Monthly Archive: February, 2014

A Pleasant Surprise: Haim’s “If I Could Change Your Mind” Video

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A Pleasant Surprise A video review on Haim’s newest hit, “If I Could Change Your Mind” By: Amanda Luberto   The first thing I wanted to do after watching Haim’s new music video… Continue reading

Natural Child: “Dancin’ With Wolves”

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Natural Child  “Dancin’ With Wolves” [Burger Records, 2014]  by Taylor Gilliam   Take your basic old-style rock, add in some 70s throwback keyboard and a dash of Southern twang, and you’ve got Dancin’… Continue reading

Silversun Pickups: “Singles”

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  Silversun Pickups Singles [Dangerbird Records, 2014] by Jeanne Gallagher   Silversun Pickups round up 10 years of songmaking with with Dangerbird records on their newest release, The Singles Collection. The title comes… Continue reading

Lo- Fang: “Blue Film”

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  Lo-Fang Blue Film [4AD, 2014] by Nikita Satapathy   Blue Film is cold. There is no other word to describe it. The lyrics are chilly, morbid, and unpredictable. The beats are sharp… Continue reading

St. Vincent: “St. Vincent”

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  St. Vincent St. Vincent [Loma Vista/Republic, 2014] by Alex Watts   Not many things are close to perfection, but the new St. Vincent album is sure close to it. Recently, I became… Continue reading

Phantogram: “Voices”

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Phantogram  Voices [Republic, 2014] by Jeanne Gallagher   Phantogram’s hazy, ephemeral sound that made them an overnight success with the release of their first album, Eyelid Moves, in 2009 continues fluidly into their… Continue reading

Beck: “Morning Phase”

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Beck Morning Phase [Capitol Records, 2014] by Nikita Satapathy Beck has always been sort of an enigma. His sounds range from folksy to alternative, so you can never quite put a finger on… Continue reading

The Giant is Indeed Young: YTG’s Mind Over Matter Concert at Comerica Theatre

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The Giant is Indeed Young: Review of YTG’s Mind Over Matter Concert at Comerica Theatre  by Erin Thomas There was an excited anticipation among adolescents and outlying adults leading up to the revealing… Continue reading

Me + Roo – Playlist of Roo Panes’ Influences

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Roo Panes, a British folk artist, is somebody you should go listen to right now. I was introduced to him by Téa Price in a stastics course. He’s a wonderful artist, and we… Continue reading

New Zealand’s Synth-pop Gem Comes to the Valley: The Naked and Famous at U.S. Airways Center

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New Zealand’s Synth-pop Gem Comes to the Valley: The Naked and Famous at U.S. Airways Center by Amanda Luberto   Despite the audience’s reaction to their performance, The Naked and Famous was the… Continue reading