Valerie C.

I want to be wrapped up in all of my band shirts and cremated when I die. Throw in all my iPods for good measure.
Album Reviews“Arc” by Everything Everything
January 14. 2013 | By Valerie C.

“Arc” by Everything Everything

Overall, Everything Everything have produced a satisfying indie-pop record in Arc.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Coexist” by The xx
September 11. 2012 | By Valerie C.

ALBUM REVIEW: “Coexist” by The xx

There is a maturity and purity in their sound; a combined confidence in voice, instrument, and production that is hypnotic in its simplicity.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Sun” by Cat Power
September 04. 2012 | By Valerie C.

ALBUM REVIEW: “Sun” by Cat Power

Sun might just be Cat Power’s most optimistic record yet. As optimistic as a fearlessly vulnerable battle scarred artist such as Marshall can get.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Centipede HZ” by Animal Collective
September 04. 2012 | By Valerie C.

ALBUM REVIEW: “Centipede HZ” by Animal Collective

This album is full of fun oddities. Akin to the effects of strobe lights on your ocular senses, it is an in-your-face sound blitz on ones audible capacity.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “It’s Easy” by Dogcatcher
August 28. 2012 | By Valerie C.

ALBUM REVIEW: “It’s Easy” by Dogcatcher

On It’s Easy, Dogcatcher seem to be a lot closer to/or on track to solidifying their sound.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Nocturne” by Wild Nothing
August 28. 2012 | By Valerie C.

ALBUM REVIEW: “Nocturne” by Wild Nothing

Nocturne is an intoxicating record that unfolds with more depth after every listen.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Fragrant World” by Yeasayer
August 17. 2012 | By Valerie C.

ALBUM REVIEW: “Fragrant World” by Yeasayer

With the release of Fragrant World, Brooklyn quintet Yeasayer yet again cast off our previously conceived notions of who we think they are.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Undersea” by The Antlers
July 24. 2012 | By Valerie C.

ALBUM REVIEW: “Undersea” by The Antlers

The Antlers are back with their latest EP, Undersea, a cloudy yet limpid collection of tunes.

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