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STRFKR’s New Album ‘Miracle Mile’ Channels Energy, Color and Good Vibes

Emma Dahl February 27, 2013

Miracle Mile, Portland, Ore. band STRFKR's third full-length album, is a colorful continuation and development of the band's percolating electronic style. The last two albums that the band released...

‘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...

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Do you wub dubstep?

Clara Bartlett October 6, 2011

Ever hear those reverberant drum patterns pulsing at maximum volume on some kid's headphones in the library? Ever go to a party and find yourself dying with intense anticipation of a bass drop? Or...

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga

caitlinhardee September 15, 2011

Bass pulsed through the arid earth. On Saturday, Sept. 10, IDentity Festival turned The Gorge Amphitheatre into a giant subwoofer, the scenic sweep of cliffs vibrating with sonic power. A sea of tie-dye...

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