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ALBUM: Hot Chip’s In Our Heads

Based in London, Hot Chip is known for their danceable beats and interesting quirks, truths that shine through in a deep way on their latest album, In Our Heads.  While the lyrics explore some deeper themes often not seen in pop music, like religion, marriage, and children,

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ALBUM: The Smashing Pumpkins’ Oceania

The Smashing Pumpkins new album, Oceania, now available for live streaming and preorder on iTunes, is due to be released on June 19th opens strong with “Quasar.”  After a moment of ambient noise, the song begins with a crunching bass line typical of a Pumpkins song, summarily followed by a pulsating guitar riff and background drumming that for other artists is intricate enough to be a drum solo.  All t

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The XX- New Album, Tracks

The British indie pop band, The xx has officially announced a release date for their hinted-at new album, Coexist. The album will be out September 11 in the US (September 10 internationally) through Young Turks.

September is a long ways away, but at this rate, we shouldn't have

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ALBUM: Synthetica from Metric

In 2008, indie-rockers Metric crooned “Help, I’m Alive.”  It's 2012, and Metric is still very, very alive, their newest album being anything but disappointing.  The four-piece band from Toronto gave themselves a tough act to follow after the highly acclaimed Fantasies in 2009--it topped a couple charts and snagged Metric two Juno awards.

But Me

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Sigur Rós' New Album, Valtari
Sigur Rós' New Album, Valtari
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ALBUM: Sigur Rós’ Valtari

Yesterday was a big day for music as not only did Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros release their second album, Here, but Icelandic ambient post-rock group, Sigur Rós released their sixth studio album, Valtari.  While one could go on and on about how incredi

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ALBUM: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros’ Here

Almost two years ago now a new band, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, exploded onto the scene, most notably due to the bouncy and folkish duet "Home," which really showcased the feel of the two main singers, Alexander Ebert and Jade Castrinos.  

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Album Review: Jack White’s Blunderbuss

Jack White has had quite the career. From wild success with The White Stripes, to multiple acclaimed smaller groups (namely The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather) to collaborations with the likes of Insane Clown Posse and Alicia Keys. Not to mention he runs a record label, Third Man Reco

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EXPOSURE/ALBUM: Frankie Rose’s Interstellar

From rockabilly-country to garage punk-rock, Frankie Rose has been a part of a series of varying, seemingly incongruous projects.  She started out playing in San Francisco with some random groups.  One of them was Cow People, the rockabilly-country group that was admittedly her  "goofiest" project

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EXPOSURE: My Head is an Animal by Of Monsters and Men

The band Of Monsters and Men just released their debut studio album on this continent April 3.  It was released in their native Iceland last September.  After their debut single, "Little Talks," topped the charts in Iceland, they be

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White Rabbits Announces Release of 3rd Album and Tour Dates

The third album of the Missouri-bred band White Rabbits is set to be released March 6 on the tbd label, followed by a vinyl release a week later on White Iris.  The band hopes to continue the success of their 2009 release, It's Frightening, which was deemed "An American sound that fortifies its brain with muscle" by John Pareles of The New York Times.  A fre

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