Jackie Reed

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Album Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Sex & Food (2018)

It’s one of those albums that made me wonder, how am I just discovering them now?  Top Tracks: A God Called Hubris, Major League Chemicals, Hunnybee, Not in Love We’re Just High Rating: 7.5/10 By: Jackie Reed What a trip. Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Sex & Food (2018) is one jammer after another. These New Zealanders …

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Album Review: Kali Uchis’ Isolation (2018)

Kali Uchis masters the art of collecting her thoughts in a lush jazz soundscape, typically an intangible skill to reach. Top Tracks: Flight 22, Dead To Me, In My Dreams, After The Storm Rating: 8.5/10 By: Jackie Reed On April 6, Kali Uchis released her debut album Isolation (2018). The Columbian-born singer shines above her …

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Album Review: Jack White’s Boarding House Reach (2018)

What did I just listen to? A crazy brain at work. Top Tracks: Corporation, Hypermisophoniac, Ice Station Zebra, Over and Over and Over Rating: 9/10 By: Mikey Bamarni Jack White was losing interest and appeal over the past five years with consistently underwhelming and uninspired music, painfully awkward interviews, and comments that made the greatest …

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Lit&Live with Leon of Athens

London-based singer/songwriter Leon of Athens talked with WGMU’s Kate Klajbor and Fielder Wise to share details about his most recent album, Xenos (2018). By: Kate Klajbor and Fielder Wise London-based singer/songwriter Leon of Athens talked with WGMU’s Kate Klajbor and Fielder Wise to share details about his most recent album, Xenos (2018). Leon added insight about his U.S. tour …

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Lit&Local with Ghoul Kids

Bay-area based thrash punk duo Ghoul Kids talked with WGMU’s Christian Hernandez to share details about their most recent album, Dead Beat (2018). By: Christian Hernandez Bay-area based thrash punk duo Ghoul Kids talked with WGMU’s Christian Hernandez to share details about their most recent album, Dead Beat (2018). Taylor and Bailey added insight about …

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Lit&Local with The Flavr Blue

Seattle-based trio The Flavr Blue talked with WGMU’s Jackie Reed to share details into their third album The Blue Dream (2017). By: Jackie Reed Seattle-based trio The Flavr Blue talked with WGMU’s Jackie Reed to share details into their third album The Blue Dream (2017). Hollis of The Flavr Blue offered insight into artist collaborations …

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Album Review: Albert Hammond Jr.’s Francis Trouble (2018)

“The Stroke” shows off why he doesn’t need Casablancas and company on AHJ’s defiant fourth album. Top Tracks: Muted Beatings, Set to Attack, Stop and Go, Rocky’s Late Night Rating: 8.1/10 By: Mikey Bamarni Albert Hammond Jr. was the first Stroke to go out on his own in 2006 and has the most solo tracks …

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Dan Auerbach at 9:30 Club

It was a perfect close to possibly one of the best shows I’ve seen in a long time. By: Jesse Benitez Whoever said rock ‘n’ roll is dead is probably unfamiliar with Akronite Dan Auerbach. His contributions in songwriting, record producing, involvement with The Black Keys, The Arcs, and many other musical groups are prime …

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Porches at Black Cat DC

Porches hit the mark with their beautifully Tumblr-grunge aesthetic. By: Fielder Wise On March 22, Porches played at the Black Cat in DC, despite the rancid weather. The first opener was New York-based band named Palberta. The all-girl rock group were super cute and dorky. It was a weirdly grunge rock style of music. After …

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Moose Blood at 9:30 Club

I’ve been following McCafferty’s rise to stardom within the emo scene since they began writing music in 2012, and this tour is without a doubt the largest bill they’ve been on yet in their career. By: Christian Hernandez On Sunday March 18, UK based emo/pop punk band Moose Blood played a banger of a set …

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