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PORCHES.: “FORGIVE (FEAT. GRETA KLINE)”

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With Maine’s starry-eyed sincerity and Kline’s cool pop sigh, it feels more rooted in intimacy than partying — and that’s something we can get down with. Continue reading

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REVIEW + FOTOBOM: GARDENS & VILLA AT THE SINCLAIR

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It seems blog hype doesn’t always lead to a rise and fall. If the cards are played right, the only direction you can go is up. Gardens & Villa are talented enough to follow that route. Continue reading

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GIORGIO MORODER: “GIORGIO’S THEME”

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If Adult Swim disappears from existence tomorrow, at least they’ll have provided us two moments of profound satisfaction: inciting a five-star Menino meltdown via the Mooninite “scare” in 2007, and releasing Giorgio Moroder’s first solo track in 20 years this past week. Continue reading

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BISHOP ALLEN: “START AGAIN”

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A confident pick-me-up that won’t wear itself out by the end of summer. To that, we raise our beers. Continue reading

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CONOR OBERST: “COMMON KNOWLEDGE”

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“Common Knowledge” from the brand-new album Upside Down Mountain finds Conor Oberst returning to a familiar, sleepy place that he visited often as Bright Eyes Continue reading

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OMINOUS OBIN

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“My music has never been bubble gum, and it’s not for the masses in that sense. But every emotion that I try to convey through my music is genuine.” Continue reading

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PRETTY & NICE: GOLDEN RULES FOR GOLDEN PEOPLE

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Golden Rules opens up snappily and pretty much remains that way till the end, as the band balances bopping guitars and synth-y sounds. Continue reading