MGMT – MGMT

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Just by looking at the title of their latest Album, you can understand a lot about the current state of MGMT. The decision to self-title their third record may seem puzzling at first.… Continue reading

Dirty Beaches @ The Rhythm Room

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  Dirty Beaches @ The Rhythm Room by Zachariah Kaylar I dashed out another cigarette in the uneven pavement of an empty parking lot as the clear, harvest moon rose to an unbothered… Continue reading

Playlist: Shakin’ All Over

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Shakin’ All Over “Sometimes you really just need to dance to Deerhunter in your room, even if you’re by yourself.” —Old Proverb 1. “Bees”… Ty Segall 2. “Default”… Django Django 3. “Modern Love”…… Continue reading

The Dirtbombs “Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey”

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The Dirtbombs “Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey” [2013]   by Erin Riley Bubblegum pop has never tasted sweeter. The latest collection of vintage pop songs from The Dirtbombs brings back those catchy, sugar coated… Continue reading

Grouplove “Spreading Rumors”

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Grouplove “Spreading Rumors” [Canvasback/Atlantic; 2013]  by Taylor Gilliam Whether or not they claim to never be sellouts, it is every artist’s dream to have their music reach the masses. “Take me to your… Continue reading

Reflektions in a Webcam: Arcade Fire Takes Aim at The Social Media Age

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Reflections in a Webcam: Arcade Fire Takes Aim at The Social Media Age    by Zachariah Kaylar  Several weeks ago, the grey brick wall of a quaint framing shop in Austin, Texas was… Continue reading

PHX Concerts: Sept. 13th to 19th

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Playlist: Snooze Button, Thrice Struck

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Snooze Button, Thrice Struck  1. “Yawny at the Apocalypse”… Andrew Bird 2. “Dawn Chorus”…Boards of Canada 3. “Morning Splendour”…Pauline Anna Strom 4. “Ce Matin La”… Air 5. “Cannons”… Youth Lagoon 6. “Slow Down”…… Continue reading

Playlist: Smells Like School Spirit

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Arctic Monkeys “AM”

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    Arctic Monkeys AM [Domino; 2013]  by Erin Riley Two words: Alex. Turner. Arctic Monkeys’ leading man continues to impress—both musically and lyrically—on the group’s fifth studio album, AM. Hailing from Sheffield,… Continue reading