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Artist Close-Up: Madame Gandhi Shows The Power of A Remix In “Voices EP” Remixed

Madame Gandhi is a feminist and proud. Her electronic rhythms are runways for her to strut women empowering ideals. Nowadays, such a mind-frames is necessary, and her Voices EP Remixes, we find that these humane notions can sound even better. Madame Gandhi – Gandhi Blues (Gizzle Remix) (Official Music Video) Absolutely every song on Voices… Continue reading Artist Close-Up: Madame Gandhi Shows The Power of A Remix In “Voices EP” Remixed

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Concert Review: Sun Seeker Give Psychedelic Hope At Union Pool

If The Beach Boys every decided to make a psychedelic, country-folk band, Sun-Seeker would be their ultimate goal. Of course, this is a “coulda, woulda, shoulda” situation, but Sun- Seeker feel like a sonic manifestation of a dream you did not know you should have. Under the Victorian frame of Union Pool’s stage, Sun-Seeker became… Continue reading Concert Review: Sun Seeker Give Psychedelic Hope At Union Pool

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Album Review: Stars’ “There Is No Love In Fluorescent Light” Shows There Is Still Light!

Stars’ There Is No Love In Fluorescent Light (TISNLIFL) might be the realest statement I have heard lol! When speaking on love we can tussle between the euphoria of it all or the bitterness of it. Either way, balance in perspective and proposal of love is not easy to acquire, but even so it is… Continue reading Album Review: Stars’ “There Is No Love In Fluorescent Light” Shows There Is Still Light!

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Album Review: P!nk’s “Beautiful Trauma” Is A Pop Call To Be Strong

Nobody can deny we have all been through “beautiful traumas”, or rather situations that were so ugly, but somehow we arose stronger and more virtuous. When life cuts you, there are only two options: stay hurt or sew yourself back up again. P!nk is of the latter, and her newest album Beautiful Trauma is dedicated… Continue reading Album Review: P!nk’s “Beautiful Trauma” Is A Pop Call To Be Strong

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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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Artist Close-Up: Chastity Releases The “Chains” of Lonely Youth

Channeling the feeling of youth on the fringe, Chastity focuses on the earnest connections found amongst the pent up suburban blue-collar. Living in Whitby Ontario, Brandon Williams creates music in a space of urgency, melody and chaos – an artifact of youth culture that molds the collectivity of isolation. Yes, the isolated can unite and… Continue reading Artist Close-Up: Chastity Releases The “Chains” of Lonely Youth

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Concert Review: Nawas Are Playful Southern Boys At Rough Trade NYC

Hailing from Louisiana, with a Californian drummer, NAWAS’ Ben McDaniel made it clear that he loves to be the center of attention or, at least, attention loves him as its center. Of course, “attention-seeking” can be seen as negative, but you do not become an artist because you want to be “unknown”. Moreover, why not get… Continue reading Concert Review: Nawas Are Playful Southern Boys At Rough Trade NYC

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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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Film Review: Tom of Finland Celebrates A Gay Icon In Need of Remembrance

Directed by Dome Karukoski and written by Aleksi Bardy, Tom of Finland, is a rich dive into a gay icon that is not as known as his work, nor as thanked for turning his life and vision into another step for LGBT equality. Touko Laaksonen was a prominent, homoerotic cartoonist whose leather-clad drawings of bulged… Continue reading Film Review: Tom of Finland Celebrates A Gay Icon In Need of Remembrance

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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!