Music Discovery : Roo Panes – “The Art of Simplicity”

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By: Téa Price “What are you listening to?” is a question frequently directed at me whenever someone catches a strand of lyrics or strumming guitar blaring from my ear-buds or iHome in the… Continue reading

La-da-di-da-di, Concert With Miley

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By: Alexandra Watts Photos: Alexandra Watts (and her iPhone)   If you would have told me six years ago that I would have been going to a Miley Cyrus concert, I would have… Continue reading

Smile for Spring – Get Happy

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By: Jeanne Gallagher Art: Alexandra Watts

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