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Album Review: Sisters Make You Feel Safe And Happy In “Wait Don’t Wait”

Who would have thought a guitar, a few synthesizers, and a penchant for free-styling could make a delicious record through an I-Phone? Welp! Sisters did! They defy sophomore slumps with a record that is electrically arranged to make you feel like you have jumped into a sweet bubble, and will never be wounded again by… Continue reading Album Review: Sisters Make You Feel Safe And Happy In “Wait Don’t Wait”

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Concert Review: Brian Dunne Puts The Rising Before Star At Rockwood

NYC! I do not know another place that has more musicians salivating over stardom. Yet, fame is not only excitement over getting your picture-taken. It is also driven by the idea of attention and appreciation of your work. Brian Dunne deserves attention and appreciation, and he certainly got it from his Rockwood crowd. As he… Continue reading Concert Review: Brian Dunne Puts The Rising Before Star At Rockwood

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Album Review: The Beaches Make A “Late Show” Debut!

The Beaches debut album, Late Show, feels exactly like one. You stroll onto the heavily lighted stage and make vibrant comments on society, life, and love as everyone applauds. Okay, that is a basic definition of a late show, but The Beaches certainly capture the lively vibes of this world with music that make you… Continue reading Album Review: The Beaches Make A “Late Show” Debut!

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Concert Review: Flint Eastwood Makes Being Awesome Look Easy At Terminal 5

Flint Eastwood is everything I love about “discovering” rising “new artists”. I use quotes because I am sure I am not the first or last to discover this magnet of energy. Moreover, I cannot say that any artist is “new” by the time they get into more people’s music sphere. It is a long, hard… Continue reading Concert Review: Flint Eastwood Makes Being Awesome Look Easy At Terminal 5

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Album Review: St. Vincent’s Masseduction Is The Album of The Week

St. Vincent’s Masseduction is colorfully creepy, and my choice for album of the week. By now, most have seen the video for her track, “Los Ageless”, and can get a feel of what this record is all about. In this time and age, how we connect to each other has been realized for its importance… Continue reading Album Review: St. Vincent’s Masseduction Is The Album of The Week

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Concert Review: Syd Stays Present In Love At Irving Plaza

Syd, of the band The Internet, was like a sparkling, livewire of scintillating data at Irving Plaza. It was  a sensory overload that was not caused by spectacular “lighting” or special effects. Instead colorful lights flickered on a white sheet as Syd sang the equivalent of “baby-making, high-getting” music.  My first impression Syd’s voice can… Continue reading Concert Review: Syd Stays Present In Love At Irving Plaza

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Concert Review: Hundred Waters Give A Replenishing Aesthetic At MHOW

Hundred Waters is such a gorgeous name, and represents the exact feel of their music or, at least, their performance at Music Hall of Williamsburg. From voice to the gentle choreography that brimmed behind Hundred Waters is, literally, replenishing. You feel spiritually cleansed and practically quenched with music that aims to silken stress. Hundred Waters… Continue reading Concert Review: Hundred Waters Give A Replenishing Aesthetic At MHOW

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Album Review: Alex Lahey Needs You To Know “I Love You Like A Brother”

Remember Josie And The Pussycats. The cartoon was a color splash of girl power, and the film soundtrack one of the BEST ever made. Both became cultural staples in proving that things made to be “fun” and “silly” can be taken seriously or rather have serious execution. I have reviewed Alex Lahey before, and spoke… Continue reading Album Review: Alex Lahey Needs You To Know “I Love You Like A Brother”

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Concert Review: Craig David’s TS5 Takes Over Terminal 5

When I went to see Craig David at Terminal 5, I did not expect what I got. I think I thought I was going to get a live mix-tape of his classic hits, and a few candle-light discussions on love. When you think of Craig David, you might think sweet, romantic, and even wholesome. Sure,… Continue reading Concert Review: Craig David’s TS5 Takes Over Terminal 5

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Concert Review: The Babe Rainbow Run Carefree At Baby’s All Right

The Babe Rainbow are weird, and, in essence, that is why you love them. To go to their show is to enter a tepee and be offered a selection of shrooms, peyote, and herbs to transcend the common sphere, i.e. earth. After all, it is not like earth has been a fun batch of gum-drops… Continue reading Concert Review: The Babe Rainbow Run Carefree At Baby’s All Right