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250 word album review: The Center State – Wilderness

  The Center State’s second full-length album “Wilderness” is a sentimental affair that shows the band’s abilities. The group compiles a focused group of songs here where they test their comfort zones and take another step forward. The opening track … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Breeders – All Nerve

The Breeders are a jagged band. They love broken things, they always have. Their songs are unique because of this, it is both what makes them great and what makes them troubling to listen to at times. On their latest … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Decemberists – I’ll Be Your Girl

If you’re reading this you probably know what The Decemberists are all about, they have a well established catalog defining the band which makes an album like this challenging. Once you define yourselves as a band you spend the rest … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Monks of Doom – The Bronte Pin

Monks of Doom basks in the weird. The largely Camper Van Beethoven side project sounds like exactly that. “The Bronte Pin” is their first proper album since 1993 and you would never know it by listening to it. It is … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Barely Civil – We Can Live Here Forever

Barely Civil puts together a solid group of power-pop songs for their album “We Can Live Here Forever.” Like most pop-punk or power-pop there isn’t a whole lot that will blow you away but it is also a great listen. … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Toward Space – The Bomb That Fell

Toward Space’s latest EP “The Bomb That Fell” is very informal. It’s unapologetic and raw. The seven lo-fi songs aren’t all cut from the same cloth either, each one sees the band spread their wings in a different direction. On … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Ruby Boots – Don’t Talk About It

Ruby Boots’ new album “Don’t Talk About It” is a hell of a smooth listen. It’s the embodiment of old school alt-country. With the twangy vocals there is no disguising that this is country music but the pop hooks here … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Dreamgirl – Dreamgirl

Dreamgirl blindsided 2018 with the release of their first full length album on New Year’s Day following a couple single releases and the brilliantly titled “Illuminaughty” EP in 2015. The Midwest band’s take on dreampop is as west coast as … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Deslondes – Hurry Home

The Deslondes are making quite a wake with their first two records. Their extremely old school country style paired with great songwriting has carved themselves quite the niche in modern music. Their second record “Hurry Home” is more than a … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Beck – Colors

I expected this to be one of the most disappointing albums of all time after hearing a couple singles. The songs “Wow” and “Up All Night” found my ears and I was instantly repulsed. The fact that this record has … Continue reading

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