Author Archives: NINA CORCORAN

About NINA CORCORAN

Nina wants to explore India but spends most of her time reading n+1 and trying to play the banjo instead.
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THE NEW TESTAMENT OF CHRISTOPHER OWENS

Christopher Owens

Ex-Girls frontman Christopher Owens happened to be a highly religious cult member, but he’s run off to California to make the country music that’s always been in the back of his mind. With three Girls albums and two solo albums, the 35-year-old musician is making the most of his life – exactly how he wants to. Continue reading

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RISE AGAINST APATHY: IN OUR GOLDEN AGE OF MCACTIVISM, HOW MUCH CAN ONE ICONIC BAND IMPACT THE SOUND OF DISSENT?

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While peers like Taking Back Sunday and Anti-Flag are riding the nostalgia factor, touring on the merit of their classic albums having anniversaries, Rise Against are selling tickets off their new material, the bulk of which brings a decisively more radical message than most of younger, more vapid apolitical punk rock with a significant fanbase. They’re giving voices to those enduring emotional abuse and taking down child hostages in one fell swoop. Continue reading

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PURLING HISS: “FORCEFIELD OF SOLITUDE”

Purling Hiss Forcefield of Solitude

To tease the release of Weirdon, they’ve shared a new single, and, to be frank, we don’t know what we would do without it. Continue reading

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ST. NOTHING: “DEALS”

It’s a rich track that’ll sober you up before swept away by your dreams. Continue reading

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DAY ONE: BOSTON CALLING IS KILLING IT

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As the first of the three days, Friday is the shortest in time, but also a deep cut in terms of national talent. Continue reading