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ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Sailor Poon’s First Album’ is Here to Sit on Your Face

I first stumbled onto Austin band Sailor Poon via a track named "Leather Daddy," featuring a shout-along chorus that goes: “Eat me out / Buy...

ALBUM REVIEW: X Sound Forever Young on ‘ALPHABETLAND’

Since their classic 1980 debut, Los Angeles punk influencers X have mastered the perfect fusion of catchy melodies, iconic riffs and vocal harmonies between front...

ALBUM REVIEW: Charli XCX Finds Connection in Isolation

There's always been a certain immediacy in Charli XCX's distinctly warped brand of hyper-futuristic pop music; in her distinct blend of pure euphoria ("Unlock It")...

ALBUM REVIEW: Chris Brown Still Sucks

I can't really say I was excited for this record. On one hand, the premise of more Young Thug music is something to celebrate, especially...

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YOU GOTTA HEAR THIS: Chubby and The Gang

Every once in a while the magic happens. It only takes a few seconds, and you’re hooked. Like seriously hooked. That’s what happened when I...

THE CORNER CLUB: Gil and Jorge

The premise is so absurdly simple that it might read like a bad joke. Two Brazilian musicians walk into a studio, with nothing but their...

Quarantine Diaries: Time Traveling with Melody Fields

The Sixties. The decade when all good music was made. The greatest albums of all time. Except that’s not true, is it? Arguably, what we mean when we...

YOU GOTTA HEAR THIS: The Cosmic Creeps’ ‘Crawl’

Crawl is the debut album from Fort Worth, TX-based band The Cosmic Creeps. And for anyone who's known of them for a while, it's been...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Charli XCX Finds Connection in Isolation

There's always been a certain immediacy in Charli XCX's distinctly warped brand of hyper-futuristic pop music; in her distinct blend of pure euphoria ("Unlock It") and swerving rhythms ("Vroom Vroom"). But never has she made anything as immediately striking as her new album. Initially announced...

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