Monthly Archives: October 2013

Album To Check Out: Cut Copy – Free Your Mind

Amidst all the hoopla regarding the release of the new Arcade Fire record and its recent trend towards a more euphoric danceable sound, what seems to get lost is that there is actually a new record coming out that embodies … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Swearin’ – Surfing Strange

One of the breakout albums of 2013 has been Cerulean Salt by singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield, also known by her project name, Waxahatchee. With a nostalgic nod to the confessional songwriters of the 90s, Katie’s output as Waxahatchee is at once … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Arcade Fire – Reflektor

Well, I can safely say that it has come down to this. From my view, the 2013 musical year is about to hit its climax with the biggest, most-anticipated, not to mention most-hyped and likely best-selling indie record to come … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Los Campesinos! – No Blues

In a lot of ways, I feel like I have grown up with Welsh band Los Campesinos! I got to know them from the beginning when they had just formed and were just fresh faced college kids. I’ve seen them … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Lucius – Wildewoman

During Tuesday night’s The Head and The Heart show at The Pageant, Josiah Johnson asked the crowd if they were able to see Lucius the night before when they played at Blueberry Hill as they were good friends of the … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: The Head and The Heart @ The Pageant and Vintage Vinyl

Last night brought Seattle six-piece The Head and The Heart for a packed show at The Pageant here in St Louis. Though it was a cold, gloomy, cloudy night (“reminds me of Seattle”, singer Jonathan Russell commented), the band brought … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Courtney Barnett

The past few weeks have seen the releases of a number of major albums from highly anticipated artists. So much so that I didn’t find time to do one of my favorite music-related activities – discovering new artists on the … Continue reading

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