Category: Highlights

Album Of The Week

Buy – James Chance and The Contortions By Tyler Mandell | Top Tracks: Contort Yourself, I Don’t Want to Be Happy, Throw Me Away, Incorrigible (Bonus Track)   Part of the fun of being a music geek is discovering weird unfamiliar terms and genres to describe music you like. Do you have a thing for …

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Album Of The Week

David Byrne Self Titled By: Tyler Mandell | Top Tracks:  Angels, Back in the Box & Sad Song  David Byrne’s solo career after Talking Heads had a lot of uncertainty for a while, with each album seeming to change drastically in terms of direction, style, genre, and songwriting. While I’ll be analyzing his 1994 self-titled …

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Album Of The Week

Beach House – Once Twice Melody By Michael Bamarni | Top Tracks: Superstar, ESP, & Hurts To Love Beach House have always been a band I couldn’t get into. For one, their music is by no means energetic or catchy in the traditional sense, and two, they tend to stick a bit too much to a …

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Album Of The Week

Harry Styles – Fine Line By Tyler Mandell | Top Tracks: Adore You, She, Sunflower Vol. 6  I have a fascination with contemporary musicians who build a lot of their career around tributes and throwbacks, with one of the most popular examples right now being former boy-bander Harry Styles of One Direction fame. At this …

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Artist Spotlight

Riot and the All-Encompassing-Humanity of Earl Sweatshirt By Matthewos Mesfin There seems to be a false notion that assumes that innovation in music occurs because after a while audiences get tired of industry pushing the same repackaged content. This is not true. Nothing gets the masses going like familiarity. Look back at all the times …

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