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Aphex Twin – Syro

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Featured Slider, Reviews, Uncategorized | 0 comments

On Syro, RDJ continues to skip-rope with tradition, not necessarily by reinventing the wheel, but by making the wheel fucking awesome again. Sure, there are the requisite bleeps and bloops as expected out of any electronic music, but with his prolonged absence he’s developed and matured his style in ways fans had only hoped he would.

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Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in ACT LIKE YOU KNOW, Featured Slider, Features | 0 comments

Welcome to your new favorite outlet for uncovering lesser known music acts. Act Like U Know stems from a pure joy of having people ask, “Hey what song is this? I’ve never heard it before.” In this new music review series I will take some time to shed light on some important/up-and-coming artists I think you might have missed. All I ask is that you give ‘em a chance. You know that feeling you get when that artist you have been listening to for months finally becomes HUGE? Well, get it here early and Act Like U Know.

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Miniature Tigers – Cruel Runnings

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Featured Slider, Reviews | 0 comments

If nothing else, Cruel Runnings is another step forward for Miniature Tigers, who understand that reinvention is what separates a good band from a great band.

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Joyce Manor – Never Hungover Again

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Featured Slider, Reviews | 0 comments

This album, Never Hungover Again, follows pretty closely in the vein of their two previous efforts – short, melodic songs barely breaking the minute mark, though this time with a new side of road-worn maturity. It also happens to be the band’s longest album, clocking in at a modest 19-minutes (their other two albums barely break a half-hour combined). Despite its criminally short running length, Never Hungover Again is a seriously catchy record, leaving listeners craving more.

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A Head Full of Flames: Roman Candle Turns 20

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Featured Slider, Features | 0 comments

Pat Taylor writes a fitting tribute to Elliott Smith's first solo album, Roman Candle, as it turns 20.

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Woody Guthrie Can Save Us All

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Featured Slider, Features | 0 comments

Taylor shares a few of his favorite Woody Guthrie tunes in honor of his 102nd birthday.

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Caustic Window (Aphex Twin) – “The Caustic Window LP”

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Featured Slider, Reviews | 0 comments

Though RJD’s production only increased in cunning as time went on and technology could keep up with his imagination, there remains something to be said for his early work – the textures, hypnotic repetition and indelible rhythmic experimentation laid the groundwork for his mythic cult following and makes his absence from the music world at large all the more palpable.

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