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Borrowed Time- Parquet Courts

I guess Parquet Courts is what I should consider my guilty pleasure of the year and this track is easily my favorite track off of the album they put out this year. There is nothing incredibly spectacular or mind blowing … Continue reading

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Fragment 2- These New Puritans

Haunting and beautifully simple, the opening piano notes of “Fragment Two” just suck me in like a black hole, entrapping me in the song and the endless hidden splendor of the way the melody rises and falls, like a heart … Continue reading

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No Below- Speedy Ortiz

The contrast of gentle guitar and the even gentler voice of Sadie Dupuis in the beginning of the song and the chorus punctured by the withering guitar that slams through the song while Dupuis, still almost whispering cries out “I … Continue reading

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Deerhunter- The 40 Watt Club, November 2013

Goddamn! Deerhunter turns up for live shows! It was literally the exact opposite of what I thought I would be witnessing and I have never been more pleased with a show simply because I was expecting drone or soft quiet … Continue reading

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Autre Ne Veut- Pitchfork Music Festival, Union Park, Chicago, July 2013

Autre Ne Veut is one damn dramatic dude. I never realized that was what the point of his music is until I saw him live, but man, when he sings he is putting as much energy, if not more, into … Continue reading

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Foxygen- Pitchfork Music Festival, Union Park, Chicago, July, 2013

I saw one song, and one song only, but it was apparently the liveliest and most interesting of their whole set. From what I read later on, the lead singer of Foxygen never recaptured the energy he had for his … Continue reading

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Chris Kasper- Bagabones

Artist: Chris Kasper Album: Bagabones Label: East Ghost Music FCC Clean Using the description, “a more rocked out version of old Iron & Wine,” has never felt more appropriate than for an album like Bagabones. A lot of blues, horn … Continue reading

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