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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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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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Album of the Week

Monster Movie – Can By Tyler Mandell | Top Tracks: Father Cannot Yell & Outside My Door It’s hard to think of a more influential band that hasn’t gotten their fair dues than Can. They were one of the forerunners of the late 60s-early 70s German experimental rock scene which led to the development of …

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Album Of The Week

Loaded – The Velvet Underground By Tyler Mandell | Top tracks: Who Loves the Sun, Sweet Jane, Rock & Roll  “Loaded,” the final album by legendary art-rock band The Velvet Underground had that title because the record was to be “loaded” with hits. This would come across as insane to anyone who had listened to …

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Album Of The Week

I, Jonathan – Jonathan Richman By Tyler Mandell | Top Tracks: That Summer Feeling, I Was Dancing in the Lesbian Bar, Velvet Underground  It can be difficult to talk about one of your favorite albums because it can be hard to distinguish between something that’s objectively good and someone that just appeals to your personal …

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