Tag Archives: Jazz

Phoebe Killdeer & The Short Straws

When I was 8 years old, my taste of music was generally limited to conventionally accessible acts in the vein of The Beatles, Radiohead, and Zeppelin. True, no one will deny the significance of any of those artists, but my … Continue reading

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Amelia Crafts A Long, Lovely List of Repairs

Regardless of the industry they work in, getting fired is something that most people have dreaded at one point in their life. Not only could it serve as a predestined financial blow, but the embarrassment caused is occasionally substantial enough … Continue reading

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Chapman & Brocker's Seamless Integration of Film & Music

For most musicians, scoring films is considered a fascinating task to undertake once success is achieved as a songwriter with individualistic aspirations. There are many prominent musicians who specialize almost solely in scoring films (John Williams, Danny Elfman, etc.), but … Continue reading

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Van Hunt Looks to Get Popular… Eventually

Our digital age allows for the mass production and distribution of all niches of music. Before technology arose into a stage of universal accessibility, releasing music to a wide array of audiences had a variety of obstacles. If you were … Continue reading

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Ann Vriend and the Spy Who Loved Her

Though the album’s name and cover art provide ample indication of its overlying theme, it is the first line on Ann Vriend‘s third album, When We Were Spies, that truly prepares the listener for the cinematic storyline that the budding … Continue reading

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Fredo Viola Takes The Turn

Some people are simply artists at heart. Whether it be through sculpture, painting, film, or music, they pursue the most personally attainable form of self-expression regardless of their environmental or social circumstances. In fact, harsher conditions have often played a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Xiu Xiu – Women as Lovers

With more subtly infectious melodies and perversely invigorating lyrical content, Xiu Xiu continue to shine as one of the most unconventionally satisfying acts in indie music on their sixth album, Women as Lovers.

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