May CD of The Month

Death III Over the past few years, Death have seen a revival of their 70s material thanks to Chicago label Drag City, and this rediscovery comes to a close with their new release “III.” Showcasing the softer, funkier side of their proto-punk sound, “III” is further documentation that the Hackney brothers were a crucial part of the development of punk. Originally a trio of brothers from Detroit, Death disb...

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On Air Next at Radio 1190

The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily. On-Air Next @ Radio 1190! April 29, 2014 By Sam Goldner ONE MORE WEEK OF SCHOOL. AFTER FRIDAY I WILL NEVER TAKE ANOTHER CLASS EVER AGAIN. It’s starting to get a little real on campus here this week so tune into 1190 for some soundtrack music to the end of school forever. Seminal Detroit weirdos Death have recently seen a resurgence of their groundb...

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The Arctic Monkeys: AM

Originally Published at AXS. "The band’s initials, a new morning, an analogue radio frequency and an existential statement - the title of Arctic Monkeys’ fifth album AMsuggests all of those things and more. And the record itself lives up to this pithily resonant billing by being, in drummer Matt Helders’ typically forthright estimation, “the album we’ve always been waiting to make”. It starts w...

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Tyler the Creator: One year on from the riot

Originally published at CU Independent  At 6 p.m. on March 11, 2013, a line of over 100 people, mostly teenagers, stretched around the block anxiously waiting to get into the Fox Theatre. Fans had been waiting for three hours, anticipating the chance to see a free performance from the young and provocative leader of the rap group Odd Future — Tyler, the Creator. By mid-evening, the masses swarmed the streets o...

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On Air Next At Radio 1190

The following was originally published in the Colorado Daily.   On-Air Next @ Radio 1190! April 22, 2014 By Sam Goldner             Record Store Day, 4/20, AND Easter? Regardless of your religious beliefs/drug habits/vinyl purchasing tendencies, it’s been a busy weekend for all of us. Just in time to settle into this upcoming week, 1190 has some excellent additions to rotation to get your ...

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