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Rachel Freitas

retro music enthusiast. Dreamer. Kind of odd. Writer

EP Review. Natalie Lain

  Natalie Lain’s self titled debut EP dropped earlier this month and it’s a great showcase of the talent Lain has and an indication of her future in the very competitive music world. “Murder is Forever” is a dark tune that starts off with angelic ethereal oooh’s that set up …

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Album Review. Dot Hacker: N 3

  Dot Hacker’s nine track album N 3 will be released near the end of the month, January 20th to be exact. The band, led by frontman Josh Klinghoffer, serves up a cohesive buffet of songs that bleed into one another with ease. And while that quality sometimes detracts from …

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Interview: Matt Jaffe

Matt Jaffe was discovered by Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison when he was 16 and he hasn’t stopped making music since. In 2017 Jaffe will release, with his band The Distractions, California Burning which he also self produced. I got the chance to ask the man behind the album some questions …

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Top Three Albums of 2016

  My top three albums of the year all came as a surprise to me. New artists, modern artists, and beloved artists from decades past all show up on this list. To make my list each album couldn’t have a bad track on it. Sure there would be some songs …

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Top 10 Songs of 2016

  10.“Breathless” – The Hosts. Off of The Hosts second album Moon “Breathless” is a ballad that harkens back to the days of poodle skirts, milkshakes, and such hits like “In The Still of the Night.” While owing much of the success of the tune to the throwback ballad feeling, …

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