Monthly Archive: November, 2013

Catching Fire Soundtrack Catches Big Artists

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Catching Fire Soundtrack Catches Big Artists  by Taylor Gilliam Coldplay.  Of Monsters and Men.  The National.  Imagine Dragons.  Sounds like the lineup for a festival’s main stage, doesn’t it?  Guess again.  Lorde.  The… Continue reading

Reissue, Reissue! Marketing the Beatles and Bob Dylan All Over Again

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  Reissue, Reissue! Marketing the Beatles and Bob Dylan All Over Again  by Alex Watts You’re sitting waiting for the new Beatles release. You cannot wait to see what John, Paul, George, Ringo,… Continue reading

grizzly bear: b-sides

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  Grizzly Bear Shields: B-Sides [Warp; 2013] by Taylor Gilliam The sound is ghostly, echo-y.  The lonesome-sounding vocal harmonies, the acoustic guitars, the light drums: it’s a familiar formula, whether from coffee shop… Continue reading

playlist: lolita, light of my life, music to my ears.

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Killer B’s: An Anthology of Pavement’s Best B-Sides

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by: Jordan Bohannon  Who would have guessed that two guys in a basement from Stockton, California would go on to be toted as ‘America’s most interesting band’? When Stephen “SM” Malkmus and Scott… Continue reading

Goodbye, Mr. Reed

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Goodbye, Mr. Reed   by Alexandra Watts   It was an early Sunday morning and I received the news from one of my best friends. I thought it was a joke, a misunderstanding,… Continue reading

playlist: the velvet underground essentials

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White Denim “Corsicana Lemonade”

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  White Denim   Corsicana Lemonade [Downtown; 2013]   by Taylor Gilliam   It’s no shock that White Denim hails from Austin, Texas—official slogan: The Live Music Capital of the World.  The town of… Continue reading

playlist: crunchy leaves

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by Aubrey Rumore