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Dubstep for dummies

February 3, 2011

Skrillex - Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites (Dylan Sanders Cut n Paste Edit) by djdylansanders A song with a nice melody that is contrasted by absolutely filthy wobble bass.  This song is a good first foray into the genre. ...

Deerhunter camouflaged

Deerhunter camouflaged

October 7, 2010

The Compost – Khilling American values

March 31, 2010

By MICHAEL HAM [email protected] Well folks, once again, I am shocked. Once again, our country THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is threatened by COMMUNISM. I thought that the passage of Socialist Obamacare, which forces us s...

The newest sound from Newsom

March 3, 2010

What kinds of musical acts release three-CD albums? Usually it is some obscure prog rock/metal band with a giant concept album about the bloody adventures of Norse gods. How about a folk group led by a woman who plays the harp? Although...

Indie band’s latest is “Golden”

February 24, 2010

Two years after releasing the masterful “Rook,” Shearwater returns with another truly beautiful album. “The Golden Archipelago” continues Shearwater’s journey into redefining modern folk. Everything about Shearwater...

Surfer Blood serves as precursor to a surf rock revival

February 17, 2010

I think I’ve finally figured it out! Apparently at the beginning of each decade of music, we start all over again in the 1960s and slowly travel our way up until the late 80s and start it all over again when the next decade...

A dreamy, happy album

February 11, 2010

Sit down, close your eyes, and say “Beach House” and “Teen Dream.” What do you see? What do you feel? What do you hear? Whatever it is, it’s probably a lot like what Beach House’s third album “Teen Dream” sounds...

Eat up: New Spoon album

February 3, 2010

How can you come up with a better name for an album than “Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga?” You don’t really, but that’s OK. No, this is not an album by 2.5 Lady Gagas — it is Spoon’s spectacular last album. Spoon’s last three albums...

Take a bite out of Vampire Weekend’s latest

January 27, 2010

By BRETT BACON Happy 2010 everybody! I’m back to review a new decade in music (for the next four months anyway) and things already look good for the future with Vampire Weekend's new album “Contra.” I was actually surprised...

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