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The Mañanas Rack Up the Retro on “Time Slot”

On their second single, Denver-based alt-rock duo The Mañanas couple retro aesthetics and cinematographic nostalg...

By Harper Beattie | August 07, 2020
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The Waterfall II: My Morning Jacket’s Psychedelic Return to Music

Five years after the release of career-highlight LP The Waterfall, My Morning Jacket unearths its long-awaited follow-up...

By Harper Beattie | July 22, 2020
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Grand Lotus’s The Vibrant Migrant Exudes Summer Nostalgia

On their first project in two years, Grand Lotus offers the perfect soundtrack to the summer you wish you were having. T...

By Harper Beattie | July 17, 2020
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Sufjan Stevens’s “America” is Protest in its Purest Form

With the unusual selection of a twelve-minute closing track as his album’s lead single, Sufjan Stevens demonstrate...

By Harper Beattie | July 15, 2020
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Phoebe Bridgers Explores Trauma and Tragedy on Sophomore Record “Punisher”

On her long-awaited consecution to her 2017 debut, Phoebe Bridgers showcases prolific lyricism and meticulous melodies i...

By Harper Beattie | July 02, 2020
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RIZ LA VIE’s “Feed.” is a Cosmic Tool for Higher Introspection

RIZ LA VIE’s fourth studio EP released on June 4th is an exploration of the link that binds heart and mind in a so...

By Harper Beattie | June 24, 2020
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Geyser Makes a Scene on Debut EP “Cover Your Eyes”

Minneapolis four-piece Geyser arrives on the alt-rock scene with impassioned debut, Cover Your Eyes. There are few thing...

By Harper Beattie | June 12, 2020
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Willie Reviews Leandro Fresco & Rafael Anton Irisarri’s “Una Presencia En La Brisa”

Una Presencia En La Brisa, the second collaboration between ambient musicians Leandro Fresco and Rafael Anton Irisarri, ...

By Willie McDonagh | January 14, 2020
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Willie Reviews Postcards’s “The Good Soldier”

Lebanese dream pop trio Postcards climbs to a thundering peak and comes back down again on their second album, The Good ...

By Willie McDonagh | January 12, 2020
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Willie Reviews Solar Corona’s “Saint-Jean-de-Luz”

Portuguese progressive rock quartet Solar Corona channels just exactly as much krautrock as it sees fit on its new recor...

By Willie McDonagh | January 08, 2020
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Willie Reviews Macintosh Plus’s “Sick & Panic”

Macintosh Plus is back in a new, evolved form with “Sick & Panic (First Mix).” Returning to the floral s...

By Willie McDonagh | January 06, 2020
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Willie Reviews Julianna Barwick’s “Circumstance Synthesis”

Electronic musician Julianna Barwick’s Circumstance Synthesis sketches out a new angle of daytime from a familiar ...

By Willie McDonagh | January 02, 2020