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Love Wins by Hello Yello Review

Album: Love Wins Artist: Hello Yello Genre: Alt/indie Sub-Genres: Grunge, garage-rock, punk, emo, hip-hop Label: Self-Released Non-Airable Tracks: I Don't Care, Maybe Description: Love Wins is the debut EP from Oakland based trio Hello Yello. The musicians express distaste toward the idea of defining themselves by one genre, an attitude evident in their unique sound. This EP is… Continue reading Love Wins by Hello Yello Review

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Album: Real Life Artist: Cayucas Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Surf Rock Label: Park The Van Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: The album was a bit underwhelming to me. When I listen to surf rock I am expecting a bright and happy sound, however the vocals all felt a little too bland and dull. The overall production sound… Continue reading

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Wand-Laughing Matter

Album: Laughing Matter Artist: Wand Genre: Alt Sub-Genres: Garage Rock, Psychedelic Rock Label: Drag City Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: This album pleasantly surprised me. The vocals were reminiscent of Paul McCartney, and the overall sound had a chill 1960s Beatles vibe. I preferred songs with an emphasis on the vocals like "Rio Grande" and "Walkie Talkie."… Continue reading Wand-Laughing Matter

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Michelle Blades-Visitor

Album: Visitor Artist: Michelle Blades Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Synth Pop Label: Midnight Special Records Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: I prefer the sound of her vocals on tracks such as "Literally" and "Ring", rather than the opening track "Politic!". She has a very soft voice with nice vocal range. This is a good album to put… Continue reading Michelle Blades-Visitor

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Take This to Heart by Ivey Review

Album: Take This to Heart Artist: Ivey Genre: Alt/Indie Sub-Genres: Pop-punk Label: Conta Coda Media Non-Airable Tracks:  Description: Take This to Heart is the debut full-length album from Nashville-based alt rockers Ivey. When I started listening to it I was instantly reminded of really old Fall Out Boy, the Fall Out Boy that had just released Take This to Your Grave and… Continue reading Take This to Heart by Ivey Review

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Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? by Deerhunter Review

Album: Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? Artist: Deerhunter Genre: Alternative/Indie Sub-Genres: Indie Rock, psych pop, experimental rock Label: 4AD Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: "Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?" is an experimental, creative rock album that aptly balances variance in sounds between songs with coherence as a unified record. The songs combine a variety of instruments from… Continue reading Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? by Deerhunter Review

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William Tyler:”Going West” (2019) CD Review

Album: Going West Artist: William Tyler Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Indie Label: Merge Records Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: William Tyler, an impeccable guitarist whose latest album surveys western style music; hence the title: "Goes West". These are songs you would listen to on a camping trip out in the states. I found that William does a great job capturing the Western style with his chosen arrangement. Listening through… Continue reading William Tyler:”Going West” (2019) CD Review