Monthly Archives: February 2013

Album To Check Out: Youth Lagoon – Wondrous Bughouse

Two years ago, a 22 year old young man from Boise, Idaho – very much just a boy really – named Trevor Powers quietly released his debut album to the world. Calling himself Youth Lagoon, Powers’ debut record, A Year … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Passion Pit @ Peabody Opera House

Last night bought much dancing to St Louis as Passion Pit descended upon snowy St Louis to bring a little sunshine and light. Gossamer, their adored sophomore record, was my second favorite album from last year. So needless to say, … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Autre Ne Veut – Anxiety

Autre Ne Veut, despite what the name may imply is not some avant-garde French artist. Rather, he is Arthur Ashin, an electronic R&B singer by way of Brooklyn. Similar to contemporaries such as How To Dress Well, Ashin’s brand of … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Plume Giant

One of the biggest pleasures I get from attending concerts is whenever I come into a concert with no idea of who the opening bands were – and then ending up enjoying the opening band as much as or even … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Atoms For Peace – AMOK

At this point in his legendary career, every new musical output by  Thom Yorke should be treated as the memorable event that it is. Whether it be his solo output or as part of Radiohead, we all know that we … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Dan Friel – Total Folklore

It has been over a year since long-standing rock band Parts & Labor played their final show before undergoing an indefinite hiatus. Wonderfully consistent and always interesting, Parts & Labor bring a sense of reliability to their music – it … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Sally Shapiro – Somewhere Else

So here is the biggest fact you need to know regarding Swedish singer Sally Shapiro if you’re not familiar with her yet – Sally Shapiro is not her real name. It is a pseudonym constructed by producer Johan Agebjörn for … Continue reading

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