Monthly Archive: September, 2014

Whirr: “Sway”

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Whirr Sway [Graveface Records & Curiosities, 2014] by Kellen Shover   Hazy and whisper quiet vocals, guitars turned up as loud as they can possibly go that create a dreamy wall of sound,… Continue reading

alt-J: “This Is All Yours”

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alt-J This Is All Yours [Infectious, 2014] by Imani Forest-White   alt-J put themselves on our radar with hits such as “Tessellate” and “Breezeblocks,” from their debut album, An Awesome Wave. After listening… Continue reading

Citizen at The Underground

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Citizen at The Underground 9/23/2014 by Alex Hyberger   On the night of September 23rd, kids lined the ally way of Downtown Mesa waiting for their turn to hand over $15 and head… Continue reading

Lil Dicky at The Crescent Ballroom

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Lil Dicky at The Crescent Ballroom 9/20/2014 by Vince Soltero   As explained in a PowerPoint presentation at the beginning of the show, Lil Dicky maintains that the only performer more fun than… Continue reading

Future Sunsets: “Without Your Love”

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  Future Sunsets “Without Your Love” by Kaley Kurowski   Although their stint with King the Kid might be over with, David Michael Frank and Jose Mostajo are voyaging into a new era… Continue reading

Mad Decent Block Party Delivers a More Than Decent Time

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Mad Decent Block Party Delivers a More Than Decent Time by Freesia DeNaples   Some sort of storm hit Rawhide Western Town in Chandler this past Friday: the dust was shifted in ways… Continue reading

The Clean Bandit Effect

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The Clean Bandit Effect by Melanie Rogoff   Last spring, I started listening to a great new song. It was titled, “Rather Be,” and it was performed by a group called Clean Bandit.… Continue reading

Hip Hop/ R&B Corner: Artists to Watch

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Hip Hop/ R&B Corner: Artists to Watch by Eli Burk   An art form, that’s all Hip-Hop and R&B are. A poetic rhythm of words synchronized to a instrumental usually set to 88… Continue reading

Mosco Rosco, Knox Hamilton, and Colony House at Pub Rock

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Mosco Rosco, Knox Hamilton, and Colony House at Pub Rock by Taylor Gilliam   Nothing says dedication quite like walking down a dark alley to get to the promised back door (and, thus,… Continue reading

Flyleaf: “Between The Stars”

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Flyleaf Between The Stars [Loud And Proud Records, 2014] by Taylor Freds   Flyleaf decided to try something new with their new album, Between the Stars. As a band, each member writes, and they bounce… Continue reading