Review: Upset – ’76

Review: Upset – ’76
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Upset ’76 Lauren Records Street: 03.31 Upset = Potty Mouth + All Dogs / Joyride! It’s always been great for me to find all-women rock bands who play music like

Review: Various Artists – Faux Real II

Review: Various Artists – Faux Real II
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Faux Real II = Your mom’s VHS collection + Flight Of The Conchords – tape tracking … read more

Review: They Might Be Giants – Idlewild

Review: They Might Be Giants – Idlewild
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They Might Be Giants are no strangers to compilations, with 10 of them in a career spanning over four decades, Idlewild adds to their already extensive catalog. … read more

Review: They Might Be Giants – First Album Live

Review: They Might Be Giants – First Album Live
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It’s been almost 28 years since They Might Be Giants release their debut self-titled album, launching a career that would span over four decades and earn a legion of dedicated fans. Now that the group are running their own label, they’ve started doing some cool things with their catalog, including having released this album for free in July 2014. … read more

Review: Thurston Moore – The Best Day

Review: Thurston Moore – The Best Day
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Thurston Moore = Sonic Youth – the rest of the band + Free Kitten / Chelsea Light Moving … read more

Review: They Might Be Giants – Glean

Review: They Might Be Giants – Glean
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They Might Be Giants = Jonathan Coulton + Moxy Früvous – nerdcore … read more

Review: They Might Be Giants – Why?
Review: They Might Be Giants

Review: They Might Be Giants
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They Might Be Giants have had a rocky history over the past decade when it comes to their adult albums. Their 2011 album, Join Us, was OK at best, nowhere near 2007’s The Else, which left a lot of potential for Nanobots to be really awesome. … read more

Review: Sinkane – Mean Love

Review: Sinkane – Mean Love
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Sinkane = Elder Island + Salt Cathedral + Nick Hakim … read more

Review: Phantogram – Self-Titled EP

Review: Phantogram – Self-Titled EP
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There’s no real pretense here: All four tracks have been plucked from the new full-length, with the main single, “Black Out Days,” being the standout with its infectious chorus and striking rhythm. … read more