Review: Winkie – Come to My Party

Review: Winkie – Come to My Party
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Winkie describe their music as the sound of drowning, imagery reflected on the cover of their second full-length album. Come To My Party is an invitation. It’s definitely not an invitation to a party with balloons and frosted cakes with kids from school giving you hastily bought presents from the thrift store. This party is more like a meat grinder with strobe lights. … read more

Local Review: Johnny Betts – There Are No “A” Sides

Local Review: Johnny Betts – There Are No “A” Sides
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Johnny Betts unfolds stories like sermons (with the preaching sucked out), using figures from Christian mythology in his lyrics. “There Are No ‘A’ Sides” contains love, loss, God and stories from the good book. Homegrown and emerging, Betts is a soon-to-be favorite. … read more

Review: La Luz – Floating Features

Review: La Luz – Floating Features
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La Luz = Dick Dale and His Del-tones + Shannon And The Clams … read more

Local Review: Fat Candice – Fat Candice(Stars)

Local Review: Fat Candice – Fat Candice(Stars)
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They are masters at yanking at your music-memory strings and then shifting what’s familiar, turning it inside out, and making that sound their own. … read more

Local Review: Mother Lights – Night Magic

Local Review: Mother Lights – Night Magic
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The instrumentation on Night Magic allows the perfect support for Mother Lights’ powerful words that makes this quiet album loud and clear. … read more

Local Review: Sentou – Towelette
Review: Chelsea Wolfe – Birth of Violence

Review: Chelsea Wolfe – Birth of Violence
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Chelsea Wolfe = Lana Del Ray + Emma Ruth Rundle + Black Sabbath … read more

Review: Hælos – Full Circle

Review: Hælos – Full Circle
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Hælos = Massive Attack + Portishead + Morcheeba … read more

Review: NOFX – First Ditch Effort
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