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250 word album review: The 1984 Draft – Makes Good Choices

If you’re going to dabble in the indie rock scene, modeling yourself after The Hold Steady is a pretty solid game plan. The cleverly named The 1984 Draft seems to have done just that, from the jagged guitar licks in … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer

Artist: Father John Misty Album: God’s Favorite Customer (2018) Purchased at: Vintage Vinyl (St. Louis, MO) for $20 Father John Misty was crowned king of the hipsters a few years ago, ceremonies aren’t cool so he never had one. Instead … 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: Here’s To The Life! – Surviving Is My Best Revenge

Here’s To The Life! is now fully amped up and doesn’t spare on the energy. This group of 8 songs is among their strongest, the songs are fun and fiery as they continue to be one of the Midwest’s most … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Allovers -Yer Guises

“Yer Guises” is nothing but simple fun. If you’re looking for deep content you probably won’t find it unless you dig really deep. At the surface level The Allovers just take a crunchy guitar lick, play is for two minutes … Continue reading

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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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