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46. Panopticon – Roads To The North

Panopticon- Roads To The North When I first heard about Panopticon a couple years ago, I was enamored with the fusion of what I at first considered two very different genres of music. The idea of combining folk and metal … Continue reading

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28. Elizabeth Morris- Optimism

This was one of those cases where I really did judge an album by its cover. I had noticed a crude hand drawn picture of the back of a woman’s head for an album cover had been reviewed on Pitchfork … Continue reading

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Delicate Cycle- The Uncluded

Such a simple yet subtle song, “Delicate Cycle” resonated with me because of its sheer minimalism yet heavy underlying message. A song about depression and isolation, the song is all sang/rapped over a gentle acoustic track that makes me think … Continue reading

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Andrew Jackson Jihad- Sunshine Theater and The Gasworks, July 2013

I have never experienced a show quite like the Andrew Jackson Jihad one at Sunshine before. First off, I was on the rail a feat I rarely accomplished, second, I was actually there to see the opening band more than … Continue reading

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Trampled By Turtles and Calexico- Sunshine Theater January – 2013

Expectations about anything can blow up in someone’s face almost at will. Anticipating anything can end up being dangerous once things get going, and events rarely transpire as predicted. My experience at Trampled by Turtles and Calexico really is the … Continue reading

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33. There’s No Leaving Now-The Tallest Man On Earth

Most bands or artists that have a distinct formula for creating music have about three albums of that style before they need to begin to grow and morph into something more in order to keep the fan base they have … Continue reading

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