Monthly Archives: June 2014

Favorite Albums of 2014 – Halfway Point

Well, here we are at the halfway point of 2014. As a whole, the first half year of 2014 isn’t as strong music-wise in my personal opinion versus the first halves of years past. In fact, I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Phox – Phox

Phox are six-piece band coming from the unassuming town of Baraboo, Wisconsin. Led by lead songwriter Zach Johnston and lead singer Monica Martin, the six friends started playing around the Madison area in 2013 and were quickly able to attract … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Strand of Oaks – HEAL

Truth be told, prior to this year, I haven’t really paid a whole lot of attention to Strand of Oaks, the solo project of Philadelphia via Indiana’s Timothy Showalter. The first three records of Strand of Oaks started out as … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Austra – Habitat EP

The last time we heard from Toronto’s Austra, the dark-synth band has just released their underrated sophomore record Olympia early last year and have trimmed down its roster to a solid three – lead singer Katie Stelmanis, bassist Dorian Wolf, … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence

I used to have conflicted opinions about Lana Del Rey, and I think I’m not the only one. Ever since her (fantastic) first hit single Video Games came out in late 2011, people have either been obsessing over or just … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery Ray LaMontagne w/ Hamilton Leithauser @ The Fabulous Fox

Last night brought the incomparable Ray LaMontagne here to St Louis to perform at The Fabulous Fox. It was a special night not only because it has been almost eight years since the celebrated songwriter performed in town, but also … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: The Antlers – Familiars

Back in 2009, Brooklyn band The Antlers came unto the public’s attention with their breakout third record Hospice. Before then, The Antlers had been a solo bedroom project by Peter Silberman. But for Hospice, he teamed up with percussionist Michael … Continue reading

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