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“I was first touched by Tom’s work in 2009, by his…

“I was first touched by Tom’s work in 2009, by his consecrated talent for forging raw, heartbreaking emotion into his music. Last week when he released “& It Was U” ahead of his full length Total Loss on Acèphale, I was taken aback with inspir…

New Crystal Castles Album Coming in November

Photo by Jen Maler
Crystal Castles write in a very brief Facebook post that their new album will be out in November. Recall their description of the new release– the much-anticipated follow-up to 2010′s self-titled album– from early this year: …

Mixtape Of The Week: Waka Flocka Flame Salute Me Or Shoot Me 4

There aren’t too many sure things in this world, but here’s one of them: If Waka Flocka Flame records a song called “Randy Savage,” in which he and various other rappers scream professional wrestlers’ names and yell the word “flex” a lot, I am going to love it. This song has a target audience of [...]

Loving On The Flip Side :: Sweet Funk And Beat-Heavy Ballads

There’s a type of tunnel vision that goes along with being a collector. Regardless of what his or her particular obsession might be, any collector will hone in on a detail or a characteristic and proceed to amass as many objects exhibiting said detai…

Alt-J – Something Good

The worst thing—perhaps because it is the only bad thing—about ∆ (the mysterious and promising British band, pronounced “Alt-J”) is trying to explain their name to the layperson without sounding like a Hipster Runoff article. However once you get past the initial language barrier (for instance having to explain computer keyboard shortcuts to my doctor [...]

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