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250 word album review: Eels – The Deconstruction

The last couple Eels albums have had some interesting turns. Mark Oliver Everett (“E”) has always made Eels music a hot and cold mix of uptempo songs and some slower songs but over the past couple albums the slower songs … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Okkervil River – In The Rainbow Rain

Okkervil River has deservingly built up a great and loyal following. They’ve done this with singer/cornerstone of the band Will Sheff leading the way exposing his heart and soul in his writing. The casual observer might think Sheff and company … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel

This album is exactly what the best case scenario was for Courtney Barnett. After a couple of successful EPs and debut album, then a solid release with fellow slacker rock icon Kurt Vile the stage was perfectly set for “Tell … Continue reading

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250 word album review: James Williamson and the Pink Hearts – Behind The Shade

Rock and Roll hall of famer James Williamson enlisted a couple ace vocalists for his new album “Behind The Shade” and you can clearly see how much they are capable of early in the album. Frank Meyer and Petra Haden … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Ike Reilly – Crooked Love

In the mid and late 60s there was a certain group of musicians fighting for a sound that is hard to define. It was pure rock and roll but also had a sense of self deprecation and swagger all at … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Jack White – Boarding House Reach

At this point it may be the “cool” thing to do to hate on Jack White. This isn’t that, or at least it isn’t intended to be. His latest solo album just isn’t that interesting of a listen. It’s far … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Arthur Alexander – One Bar Left

Arthur Alexander is a long time musician but this is his debut album under his own name. The former member of The Poppees and Sorrow had many past successes with those bands before moving into the production side of music … Continue reading

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