Category Archive: Albums

Review: Antony and the Johnsons, ‘Cut the World’

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Only the first two tracks on Antony and the Johnsons’ new live album, Cut the World, bear completely new material. The opening title track,  “Cut the World,” was written as part of the… Continue reading

Listen: Two Inch Punch, ‘Saturn: The Slow Jams’ EP

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The Two Inch Punch moniker is one that’s been bouncing around the blogosphere for at least a year and a half, and nobody can write about the guy without throwing in a “Look… Continue reading

Review: SpaceGhostPurrp, ‘Mysterious Phonk: The Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp’

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Download: SpaceGhostPurrp, “No Evidence” [audio http://promo.4ad.com/SpaceGhostPurrp/noevidence_edit.mp3] Read this and other reviews at BPM. Imagine every sound that you’d expect from any macho, dimly-lit and explosion-filled sci-fi action flick: a few bells ringing down a burning… Continue reading

Listen: Neat Beats, ‘Cosmic Surgery’ (2011)

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For a musicophile, finding fresh music can become a chore. I often get in the lazy habit of returning to the same handful of websites or sources, and often times the biggest music… Continue reading

Dear Fionn Regan: Take My Money, I Want Your EPs

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I’ve never been shy about professing my love for the music of Irish singer-songwriter Fionn Regan. For instance, when people know you’re a music lover, “What’s your favorite album?” is a popular question.… Continue reading

Review: Bon Iver, ‘iTunes Session’

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Read it at Beats Per Minute.  When NPR broadcasted a Bon Iver concert live from Washington, D.C.’s own 9:30 Club last summer, I was listening. I was lying in a dorm room in… Continue reading

Download: DJ Juls, ‘Jungle Book Beat Tape’

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Download: DJ Juls, ‘Jungle Book Beat Tape’ Okay, it’s been a little over two months since belated, baby has seen a new post. But after knocking out another busy finals week, overcoming a… Continue reading

Review: Bobby Womack, ‘The Bravest Man In The Universe’

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Read it at Beats Per Minute. Continue imagining yourself as invincible as you will, such is natural. But before taking on The Bravest Man In The Universe—soul legend Bobby Womack’s first original work… Continue reading

Review: BJ the Chicago Kid, ‘Pineapple Now-Laters’

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Read it at BPM: Review: BJ the Chicago Kid – Pineapple Now-Laters Download: BJ the Chicago Kid, “His Pain II (feat. Kendrick Lamar)” Amidst a barrage of suave, assured, confectionary-based dedications and promises… Continue reading

Review: Chromatics, ‘Kill for Love’

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Download: Chromatics, “Kill for Love” On the Chromatics’ latest release Kill For Love, producer Johnny Jewel crafts a record of cinematic scope and splendor. The sprawling 90-minute record is the Portland-based group’s fourth… Continue reading