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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: CARLY RAE JEPSEN: E·MO·TION

Some songs can become too huge for their own good. Take Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe,” for example. For a few years there, it seemed like it would be her only mega-hit single. Especially when the album it was from, Kiss, more or less flopped. But sometimes lightning strikes twice. Earlier this...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: BEACH HOUSE: DEPRESSION CHERRY

I like to believe that artists get better with each album they make. Of course, that’s not always the case. But there are some who keep improving with each release and I would say that is true of Beach House, otherwise known as Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally. They were always amazing, but...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: BON JOVI: BURNING BRIDGES

If you want to avoid a headache, you should probably avoid reading this review. You see, this is the most confusing — if not even slightly controversial — album Bon Jovi has ever released. First of all, Jon Bon Jovi and camp keep calling it a “fan album,” stating that their next album...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: GHOST: MELIORA

Meliora is the third full-length album by Swedish rockers Ghost. The title is the Latin adjective meaning “better,” so it should come as no surprise that this is Ghost’s best album to date. Recently, Ghost unveiled their new frontman Papa Emeritus III, who just so happens to sound like Papa Emeritus II and...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: MELANIE MARTINEZ: CRY BABY

I could go on and on about how Melanie Martinez should have won her season on The Voice but I’ll simply say this: she was far too talented — as a unique *artist,* not just a singer — to win a show where the singers perform cover songs almost exclusively. At the time,...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: N-A-I-V-E-S – “Horizon”


N-A-I-V-E-S was formed in 2012 when the stars aligned perfectly and all that jazz and Marc Jacc, a super talented multi-instrumentalist and the former singer of the French band Megasushi (Paris, 2006 -2012), met Lapo Frost, a hip Italian producer and bass player (Frost, Fanny Games) who was...
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  • MINMI: HOLOGRAM
    MINMI: HOLOGRAM Release Date:  7/22/15 Label:  Universal MINMI continues on her electro-pop journey with her latest single "Hologram." MINMI continues on her electro-pop journey with her latest single "Hologram." It starts off on a bad note because her voice is auto-tuned to death and sounds like fingernails on a chalk board to those of us […]
  • T-ARA: SO GOOD
    T-ARA: SO GOOD Release Date:  8/18/15 Label:  Interpark INT So Good is the lovely T-ARA's 11th mini-album already. Clearly, they work non-stop, making music faster than bees make honey, though their music is just as sweet! So Good is the lovely T-ARA's 11th mini-album already. Clearly, they work non-stop, making music faster than bees make […]
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  • KODA KUMI: SUMMER of LOVE
    KODA KUMI: SUMMER of LOVE Release Date:  7/22/15 Label:  rhythm zone SUMMER of LOVE is a compilation. BUT the selling point is that it features three brand new tunes. Koda Kumi is back. Sort of. SUMMER of LOVE is more of a compilation than a new album. It features her best summer-themed songs spanning from […]
  • GIRLS' GENERATION: LION HEART - THE 5TH ALBUM
    GIRLS' GENERATION: LION HEART - THE 5TH ALBUM Release Date:  8/21/15 Label:  SM Entertainment It's finally here, Girls' Generation's long-awaited 5th album!!! It's finally here, Girls' Generation's long-awaited 5th album. Hard to believe it's only their 5th though. They're always releasing so much music, juggling careers in Korea and Japan, that you'd think they were […]