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Django Django, Night Moves Live Show Review

This might come off as a bit fanboyish — but Django Django is the best band you probably haven’t seen live yet.I’ve made no secret about my love for the quartet from the English isles, and a cancellation on their performance at Iceland Airwaves only furthered my anticipation. Like everyone else in the Neptune Theater...Read...
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2011 Year-End Respect For Album Cover Art: Illustration, Painting & Drawing

Our third-annual album cover art feature uses interviews with artists and musicians to highlight the philosophical, thematic, and conceptual significance of great album cover artwork. THE BREAKDOWN    12 Collage + 14 Digital Illustration, Drawing, Design + 19 Illustration, Painting, Drawing + 8 Black And White Photography + 22 Color Photography + 6 Deluxe Packaging...Read...
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Low – “Try To Sleep” Music Video

I enjoy this video to no end, and it alone puts Low up 20,000 points in my book. For starters, IT HAS JOHN STAMOS!!!!!!, looking as fine as ever. The video itself is a throw-back to the days of black and white pictures. A romantic scene takes place between a couple as they’re driving in...Read...
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CLAPS – New Science EP & No Party EP Album Reviews

Minneapolis trio, CLAPS, has recently released two EPs back-to-back, on the ever-trustworthy Guilt Ridden Pop! label. For some reason, rising out of all of the forgettable bands in the synthpop genre, CLAPS just sits right with me, their ’80s-inspired vocals and minimal synthpop occasionally reminding me of my favorite childhood videogames. Sure, that description seems...Read...
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Dark Dark Dark – Wild Go Album Review

With their latest disc, Wild Go, Dark Dark Dark has honed in on a vibe that is equal parts gypsy and jazz. Aided by dual male-female vocals and a complementary combination of strings, accordion, and piano, Wild Go is packed to the brim with content, which ultimately proves to be a good and a bad...Read...
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Hunting Club – The Plaid Album Album Review

If music were purely about aesthetics, then Hunting Club would win out in my book. The indie-rock quintet’s The Plaid Album manages to poke a bit of fun at the lazy “color” naming scheme of Weezer while still out-nerding the band on their album artwork. The inside flap of the insert features the band members...Read...