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BETTER AT NIGHT: AN INTERVIEW WITH STILL CORNERS

interview by Michael McCarthy Still Corners is a duo consisting of Greg Hughes and Tessa Murray. They’ll be releasing their gorgeous fourth album, Slow Air, via their own Wrecking Light label on August 17th of this year. It’s an intoxicating collection of songs that are just perfect for nighttime listening. Their tracks have...
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CONCERT REVIEW: PURO INSTINCT AT GREAT SCOTT, ALLSTON, MA 7/3/16

by Michael McCarthy Back in 2011 sister duo Puro Instinct rolled into town and played Great Scott in Allston, Massachusetts, which is considered part of greater Boston. I remember only hearing that they’d been to town after the fact and being really disappointed that I hadn’t known about it, as I would have...
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#songoftheday = PURO INSTINCT: “TELL ME”


Puro Instinct's 2011 debut Headbangers in Ecstasy was a dream pop record that washed over you like 65 degree sea water on a 95 degree day; refreshing, to say the least. In fact, I've heard countless dream pop records since and Headbangers is still my favorite. ...
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REVIEW: SIMIAN GHOST: THE VEIL

The first thing that I have to say about Simian Ghost’s new album The Veil is WOW. And it takes a lot to wow me lately. I generally choose to review things that I feel positively about, but I am not so easily impressed. This album, however, is nothing short of glorious and...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: STUMBLEINE FEAT. VIOLET SKIES: DISSOLVER

UK producer Stumbleine — aka Peter Cooper — deservedly-earned a reputation as a skillful and even innovative electronic artist during the past few years with intoxicating releases such as his 2012 solo debut, Spiderwebbed, and 2013’s Things Don’t Sparkle Like They Used To. But there was one thing that prevented some listeners from...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: PILLAR POINT: PILLAR POINT

Pillar Point is the super synthy new project of Scott Reitherman, who’s thus far been primarily known as the mastermind behind indie darlings Throw Me the Statue. At first listen, Pillar Point sounds decidedly more pop than that project, but that’s slightly deceiving because, wrapped up in all of that glorious synth, is...
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NEW BANKS TRACK!


We've been in love with Banks for a while now. And she continues to be brilliant on this fantastic new song produced by Shlohmo. It's futuristic but also sounds like what we were calling electronica around the time Bjork released Homogenic. If you remember Olive,...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: SPC ECO: SIRENS AND SATELLITES

Although they do collaborate with other artists on their albums, SPC ECO — pronounced space echo, dig? — are essentially a father-daughter duo consisting of singer/lyricist Rose Berlin and multi-instrumentalist/producer Dean Garcia, the latter of which spent quite a bit of time in the limelight back in the ’90’s as one half of...
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