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    Review: The Black Angels’ “Indigo Meadow”

    By Lara Kinne– The Black Angels share the same picnic table as The Velvet Underground, despite their Austin, Texas roots. Both bands have five members – if someone invites Nico – they all wear black sunglasses and...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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    Review: Casey Veggies is no daily dose

    By Aaron Williams– Building off the success of last spring’s “Customized Greatly Vol. 3,” West Coast emcee Casey Veggies returned to the forefront of the hip-hop scene by dropping his latest project, “Life Changes,” last week. The...

    • Posted January 29, 2013
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    Soundtracks to the season: ‘Silver and Gold’ lacks luster

    By Aimee Jewell– Released on Nov. 13, 2012, Sufjan Stevens’ newest Christmas album, “Silver and Gold,” is a slight disappointment. Typically, I am a fan of his unusual melodies and soothing voice, but this album sounds like...

    • Posted December 4, 2012
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    Matchbox Twenty’s comeback album bittersweet for longtime fans

    By Aimee Jewell– Matchbox Twenty’s newest album, “North,” hit shelves Tuesday, September 4, nearly an entire decade since their last studio release. Fans held high hopes for the fifth CD released by the Grammy-nominated, hit-generating nineties band....

    • Posted September 11, 2012
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    The Mars Volta delivers solid sixth album with ‘Noctourniquet’

    By Ben Nance– The Mars Volta is back to once again polarize the music world with their weirdness. Some will praise their technical brilliance and see them as innovators of rock; others will dismiss their overwrought salsa-prog...

    • Posted April 10, 2012
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    Name your price, make it free.

    By Lara Kinne– Another Bandcamp feature allows listeners to purchase and download albums by choosing their own price. Zero is a tempting option for a free pass, but fans should feel obligated to support these artists anyway,...

    • Posted March 20, 2012
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    Review: The Foxery- Life is Still Beautiful

    By Colin Fien– Louisville-based rock outfit, The Foxery, released their debut studio EP entitled Life is Still Beautiful around the turn of the new year, and it has already begun turning heads and catching the ears of many listeners....

    • Posted March 20, 2012
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    Review: T.R.A.M.- Lingua Franca

    By Nate Malchow– T.R.A.M. is the collection of like-minded, talented musicians moving on a progressive path into uncharted audio lands. This music cannot really be classified, as it is very experimental and doesn’t fit into any genre I’ve...

    • Posted March 20, 2012
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    Review: Bowerbirds- The Clearing

    By Joshua Davis– Releasing their third full-length in three years, Bowerbirds have clearly taken time crafting the sound and energy permeating The Clearing. Hailing from Raleigh, N.C., the band has entered its sixth year with a solid...

    • Posted March 20, 2012
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    Leonard Cohen: Old ideas for a new audience

    By Ben Nance– Legendary singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen is one of the most highly regarded musicians on the planet, so whenever he dishes out new material, it is considered to be something of an event. Still...

    • Posted February 14, 2012
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