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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Album Of The Week

Naked – Talking Heads By Tyler Mandell | Top Tracks: Bill, Sax and Violins, and Blind   Talking Heads’ Naked was intended somewhat as a “return to form” album for the group, attempting to bring the band’s music and dynamic back to its artsier, more experimental roots by making music through jam sessions. After their …

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Album of the Week

100 Gecs – 1000 Gecs By Matthewos Mesfin | Top Tracks: 745 sticky, money machine, stupid horse, xXXi_wud_nvrstøp_ÜXXXx, ringtone, hand crushed by a mallet It’s been over two years since 100 Gecs, the duo composed of Dylan Brady and Laura Les, released their debut album 1000 Gecs. Regardless of what you feel about the duo or …

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Review of David Byrne’s American Utopia

By: Tyler Mandell I went to see David Byrne’s American Utopia at the St. James Theatre in New York as a present for my 19th birthday. (It eventually became both my birthday *and* Christmas present due to the amount of expenses for it.) I’ve always been a huge fan of not just Talking Heads, but …

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