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Justice- Audio, Video, Disco

  Prog rock and stadium-ready sounds have always been a part of Justice. Hell, Gaspard Auge has worn his love of Yes on his belt buckle since day one. It’s not surprising then, that they would release a record filled to the brim … Continue reading

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Zola Jesus- Conatus

Vessel – Zola Jesus If Riddly Scott is looking for someone to write the soundtrack for his Blade Runner prequel, he should look no further than Zola Jesus (@zolajesus). The Wisconsin singer is able to weave her cold, cyborg beats and … Continue reading

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Jay Z and kanye West- Watch the Throne

  Watch the Throne is an album best turned up to 11. It features more samples, hooks, guests, swagger and bombast then any releases in recent memory — it’s pure and glorious excess. Of course, what else is to be … Continue reading

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Pepper Rabbit- Red Velvet Snowball

  Lush instrumentation and psychedelia have lately fallen out of favor in the LA music scene, giving way to the throwback beach pop that is currently infecting the blogosphere (we can’t really say airwaves anymore, can we). Hopefully Pepper Rabbit’s masterful sophomore … Continue reading

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Beirut- The Rip Tide

    Consistency often goes unsung. We get so used to impressive output from an artist that anything short of mind blowing is enjoyed, but not reveled in as is often deserved. On first listen The Rip Tide feels easy, … Continue reading

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Fucked Up- David Comes to Life

    Four years ago, a Toronto-based hardcore band with an incredibly hardcore name became critical darlings. Fucked Up’s The Chemistry of Common Life was one of the greatest and most interesting hardcore records in a long time. They took … Continue reading

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Seapony- Go With Me

  Blue Star – Seapony Where We Go – Seapony Some music is simply meant for summer and can only be experienced with visions of the beach, swimsuits, rooftop picnics and large skirted dresses. The current trend of hazy California … Continue reading

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