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Marauder by Interpol

Interpol’s last attempt at experimenting, their 2010 self-titled, face planted. During the recording of that record the band’s bassist Carlos Dengler left the group and the three remaining members salvaged what they could from those sessions. It’s not a terrible album, it just doesn’t hold up alongside the rest of the group’s discography. El Pintor, […]

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Andrew’s Favorite Albums and Concerts of 2017

2017 was a fairly rough year all around for many of us, mostly due to the current political situation, however, it ended up being quite a memorable year in music. This is certainly one of the primary factors that helped us get through it. For me, the year started out slow in regards to music, but […]

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Fotoform

Fotoform

Out of the ashes of C’est la Mort, one of Seattle’s best 1980s underground inspired bands, Fotoform has arrived with a stellar new self-titled album. Fotoform released their eponymous debut LP earlier this year, following several years of line-up changes and appearances on a handful of compilations. The previous version of the group, C’est la Mort, issued the […]

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Until the Hunter by Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions

About a year ago, Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions quietly released their third album, Until the Hunter, another stunningly gorgeous record that somehow fell largely unnoticed. It is a mystery how such a beautiful release could have ended up between the cracks as it ranks just as highly as Sandoval’s other two solo recordings. […]

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How Did I Find Myself Here? by The Dream Syndicate

Although it is amazing to finally have a new album by The Dream Syndicate, this particular reformation seemed quite unlikely. It’s not that the likelihood was impossible by any means, but the original line-up getting back together would have been a surprise. The first line-up that created the absolute masterpiece, The Days of Wine and […]

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