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VINYL OF THE MONTH - Great Father "Bicentennial Blue"

VINYL OF THE MONTH Great Father Bicentennial Blue Cleveland, OH (Exit Stencil Recordings) “Let’s go back to a simpler time…” Cleveland, huh? Well, let’s hope they keep making records like these in the Midwest. Great Father is basically Exit Stencil founder Brandon Stevens’ solo project, and fuck if it isn’t a magnificent piece of work. […]Read More »

VINYL OF THE MONTH: Frog "Kind of Blah"

VINYL OF THE MONTH Frog Kind of Blah New York, NY (Audio Antihero Records) “New York through the ages, blended into a fine liquid…” Kind of Blah by Frog If you were asked to distill New York into a single set of sounds, perhaps to accompany a film montage, you might end up with something […]Read More »

Quick Recap: Death Cab for Cutie Live in Boston

The mordant emotionalism that Ben Gibbard possesses is unlike any other musician of his time. His lyrics are a sharp mix of desire and frustration; raw pain and longing are only eclipsed by leaner arrangements that attest to his seamless artistry. To a sold out Boston crowd this past Saturday at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, […]Read More »

VINYL OF THE MONTH: Marshmallow Coast - "Vangelis Rides Again"

VINYL OF THE MONTH Marshmallow Coast Vangelis Rides Again Athens, GA (Self-released) “Chilled guitar-based dream pop to haunt your late nights…” Listening to the new Marshmallow Coast LP is kinda like having a big ol’ bong-rip blown in your face outside of some seedy motel. But only kinda… Vangelis Rides Again is, for the most […]Read More »

Album review: The Waterfall by My Morning Jacket

The Waterfall by My Morning Jacket ATO/Capital Produced by: Jim James & Tucker Martine www.MyMorningJacket.com On their 7th studio production Louisville-based My Morning Jacket continues to masterfully hone their tradition of album production by being that band who doesn’t conform to the music business. Nor their own previous endeavors of recording an album, for that matter. […]Read More »

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