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Ghost Wounds - Slow Apocalypse

There’s something fascinating about things falling apart, even if you happen to be in their near proximity as they start to take a tumble. Call it the “deer in the headlights” effect. Blame it on being totally mesmerized. Or, simply, if you must, say that it’s a…
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LJ Sleeze - Dead or Alive

Once in a while, a band comes along and marries exceptional playing technique with heady concepts to create works that only a special few can understand and appreciate. That is not the story LJ Sleeze, a man dedicated to making rock n’ roll dangerously stupid and…
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Lucky Lou Makes - Dance Melancholia

Getting to record your musical debut is a lot like being summoned off the beach to take part in the Olympics. This is no time to get cold feet, overthink matters, or even add extra training. It’s an opportunity to show yourself to the world for all that you are. What…
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The Ram - Everything 

You’re gonna miss having genuine conversations with people once all your friends start replacing their acquaintances with therapy sessions handled by an AI. And, if you become addicted to one of those large, ugly-looking augmented realities, your body is going to miss…
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Ezra Bendigo - Walked in the Water

I shouldn’t be telling you this, but good news simply ain’t good for business nowadays. Not big business anyway. See, the mathematics of those sorts of things are complex, no doubt. But, they involve someone losing a lot so that others can win. The reason that…
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Kings of Leon - "Can We Please Have Some Fun" Review

Retiring in your mid-30s is the new dream. And this is exactly what Kings of Leon seemed to do immediately after releasing their most successful albums. Since “Sex on Fire” became an international hit, they’ve been able to coast both live and in the studio.
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Lopez & Arevalos - TELEION

Ancient tales are amazing, and they do just enough to get you depressed if you’re one of the people who believe individuals have progressed to a marvelous extent. Yes, those tales are usually told in a jargon that few can decipher anymore. Yet, once it is translated, it…
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Ariel My Friend - Other Things

You may only get a shot at being truly angry in your life with few consequences and repercussions, but you had better take it. Responsibilities tend to rush in at some point, energy is less and can’t be wasted, and, worst of all, you may become part of the things that you…
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YRSA - Yrsa & Strings

People are listening to music just as much as they’ve had for the last hundred years, if not more, given how much of it is readily available. But how much of a workout are their ears getting out of it? Yes, we tend to think of those who launch these criticisms of…