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Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear

Take a Seat, the Preacher’s Just Begun: A review of Father John Misty’s I Love You, Honeybear By Steve Knapp I Love You, Honeybear, is Father John Misty’s (Josh Tillman’s) seemingly autobiographical follow up to 2012’s Fear Fun. In short, it’s an album located at the crossroads of self-destruction, love, ...

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Royale – As Long as the Money Lasted

It's not every day that a band creates their own genre, especially with how over-saturated the music scene is these days (for better or worse), but Chicago natives Royale have succeeded in doing just that. Employees at the Chicago Music Exchange by day, by night the quartet performs music together, creating a style that they ...

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Cotillon – self-titled

The Burger Records singer songwriter isn't content to stay put for very long. I don't mean geographically. Cotillon is the artist moniker or Jordan Corso, whom resides in Los Angeles. He made the record as a way to explore the journey of maintaining relationships in LA (spoiler alert: it's hard. I don't have experience, ...

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Doomtree – All Hands

By Sarah Howard The Minneapolis hip hop collective, Doomtree does it again. After a long wait since their last record No Kings that released in 2011, the crew went back to the cabin and came out with another phenomenal album, All Hands. If you’re unfamiliar with Doomtree, the crew is made up of: POS, Dessa, Cecil ...

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Mystery Skulls – Forever

Mystery Skulls is a band ready to swim with the big fish, yet is still flying under the radar for some reason. I have a theory (which I'll address later) but for now I'm here to make an introduction and tell you a bit about their album Forever. The band, founded in 2011, likes to keep things mysterious. The band profile on ...

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Until the Ribbon Breaks – A Lesson Unlearnt

Until the Ribbon Breaks was recommended to me by my good friend Jeremiah (of the band OceanSpeak) during a late night geek out session over various jams. Until the Ribbon Breaks has a whole bunch of stuff going on and all of it is very, very cool. I read a concert review of their show with Run the Jewels in LA and one of ...

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Sleater-Kinney – No Cities To Love

It’s been almost 9 years since Sleater-Kinney went on hiatus. The trio had spent over a decade as the ever-evolving face of the riot grrrl scene; remaining faithful to their punk roots while simultaneously dabbling in indie rock. Their fan base had grown exponentially, and their latest record, The Woods, garnered universal ...