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Sleater Kinney Announces They Have Reunited

October 20th, 2014 By Kevin Amodia

What began as an announcement for a new song, pressed on a 7-inch, that comes with a career spanning vinyl box set, has become an announcement of the reuniting of Sleater-Kinney.
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Maggie Bjorklund – Shaken

October 21st, 2014 By Jared Schultz

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Death and the Pedal Steel

What we have in Maggie Björklund’s sophomore album Shaken is, at its core, a rumination on death by way of what can be described as pedal steel guitar with a Danish twist. The Danish twist is a simplified way of describing Björklund’s approach to this instrument. Her style of playing is dramatically different from what most would be used to hearing. Read more…

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Gorgon City – Sirens

October 21st, 2014 By Jeremy Rellosa

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A UK House Music Sample Plate

Gorgon City is the UK production duo of Kye “Foamo” Gibbon and Matt “RackNRuin” Robson-Scott. Their latest release, Sirens, is a collection of the singles and various tracks they’ve produced. Each track on the album features a different artist, in which Robson-Scott and Gibbon are writers/producers. Given this layout, Gorgon City delivers a color wheel of house music. While each track is different in its own sense, each carries a distinct Gorgon City watermark. Read more…

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Ani DiFranco – Allergic to Water

October 21st, 2014 By Renee Fabian

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This is Me, Sincerely

A quintessential feminist icon of the music world and beyond, Ani DiFranco is no stranger to records showcasing her dedication to independent, smart and political music. Under the umbrella of the folk genre, which DiFranco broadly defines as an “attitude” rather than simply just a genre, Allergic to Water captures DiFranco’s signature style–honesty, seriousness and musicality. Read more…

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Kasabian – 48:13

October 20th, 2014 By Jeremy Rellosa

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Rowdy Electro-Rock?

Kasabian is a band known for their electronic-tinged rock – a kind that’s beat-heavy and full. Some would even call it danceable. They’re best represented by their hook-driven singles like “Club Foot,” “Fire” and “Underdog”. For their fifth album, 48:13 is a well-produced album – each track seems polished and listened with a careful ear. Read more…

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Paloma Faith – A Perfect Contradiction

Foxygen – …And Star Power

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Baker Street Saxophone Player Raphael Ravenscroft Has Died

October 22nd, 2014 By Nicolle Periola

Raphael Ravenscroft, the man who produced the haunting saxophone solo on Gerry Rafferty’s “Baker Street”, dies at age 60. Read more…

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Orbital Announce They Are Breaking Up For The Second Time

October 22nd, 2014 By Nicolle Periola

English electronic dance music duo Orbital, have officially called it quits once again. This marks their second breakup since their formation in 1989. Read more…

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Foo Fighters Announce Fall 2014 Sonic Highways Screenings And Shows

October 22nd, 2014 By Nicolle Periola

Following a five-day residence on the Late Show with David Letterman, the Foo Fighters have officially confirmed a second Sonic Highways premiere screening and show. Dave Grohl’s hometown of Washington D.C. will serve as the setting of the second episode of the HBO series. Read more…

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Buzzcocks Announce New Album The Way For November 2014 Release

October 21st, 2014 By Jackie Ruth

Buzzcocks will be releasing their new album, The Way, on November 18, via 1-2-3-4 Go! Records.
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Metallica Will Perform At Blizzcon Gaming Convention

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Future Islands @ Union Transfer 1/10 - Philadelphia

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Daft Punk Unveiled

May 16th, 2014

the daftest punk of all --- friendship

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