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FIDLAR record review

FIDLAR record review

Kyle Seasly February 14, 2013

FIDLAR's eponymous debut album leads with the track "Cheap Beer," whose chorus echoes "I drink/ cheap beer/ so what/ [expletive] you,"  which sets the tone for the entire album. The song sounds like...

Ingrid Michaelson explores dark vulnerability with ‘Human Again’

Mallory Martin May 3, 2012

With the release of her fifth album, Human Again, singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson exposes us to a darker, less romantic side of her talents. In a time when audiences eat up whimsical indie performers...

‘First Aid Kit’ delicately probes wounds of the soul

caitlinhardee March 13, 2012

As March winds chill your bones and roil the skies in a haze of gray, revel in the melancholy for a moment and tune your ears to the sweet sorrow of Swedish folk-pop act First Aid Kit. Consisting of sisters...

‘Some Nights’ brimming with anthemic Fun.

Mallory Martin March 11, 2012

F un. is the name of the band, and their latest album Some Nights is just that. After the breakup of his band The Format, lead singer Nate Ruess went on to create Fun. in 2008. Tuesday, Feb. 21 marked...

‘Talk That Talk’ rarely ‘walks the walk’

Alex Hagen February 23, 2012

Rihanna, the pop world's most prolific star, has released six full-length albums over the past seven years. Her most recent one, Talk That Talk, is an uneven, but cohesive collection of songs that center...

Bowies experimental gems lie Low

Bowie’s experimental gems lie ‘Low’

caitlinhardee February 16, 2012

In 1976, rock legend David Bowie moved to West Berlin, ostensibly to clean up, stop using cocaine and get his life back in order. Why anyone would imagine Berlin to be a suitable rehab center is unclear,...

Pedal to the ‘Metals’—Feist releases perfect travel album

Clara Bartlett December 1, 2011

This past summer, I went to visit my aunt in Wyoming.  I was really excited to 1.) travel alone,  2.) sit in a window seat  and 3.) listen to a fantastic playlist  (in which I had invested a disproportionate...

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