Monthly Archives: October 2007

18 & Under: Our Next Generation (pt. 1)

Though the authors of such publications are old and washed-up enough to be veterans of a retirement home, I continue to read how the youth of this generation are in a continuous downward spiral. As one of the millions that … Continue reading

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Charmparticles Stay Alive in the Hot Spell

Some bands relish darkness. No, I am not referring to those talentless emo/goth hopeless hopefuls either. This one goes out to the artists who actually know more than three chords, the ones who have the ability to create an atmosphere … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Babyshambles – Shotter's Nation

The king of British tabloids crafts an album that hopes to be the first step toward his highly publicized “comeback trail”.

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Leigh Marble Stays Fast & Loose

While I am aware that it is terribly cliché to begin an article with a quote, it is often true that the words of a respected philosopher are valued more considerably in society than those of some young music fan. … Continue reading

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The Defog's Impressive Ebb and Flow

As important as a debut album is, it usually inherits expectations that are either nonexistent or minimal at best. The artist is inexperienced, giddy, and often in awe of their surroundings. If a debut comes off in any way as … Continue reading

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Yelle It, Shout It

When covering pop music from different countries like France or Japan, I often wonder whether these artists place an emphasis on melody over lyrical content in their efforts to gain overseas exposure. While the internet has made self-learning any common … Continue reading

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This Magnet Attracts

When listening to music, whether you are an amateur or an apparent know-it-all, it is usually easy to recognize when an artist is on the verge of mainstream success. Providing a sense of both instant accessibility and amiability, the genre … Continue reading

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