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Yo La Tengo – Fade

Yo La Tengo – Fade

“Sometimes the bad guys come out on top. Sometimes the good guys lose,“ goes the first line off of the first song of Yo La Tengo’s 13th studio album to date. Yo La Tengo are the good guys, and they never lose. Indie rock’s ‘critics’ darlings’ are back at it...

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Real Estate @ The Fonda Theater – 8.3.12

Real Estate @ The Fonda Theater – 8.3.12

Word by Bryce, Photos by Big Ben. Coming off the success of their 2011 release, Days, Real Estate performed for what was their largest Los Angeles crowd to date last Friday at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Not only was the audience big, they were enthusiastic. Loyal fans sang, hummed...

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Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself

Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself

Andrew Bird has been going through some major life changes. He endured a serious romantic fallout in 2010, relocated from his home in Chicago to Venice, California, and now, at 38, is a newlywed and a father for the first time. Break It Yourself, Bird’s 6th full-length solo offering and...

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Lana Del Rey – Born to Die

Lana Del Rey – Born to Die

Born To Die is a more than satisfactory pop album. The title track opens the album with a fluttering of violins, akin to a black-and-white romance movie from the 1940s. Those strings are heard throughout the album, as they continuously and successfully whisk us into our heroine’s fairy tale world:...

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Keep Shelly in Athens – Roxy – 11-8-11

Keep Shelly in Athens – Roxy – 11-8-11

Special Thanks to Grimy Goods for presenting the show. Keep Shelly in Athens; It’s not just a clever name. This four-piece electro-pop band actually hails from Athens, Greece, and are at that fragile point of their career where it takes a little more than just a routine effort on Google...

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