album review

The World Isn’t Ready for Julian Casablancas + the Voidz

Posted October 24, 2014 at 10:24 am

The world isn’t ready for Julian Casablancas + The Voidz. Just like The Strokes were the pioneers of the post punk indie revival, the latest endeavor by Julian Casablancas is exponentially kicking it up a notch in the musical avant-garde. Deceptive in the simplicity of its track titles (“Nintendo Blood,” “Xerox,” “Business Dog”), the band’s latest album Tyranny forces you to take a […]

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Album Review: Luscious Jackson’s ‘Magic Hour’

Posted November 8, 2013 at 11:21 am

Wow, has it really been more than a decade since we heard from the lovely ladies of Luscious Jackson? Their slick indie rock sonics are pretty timeless and if you give their 1993 In Search of Manny EP a spin, you’ll see what we mean. (“Daughters of the Kaos,” hello?). Their three studio LPs, too, […]

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Album Review: The 1975’s Self-Titled Debut

Posted September 10, 2013 at 11:21 am

With CD booklets being scarce, we often find ourselves relying on shoddy lyric websites to decipher tracks.

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Listen to EYE RA HAZE’s New Single “Warships” [Exclusive]

Last modified June 7, 2013 at 1:15 pm

We’re very happy to be able to provide the first listen to NYC-based EYE RA HAZE’s new single “Warships.” It’s one of those start slow, build up and kick your ass tracks that you’ll probably play a few times in a row. It could be said that lead singer Natasha Nicholson’s voice is reminiscent of Evanescence’s Amy Lee, but […]

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Album Review: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Modern Vampires of the City’

Last modified May 21, 2013 at 2:50 pm

We are pleased to report that, as previously mentioned, the singles Vampire Weekend released prior to the album drop proved to be an accurate indicator of what was to come.

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Album Review: A Brief View of the Hudson “Querencia”

Last modified January 11, 2013 at 11:31 am

A Brief View of the Hudson has spent the last decade or so charming local music lovers with their Americana-tinged, salt of the Earth folk-rock.

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Album Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Bring “The Heist”

Posted October 17, 2012 at 11:39 am

“The Heist” is something straight out of a Bret Easton Ellis book. Notable name checks include Basquiat, Keith Haring, Betty White, Bob Barker (and the beloved game Plinko).

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Album Review: The Lumineers

Posted June 21, 2012 at 11:43 am

In a world filling up with Americana rock, The Lumineers are unmistakably leaving their footprint on the indie landscape.

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Album Review: Hospitality LP

Posted March 2, 2012 at 11:35 am

Hospitality is making considerable rumbles in the music scene as of late, thanks to their recently released self-titled debut album. The Brooklyn trio seems to be indie-popping up everywhere.

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Album Review: Lana Del Rey, “Born to Die”

Posted February 10, 2012 at 10:28 am

Born to Die dropped last Tuesday, and is the number two album in the country. We finally had a chance to sit down with the record over the last few days and acquaint ourselves with the new music.

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