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‘Bon Iver’ an outstanding self-titled sophomore album

Christopher Nguyen June 21, 2011

Bon Iver - "Calgary" by blatanti Like Thoreau’s journey into the woods that served as the backbone of Walden, Bon Iver’s tale of taking shelter from personal troubles...

‘Lupercalia’ a bright, uplifting departure for Wolf

Christopher Nguyen June 21, 2011

The City by Patrick Wolf On his latest album, Lupercalia, Patrick Wolf is in line with the past success of the “happy” album; that rite of passage for any singer known for their...

Former Rilo Kiley guitarist discusses his album, hiatus

Rachel Perlmutter June 20, 2011

The Elected- Babyface by MMMusic In between the transition from lead guitarist of indie band Rilo Kiley to center stage with his own band, The Elected, singer-songwriter Blake Sennett found...

Junior Boys’ latest brings soul to the synth

Christopher Nguyen June 14, 2011

Over seven years into their career, Junior Boys continue to produce albums that sound like a well-worn disco-soul record with the help of the supposedly cold sounds of electronic synthesizers. Those...

Owl City album a hollow pop record

Christopher Nguyen June 14, 2011

Maybe the whole apocalypse thing was really the music gods’ way of sparing us from Owl City’s second (and hopefully last) album, All Things Bright and Beautiful. His hit single “Fireflies”...

Matt & Kim to make coming stop in Austin

Julie Rene Tran June 9, 2011

"Block After Block" - Matt & Kim From stripping down to their birthday suits in the middle of Times Square in their music video “Lesson Learned” to turning their audience into...

Streaming services boast convenience, lack reliability

Aleksander Chan June 9, 2011

Steve Jobs unveiled the new iCloud service, which will sync your computer’s music, photos, calendar and email across all of your devices (including iPhones) instantaneously over the Internet,...

‘Suck it and See’ boasts perfectly crafted tracks

Christopher Nguyen June 7, 2011

Arctic Monkeys Suck it and See Genre: Alternative Rock Grade: B+ For fans of: Oasis, Arcade Fire, Lily Allen Editor's Note: Listen to tracks from Suck It and See on Soundcloud The...

‘Arabia Mountain’ blends retro elements, lo-fi sound

Christopher Nguyen June 7, 2011

The Black Lips Arabia Mountain Genre: Garage Rock Grade: B+ For fans of: The Clash, The White Stripes, The Strokes For their sixth studio album, Arabia Mountain, The Black...

Summer singles set the beat for a variety of genres

Aleksander Chan June 6, 2011

Beyoncé, “Best Thing I Never Had” When the pop diva dropped her debut single, “Run the World (Girls),” from her forthcoming album, 4, it raised a curious eyebrow....

Finales abound on TV, in careers

Aleksander Chan June 2, 2011

LADY GAGA: NEVER BROKE, ONLY EVERGREEN When Lady Gaga sings “there ain’t no other way,” she isn’t mincing words. Her second album, Born This Way, is devoted to her two favorite...

Electropop pair makes Austin debut

Francisco Marin May 4, 2011

While most people are content to leave their past behind, childhood friends Holly Dodson and Cameron Findlay, the former drummer for Crystal Castles, might have known on some level they would eventually...

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