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Freeball Friday! Gettin’ the Boys Right

Freeball Friday! Gettin’ the Boys Right

Nas featuring Amy Winehouse – Cherry Wine I’ve heard hip hop songs called “chill”, “jazzy” and “melodic” when speaking of records or artists whose style is more about observing the human condition(think, Common) rather than rat-tat-tat(anything by Rick Ross, god I hate that fucker), and then there’s Bone Thugz; but...

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The Lumineers – The Lumineers

The Lumineers – The Lumineers

The Lumineers‘ self-titled album bursts through the seams of my shirt pocket and straight into my needy heart. Reminding me of a younger version of Mumford and Sons, the band’s sound is acoustic, wired with folk, and full of feeling. Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites old stomping grounds were in...

By Alana Paige
Ticket Giveaway! Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti @ The Fonda 10-5

Ticket Giveaway! Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti @ The Fonda 10-5

Ariel Pink is a seemingly endless LA retro pop weirdo who has been making records (well, tapes…some LPs) since the turn of the century in his bedroom then with friends and conspirators before finally settling into an actual and legitimate band which lives under the moniker of Haunted Graffiti. His/their...

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Tiki Oasis 2012

Tiki Oasis 2012

Words and Pictures by Jennifer Cassity The truth is, if my partner in crime – Agent “Case Closed” hadn’t stumbled across the likes of Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman and Les Baxter over 10 years ago – we may have never stepped into this oasis in the first place. With my...

By Jennifer Cassity
Green Day – ¡Uno!

Green Day – ¡Uno!

This article is dedicated to my brother. The next two articles will be dedicated to him as well. Actually, come to think of it, dedicated articles about Green Day will most likely cause him pangs of embarrassment as he has, for a while, forgotten entirely about this band. No matter....

By Kaptain Carbon