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King Krule – Alone, Omen 3

Album: Alone, Omen 3 Artist: King Krule Genre: Neo-Psychadelia Sub-Genres: Art Rock Label: N/A Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: Is it me, or is music melting? If one listens to the older stuff of Psychadelic Rock, or it’s then-contemporary cousin, Prog Rock, there’s less distortion! This is also the same with Rap, as beats have become… Continue reading King Krule – Alone, Omen 3

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Navy Blue – Àdá Irin

Album: Àdá Irin Artist: Navy Blue Genre: Hip-Hop Sub-Genres: Abstract Hip-Hop, Conscious Hip-Hop Label: N/A Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: I haven’t heard an album like this in years. This is not necessarily a good thing. There are cringy phases in one’s life one lives over; obsessions over the Amen break, weird anime music phases, harsh… Continue reading Navy Blue – Àdá Irin

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The Psychedelic Furs – “Don’t Believe” Review

Album: Don't Believe Artist: The Psychedelic Furs Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Post-punk, New wave Label: The Psychedelic Furs Partnership Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: Usually, the big artists in the music business cycle in and out along with the sounds and trends of their respective decades. Most of the time, this results in the artists calling it quits entirely, or stepping… Continue reading The Psychedelic Furs – “Don’t Believe” Review

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Nicki Minaj- “Yikes” Single Track Review

Album: "Yikes" Single Artist: Nicki Minaj Genre: Hip hop/Rap Label: Young Money/Cash Money Records Non-Airable Tracks: The whole track Description: After a declaration of retirement, the queen of rap is back with the single "Yikes". I am proud (but also somewhat ashamed) to honestly say that I am one of Nicki Minaj's biggest fans ever....but this… Continue reading Nicki Minaj- “Yikes” Single Track Review

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Khruangbin and Leon Bridges- Texas Sun Review

Album: Texas Sun Artist: Khruangbin and Leon Bridges Genre: Indie Rock Sub-Genres: Funky soul surf psych jams Label: Dead Oceans Non-Airable Tracks: None 🙂 Description: Houston's Khruangbin and Fort Worth's Leon Bridges both put their Texan pride together with Texas Sun. By colliding Khruangbin's psychedelic instrumental sound and Bridge's soulful voice, the team created something that… Continue reading Khruangbin and Leon Bridges- Texas Sun Review

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Bag Raiders – Horizons Review

Album: Horizons Artist: Bag Raiders Genre: RPM Sub-Genres: Electronica, Synthpop, Sunshine Pop Label: Modular Recordings Pty Limited Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: One of the things that I love the most about the music industry, is its unpredictability. From the listeners' perspective, this unpredictability might come in the form of an artist or band, experimenting with a style that may seem strange, but… Continue reading Bag Raiders – Horizons Review

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Your Old Droog-Jewelry

Album: Jewelry Artist: Your Old Droog Genre: Hip-Hop Sub-Genres: Underground Label: Mongoloid Banks Non-Airable Tracks: All Jewelry is Your Old Droog's third album of 2019, following April's It Wasn't Even Close and June's Transportation. The New York rapper hit his stride in 2019 closing it out strong with his latest Jewelry. Fitting that this album released on the first night of… Continue reading Your Old Droog-Jewelry

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13th Annual Gem and Jam Festival Review

The Gem and Jam Festival was the ultimate culmination of art, music, and colorful culture mixed in one giant kaleidoscope of fun. The people, the atmosphere, the music, the vendors, the venue, everything about this event was what I wanted out of this weekend music festival in the desert.  Images by Aidan Moncrief for KAMP… Continue reading 13th Annual Gem and Jam Festival Review

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Tacocat Rocks 191 Toole, 1/24/2020

As a Seattle-area native, a feminist, and an a pop-punk fan, its no surprise that Tacocat is one of my favorite bands. Formed in Seattle in 2007 of singer Emily Nokes, guitarist Eric Randall, drummer Lelah Maupin, and bassist Bree McKenna, Tacocat is an indie pop-punk quartet known for their vibrant aesthetic and bubbly, humorous,… Continue reading Tacocat Rocks 191 Toole, 1/24/2020

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Algiers – There is No Year Album Review

Album: There is No Year Artist: Algiers Genre: Rock Sub-Genres: Post Punk Label: Matador Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: In the sea of modern post punk bands that draw their sound from the 70s and 80s, Algiers have always stood out. From the large amount of electronics and other instruments the band used to the industrial… Continue reading Algiers – There is No Year Album Review

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The Professionals – The Professionals

Album: The Professionals Artist: The Professionals (Madlib/Oh No) Genre: West Coast Hip Hop Sub-Genres: Abstract Hip Hop Label: Rappcats Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: Madlib has a brother. I did not know this. For those not in the know, the said brother of Madlib is Oh No, the rapping component of this producer/lyricist duo. Madlib has… Continue reading The Professionals – The Professionals

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Holy Fuck – Deleter Review

Album: Deleter Artist: Holy Fuck Genre: RPM Sub-Genres: Electronica, Noise Rock, Electro-Industrial Label: Holy EF Music Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: When it comes to separating the elements of dance music and electronic music, the line that divides them is not always easy to detect. It seems like from one angle, the line may seem straight; but from another angle, it seems… Continue reading Holy Fuck – Deleter Review

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Gem and Jam Festival Returns to Tucson This Weekend!

Gem and Jam Festival is back in Tucson for it's 13th year at the Pima County Fairgrounds! The three day music, art, performance, and gem & mineral festival returns to the desert January 31 through February 2nd. The eclectic festival features musical artists spanning three stages (plus late night sets!), mineral exhibits, dancers, art, and… Continue reading Gem and Jam Festival Returns to Tucson This Weekend!