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Wise Up Ghost (Elvis Costello and the Roots)

Well damn, this is a sexy and exploratory hip-hop album from two music legends in their own rights.

I don’t actually know that much about Elvis Costello’s music, although I recently listen to  323 more words

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Movin Slowly (Figaro)

The trio calling themselves Figaro have released this cool and cleanly produced track, “Movin Slowly” and within the first few minutes of the tune, I knew it had something a little special to it. 51 more words

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Warm Water and Waiting Game (Banks)

These quietly demanding tracks have a beautiful ease with underlying intensity. Her name is BANKS. This Los Angeles singer sets her sweet vocals over the smooth electronic sound, the first track, “Warm Water”, is produced by Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. 61 more words

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Riptide (Vance Joy)

The first time I heard this song was about a month ago, when it was part of the April 2013 Birp! release. I gave it three stars out of five on my iTunes. 74 more words

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Paradise Valley (John Mayer)

When Born and Raised was released, I was unsure about the authenticity of John Mayer’s new sound until I learned of the involvement of Nash and Crosby, which seemed to bring understanding to his new sound. 493 more words

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The Civil Wars (The Civil Wars)

After their debut album, Barton Hollow, the Civil Wars have released another record with beautifully sung stories and their characteristic southern, country-folk. On their second full length album, titled  464 more words

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Yeezus (Kanye West)

Once again, Kanye impresses and releases a supremely-produced album that positions himself far-out from any other artists – and I mean that both in terms of the music and his ego. 573 more words

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