Review: Dorthia Cottrell – Self-Titled

Review: Dorthia Cottrell – Self-Titled
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Dorthia Cottrell = Lilly Hiatt + Lydia Lunch and Cypress Grove … read more

Local Review: Alter Ego – Ego

Local Review: Alter Ego – Ego
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Ego begins with “Hook It,” a heavy, psych bass line flooded with an opulence of funk. The moment the first wah pummeled my eardrums, I was thrashing my brain about and jerking my shoulders so hard that they were sore for two days after. … read more

Review: King Woman – Doubt
Local Review: Untytled – Winter

Local Review: Untytled – Winter
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I’ve got my wine, I’ve got my Untytled album and now all I need is a fat spliff. In all seriousness though, this album is superb to chill out to (or can easily be used to wallow in a cesspool of seasonal self-deprecation, I quickly found). … read more

Review: Lonesome Leash

Review: Lonesome Leash
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The first time I attempted to listen to I Am No Captain, I got 30 seconds into the first song before pausing in a frenzy and stowing it away for two weeks.  … read more

Review: Underground Railroad to Candyland – The People Are Home
Review: Nadine Shah – Fast Food

Review: Nadine Shah – Fast Food
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Nadine Shah = Our Broken Garden + Siouxie and the Banshees … read more

Review: Bleeding Rainbow – Interrupt

Review: Bleeding Rainbow – Interrupt
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 If only I had a chance to listen to this album my sophomore year of high school. Pop punk mashes surprisingly well with a soaring, ’90s infusion of grunge. … read more

Review: Skiggy Rapz

Review: Skiggy Rapz
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Repeated, perturbing consonant sounds on “Winning Vibes” are the lightest drawbacks on Skiggy Rapz’s latest, Satellites. High-production hip hop often feels like an endless game of lyrical Boggle, where few combinations are possible––Skiggy Rapz is no exception. … read more

Review: Brooklyn Gypsies – Sin Fronteras

Review: Brooklyn Gypsies – Sin Fronteras
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Brooklyn Gypsies = Beats Antique + Alsarah & the Nubatones … read more