and even managed to open up for… Continue reading

Single Review: Lorde’s “Homemade Dynamite Remix”

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Lorde’s new single is a “true work of modern poetry.”

Live Review: Manchester Orchestra

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Manchester Orchestra came to Phoenix on tour for their new album.

End Credits Have a Happy Birthday at the Trunk Space

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The End Credits album release party was a bright occasion.

Album Review: Alvvays, “Antisocialites”

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Alvvays release their sophomore album in a crash of post-breakup sadness and energy.

Album Review: Lil Uzi Vert, “Luv Is Rage 2”

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Finally Lil Uzi Vert has released the sequel to his “Luv Is Rage” album. How does it stack up?