Local Review: Meldrum House – Prototype

Local Review: Meldrum House – Prototype
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With an intro sounding like it would break out into “Hotel California,” it was surprising when heavy guitar and bass burst into the mix and everything turned metal. Combining influences of ska, metal and punk with style, Meldrum House is a band that excels at the headbanging genre with a counterpoint of soft vocals. … read more

Local Review: Soft Touch – Self-titled

Local Review: Soft Touch – Self-titled
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Soft Touch’s newest, self-titled album is much more accessible and danceable than their last album, “Touch.” With newer, dancier vibes, “Soft-Touch” is an album you’ll want queued up for your fall music playlist. … read more

 
 
Review: The Growlers – City Club

Review: The Growlers – City Club
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Something has been different with The Growlers lately. They’ve been coming home later, smelling like cheap perfume and whiskey with a slick new Members Only jacket and they’re not caressing our needs as much any more. “City Club” is going to challenge whole-hearted fans, but others will enjoy the new, sleek sounds that’s brought on by late-night antics and a craving for danger. … read more

Review: Marching Church – Telling It Like It Is

Review: Marching Church – Telling It Like It Is
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“Telling It Like It Is” bleeds with a modern civility that seems to be pushing its way into our young, animal minds; growth pains for the self-aware, and if it hasn’t been felt before, this album is an insight into what it’s going to feel like. Marching Church brings you into this world through messages, powerful lyrics and an alienated feeling. … read more

Review: Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch

Review: Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
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Beginning and ending with synth, Jenny Hval’s “Blood Bitch” is a fusion of statement art-pop, burdened breathing and provocative soundbites (see: “Last night, I took my birth control with rosé”). This artist has long been a crusader for the second sex. … read more