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Album Reviews"Tides End" by Minks
August 05. 2013 | By Ace Ubas

"Tides End" by Minks

Minks’ Sonny Kilfoyle found solace in the East End of Long Island, spawning a new direction in the synth-pop sophomore album in Tides End.

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Album Reviews“Jinx” by Weekend
July 23. 2013 | By Ace Ubas

“Jinx” by Weekend

Weekend’s sophomore effort gives My Bloody Valentine’s mbv a run for its money for best and loudest shoegaze album of 2013.

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Album Reviews“Olympia” by Austra
June 11. 2013 | By Ace Ubas

“Olympia” by Austra

Toronto’s Austra puts forth an impressive collaborative dance-oriented second LP, Olympia filled with personal lyrics.

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: Twin Wave
May 30. 2013 | By Ace Ubas

HEAR THIS: Twin Wave

Brooklyn up-and-comers, Twin Wave, impressively blend a mix of styles on smooth soulful single “Relapse.”

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Free StuffFREE WEEKEND PASSES: Jubilee Music And Arts Festival @ LA Arts District 6/7-8/13
May 29. 2013 | By Ace Ubas

FREE WEEKEND PASSES: Jubilee Music And Arts Festival @ LA Arts District 6/7-8/13

Arts, music, food, booze, and shopping…and you could get a pair of weekend passes for FREE. Uhh yep.

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May 24. 2013 | By Ace Ubas


Los Angeles-based songstress Jenny O chats about her debut album Automechanic and her experience on the Revival Tour.

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Album Reviews“Morning Weather” by KG Bird
May 07. 2013 | By Ace Ubas

“Morning Weather” by KG Bird

For a band that’s relatively up-and-coming, KG Bird has managed to write a series of songs that seem effortless, collected, and most importantly, genuine.

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: Valleys
April 24. 2013 | By Ace Ubas

HEAR THIS: Valleys

Montreal duo Valleys concoct the perfect balance of shoegaze and synth-pop on ethereal single “Undream a Year.”

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