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Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)

In contrast to Patti Smith’s image as a urban romantic poet, Kate Bush emerged from art and prog rock and cultivated herself as an English Earth woman, an ambitious, theatrical songwriter (which she was, luckily). 193 more words

Album Review: Half Japanese - Overjoyed

In a way, there’s a lot about Half Japanese that reminds you of England’s quintessential outsiders The Fall. Trading in the DIY for more than 40 years, at a time when bands relied on record companies and studios and advances and the like to make records, brothers David and Jad Fair were doing the whole thing in their bedrooms, making spiky art-punk that in turn inspired the likes of Kurt Cobain (who name checked them in his top 50 artists) amongst others. 514 more words


G. Stuart Dahlquist: Blind

Wait for  the rusty wheezing at the end

Warpaint - Disco//Very - Keep It Healthy

You heard of Warpaint? Rad gurlz with a music/skate edit idea right cheer. Enjoy


Children, Wake Up: Arcade Fire's Funeral at 10

Funeral is very much alive. Though the sentiment has become a bit of a cliche, it’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since the release of… 2,607 more words

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Live Review: Owen Pallett at L.A.'s El Rey Theatre (9/13)

Photography by Philip Cosores

“Do you ever feel like no one understands you, like you’re speaking but it’s just…” Owen Pallett said midway through his Saturday night headlining set at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, trailing off with the body language that signified nothingness. 711 more words

Concert Reviews

Alt-J: An Awesome Wave

At first I fell strangely in love with “Breezeblocks”, then after months of not exploring the rest of his first album I finally gave it all a listen. 143 more words