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Regina Spektor - Remember Us to Life: What we learned from an obsolete, bleeding heart Russian immigrant.

Artist: Regina Spektor
Album: Remember Us to Life
Year: 2016
Grade: B

In Brief: Song-for-song, this is a more consistently well-written album than her last one, with more of a unified feel from track to track, but leaving room for a few fun surprises as well. 3,216 more words


Gabriel Royal – SXSW 2017 Top 20

Gabriel Royal (New York, NY) is a super talented cellist creating unique, beautiful baroque pop infused with soul and R&B.

Bio: It takes a while for Gabriel Royal’s musical style to strike you. 183 more words


'Life Will See You Now' by Jens Lekman - Review

Many emotions are conveyed through Swedish indie pop songwriter Jens Lekman’s music, but the underlying theme is one of melancholia.  Lekman has established an approach to songwriting involving fun, sanguine, theatrical pop music juxtaposed with his nostalgic, witty and often-times heartbreaking lyrical themes, concerning everything from the mundane to the universal.   1,495 more words


The Decemberists - The Crane Wife (Epic 2017 #052)

The Epic 2017 Project #052: 170221

The Decemberists – The Crane Wife (2006)

The Crane Wife is an old Japanese folktale. While there are many variations of the tale, a common version is that a poor man finds an injured crane on his doorstep and takes it in and nurses it back to health. 202 more words

Epic 2017 Project

San Fermin face the reality of being in a band on new single "No Promises" -- listen

Photo by Denny Renshaw

No matter how successful you are as a band, there’s always the underlying knowledge that everything could suddenly end. The listening public is a fickle creature, and you never know when all the blood and sweat you pour into your art will no longer satiate it. 300 more words


Ticket Giveaway: The Zombies @ 9:30 Club, 3/23/17

The Zombies (Photo by Andrew Eccles)

The Zombies surely make for an unlikely success story. By the release of their seminal album, Odessey and Oracle, in 1968, the band broke up. 281 more words

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Foxygen / Hang

With Hang, Foxygen take their sound in a somewhat more conventional direction – their fourth studio album is an experiment (a successful one) in the stylings of baroque pop, glam, and art rock.  511 more words