Album Reviews“California Nights” by Best Coast
May 04. 2015 | By Jamie Lynn

“California Nights” by Best Coast

With a new label and some slick production moves, Best Coast’s California Nights rocks and harmonizes its way into our bright summer; let’s see if it stays there.

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Album Reviews“Kindred” by Passion Pit
April 21. 2015 | By Nori Bell-Bhuiyan

“Kindred” by Passion Pit

It’s the same old but good old for synth-pop wonder Passion Pit’s new album Kindred.

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Album Reviews“Sound & Color” by Alabama Shakes
April 21. 2015 | By Tim Faklis

“Sound & Color” by Alabama Shakes

It’s rare that an album’s title can so properly reflect its sound, but Alabama Shakes does it with Sound & Color.

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Album Reviews“Jackrabbit” by San Fermin
April 21. 2015 | By Samuel Hernandez

“Jackrabbit” by San Fermin

Charlene Kaye and San Fermin elevate hopeless melancholy with vibrant baroque pop tunes.

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Album Reviews“Foil Deer” by Speedy Ortiz
April 21. 2015 | By Wayne Jessup

“Foil Deer” by Speedy Ortiz

Speedy Ortiz ups its production game on the dense and thorny Foil Deer, and it stands to occupy turntable space for time to come.

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Album Reviews“What For?” by Toro y Moi
April 07. 2015 | By Tim Faklis

“What For?” by Toro y Moi

Toro y Moi’s vast range of musical influences are showcased in What For, perhaps better than he’s managed to this point in his young career.

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Album Reviews“Dark Place” by Jessie Baylin
April 07. 2015 | By Jamie Lynn

“Dark Place” by Jessie Baylin

For all of you wishing Dusty Springfield has been reincarnated, Jessie Baylin’s Dark Place is proof that Buddha loves you.

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Album Reviews"New Glow" by Matt and Kim
April 07. 2015 | By Samuel Hernandez

"New Glow" by Matt and Kim

With New Glow, Matt and Kim prove sometimes it's alright to reach out to the high school crowd.

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