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Department of Eagles

A good majority of people have, at one point in their lives, been forced to live with someone who does not exactly coincide with their standards of life. Roommate horror stories can be as amusing as they are appalling, but ever...
 
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Faded Paper Figures

Side projects are an aspect of music that has gradually allowed artists to explore different scenarios, both in a stylistic and collaborative vein, without as much habituated pressure for decades. Considering that many successf...

 
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Jong Pang Follows the Bright White Light

Ambition can play an interesting role in an artist’s production of their own music, especially during a dramatic period of stylistic transition. It sounds like common sense, but if one were to intricately shuffle through ...
 
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E.S.L. Make Eye Contact

They call themselves a “band of gypsies”, a group that shows extreme veneration for the past without any regard for the fickle opinion of those trapped within the exclusive glow of present ideals. Many would refer to it as a ma...

 
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Sailing the Pacific!

One Jens Lekman lyric that remains so humorously memorable to me was a line on “The Cold Swedish Winter” which remarked that many people have assumed his native Sweden to consist of nothing but “porn and gonorrhea”. Regardless ...
 
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Four Years Around The Sun

I know that I am not the only one to have known of an individual who was labeled as “the guitar guy” all throughout high school. You know, that dude who wandered around parties with an acoustic guitar by his side, p...

 
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Dual Hawks: Centro-matic and South San Gabriel

As someone with an accurate perception of the arduously precise process of songwriting and music production, I am occasionally astounded by the work ethic and creative force that some musicians incorporate into their material. ...
 
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Comfortable Fujifabric for a Teenager

Though such a statement may ring of dramatized pessimism, it is near impossible for a Japanese band to find a substantial following in the west. Unless you count the bilingual listeners who specialize exclusively in the languag...

 
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REVIEW: Supergrass – Diamond Hoo Ha

Out of all the British bands who became staples of Brit-pop and rock in the mid ’90s, Supergrass remains one of the most consistently capable acts who are still together. While they will be forever revered in the UK for c...
 
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Rachel Taylor Brown Spends Half Hours With the Lower Creatures

It takes courage to recognize and reflect upon past mistakes, especially if the circumstances were difficult to describe or overcome. It takes even more courage to share such incidents with the general public, with the intrepid...