Album Review: Alt-J – This Is All Yours

The English indie rock band Alt-J (∆) formed back in 2007 when Gwil Sainsbury, Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton, and Thorn Green met at Leeds University and began creating music on garageband. They graduated, moved to Cambridge, and signed a deal with Infectious Records. The band’s self titled 4-track EP: ∆, released in late 2011 and included the tracks “Breezeblocks” “Hand-Made” “Matilda” and “Tess...

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Album Review: Julian Casablancas + The Voidz – Tyranny

               Julian Casablancas, has long been known as an epochal figure of alternative rock. His band, The Strokes, was notably successful in the early 2000’s; their first two LPs being incredibly well received by the music community. After a decline in the success of The Strokes, the band took a hiatus during which Julian Casablancas released his debut solo album, Phrazes For The Young. Taking a much m...

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Album Review: King Tuff – Black Moon Spell

There’s not an abundance of information out there available for Kyle Thomas. What is known is that he hails from Vermont, formerly played in a stoner-metal band called Witch, and places a wistful emphasis on the long-dead rock and roll of the era spanning from 1970 to the mid 1980’s. Since his departure from Witch, he has released several albums beginning in 2012 with his self-titled release under his new alias: ...

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Music News 10/2/2014

Just in case you missed it, here are the bits of music news announced by James of the morning show. Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar release a new music video for "Never Catch Me" off of the new album You're Dead!: http://pitchfork.com/news/56931-flying-lotus-and-kendrick-lamar-share-never-catch-me-video/ Swans reissue their 1983 debut album Flith: http://pitchfork.com/news/56933-swans-reissue-debut-albu...

02 Oct 3:23 PM 0 Read More...

CD of the Month: Death Blues - Ensemble

    Over the years, experimental music has had a stigma of being dark, violent and bazaar. But for Jon Mueller of Death Blues, experimental music can be uplifting, spiritual and life affirming. Formerly of the Wisconsin-based bands Collections of Colonies of Bees and Volcano Choir, Jon Mueller has been creating experimental percussion-based music for over twenty-five years. But since 2011, his ...

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