Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – AM

        Arctic Monkeys   AM   Domino, September 10 2013           Reviewed by Jon Howard With four number one albums in the United Kingdom and a rapidly growing fanbase across the pond here in the United States, Arctic Monkeys are under more pressure than ever to continue delivering …

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Concert: Frightened Rabbit

By Ben Simpson They may not have the mainstream audience locked down yet, but judging from the rabid sold-out crowd at DC’s 9:30 Club, Frightened Rabbit will never have to worry about filling up a venue for the rest of their careers. Smack dab in the middle of their tour supporting their latest effort, their …

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Album Review: Tyler, the Creator – Wolf

        Tyler, the Creator   Wolf   Odd Future, April 2 2013           Reviewed by Jon Howard Tyler, the Creator has always been known for his shock-value lyrics, dark themes, and tight production, and with 2011’s Goblin all three of these elements reached their apex. Tyler had long …

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Album Review: The Strokes – Comedown Machine

      The Strokes   Comedown Machine   RCA Records, March 26 2013             Reviewed by Greg Grunzel (DJ Baby Duck) One thing is for certain: Jules loves the 80’s. Proverbial kings of the 00’s garage rock revival scene, The Strokes’ latest effort Comedown Machine bleeds 80’s more than …

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Tom O’Connor Interview

Tom O’Connor joined Steve Kolbe on WGMU Radio, part of the GoMason Digital Network, at Halftime during Mason’s CBI game Monday night and they had a chance to discuss Mason’s move from the CAA to the A-10.