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The Black Keys — “Fever”

Today, The Black Keys released "Fever," their first release from their upcoming LP Turn Blue that'll be released May 13 on Nonesuch Records.  Turn Blue is The Black Keys' first LP since their commercially successful and critically acclaimed 2011 release  El Camino, and marks the longest break ...

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Bad Anna — “Big Plans”

Generally, when a new artist pops onto the scene under a shroud of mystery, a quick internet search unravels their backstory, destroying their carefully planned image. Well, that isn't the case with Bad Anna; there just isn't much about the project besides a few words from her Josh Stern, her PR ...

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Twain: “Ashville/Farm Remedy”

"Ashville/Farm Remedy" is a cut from Twain's latest LP, Life Labors In The Choir. Information on Twain, isn't readily available, but after a little digging, Twain turned out to be the Brooklyn-based brain-child of multi-instrumentalist and former Low Anthem member Mat Davidson (who also goes by Mt. ...

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Track of the Week: DWNTWN — “Til Tomorrow”

"'Til Tomorrow" is the first single from pop-trio DWNTWN's upcoming self-titled EP. While "'Til Tomorrow" retains some of the warm, bubbly synths found though out the band's 2012 EP, The Red Road, it's a more mature, subdued and confident offering--it's still pop, but the band cut some the some of ...

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Sharon Van Etten — “Taking Chances”

Today, Sharon Van Etten gave us a preview of her upcoming album Are We There (May 27, Jagjaguar Records) by releasing "Taking Chances" on her website. "Taking Chances" picks up where her last LP Tramp left off and continues her experimentation into more dense production by combining traditional ...

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Album Review: Lydia Loveless — Somewhere Else

On “Really Want to See You Again,” the lead track on Somewhere Else, Loveless sings “Cos there were time I was such a bitch, I was so insensitive/There were times I was not there for you at all” about her treatment of a former lover. That line that depicts Loveless missing her now married ex, ...

Track of the Week: Blonde Summer — “High Times”

L.A. natives Blonde Summer have been releasing 90's-influenced indie rock since their debut EP Eleganza in 2010. Although the band has yet to release an LP, they've released an additional pair of EP's--Slow Daze in 2012, and now High Times in 2014. Musically, the band can be traced to 90's grudge, ...