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    Run The Jewels 2 Review
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    I’m going to be quite honest, when Run The Jewels dropped last year, I couldn’t get into it.  It was one of the albums I was looking forward to the most and it underwhelmed me.  To make matters worse, it seemed like everyone around me suddenly knew the album, and it was their favorite thing […]

    Want To Make A Nostalgic Slideshow? Try These 10 Songs
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    Nostalgia! The internet has made the act of looking back fondly on the past into the hottest new trend of the 21st century. We love to look back and think about how our lives are like a movie, and the part we’re in now is just the beginning of a wonderful journey, because we’re all […]

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    The Ever Enigma: Seeing Bob Dylan
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    While at the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago a few weeks ago, I noticed a lot of young men who could be Bob Dylan; mops of curly hair, non-descript pea-coats, with shuffling, languid walks that seemed to belong to a subterranean coffee shop in Greenwich Village circa 1965. They were, as I was, there to […]

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    Moments of Clarity Review: Is This the End of an Era?
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    Or should I say, the end of an ERRA. Do you get it? It’s funny because-…never mind. ERRA Moments of Clarity Sumerian Records November 10th, 2014 2014 has proven to be an exciting year for progressive-metalcore outfit ERRA. Still on the high of a very well received sophomore album, (Augment, 2013 via Tragic Hero Records) ERRA have been […]

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    Adimiron – Timelapse Review
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    Adimiron Timelapse Scarlet Records November 4th, 2014 After entering their tenth year of existence, progressive metal outfit Adimiron will release their fourth effort Timelapse this November. Brutality is a universal language, but Adimiron honors that now time-honored tradition of European metal bands singing in English. So you’ll have no idea they hail from Italy. Well, now you […]

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    Adult Swim Singles Program 2014: Bangers and Mashups
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    It must not be difficult to launch a record label, otherwise you wouldn’t see just about every band signing other bands in their own image. See also: Deathwish, All Black and Third Man. What you don’t see are very many fringe cartoon studios getting into the game. In fact, there’s only one: Adult Swim. Adult Swim already […]

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    Songs Of Indifference
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    At the launch of Apple’s new iPhones and Apple Watch, U2 announced that their new album Songs Of Innocence would be given away for free to 500 million iTunes users via Apple’s iCloud service. Initially conceived as Songs Of Ascent, a companion to No Line On The Horizon, the album had a difficult six year […]