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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: MAKE THE GIRL DANCE: EXTRABALL

Make The Girl Dance is a French group that’s probably best described as danceable electro-pop, though their bio indicates that they’re influenced by things like 60’s French films, hand claps and the Eurythmics. Oh, and Voodoo music! Can’t forget the Voodoo music! Extraball is MTGD’s second album following the hugely successful Everything Is...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: Róisín Murphy: HAIRLESS TOYS

Róisín Murphy has been one of the most peculiar figures in modern pop music for several years now. She started off as the frontwoman of Moloko, but soldiered on as a solo artist after the band called it a day. During the next few years, she released two excellent solo albums, Ruby Blue...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: ELIZA HULL: THE BONES OF US

In 2013 Eliza Hull released a critically acclaimed EP called The Ghosts You Never Catch.  The lead track “Christopher” appeared on MTV’s Awkward — the funniest show on television — and she proceeded to tour with the likes of Owl Eyes, Hayden Calnin and SAFIA.  She spent 2014 writing the songs that appear...
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#songoftheday / VIDEO: Muse – “Dead Inside”


I've been a fan of Muse from the very beginning and I usually like most things they do. Occasionally, though, they'll start to lose me. To that end, I was beginning to fear that I wouldn't like their forthcoming album Drones very much after hearing the...
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#songoftheday / AUDIO: Strange Names – “Return”


"I'm not your springtime fantasy," goes "Return," a gem of a new song from Strange Names, a band consisting of recent New York transplants Fletcher Aleckson, Francis Ximenez and Liam Benzvi. The irony here is that "Return" actually feels like a red hot spring fling, coming at...
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