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Son Lux – We Are Rising Album Review

What’s the most you’ve impressive thing you’ve ever done in a month? Ryan Lott, AKA producer/composer Son Lux, wrote, recorded and finished an entire album. 36 minutes of music, to be exact, and in the shortest month of the year. This is no small feat, but the most impressive thing about his sophomore album, We...Read...
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Tobacco, Beans Live Show

“I heard he shows some crazy videos in the background while he plays?” That was the idea proposed to me before Tobacco took the stage Saturday, April 24th at Holocene, and my answer was nothing but laughter. Not in a mocking way, just in a, “Oh man, you’re in for a treat!” sort of way....Read...
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Yoni And Josiah Wolf Live Show Review

As you drive aimlessly and helplessly through the grimy lower portions of known Los Angeles, you may find yourself lost on the most eastern part of Beverly boulevard. In a neighborhood known colloquially as Hi-Fi (Historic Filipinotown), this stretch of road is a far cry from the Julia Roberts / Richard Gere version of Beverly....Read...
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90 Notable Album Covers From 2010 : Part II

If you are just joining us, START FROM THE BEGINNING. #72 All That Remains For We Are Many Prosthetic Records BUY / DOWNLOAD THIS ALBUM All That Remains vocalist, Philip Labonte, was the conceptual mastermind behind the album cover for For We Are Many. According to illustrator and designer Travis Smith, “He had a specific...Read...
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BATHS – “Lovely Bloodflow” Music Video

Wow, what a beautiful video by anticon. artists BATHS. This video combines the brutality found in Japanese samurai films with an almost Venetian carnival quality to create a video that treats the ephemeral in just a really remarkable way. Directed by Alex Takacs and Joe Nankin — youngreplicant.com
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WHY? – Eskimo Snow Album Review

Eskimo Snow is an album full of what I would call “unseeming pop songs.” WHY? have managed to craft an album of songs that aren’t particularly graceful or classically poppy, but somehow, it works. A couple lines from this song or that song manages to get lodged into your head, and before you know it,...Read...
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WHY? – These Hands / January Twenty Something Music Video

Joint video for “These Hands” and “January Twenty Something” off WHY?’s latest album, Eskimo Snow. To me, “These Hands” was just about a perfect intro to the disc, and I’m glad that its nostalgic tones are dreamily placed alongside the playfulness of “January Twenty Something” in this two-part story. Neither would have worked so well...Read...