31 July 2013

This Week’s #1: The Weeknd- “Love In The Sky”

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I’m personally a huge fan of Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd and a lot of the music he’s produced in the last two years. The extremely poignant tracks he releases …

17 March 2013

Molly Wagger- “Stoneclouds”

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Scottish folktronica outfit Molly Wagger gained quiet but consistently positive recognition for their 2011 debut, Flambeaux.  The record is a heady brew of subdued electronic texture and warm, rich emotion; certainly, it is more …

07 March 2013

Things That Make Me Melt #2: Insect Ark – “Symbols”

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Chills run up and down my spine. My ego says “fuck this man, I’m out of here”! The pressure builds in my ears as the instrumental drones of Insect Ark’s …

05 December 2012

They Will Take My Island by Robert Martin

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Modern classical music is primarily a consort of the modern musical elite, with little to no basis in consumer demand.  It is more often than not the product of a …

16 November 2012

Things That Make Me Melt #1: WAZU – “Ghost Years”

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I was walking through the grocery store the first time I heard “Ghost Years” by the minimal-electro-glam-darkwave group WAZU. I melted when the guitars came in. They shimmer on both …

22 October 2012

This Week’s #1: The Weeknd – “Wicked Games”

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Abel Tesfaye has been around long enough to be selling out shows but you still might not know who he is or why people (see John Norris of MTV) are …

14 October 2012

This Week’s Number One: Deftones – “Tempest”

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Deftones have been creating music since ’88 and haven’t had a single line-up change until tragedy struck their bassist Chi Cheng in 2008 (he’s been recovering at home as of the latest news, …

08 October 2012

This Week’s Number One: Adele- “Skyfall”

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This week, I thought we’d try something new and introduce a new feature that focuses solely on a song. Yeah, album releases lend themselves to more dissection but sometimes, a …

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