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Direct Divide – “Abduction”

Although they are some of the most difficult instruments to learn, string instruments caters to an eclectic musical approach; they have the ability to inject emotion into anything, whether it’s the sullen dejection of heartbreak or the climatic excitement of a cinematic car-chases. Strings continue to hold a presence in mainstream film scores, charting pop […]

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Review & Photos: The Libertines w/ Peace @ Alexandra Palace [Live]

I like to think that talent overlooks controversy, however even in the peak of their heyday, I still couldn’t ignore the constant drama involved with *The Libertines*. Going from the solid songwriting partnership to physical fights and robbery, *Carl Barat* and *Pete Doherty* brought *The…

Ryan Adams – “I Want To Know What Love Is” (Foreigner Cover)

One of the things I love so much about Ryan Adams’ new self-titled LP is the way in which he incorporates all these atavistic, objectively uncool ’80s sounds and wrings from them this absolutely devastating emotional power. Scott rightly compared the record to Bryan Adams; Chris Ryan at Grantland — also rightly — compared it [...]

Stream Allo Darlin’ We Come From The Same Place

Yesterday we published a fun, insightful interview with Allo Darlin’ ringleader Elizabeth Morris along with “History Lessons,” the final teaser single from the band’s third album. Today the entirety of We Come From The Same Place hit the internet, and it’s well worth your time. Morris remains one of the most preternaturally charming songwriters working [...]