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SPECIAL FEATURE: 5 UNDERGROUND RAP RELEASES YOU MUST HEAR NOW

Lately, I’ve been checking out a lot of underground rap. I love the latest albums by Kendrick Lamar and A$AP ROCKY, among others, but there are thousands of insanely talented rappers who’ll never get the attention or accolades that they receive, this even though they well-deserve them. Thus, instead of plugging artists you’ve...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: POMPLAMOOSE: BESIDES

If you’re one of the cool kids, chances are you’re already a fan of Pomplamoose and their deliciously quirky indie pop. For those of you not in the know, Pomplamoose is a duo consisting of real life couple Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, who hail from California. Their name is the phonetic spelling...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: ARGONAUT: TRY

Review by Barnaby William Thornton Alt. rockers Argonaut tried to better their brilliant debut. And they succeeded! TV’s intro channels the theme tune to ‘News at Ten’ via The Twilight Zone – an ethereal and ominous appointment for you to tune in and f***ing listen – before the synths quickly switch to a...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: The Mynabirds – “Wildfire”


"Wildfire" is the second single from Laura Burhenn, aka The Mynabirds, upcoming third album Lovers Know and it's an infectious little ditty if ever there was one. Often, The Mynabirds music features politically-themed, or otherwise serious, subject matter. But this passionate, uptempo love song shows Burhenn's...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: BRIAN WILSON: NO PIER PRESSURE

It seems like just yesterday my parents and I were at The Beach Boys’ 50th Anniversary Concert and I was listening to the group’s excellent comeback album, That’s Why God Made The Radio. But that was 2012 — time seems to fly even faster than they say it does. But now Brian Wilson...
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    AOA: HEART ATTACK Release Date:  6/23/15 Label:  FNC Entertainment Korea AOA, otherwise known as Ace of Angels, is back with their exquisite third mini-album, Heart Attack. And, wow, is it yummy. Delicious K-Pop bliss from start to finish. AOA, otherwise known as Ace of Angels, is back with their exquisite third mini-album, Heart Attack. And, […]
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  • PUCHIM@S DVD Season 1 & 2
    A decent short format gag series that depends on how big of an Idolm@ster fan you are to get enjoyment from it. read more
  • KAGEYAMA RISA: JELLYFISH
    KAGEYAMA RISA: JELLYFISH Release Date:  6/24/15 Label:  6/24/15 I've only been following Kageyama's career for a couple of months, but I can safely say that she's one of the most interesting artists I've come across in a long while. Kageyama Risa hails from Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan and has been releasing music since 2007. Interestingly, she's […]
  • JAY PARK: 몸매 (MOMMAE)
    JAY PARK: 몸매 (MOMMAE) Release Date:  5/22/15 Label:  AOMG Korean music superstar Jay Park's new single "몸매" comes with the English title "Mommae," which had me wondering if that's Korean for mommy. Korean music superstar Jay Park's new single "몸매" comes with the English title "Mommae," which had me wondering if that's Korean for mommy. […]