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A R I Z O N A – ASLYUM Album Review

Album: ASYLUM Artist: A R I Z O N A Genre: Electropop, dance-pop Sub-Genres: Chill pop Label: Atlantic Recording Corporation  Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: Arizona (stylized as A R I Z O N A) are not actually from Arizona. The New Jersey band sells electropop a la The 1975 with the subdued guitar lines of… Continue reading A R I Z O N A – ASLYUM Album Review

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Vampire Weekend – “This Life/Unbearably White” Review

Album: This Life/Unbearably White Artist: Vampire Weekend Genre: Indie Pop Sub-Genres: Worldbeat, Surf Pop Label: Columbia Records Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: Ezra Koenig and his merry band of supernatural sexual metaphors are back with the final two singles before the fourth Vampire Weekend studio album is released on May 3rd. And, lucky for us, “This Life”… Continue reading Vampire Weekend – “This Life/Unbearably White” Review

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Xiu Xiu – Girl with Basket of Fruit

Album: Girl with Basket of Fruit Artist: Xiu Xiu Genre: Experimental, Industrial Sub-Genres: Noise Label: Polyvinyl Non-Airable Tracks: 1, 5, 7 Description: If I’m to be completely honest with myself, this album makes me nauseous. I like to think that I’m experienced with my treatment of experimental music, as several of my favorite artists examine and… Continue reading Xiu Xiu – Girl with Basket of Fruit

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Girlpool – What Chaos is Imaginary

Album: What Chaos is Imaginary Artist: Girlpool Genre: Indie Rock Sub-Genres: Dream Pop, Lo-Fi Label: Anti Music Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: Girlpool’s greatest strengths are their versatility in song writing. On their fourth album, What Chaos is Imaginary, the indie pop tunes are in full force. Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad have such a natural synergy… Continue reading Girlpool – What Chaos is Imaginary

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“Harmony Hall”/”2021” – Vampire Weekend (Single)

Single: “Harmony Hall”/”2021” Artist: Vampire Weekend Genre: Baroque Pop Sub-Genres: GratefulDead-Core, Art Pop Label: Columbia Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: “Harmony Hall”/”2021” is one of three promised double A-side singles to be released by indie darlings Vampire Weekend on the eve of the release of their fourth LP, Father of the Bride. Father of the Bride is… Continue reading “Harmony Hall”/”2021” – Vampire Weekend (Single)