Samuel Hernandez

Album Reviews“No No No” by Beirut
September 11. 2015 | By Samuel Hernandez

“No No No” by Beirut

No No No is a perfect, too short, return to form for Beirut.

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Album Reviews“You’re Going to Make It” by Mates of State
June 16. 2015 | By Samuel Hernandez

“You’re Going to Make It” by Mates of State

Mates of State bring only the hits for the You’re Going To Make It EP.

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Album Reviews“Pathology” by Trails and Ways
June 02. 2015 | By Samuel Hernandez

“Pathology” by Trails and Ways

Trails and Ways finds success on Pathology, smooth R&B electro pop with nothing lost in translation.

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Album Reviews“1000 Palms” by Surfer Blood
May 12. 2015 | By Samuel Hernandez

“1000 Palms” by Surfer Blood

1000 Palms is Surfer Blood’s reclamation project, a rediscovering of what made things work in the first place.

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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"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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Album Reviews“Love / Idleness” by Wardell
February 10. 2015 | By Samuel Hernandez

“Love / Idleness” by Wardell

Far from idle, Wardell add their fresh stamp and showcase a female vocalist whose shifts bring love and friendship.

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: Vinyl Pinups
May 23. 2014 | By Samuel Hernandez

HEAR THIS: Vinyl Pinups

“Gold Rays” by the Vinyl Pinups will have you smiling just in time for summer.

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