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“The Suburbs” by Arcade Fire – Album Review

When critics throw around terms such as “perfect,” “unbelievable” and “classic,” call me a cynic, but my eyebrow instantly raises in a questioning manner. The standards for which to call an album any of those words are so subjective, it’s hard to reconcile in my brain calling any modern musical tunes these trumped up titles. […]

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Hot Band Alert: “Pink Graffiti” by Secret Cities – Album Review

When terms like “dream pop” get thrown around, usually it draws the mind to synth-y airy music that still has a catchiness about it. Layered and elaborate this pop can often get so swept up in experimentation and its own psychedelic haze that it becomes mundane without some hallucinogenic drug trance on the listener. Yet, […]

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Wanderlust Festival Attractions!

This weekend, the Wanderlust Festival will make its debut as one of the first festival experiences to combine a full-fledged yoga retreat with an indie rock music festival, and it will all go down in the incredible natural setting of  Squaw Valley in North Lake Tahoe, Calif. It ain’t all just yoga and music though: […]

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“Bitte Orca” by The Dirty Projectors

Brooklyn indie band, The Dirty Projectors has been creating a hott buzz in the indie music circuit. Their new album “Bitte Orca” is quite the experimental feat led by Dave Longstreth. The album explodes a plethora of unique sounds and genres fit to deliver an outstanding album. It’s like a working combo of R&B and […]

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Tapes 'n Tapes – Walk it off

Oh how Tapes ‘n Tapes are just oodles of fun! You must check these Minnesotians out, as they’re just about to embark on their North American Tour, then off to Europe! Kickin it on the same label as M.I.A., Tapes ‘n Tapes are going triple XL on XL Recordings! Give their new song “The Diry […]

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