Archive | February, 2011

SHOW PREVIEW: MEGA RAN in-studio guest on the Video Game Music Show this Friday!!

Nerdcore / Chip Hop artist RANDOM aka MEGA RAN will be an in-studio guest on the Video Game Music Show this Friday March 4th!! He will be doing an interview and performing live!! Random, aka Mega Ran. Teacher, Rapper, Hero. As one of the first independent artists to secure an exclusive licensing agreement with a […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Tennis – Cape Dory

Let me first set the scene for this album: You’re drifting along the ocean waves in a sailboat, cozied up beside your loved one. The sun is slowly setting, and the entire horizon lies before you Sounds impossibly romantic and sweet, right? This is reality for Tennis, arguably the cutest married-couple band in indie pop […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Lia Ices – Grown Unknown

Lia Ices just kills it in her sophomore album, Grown Unknown, creating a blend of experimental, folk, and pop influences that feels brand new. Her voice may be sweetly pure and soaring, but its far from bland, with just the right wailing edge and even a touch of soul.

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ALBUM REVIEW: James Blake – James Blake

Today we’re not looking at the tennis player (that would be an odd choice for a music blog, huh?) but rather, the other James Blake: a 22-year-old British producer and DJ, whose recent foray into the world of songwriting has been widely acclaimed by tastemakers such as Pitchfork and BBC Radio. After teasing his fans […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Wild Nothing – Golden Haze EP

Wild Nothing is the one man project of Virgina-based musician, Jack Tatum. Golden Haze is the EP follow up to his debut album, Gemini. Strongly influenced by 1980s UK bands like Joy Division and the Smiths, Golden Haze is packed full of mid-tempo, layered indie-pop. Tatum expertly weaves delicate guitar and synth lines together over […]

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