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Foster The People Return with Three-Track EP

Foster The People’s ubiquitous smash hit ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ thrust the band into the spotlight in 2010, guaranteeing an endless bombardment of Continue reading Foster The People Return with Three-Track EP

‘Right Now’ Reroutes Haim’s Trajectory for Pop Stardom

Haim returned last week with ‘Right Now’ and it probably won’t be a hit. But that’s not a criticism; it’s actually a testament to the artistry and admirable autonomy that Haim possess, even with Continue reading ‘Right Now’ Reroutes Haim’s Trajectory for Pop Stardom

Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd are Tethered by Love and Fate on ‘Lust For Life’

In the swirl of cinematic Hollywood and modern pop, Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd seem connected by a dark, but divine fate. Del Rey continuously yearns for broken, unavailable men; the type that her Continue reading Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd are Tethered by Love and Fate on ‘Lust For Life’

Alexandra Savior: Belladonna of Sadness Review – Savior’s Vintage Allure is Dampened by Alex Turner’s Indistinct Production

The initial appeal of Alexandra Savior is in her influences; the smokiness of Adele is apparent as is the detachment of Lana Del Rey’s careless, yet hypnotic slur. But under the guidance of Continue reading Alexandra Savior: Belladonna of Sadness Review – Savior’s Vintage Allure is Dampened by Alex Turner’s Indistinct Production

Father John Misty: Pure Comedy Review – A Testing, Yet Entertaining Trip through the Psyche of Josh Tillman

In his most derogatory, basic form, Father John Misty is an internet troll, picking out tetchy subjects and their commentators and irritating them acerbically. But that notion is a mere microcosm; in truth, Father John Misty is a Continue reading Father John Misty: Pure Comedy Review – A Testing, Yet Entertaining Trip through the Psyche of Josh Tillman

Lana Del Rey Explores New Visions of Americana on Latest Single ‘Love’

With everything she has released, whether it was the retro lusciousness of Born To Die, or the soaring melodramatics of her last LP Honeymoon, there is always an air of the Continue reading Lana Del Rey Explores New Visions of Americana on Latest Single ‘Love’

The Vending Machine: Warpaint – New Song

Warpaint’s diversion into pop was somewhat predictable considering the elasticity of their chill dreamy indie rock. Where past records have excelled at constructing an Continue reading The Vending Machine: Warpaint – New Song

Laura Marling Returns with New Single ‘Soothing’, Announces Sixth Album Semper Femina

Typically, Laura Marling has stuck strictly to acoustic folk, imbued with a translucent, poetic quality. It only feeds the listener’s curiosity more with each release- the upcoming Semper Femina is her sixth album and anticipation is stronger than ever. Continue reading Laura Marling Returns with New Single ‘Soothing’, Announces Sixth Album Semper Femina

Calico Review: Allah-Las Cross Vicarious Timelessness with a Refreshing Modernity

Allah-Las’ return embodies everything good about the LA scene- the muffled ecstasy of garage bands, the acidity of the sea salt and waves of both an oceanic and psychedelic disposition. The band’s Californian identity continues to permeate every track Continue reading Calico Review: Allah-Las Cross Vicarious Timelessness with a Refreshing Modernity

The Vending Machine: Super Rich Kids – Frank Ocean feat. Earl Sweatshirt

Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange is littered with double meanings. His lyricism forces the listener to look hard, read between the lines, and dredge up the deeper meaning behind the tracks. A track titled ‘Super Rich Kids’ may seem fairly straightforward but there’s so much more

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