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Monthly Archives: May 2014

#albumoftheday / REVIEW: LYKKE LI: I NEVER LEARN

Oh, the heartache. The real, motherfucking, why should I even wake up in the morning, heartache. It’s something Lykke Li knows all too well. It wasn’t so long ago that she fled from her native Sweden to Los Angeles, a 28 year old who’d just gone through the most painful break up of...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: LILY ALLEN: SHEEZUS

Ever since the release of her 2006 debut Alright, Still we’ve been able to count on Lily Allen for brutal honesty and biting sarcasm. On said debut, there was a song called “Alfie” during which she accused her brother of being a lazy stoner. And on “Knock ‘Em Out” she dissed guys who...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: THE GOOD WIVES: EVERYTHING I KNOW

The Good Wives are a trio hailing from Seattle, Washington consisting of Jake Bruggman (vocals, acoustic guitar), Nicholas Alexander (Lead guitar, bass), and Shane Berg (rhythm guitar). The band started out as principal songwriter Jake’s solo project from 2005 through 2011 when Nicholas and Shane joined as full-time band members. Benjamin Lerner plays...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: CHEERING FOR CHEERLEADER

Last Monday’s #songoftheday was a track called “Pefect Vision” by a new five piece band from Philadelphia called Cheerleader. In our write up about the song, we remarked that it was one of those rare songs that’s so mind-blowingly good that we’re tempted to make it not merely our #songoftheday but a #songoftheweek....
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: WOLFMOTHER: NEW CROWN

New Crown is the long awaited third album from the gritty, classic rock lovin’ band Wolfmother. Technically, a third album was recorded prior to this one but frontman Andrew Stockdale felt it had a new vibe and decided to release it as a solo album. It was called Keep Moving and I gave...
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AUDIO: COLD WAR KIDS’ SIDE-PROJECT: FRENCH STYLE FURS


French Style Furs is Nathan Willett, Matt Maust, & Nathan Warkentin French Style Furs Is Exotic Bait LP came to fruition through a combination of fate, artistic vision and the spontaneity of three long time friends. During frequent stops in NYC, Cold War Kids reunited with an LA compatriot...
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