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New Song: Michael Askin – “How Could Anybody Know?” (feat. Jerzy Jung)

“How could anybody know, what anybody else deserves” ponders New Brunswick’s Michael Askin on “How Could Anybody Know?,” a slow musical march of acoustic guitar meanderings featuring Garden State songstress Jerzy Jung on backing vocals and immense despair that connects [...]

January 9, 2013 New Music, News
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David Bowie Returns With “Where Are We Now?”; New LP Due In March

David Bowie just announced his first album in a decade. The Reclusive Rock N’ Roll legend kicked off his 66th birthday by, not receiving, but providing fans a gift in the form of new music, a single titled “Where Are [...]

January 8, 2013 New Music, News
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New Demo: Thomas Wesley Stern – “Til It’s Over”

Thomas Wesley Stern rang in the new year the way you’d expect a four-man string too…with acoustic guitars, vocal harmonies, and reflective poetics about broken hearts and faint sunlight shining through heavy cloud coverage.  The group washed its champaign-induced hangover away [...]

January 7, 2013 New Music, News
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Album Review: Broadcast – “Berberian Sound Studio”

For those unfamiliar with Broadcast, a dark, psychedelic, Electronic duo from the UK, Berberian Sound Studio will be a bittersweet introduction. Composed for a psychological thriller of the same name, the soundtrack plays with the movie’s drift between physical and psychological [...]

January 7, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Sufjan Stevens – “Silver & Gold”

The holiday season has a lot to do with disappointment. Your mom gives you four pairs of sensible jeans, you have to spend the whole day stuck in I-95 traffic, Christmas Eve is a mandatory work day, or your gingerbread [...]

December 12, 2012 New Music, Reviews, Uncategorized
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Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – “Instrumental Tourist”

Although ambient music has been explored long enough for there to be multiple sub-genres (dark ambient, space music, witch house to name a few), it is still difficult for some to classify the tone and intention of new experimental projects. [...]

November 29, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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Woollen Kits – “Four Girls”

After the tremendous damage of Hurricane Sandy, the exhausting clanging of political nonsense and a freak snowstorm, I’m probably not the only one on the east coast who craves normality. Putting on Woollen Kits’ Four Girls gave me an instant [...]

November 13, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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“Inner Mansions” by Teen Daze

Odds are, you can guess a lot about Teen Daze just by the name. Dreamy Electro-Pop? Yep. Heavy synth fills? Definitely. But is there more here than meets the eye? You betcha. Teen Daze’s first release, All of Us, Together, [...]

November 7, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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Tame Impala – “Lonerism”

Once again, an album is released in October, which begs to be played in heavy humid summer days. Lonerism, Tame Impala’s sophomore record, makes your ears feel like they’ve been blown out, without the usual throbbing pain that accompanies it. [...]

October 24, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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Harouki Zombi – “Objet Petit A”

As the name suggests, Harouki Zombi is half Japanese geisha and half zombie, complete with wild costumes and make-up for each. According to their website, their performance sets at their shows are meant to ignite a frenzy of dance and [...]

October 23, 2012 New Music, Reviews