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Mount Eerie – Clear Moon – Album Review

Don’t expect tunes that are going to pump you up or really motivate you to shimmy across your bathroom floor as you’re getting ready in the morning. Instead, Mount Eerie’s (Phil Elverum) new effort, Clear Moon, is music that will help you nod off if you’re having trouble sleeping. As the first of two releases […]

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Simian Mobile Disco “Unpatterns” — Album Review

On their own, Jas Shaw and James Ford do a multitude of things within the music world. They produce, engineer, DJ and create music together as Simian Mobile Disco. The UK electro duo have been part of the EDM scene for more than five years and released their first effort, Attack Decay Sustain Release, back […]

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Cut Chemist – Outro (Revisited) – EP Review

It has been six years since renowned turntablist, Cut Chemist, has released any new original music, but the former Jurassic 5 member has just released his Outro (Revisted), a four-track EP that includes the original track, with an instrumental and two remixes. He recorded the track as an ode to the tough times he faced after being […]

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Miike Snow – Happy To You – Album Review

Miike Snow first tantalized our musical senses with their hit “Animal” off of their 2009 self-titled debut album, which captured our animalistic souls. Now the Swedish/American trio are back with the same melodic tendencies we fell in love with for their sophomore effort, Happy To You. “Animal” may have introduced us to the indie pop […]

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Hot New Music: Gary Go – Now Was Once The Future — Album Review

  I don’t know about you, but I’m in LOVE with Benny Benassi’s “Cinema” track (both the original and Skrillex’s bass-filled remix). Its vocals are amazing and its romantic theme just melts my heart. I paid little attention to who sang it, but now I’m wishing I did. Gary Go not only sang on Benassi’s […]

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MiMOSA — Sanctuary — Album Review

Electronic music is on the rise and even though Oakland-native MiMOSA has been on the scene for a while, the L.A. transplant producer/artist is currently making waves as he furthers his electronic image. Poised as “one of the best new artists” of the year, he’s already played at some massive events such as Electric Zoo, […]

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Hot New Music: Fuel Box “I” — Album Review

Wow, who ever thought the Netherlands have such authentic soulful vibes? Well, not that they don’t — but the country isn’t exactly known for being major players in turning out R&B/hip-hop/soul artists, but Fuel Box just might change all that. The soulful group, consisting of Remy “Lil’ Bucket” Britsemmer, Josh “Bone Four Oh” Boon and DJ Durian, […]

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Hot New Music: The Hundred Days “Really?” — Album Review

If you’re a fan of The Killers, Franz Ferdinand or The Bravery, then The Hundred Days should be in rotation through your indie rock playlist. The San Francisco-based indie band has released their freshmen LP Really?— a 10-track album that’s filled with influences of alternative, punk, pop, electro and more. While the aforementioned, The Hundred […]

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Hercules & Love Affair “Blue Songs” — Album Review

The disco troupe that make up Hercules & Love Affair are finally getting the stateside recognition they deserve with the release of Blue Songs. But die-hard fans probably already have the album, given it was released back in January of this year in England. But for those who are new to their love affair, the […]

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Thomas Dybdahl “Songs” — Album Review

You may be asking yourself, “Who in the hell is Thomas Dybdahl?” In short, he’s a 32-year-old talented singer/songwriter from Norway who is making his international musical debut with Songs. Already a huge hit in parts of Europe, Dybdahl already has three platinum albums in his homeland and is looking to add some more with […]

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